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The Copper Harbor Range lighthouse keeper's journal, 1872, 1900

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The Copper Harbor Range lighthouse keeper's journal, 1872, 1900 is an example of a government record. Each LH Keeper was a government employee. He or she was supposed to keep track of various items in the journal from a functional/business perspective to document doing the job of lighthouse keeper properly, such as weather, care of the light, lighthouse, ships sailing by, in trouble, people rescued, people visiting the LH, and supplies purchased. 

Various keepers lived in each lighthouse during its active period with their families. Personal events were added to the lighthouse journal, even though the journal was not for that purpose. There are several examples below. Thus this is an example of a government document created for one purpose, which evolved by the creators' life experiences to include other purposes, documenting the major events of their lives. LH keepers journals can be used to document what the keepers did in their jobs as well as their families experiences.

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Job: Photo Archivist, Ohio University Libraries, Athens, Ohio

Job: Photo Archivist, Ohio University Libraries, Athens, Ohio
Full posting and to apply: https://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/28897
The Ohio University Libraries seeks a Photo Archivist to serve as curator for the Documentary Photo Archive, the cornerstone of which is the Lynn Johnson Collection.
The Photo Archivist will lead the Documentary Photo Archive to the next stage of its development and with a consultative mindset, engage with colleagues to curate photographs held in collections across the Ohio University Libraries' Mahn Center for Archives and Special Collections. The Photo Archivist will curate both analog and born-digital photographs across their lifecycle, from acquisition through arrangement and description, access, collections management and care, and long-term preservation. The Photo Archivist will engage both broadly and deeply with photography collections in practice through research services, public services, and information and visual literac…

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