Blog | Page 2 | Presbyterian Historical Society

You are here


News, events, updates, and tidbits from the Presbyterian Historical Society. Use tags to read related articles or sort by author for similar posts written by PHS staff members and volunteers.

July 6, 2023

We are happy to welcome Sade Trice to the Presbyterian Historical Society as our new BKBB Archives Intern.

Sade (Shar) recently graduated from the Community College of Philadelphia with an associate degree in English and an academic certificate in Creative Writing. In the fall, she will be attending Rutgers University in Camden. Previously, Shar held a work-study position in the archives at Holy Family University where she worked on digitization projects.

Outside of her internship at PHS, Shar works as a part-time assistant teacher at a childcare center and enjoys reading books...

June 21, 2023

What is your role at PHS? What do you do from day-to-day?

I am the Digital Collections Specialist at PHS. My job is to oversee all of the day-to-day activities of our digitization program, which includes the physical scanning of collection materials, post-production, billing and correspondence with patrons, staff training and equipment maintenance, metadata creation and review, and file preservation. I also manage and maintain...

May 19, 2023

What is your role at PHS? What do you do from day-to-day?

I work as a processing archivist. Day-to-day, I prepare and process collections of records and papers for research use. This includes physically rehousing collections in archival folders and containers (this helps to preserve collections) and creating catalog records and collection guides (this increases the discoverability and usability of collections). Processing work also helps establish a framework for digitization of collection materials. 

How does your work support the mission of PHS...

April 25, 2023

What is your role at PHS? What do you do from day-to-day?

I am one of two Reference & Outreach Archivists on staff here at PHS. I spend most of my days responding to reference questions over the phone, through email, or in person. On other days I meet with students and professors from Community College of Philadelphia to help facilitate class visits. I also give tours to visitors and sometimes participate in conferences, workshops, and seminars to share information about the Presbyterian Historical Society with Presbyterians and non-Presbyterians alike. ...

April 4, 2023

In February, PHS welcomed BKBB Archives Intern Matty Marrow. Read the interview below to hear about Matty's experience at the Presbyterian Historical Society and click here for their full reflection.

What initially interested you in an internship at the Presbyterian Historical Society?
M: I was initially interested because I grew...

Featured Tags