Posts Tagged ‘silverfish’

Archives Swears

May 21, 2013

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: "Every single box in this accession is labeled 'Miscellaneous.'" "Wow, that's pretty foxed up." Panel 2: A silverfish. "Look at the size of that motherfunder!" Panel 3: Compact shelving. "Greene and Meiss, you almost crushed me in here!"

Panel 1: “Every single box in this accession is labeled ‘Miscellaneous.'” “Wow, that’s pretty foxed up.” Panel 2: A silverfish. “Look at the size of that motherfunder!” Panel 3: Compact shelving. “Greene and Meiss, you almost crushed me in here!”

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

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Valentines for archivists

February 13, 2013

Give these to your friends, your coworkers, your secret archives crushes…

valentine_the_way_you_roll

(“I like the way you roll” over a photo of book trucks. Photo credit: 1273148018052_proc2 by yurilong)

valentine_stuck

(“I’m stuck on you” over a photo of a scrapbook. Photo credit: World War One Scrapbook by San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives)

valentine_silverfish

(“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)

valentine_be_mine

(“Be mine” over a photo of a donation form. Photo credit: Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum Archives donation form)

valentine_extent

(“I love you this much” over a photo of a penguin with arms outstretched.)

valentine_world

(“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-CastaƱeda Library Map Collection)

valentine_bone

(“Let’s bone” over a photo of a bone folder.)