[top: Inherit century’s worth of family documents and photos as result of BA in History
bottom: Realize you may now need an MA in Archival Science.]
Three photographers in the last four generations + a family of packrats = overwhelming number of film, slides, glass plate negatives, and prints. Then there’s the letters, assorted documents, and clothes, dating back to the mid-1800s. I am now the proud owner of more christening gowns than I know what to do with.