scott does scotland: travel adventures

joy kogawa fonds; learning to use RBSC (slowly)

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Last week I journeyed into the archives independently for the first time. I’ll admit, I was a little lost, unsure of what to do, and distraught without my backpack full of notebooks and pens. Having said that, I had a look into the Joy Kogawa fonds this week (box 18, to be exact). There were a couple of things that I found interesting; I touched on them in class yesterday but wanted to throw some quotes out there. The letter from Lily Munro (the Minister for Multiculturalism and Citizenship) invited Kogawa “and…read more


archival encounters #1: intro

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It’s nice to be able to use this blog for a third course in just three years – I actually really enjoy blogging, even though I fear that the only one reading my blog is my mom (hi, Mom!). Ah well. This is my introductory post for the course, so I am going to address a couple of questions asked of us by our professor. Firstly, she asks us to introduce ourselves; this is something I usually have an unnecessarily hard time with, mostly because I don’t know what things about…read more


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