Following an orientation session at the Pearsall Library, you will
1. Select an item (an “artifact”) that is at least 20 years old and that you might be interested in researching.
2. Write a 1-2 page proposal in which you describe the artifact and explain how you plan to proceed with your research into that artifact.
3. Research the historical, cultural, and social context in which the artifact originated. Some questions that might guide your research include
4. Write an article about this artifact for inclusion in a journal. This article should be 4-5 pages, include a visual and utilize at least two outside sources.
For this project, you will submit the following items:
Your article about the item you have chosen, along with all drafts and peer review materials. I will not grade your work if it is not accompanied by all drafts and the feedback you received from your peers.
Copies of secondary sources (or relevant portions of the sources) that you have cited in your article. These sources should include highlighting that indicates passages you have quoted, paraphrased, or otherwise cited in your argument. I will not grade your work if it is not accompanied by properly highlighted copies of your sources.
NC Wesleyan College Archives
Littleton College Collection