Research & Collections News
May 23, 2023
Bits, Bytes, and Checksums: Working with Hagley’s Born Digital Materials
As the Processing and Digital Archivist, I work with a variety of materials: paper, photographs, moving images, sound recordings, and born-digital materials. Each has its own unique properties and handling requirements. But today, I’m going to focus on the born-digital materials specifically.
April 25, 2023
Gorham Silversmiths film (c. 1926)
Hagley recently acquired and digitized a film produced for the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence, Rhode Island. Gorham, founded in 1831, was among the most prominent American manufacturers of sterling and silverplate and also operated a foundry for bronze sculptures.