A sneak peek into the intellectual and physical efforts to fully appreciate a priceless historical collection.
As our team continues to process the SVREP collection, next year our focus will be geared towards completing the finding aid and promoting the collection. Luckily, we have had a head start by working with the communications team here at UTSA to be featured in a video segment that highlights the SVREP Collection. This video will be featured on the USTA website sometime in the near future in order for students, faculty and the community to have an inside look into our process for archiving the collection, and why SVREP and the work of Willie Velasquez are worth preserving.
Working exclusively with UTSA’s Sombrilla Magazine under the direction of Michelle Mondo, senior editor and Vanessa Davila, associate editor and videographer, we collaborated for over 3 months to obtain the necessary footage. Michelle and Vanessa shadowed and interviewed Jennifer, Karina, and myself processing material, completing daily tasks, and documenting our map…
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