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A Heckler in Washington

Imagine walking into the House of Representatives on your first day as a newly-elected member of Congress and seeing only ten other women among a total of 435 Representatives. That was Margaret Heckler’s reality as she began her career in … Continue reading

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What has your Congressperson done for you lately?

Politics. It is a topic that elicits a variety of emotional and intellectual responses in our currently very polarized environment. It makes you wonder what the attitudes and perceptions of politics were 20 or even 30 years ago. To shed … Continue reading

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Processing Project: B.C. Photographs Collections

As the current processing project winds down, the archives department at the Burns Library thought it would be interesting to share some of the other projects we’ve completed in the last year. One of the most exciting projects turned out … Continue reading

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End Times: The Processing Project Draws to a Close

As of May 31st, the Burns Library processing project has come to an end, and what a fantastic year it’s been! Our goal was to make more unprocessed and uncataloged manuscript collections available to researchers, and we’ve succeeded: over 25 … Continue reading

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