‘Stories from the Field: Transcribing the John Torrey Papers at the New York Botanical Garden’ Webinar Recording Now Available!
In an effort to make the correspondence of Dr. John Torrey more accessible to researchers, the New York Botanical Garden initiated a project called Digitizing and Transcribing the John Torrey Papers: Natural Science and Exploration in 19th Century America. DHPSNY's webinar Stories from the Field: Transcribing the John Torrey Papers at the New York Botanical Garden highlights the process of this project; including the grant received, project goals, staffing, crowdsourcing process, and some of the pitfalls.
This webinar is a part of the "What Did You Do? Stories from the Field" webinar series that highlights the stories from archives professionals throughout New York State, particularly focusing on unique collections care solutions.
To learn more about our upcoming programs, check out our Webinars page: dhpsny.org/webinars.
Presented free of charge to New York institutions, DHPSNY education programs address the needs of professionals and volunteers responsible for the care and handling of historical records. Our webinars address emerging issues and best practices, with content scaled to apply to small- and medium-sized organizations with limited resources.