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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Wagner, Robin. "North and South: Archivists Document Gettysburg’s 150th." Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice 1.2 (Fall 2013), 92-94.
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