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  2013 Bellamy Wenum
School: University of South Carolina
Field of study: Bellamy Wenum is in her second year in a Master of Library and Information Science program at the University of South Carolina. Bella has been a Digital Collections Assistant at the USC since 2008 and a writer/blogger for her local public library. Her chosen projects at the AAG include cataloging, creating finding aids for the “archivists’ toolkit,” blogging, social media and the social tagging initiative.
    2013 Audrey Abrams
School: Simmons College, Boston
Field of study: Audrey Abrams is a student at Simmons College, Boston, in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science with a concentration in archives management. She became interested in archival studies through internships at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Archive of the American Academy of Arts, where she worked with the More Product/Less Process (MPLP) technique to process 40 linear feet of documents and photographs of deceased members of the Academy. Audrey looks forward to working with uncommon materials like glass lantern and 35 mm slides that are part of the GCA collection.
  2012 Jessica Leanna Dame
School: University of South Carolina
Field of study: Is a Masters candidate at the University of South Carolina, in the School of Library and Information Science. As an undergraduate, Jessica worked as a horticulture technician and became familiar with a variety of plants. She also has experience with cataloging, writing, editing and processing newly acquired materials and scanning images, all skills needed to perform the collections management duties at the Archive of American Gardens (AAG) at the Smithsonian. She will digitize and catalog new acquisitions to the GCA Collection.
  2012 Julie Hunter
School: Pratt University
Field of study: Is a Masters candidate in Library Science and Information at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She worked in the Dauphin County Library System in Harrisburg, PA, where she gained valuable experience with cataloging and technical writing. Currently, she is working in media services at the Pratt Library. This experience, coupled with her love of gardens, will enable her to work with the new acquisitions to the GCA Collections at the Archive of American Gardens at the Smithsonian.
  2011 Kayla Burns
School: University of South CarolinaMichigan State University
Field of study: Kayla is most interested in archives and the challenges they pose in creating unique records for rare items such as the GCA Collection at the Archive of American Gardens at the Smithsonian.
    2010 Carolyn Chesarino
School: John Carroll University - B.A. North Carolina State University - M.A. University of North Carolina - M.S.L.S.
Field of study: Public History and Library Science with concentrations in Archives and Records Management
Project location: Smithsonian Archives of American Gardens
    2010 Kate Fox
School: "Bennington College - B.A. Studio Art and American Literature Bard Graduate Center M.A. History of Decorative Arts, Design, Material Culture"
Field of study: "Kate has practical experience in archival work and has had coursework in American women designers, including Beatrix Farrand and the women of the Lowthorpe School."
Project location: Internship in the AAG at the Smithsonian
    2009 Kaitlyn Hay
School: Princeton University Junior B.A. in Art/Italian Certificate 2010
Field of study: Art History & Visual Arts Will work in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution and wil also develop a research project related to the archives.
Project location: "AAG Washington, DC"
    2009 Lesley Joplin
School: Smith College Senior B.A.
Field of study: Landscape Studies Will work in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution. She will develop a research project realted to the Mystery Gardens Project.
Project location: "Washington, DC"
    2008 Jennifer Mack
School: Indiana University Bloomington B.A. Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis M.A. in Progress
Field of study: Museum Studies Will pursue her interest in how gardens can fit into the changing enviornment of the 21st century museum.
Project location: "AAG, Washington, DC"
    2007 Jennifer Thomas
School: University of Colorado/Denver Graduate student in Landscape Architecture
Field of study: "Will work in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution and research the work of Jane Silverstein Ries, landscape architect."
    2006 Serena Epstein
School: University of Connecticut Senior
Field of study: "Landscape Architecture and Horticulture Will work at Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT"
Project location: "Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT"
    2005 Jennifer Kotting
School: "Cornell University Graduate student, Landscape Architecture Program College of UMBC English & Anthropology"
Field of study: Project: "Ethnic Gardens:Design Inspiration from America's Vernacular Landscapes" - Documenting Vernacular Ethnic Gardens.
Project location: Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian
    2005 Anna Wik
School: Rhode island School of Design MLA -(May 2007) University of Iowa BA English
Field of study: Landscape Architecture Project: "Shifting Functions of the Cultural Landscape Designed Space in America Between the World Wars:1917-1945"
    2005 Nelly Branson
School: University of Maryland BS Landscape Architecture (May 2007)
Field of study: Project: "Gardens: A Comparison Between a Connecticut Garden from 1840 and a Maryland Garden in 1900."
    2004 Janet Curll-Coleman
School: University of Georgia Master of Landscape Architecture Univ of Arkansas
Field of study: "Landscape Architecture Working in the Archives this summer, Janet will pursue interest in historic landscapes, begin research on her thesis which will examine effects of symbolism in antebellum gardens in Georgia."
Project location: "Washington, DC"
    2003 Anne Behner
School: Ohio State University BS Agriculture
Field of study: Landscape Horticulture

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