Processing the Abele Collection

Taking a closer look at the items

photo of a staff member removing a box of files from the shelves
Having boxed and labeled all the photo albums, Fred has moved on to doing initial processing on the rest of the collection in preparation for the arrival of the appraisers, who will write a report on how historically and financially valuable the collection is.

a handwritten list detailing the contents of one file box from the Abele collection
Fred prepares a list of the contents of each of the Paige boxes ...



information from the handwritten list is entered on a computer
and then types up the preliminary list of what he found in each box to make it easier for the appraisers to read.
Last Updated: November 20, 2012