A major building move on a university campus is always a critical time for preserving historical collections. In the name of convenience or efficiency, staff can be tempted to throw things out rather than make sure they're saved. Fortunately, this was not a problem this time! We worked with dozens of SOD faculty, staff, and students to make sure that historical collections were identified, packed up, and transferred safely to the archives. Each and every individual took a personal interest in making sure the school's history was preserved. The process also brought about exciting new opportunities for research and collection development.
Above: Dental students help prepare collections for the archives