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Jackie Rider

About Jackie Rider

I am copyright project archivist for the Sigmund Freud Papers at the Library of Congress.  I have master's degrees in library & information science from Long Island University, archives & public history from New York University, and theology from Union Theological Seminary. I have been a freelance writer and photographer for faith-based organizations in New York and Washington, D.C.  Before that I worked in university public affairs in D.C.

NY Philharmonic Digital Archives Releases New Material

Join an international online discussion of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra’s International Era 10:30 am (EDT), Thursday, March 22.  Using original source material from the Philharmonic’s Digital Archives, scholars around the world will discuss the Philharmonic’s role in key events … Continue reading

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Corporate Archives & wikis

For a recent class assignment I queried several corporate archivists by email on their use of wikis.  While not everyone I contacted responded, those who did were mixed in their opinions.  One archivist who did not wish to be quoted … Continue reading

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From School Files of an Earlier Era, Faces Looking to the Future

I read this story after the Monday evening Intro to Archives I class discussion about the Larry River photos. I think it raises interesting questions about how these women’s old report cards differ from Rivers’ photos re privacy, public history. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/14/nyregion/14bigcity.html?scp=1&sq=report%20cards&st=cse Cite this … Continue reading

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