Category Archives: Student Assistants

Leading the Future: Rare Land Grants of Founding Father, Patrick Henry

*Post written by Aaron Allen, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Most people would never think of Virginia as part of the United States’ western boundary; however, this was not always the case. Through much of the … Continue reading

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Student Highlight: Josh Knecht

*Post written by Josh Knecht, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. My time in the archives has been valuable to me; it provides an atmosphere that allows me to unwind after my classes. It is quiet, relaxing, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Brady Bolinger

*Post written by Brady Bolinger, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Books, clothing items, maps, photos, paintings…the list goes on and on. These items are all things that could be considered an artifact. Artifacts, defined as something … Continue reading

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Student Assistant Highlight: Shelby Gilliam

*Post written by Shelby Gillam, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. After working in the library archives for one year, I’ve discovered that there are many ways that I benefit as a student worker (aside from the … Continue reading

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Shelby Gillam: Student Assistant Highlight

*Post written by Shelby Gillam, student assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. It is far too often that people use the term “library” as a blanket term for any place where one rents their books for free. Libraries … Continue reading

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