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10 Podcast Episodes

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Episode 123: It Had to Be Remote (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth, hosts of the podcast, return to discuss their archival lives during the pandemic and their plans for the podcast's future and even the one archival trip they have planned for this year.

53mins

21 Feb 2021

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Episode 117: The Box Has Meaning (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen and Geof, hosts of the podcast, return alone together to discuss how their work has changed and how it has remained the same during the coronavirus pandemic. They discuss what they learned about their operations and how they might change when they return to work.

59mins

27 May 2020

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Episode 110: Paper is a Virus (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth, hosts of An Archivist's Tale, discuss how they are conducting their archival and library work while confined at home and living their lives in Manhattan, in the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic.

53mins

28 Mar 2020

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Episode 100: We Don't Travel. All We Do is Talk (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth sit down at the end of the year to celebrate the 100th episode of this podcast and discuss their individual archives days, their plans for 2020, the value of archives, and the home they have found for their podcast archives.

59mins

18 Jan 2020

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Episode 75: Context is the Thing (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth, hosts of An Archivist's Tale, tell their own tales of their archivist lives at this moment and their plans for future writing and podcasting.

1hr

27 Jul 2019

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Episode 50: A Virus of Meaning (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

On their fiftieth episode, Karen Trivette and Geof Huth, hosts of An Archivist's Tale, discuss what they have helped create with the podcast over the preceding year and their plans for the podcast for this year, including travel to San Francisco, Slovenia, Hungary, and Austria. Karen discusses her big project for her institutional archives and her talk coming up in Slovenia. Geof explains why he has begun writing frequent online essays covering various issues in archival theory.

1hr 5mins

2 Feb 2019

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Episode 5: Karen Trivette

Archives In Context

Karen Trivette, head of special collections and archives at the Fashion Institute of Technology, provides a behind-the-scenes look at An Archivist’s Tale (a podcast produced by Karen and her husband, archivist Geof Huth), tells her own archival origin story, and talks about her passion for sharing archival and special collections materials. https://archivesincontext.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/episode-5-karen-trivette.mp3 Episode Extras Check out An Archivists’s Tale podcast, in which archivists discuss their work and passions and how they care for the historical record and present the storied past.

22mins

28 Jan 2019

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Episode 38: Original Order: SUV (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth, hosts of An Archivist's Tale, recount their time at the meeting of the International Council of Archives' Section on University Archives and Research Institutions held in Salamanca, Spain, in October 2018, including the issue of translation in multi-lingual conferences, the death of Geof's former colleague Art Sniffin just before the conference, and the value of the papers they heard and of the friends they made in Salamanca.

49mins

10 Nov 2018

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Episode 26: FYI—ALI (Geof Huth and Karen Trivette)

An Archivist's Tale

In a special episode, Geof Huth and Karen Trivette discuss their experiences at the 2018 Archives Leadership Institute held at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. Karen recounts her experience as a member of that cohort, and Geof reflects on the seven ALIs he has attended, one as a cohort member, and the last six, including this one, as a member of the ALI Steering Committee.

1hr 3mins

18 Aug 2018

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Episode 1: An Archives Couple of Archivists (Karen Trivette and Geof Huth)

An Archivist's Tale

Karen Trivette and Geof Huth discuss their lives as archivists, how they came into the profession, why they are still there, and why they are passionate about their profession. (10 February 2018, New York, NY)

59mins

10 Feb 2018