In this essay, I explore the ways through which the social history perspective has filtered through to history museums.
Author Archives: Ryan
Preservation Plan for Herbarium & Plant Descriptions
A group project, making recommendations for preservation procedures for a collection of pressed plant specimens, collected by my great-great aunt in 1897.
Finding Balance in Object-Based Museum Narratives
This essay addresses the questions: How do objects convey meaning? Moreover, how can exhibit designers craft effective narratives using objects?
History versus Heritage?
In this essay, I explore how heritage and heritage are different facets of our collective past.
Interview with Jenny Doctor – Director of Belfer Audio Archive
I interviewed Jenny Doctor during my first semester of the program to learn more about her career path and the future of the archives profession.