Smithsonian Gardens: Archives of American Gardens/ Garden History & Design. Bella Wenum University of South Carolina Summer 2013. Ba c kgr o und. I’m from Columbia, South Carolina B.A . in History, Geography minor, University of South Carolina, May 2009
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Smithsonian Gardens:Archives of American Gardens/Garden History & Design
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CatalogingArchivists’ Toolkit TrainingProcessingSI Staff PicnicBloggingInventoryGardens of the Mall TourMetadata
Public Tagging InitiativeSocial MediaResearchFinding AidsDigitization35MM SlidesDAMSDigital PreservationData Content Standards
-Create garden description from submission material
-Cataloging worksheet: 5 images, subject terms
-Create series (garden) level record, item level records
-DACS, AACR2, LC Authority Terms, LCSH, AAT (Getty)
-Created box lists to preserve original order of collection
-Archivists’ Toolkit Refresher
-Using Steady with Archivists’ Toolkit
-Enter collection and accession data
-Short articles that are included in the GCA bulletin.
-Topics: Mazes and Labyrinths, Night Gardens
-I contributed three posts to the SIRIS blog
-Topics: Thomas D. Church, Night Gardens, Community Gardens
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Thank you for a great summer!