Vincent Van Gogh’s letter
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Good morning!
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~   E. E. Cummings, Since Feeling Is First (via colporteur)
~   (Six Word Story)


City Map Illustrations | by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co.

Check out these delightful prints of city map illustrations by Anna Bond, co-founder of Rifle Paper Co. I’m a big fan of her work, and I’d gladly add everything on Rifle Paper Co.’s website to my wishlist! Purchase these prints here

~   W. S. Merwin, from “Variation on a Theme,” The Moon Before Morning (Copper Canyon Press, 2014)
~   Italo Calvino (via observando)


If you come our digitization lab, you might be surprised to find, somewhat prominently featured, the puzzle table. image

The  jigsaw puzzle is a staple in our office, communally worked on during periods of time when computers are rebooting, large batches of files are transferring or when we just need a short break to clear our heads. I find I do some of my best creative problem solving while taking a puzzle break.

The puzzle has a more practical application too. We need to continue to hone our skills figuring out how all the pieces fit together because occasionally we have to take something like this…


And turn it into this…



Letter fragments from the Wade Hall Collection of Civil War Soldier Letters (currently undergoing digitization.)

Canvas  by  andbamnan