Posts Tagged: scrapbooks

The Scott Family Scrapbooks: Challenges & Complexities of Conservation Treatment

Rare scrapbooks that document African American life in the United States from 1890-1975 are being preserved with support through a “Save America’s Treasures” (SAT) grant. The project is a collaborative effort with Emory University Preservation Office, Digital Curation Center, and the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL). The SAT grant is awarded through the…

MARBL in the Classroom

by Elizabeth Chase, Coordinator for Research Services, MARBL For many of the students who come to MARBL for the first time, their visit to the archives is pure happenstance. They happen to sign up for a course because of its time slot, the general education requirement it fulfills, or its topic. They may not know…

MARBL Wins ‘Save America’s Treasures’ Grant

The stories within the brittle, deteriorating pages of African American scrapbooks can be saved, thanks to a Save America’s Treasures grant secured by the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) at the Emory Libraries. A three-year, $170,000 matching grant has been awarded for the conservation of African American scrapbooks and the creation of digital…