Sixth in the series is Christian Durán (‘13), whose senior honors thesis — “Reconciling Daniel Venegas: Las Aventuras de Don Chipote in the Balance of History” — was recently recognized with an honorable mention from the Undergraduate Library Prize, one of Berkeley’s most distinguished awards for undergraduate research.
Fifth in the series is a reflection from Nashilu Mouen-Makoua (‘13), who explored three different archives in France, each housing different manuscripts related to the poet and statesman Aimé Césaire.
Fourth in the series is a reflection from Spencer Janssen (‘12), who visited the Cormac McCarthy papers, which are located in the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University.
Third in the series is an interview with Lauren Ballard (‘12), who worked with dozens of surviving original editions of Susanna Rowson’s novel Charlotte Temple housed at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Second in the series is a reflection from Kathleen Miller (‘13), who visited the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at Indiana University.
Kicking off a new series of archival reflections by our undergraduates is a short piece from Amanda Licato (‘13), who visited the Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O’Keeffe and the Jean Toomer archives at Yale’s Beinecke Library.