As in: “His name was now forming on the lips of cleaning ladies and laborers, gamblers and seamstresses, postal workers and stevedores scattered all over South Central who wanted a doctor they could relate to, the humble and exuberant people who would eventually become the foundation of everything he would ever do in Los Angeles and among the most loyal people ever to enter his life” (Wilkerson, 2010, p.259).
As in: “A discourse celebrating the 250th anniversary of Providence’s origins recapitulated the story of Canonicus and Miantonomi’s free gift, and suggested that a monument be erected to them as had been for [Roger] Williams, its author evidently having missed the dedication of the Canonicus monument in Providence just four years before ” (O’Brien, 2010, p.69).
As in: “The loneliness of women soldiers might, one would think, be ameliorated by the companionship of other women, at least if there are some, and this is sometimes the case” (Benedict, 2009, p.168).
As in: “But while potentially fueled by such grievances, the expression of discontent through social movements, opposition forces, or civic activism is likely curtailed in the more draconian autocracies due to lack of freedom of association” (Grömping, 2017, p.171).
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As in: “What started as an eager correspondence developed into regular calls at Skinner Street when Shelley and his wife Harriet came to London. News of the new acolyte and his visits were sent to Mary in Scotland but the two didn’t meet for some time” (Harkup, 2018, p.41).
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As in: “In Ceremony, the hybrid or mixed-blood position is thus neither authenticated nor denied by the novel; rather, this liminal position is a source of both creative and destructive power, characteristics of almost all traditional indigenous trickster figures ” (Wilson, 2008, p.36).
As in: “This mediation between contemporary Huichols, their sacred ancestor Kauyumarie, the sun, and Spaniards through and Indianized (and feminized) Jesus challenges attempts to distinguish separate autochthonous and Christian myth cycles, as the 1930s ethnographer Robert Zingg sought to do” (Liffman, 2009, p.200).
Liffman, P. (2009). Huichol histories and territorial claims in two national anthropology museums. In S. Sleeper-Smith (Ed.), Contesting knowledge: museums and indigenous perspectives (pp. 192-217). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
As in: “The goal of this chapter is not to write an architectural history of archives (which remains a desideratum). Rather, its particular purpose is to highlight the inevitably physical nature of written knowledge so as to illustrate the spatial presence of archives in people’s living environment” (Friedrich, 2018, p.112).
For definitions of desideratum, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
October is Archives month, and speaking of the spatial presence of archives, why not stop by the Emmanuel College Archives for a visit?