University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Category: Collection


Converting Legacy Finding Aids to EAD (Forgive the Archival Mumbo-Jumbo — Pretty Pictures Coming Soon)

By: Maureen Callahan

At our archives (as at any archives) public access is the goal and the grail — while our collections provide us joy in their very existence, we understand that their value is greatly diminished when they are inaccessible and under-studied. Our current approach to resource discovery is decidedly analog — finding aids live in folders […]


Welcome to the Archives

By: Maureen Callahan

Welcome to the weblog of the University of Pennsylvania Museum Archives, our latest effort to give glimpses into our wonderful collections and to share news about upcoming projects. The archives’ collections document archaeological and anthropological fieldwork as well as the administrative and collections history of the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Archival organization reflects the museum’s […]


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