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Saturday, August 8 • TBA
S24 - Implementing Inclusive (Re)Description at Predominantly White Institutions

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In this session, speakers will discuss programmatic and project-oriented approaches to addressing harmful collection description, specifically inclusive and reparative description work they are conducting at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) as well as the development of resources to facilitate this work.

Charlton: Archives for Black Lives in Philadelphia (A4BLiP) Anti-Racist Description Resources
Bolding: Transitioning from Ad Hoc to Programmatic Reparative Processing
Coup: When Circus Isn't Enough: Subject Headings & Description for 19th Century Popular Entertainment
Garcon: Equity in Description: Engaging Community Dialogue around Archival Description
Peebles: What's in a Word: Reparative Archival Description at Yale

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Faith Charlton

Lead Processing Archivist, Princeton University Library
Faith Charlton is Lead Processing Archivist, Manuscripts Division Collections at Princeton University Library. A certified archivist, she holds an MLIS from Drexel University, an MA from Villanova University, and a BA from The College of New Jersey.

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Kelly Bolding

Project Archivist, Princeton University Library
Kelly Bolding is the Project Archivist for Americana Manuscript Collections at Princeton University Library, where she works with 18th and 19th century American history collections, as well as on developing workflows for processing born-digital and audiovisual materials. She is a... Read More →
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Cate Peebles

Museum Archivist, Yale University
Cate Peebles is a museum archivist at the Yale Center for British Art. She is a member of Yale University Library's Reparative Archival Description Task Force.

Jennifer Garcon

Bollinger Fellow in Public and Community Data Curation, University of Pennsylvania Libraries
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Betts Coup

Processing Archivist, Houghton Library, Harvard University
Betts Coup is a Processing Archivist at Houghton Library, working on backlog descriptive and accessioning projects. She has an ongoing interest in the way users find and access archival collections, specifically the way structured description can create varied paths for discovery... Read More →

Saturday August 8, 2020 TBA