Category Archives: Humanities Internship

From “Trust, Concern, and Respect” to Trafficking Antiquities

Hello! I’m Jenna McKinley, a rising junior. I’m spending the summer working with Haverford’s collection of Ancient Greek vases, in preparation for an exhibition in the fall of 2014. An alum from the Class of 1940 donated the vases to … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Orchestra Music Business Internship

Hi everyone! My name is Bruce Leto and I am currently a rising senior at Haverford College. I am a Music Major with a concentration in Piano Performance. I play classical piano and have performed in many competitions and performances … Continue reading

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Bringing History to Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and Philadelphia’s Seventh Ward

  Hi all! My name is Alexandra Wolkoff, and I am a rising senior (yikes!) here at Haverford. With the support of the Philadelphia Partners Internships program sponsored by the John B. Hurford Humanities Center, I am spending this summer … Continue reading

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Knights in Shining Armor: Internship at the Higgins Armory Museum

I’m Elizabeth Peters, a linguistics major having just finished my sophomore year, and this summer I’m interning in the curatorial department at the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts. I first visited the museum this past January, when a friend … Continue reading

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On the Stereo[graph]: Internship at the Library Company of Philadelphia

Returning my Tri-Pod ordered tomes on medieval medicine to Magill, clearing my computer of the multiple drafts of papers and paragraphs cluttering Word doc folders, and having taken my last trip to Haverford’s Special Collections, I felt a deep sense … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Humanities Council: 2014 Conference Committee

My name is Ellen Reinhart, and I am a rising junior at Haverford College. Thanks to the Philadelphia Partners Internships program sponsored by the John B. Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities I am working in Philadelphia this summer … Continue reading

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Graduation

Exploring Words Summer Camp has come to an end and with it, my time here in San Francisco. Friday was graduation and it was delightful. It was a sunny day, everyone brought food for a potluck, and general goodness was … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Break a Sweat at Work

(Figure 1) There are a few reasons sweating at work might happen. (A) The A/C is broken. [This is an especially bad thing if you work with/near temperature-sensitive art, and would presumably result in extra sweating from anxiety. Thankfully, this … Continue reading

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The Man in the Moon – One Last History Mystery at LCP

In my last post I briefly described the work of digitizing American Sunday-School Union woodblocks. I’ve been holding off on writing this post because I hoped that I might be able to find an explanation for the above block, but … Continue reading

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Retrofitting: Using the Old Card Catalog in a Novel Way

I’m sure many of you reading this blog can understand the pleasure experienced when you find intersections between your academics and real-life, hands-on work. In this case, I was completely ecstatic when I was given a project that involved going … Continue reading

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