Greetings and apologies for the lack of writing! The collection is moving along with over 1000 books entered in! After skipping a couple of shelves, I find myself buried in the world of dog books! Dog books, you ask, in an Equine Collection? Yep, it’s true! John Seaverns was very interested in the equine sport of Hunting where equines and canines worked in harmony.
I am excited to report that I am going to have two student workers this summer! You will meet them later on, and some of you might even recognize them from class. With their help, I am going to be able to focus on getting a lot of cataloging done, while they handle the physical processing (library lingo for call number stickers, stamps and those pesky security strips that cause the alarm to ring every time you go in and out of the library!) and other assorted tasks to care for the collection.
News of the horse world! So, Big Brown! What an amazing horse! Having watched both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness , I was amazed by the power of this horse and the ease in which he won. The question we’re all asking ourselves, could this be the year? A horse has not won the Triple Crown for the entire span of my life! Yes, since 1978. This could be an exciting year for the racing community! Keep your eyes on the prize Big Brown! We’ll all be watching, June 7th!