– notes, frequently asked questions and useful links from the archivist and curator of manuscripts at Balliol College, University of Oxford. Opinions expressed are the author's own.

spring intern – week 2

Abby-Eléonore writes: Second week, plenty of things happened!

-I was quite excited to meet the conservators consortium working for some of the colleges of the university and to see their studio and equipment; they are very nice and work on some great items *.*

-Anna and I are preparing an exhibition for a Charity group that will visit. We explore a number of manuscripts and discuss the interest of getting some of them out for the display. Preparing the exhibition requires some physical exercise: we had to move the massive reader’s tables to make room for the visit, we went to the supermarket to buy a coat rack and had to deal with the foam supports to settle the manuscripts…

more next week…

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