8:53am – Physically, and perhaps philosophically, I am a digital version of my original self. I am reporting from inside ‘the network’. It appears my investigation is almost at an end.
The latest “Day in the Life of…” from an archive in the State Records NSW collection. This informative series focuses on how to add a digital gallery to your website, featuring our latest online exhibition “Lachlan Macquarie: visionary and builder”
3:13pm – I listen as some of the Macquarie ‘docs’ tell fond stories of the good ol’ days, known as B.M. (Before Microfilm). Researchers in the reading room would get excited to see Lachlan Macquarie’s initials “LM” personally scrawled by him…
11:54am – Oddly enough, the majority of conservation required is actually to repair damage sustained from old conservation techniques.
9:27am – There are two people in the ‘meeting room’. They are part of a larger syndicate group called the ‘Exhibition Committee’. Members come from far and wide across the organisation – I hear talk that they each represent a different phase of the project.