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A Room of His Own: Flann O’Brien at Work

It’s common for archival collections to contain the manuscripts and typescripts of writers’ works, as well as notes, galley proofs, and correspondence. These materials can give insight into a writer’s process, the evolution of a written work, and the life … Continue reading

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Philip Caraman, SJ: the Travelling Jesuit

Philip George Caraman, S.J., Jesuit priest and author, was born in 1911 in London, England, to René André Caraman and Betina Pasqua. Both parents were Armenian Catholics and instilled strong religious beliefs in their nine children; their sons, Philip and … Continue reading

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Archives Diary: Organizing like Mad Men

The Burns Library recently began an exciting new backlog processing project to make unprocessed, closed collections available.  When you mention backlog processing to many archivists, they groan and cover their eyes – imagine having eighty years’ worth of homework you’ve … Continue reading

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