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More valentines for archivists

February 13, 2014

Last year I made valentines for archivists, and here are some more!

Red rot is red, DACSes are blue, Nothing's obsolete about my love for youPhoto credit: Jas. Heekin & Co. from Miami U. Libraries – Digital Collections

"We make a great pair" under a pair of white gloves.

"Let's fox" over a foxed paperPhoto credit: The title page to the 1832 third edition of John Lee Comstock’s ”A System of Natural Philosophy” from Wikipedia


Valentines for archivists

February 13, 2013

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.)

Love in the time of digital preservation

February 14, 2012

Love in the time of digital preservation

Photo credits:

Panel 1: George Eastman House

Panel 2: Duke Data Accessioner

Panel 3: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archives

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.



February 14, 2011

Photo credits:

Panel 2: National Library of Scotland

Panel 3: State Library of New South Wales

Panel 5: Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales

Panel 6: State Library of New South Wales