Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Department

Library

Abstract

Sometimes the best special collections are right in your own backyard. Not the ones that come to you from a retiring professor, local collector, or estate settlement, but the ones that you put together yourself. Rather than sit by and wait for memorabilia related to the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg to come to them, archivists at Gettysburg College took an active role, becoming part of the history they would normally just accept from donors. [excerpt]

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Original version is available from the publisher at: http://palrap.org/ojs/index.php/palrap/article/view/36/181

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