Hello, I’m Madelin. I started working as the Pendlebury Archive Project Assistant at the beginning of October. Before arriving in Athens I completed a 2 year project cataloguing and arranging for the long-term preservation of the Jacob Bronowski Collection at Jesus College, Cambridge. Prior to working on the Bronowski Collection I worked as an Archives Assistant at the Churchill Archives Centre in Churchill College, Cambridge for 4 years. That included 2 years of part-time work whilst I undertook an MA programme in Archives and Records Management at University College London (finished in September 2013).
I am now working at the British School in Athens on the Pendlebury Family Papers. The project should last for 6 months – during which time I will arrange, catalogue to item-level and oversee the digitisation of the collection (or at least that’s the plan).
The purpose of this blog is to act as a diary for the project, to document the processes of arrangement, cataloguing and digitisation. I will aim to write an entry every week and I hope that you enjoy reading these.