Tag Archives: Schooner Ernestina

What is Super 8 Film?

In archives work, you run into a lot of different media used over the years.  Our goal as archivists is to find not only the best way to store and preserve the original film, but to make it accessible to … Continue reading

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The Coriolanus

In 2006 the Archives and Special Collections purchased a photograph of the Coriolanus, which at 300-feet, was the “largest and finest of the Cape Verde packet ships.”  Built in 1876 by Archibald McMillan & Son of Dumbarton, Scotland, this iron full-rigged ship … Continue reading

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