Monthly Archives: March 2015

Expanding Archives through Lesson Plans

Written by Casey Gymrek, graduate assistant Archives generally cater to scholarly researchers and genealogists. However, many archives are discovering a need to prepare for a wider audience–an audience that includes a brand new visitor: school teachers and children. Other cultural institutions, like … Continue reading

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Changing the Rules for Women

Written by Evan Spencer, Graduate Assistant March is Women’s History Month, so for this week’s blog, I thought I would look into the history of rules and restrictions that MTSU has placed on its female student population. MTSU originally served … Continue reading

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American Vernacular Music Manuscripts Project at CPM

The CPM is finishing up the final stages of its NEH-grant supported American Vernacular Music Manuscripts (AVMM) Project, co-written with the American Antiquarian Society.  The project involves scanning, cataloging, and offering online access to hundreds of early American handwritten music … Continue reading

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Documenting Courage: Veterans Preserving Their Own History

Written by Sarah Calise, graduate assistant There are plenty of projects and initiatives at historical institutions throughout the country that strive to preserve and respectfully present veterans’ stories. One of the most common formats in which veterans voice their experience … Continue reading

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