IMAGE COLLECTIONS & FIELDWORK ARCHIVES, DUMBARTON OAKS
FALL 2010/SPRING 2011
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, located in Washington, D.C., is a premier institution of Harvard University, supporting research in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies. (www.doaks.org). The Image Collections & Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) in Dumbarton Oaks houses one of the most important Byzantine photography collections and fieldwork archives in the world (http://www.doaks.org/library/icfa.html).
DESCRIPTION: The interns will join the curators for one or more semesters in Fall 2010/Spring 2011 to assist with three archival projects:
· Update existing inventories and assess collections’ physical condition for preservation purposes
· Process and update existing finding aid for the Byzantine Institute of America Papers
· Process and arrange small photographic collections based on archival standards
The internship program provides hands-on experience with archival processing of manuscripts and photographic collections. The interns will also be engaged in the discussion of archival issues and practices.
COMPENSATION: Unpaid. Transportation benefits or parking space. Work for credit or practicum can be arranged with the approval of the interns’ advisors. The hours are flexible.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume or CV, the contact information of two references, and sample finding aids (if available) to Rona Razon, part-time Archivist, at [log in to unmask] or Günder Varinlioğlu, Byzantine Assistant Curator at [log in to unmask]
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Rona Razon, part-time Archivist, at [log in to unmask] or Günder Varinlioğlu, Byzantine Assistant Curator. Phone: 202-339-6448. Email: [log in to unmask]