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New Post in Descriptive Notes: Reparative Reprocessing

  • 1.  New Post in Descriptive Notes: Reparative Reprocessing

    Posted Sep 13, 2022 04:41 PM
    The Descriptive Notes editorial team is pleased to announce the publication of a new post in our rolling Inclusive Description series: "Reparative Reprocessing: Indigenous Representation in the William Boone Douglass Papers" by Leah Tams.

    In this post, Tams reflects on the redescription efforts she undertook to improve the representation of Indigenous individuals and groups in the finding aid for the William Boone Douglass Papers at Duke University. You can read the post here:

    You can read other items in the Inclusive Description series at this linkDescriptive Notes accepts submissions on a rolling basis for this and all other series. The editorial team is currently soliciting posts for a new series on Specialized Description in the archives, featuring the description choices and challenges unique to military, religious, judicial, etc. collections. Read about our editorial and submission guidelines here, or reach out to the team at

    Happy reading!

    Katherine Madison
    Lead Blog Editor, Descriptive Notes