What is Processing?

Head of Processing at Rose Library, Sarah Quigley, talks about the influence of mentor and archivist David Gracy II, recently passed, on her decision to become an archivist, the price of archival labor, and her favorite collection, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and its relevance today.
You can read Rose Library’s statement on Harmful Language in Finding Aids here and follow along here as we detail our work with Anti-Oppressive Archival Description in our latest blog series. The first post in the series appears on November 18, 2020. Click here to learn more about the SCLC collections.