Most of the material contained within the folders of the WAM archives consists of standard 8.5×11 papers documenting correspondence, notes, plans, etc. However, many of the exhibition planning files also contain a wide assortment of intriguing miscellany – photos, slides, negatives, cardboard-mounted wall labels, fabric swatches, catalogue drafts, newspaper clippings, books, etc. Here are a few of the curious items recently discovered while processing:

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A red pen, possibly left in the folder for decades; A paper bag with hand-drawn design/plan…

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Letters taped to a design of an exhibit structure; Tile sample? Bolt?

1 Comment on "Miscellany"

  1. Erik Moore | May 27, 2011 at 11:37 am |

    A few years ago we found a mouse skeleton inside a folder. It had been there for a long while.

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