Elizabeth Utterback, 1900-1966, a teacher, poet, and novelist, has left a considerable number of papers. Her papers have, among them, multiple copies of the nearly one-hundred-and-fifty poems, copies ranging from hand-written drafts, typescripts, and in print in literary journals, as well as her novel The End of Summer.
The intern will assist in
Completing the inventory;
Selecting which copy of each poem will serve as the 'copy-text';
Transcribing each poem;
Selecting which poems will be included in a book-length manuscript (64-88 pages);
Designing and layout of the basic text of the manuscript; and
Proofing for clean copy.
Time: 80 hours
Intern reports to site supervisor and will be in contact working directly with him approximately 60% of the time.
Interpersonal communication skills
Critical and creative thinking skills