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Last year I made valentines for archivists, and here are some more!
Photo credit: Jas. Heekin & Co. from Miami U. Libraries – Digital Collections
Photo credit: The title page to the 1832 third edition of John Lee Comstock’s ”A System of Natural Philosophy” from Wikipedia
Yay, holiday cards! Please share them with your favorite archivists (and even your not-so-favorite archivists, ’tis the season for that sort of thing).
Photo credit: Book of Hours, f.58v, (184 x 133 mm), 15th century, Alexander Turnbull Library, MSR-02 from the National Library NZ on The Commons
Photo credit: MCCALL HOMEMAKING COVER, XMAS TREE from the George Eastman HousePhoto credit: vintage 1970s Rainbow Sorbet Cardigan Sweater from Huzzah Vintage
Photo credit: vintage 1970s Rainbow Sorbet Cardigan Sweater from Huzzah VintagePhoto credit: Kate C. Lang (thanks, Kate!)
Photo credit: Image taken from page 23 of ‘The Coming of Father Christmas’ from the British Library
For the next time you cut yourself on a rusty staple, or have to re-enter three hours worth of folder labels after Archivists’ Toolkit crashes on you…
Panel 1: Archive boxes by diylibrarian
Panel 2: Peixinho-de-prata // Silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) by Valter Jacinto
Panel 3: Electronic Compact Shelving, Library, City Campus West, Northumbria University by JISC infoNET
Give these to your friends, your coworkers, your secret archives crushes…
(“I like the way you roll” over a photo of book trucks. Photo credit: 1273148018052_proc2 by yurilong)
(“I’m stuck on you” over a photo of a scrapbook. Photo credit: World War One Scrapbook by San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives)
(“I love you like a silverfish loves paper” over a photo of a silverfish. Photo credit: Peixinho-de-prata // Silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) by Valter Jacinto)
(“Be mine” over a photo of a donation form. Photo credit: Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum Archives donation form)
(“I love you this much” over a photo of a penguin with arms outstretched.)
(“You mean the world to me” over a historical map of the world. Photo credit: Wytfliet’s Map of the World 1598 from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection)
(“Let’s bone” over a photo of a bone folder.)
Panel 1: Image of the Earth recovered by the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project by NASA/LOIRP
Panel 2: Thesis [Image Glitching] by Richard Almond
Panel 3: Floppy Disk by Museum of Hartlepool
Panel 4: “Burned” DVD, microwaved to ensure total elimination of private data by Roman Solo
Panel 5: Floppy-Disk-1.44-Mb_FujiFilm-MF2HD_82374 -480×360 by Emilian Robert Vicol
Panel 7: When drives attack by Jonathan
Transcript after the jump.
This comic really really needs to be a video–if you want to film it, let me know and I’ll finish the script!
Panel 1, 3, 5: Hazel Gay from the Smithsonian Institution
Panel 2, 3, 6: Photograph of Mrs. Adelaide Minogue Checking Humidity Recorder in Stacks, 1942 from the U.S. National Archives
Panel 4: Library , c1981 from LSE Library
Panel 7: Student at Work at Senior High School in New Ulm, Minnesota from the U.S. National Archives
Panel 9: library signage -New books by rhondda.p
Panel 10, 11: Archives’ stacks by dolescum
Panel 13: Binding by Morrell, late 19th or early 20th century from National Library NZ on The Commons
Panel 14: Finding aids SPL by leeleblanc
Panel 15: Sleeper by John C Abell
Panel 16: Book Moving Cart by Jeffrey Beall
Panel 17: Book of Hours, f.108r, (184 x 133 mm), 15th century, Alexander Turnbull Library, MSR-02 from National Library NZ on The Commons
Transcription after the jump.
Panel 1: George Eastman House
Panel 2: Duke Data Accessioner
Panel 4: Library of Congress
Panel 5: LSE Library
Panel 6: US National Archives
Panel 7: National Archives UK
Panel 8: State Library of New South Wales
Transcript after the jump.
Maybe you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the past few months. I’ve been here.
Panel 1: Nationaal Archief
Panel 2: U.S. National Archives
Panel 3: Anne G
Panel 4: Taber Andrew Bain
Panel 5: State Library of New South Wales
Panel 7: U.S. National Archives
(Click through for the transcription)
Archivists, sometimes you need to surrender to a power greater than yourselves, whether that’s your boss, the board of trustees, or a very pushy donor.
(I have a feeling many of you will want to print this out, so I gave you a very large file to work with!)