Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: The Finding Aid—Our Grand Finale

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Maximize your collection’s research potential by creating a finding aid.
Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: The Moment You've Been Waiting For (Rehousing!)

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Time to tuck in your archival collections for a long, safe rest! Explore the rehousing process with some simple tips.
Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: Getting Ready for Moving Day

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Good news: You won't have to do all the heavy lifting by yourself! Check out these companies who can help make things easier.
Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: Birds of a Feather, Ducks in a Row

Creating a sensible arrangement for your archival collections is simpler than you think!
Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: An Ode to the Inventory List

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Let's see . . . what could be in these boxes? Better keep a detailed record!
Emily R. Benoit

Collection Processing: What Should I Do With This Thing?

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Need some general guidelines for working with archival materials? Here are some helpful how-tos for those starting the preservation process.

Albert Kahn, Architect of the Packard Proving Grounds

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At the time that Henry Joy picked Albert Kahn to design…
Emily R. Benoit

Intro to Collection Processing: Why Historical Preservation is Important

Exploring archival administration and historic preservation efforts at the Packard Proving Grounds.
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LIFE and Times: Floating Cars and Magic Plastics

To pull off this trick, a 1954 Packard Clipper Super became a brave volunteer.
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LIFE and Times: Rolls-Royce Merlin Aircraft Engine Production

The Packard Motor Car Company didn’t just make luxury automobiles—they took great engineering to the skies too.