Re: Tips for Archival Research #galicia


Sharon Kaiser <journeys@...>
 

Hello Karen,
I read with interest your discourse on how to act in an archive.
True, many researchers are blunt/impatient and generally boorish.
However, it is unfortunate that it is perceived as 'Jewish' behavior.

It is just behavior exhibited by anyone forgetting the basic rule - the
'Golden' rule:
'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you'.
It is not ethnic/religious it is universal.

Thank you for sharing your experiences.
Sharon Kaiser

From: Karen Roekard <>
Date: Sat, 4 Jul 2009 09:44:40 -0700
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Some suggestions:
(1) I encourage you all to behave with grace and gratitude when you
visit archives this summer: bad and ungrateful behavior will reflect
badly on all of us and affect the experience we each have in doing
archival research;

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