Derrick Usher is a communication studies major (Fall ’14) completing an internship in Special Collections and Archives. He is working on a project to organize the papers of the Jack Family of San Luis Obispo.
This is the first in a series of blog posts in which he shares his experiences processing the Jack Family Papers and some of the stories that he uncovers. Read more
If you’ve spent much time in Kennedy Library recently, you’ve probably seen me. I’m running around, often with a camera or notepad, ducking back and forth between offices on the second floor and sometimes in the elevator going up and down and back up again on errands. Occasionally, I also use the library’s space for studying, too.
I’m a journalism senior at Cal Poly, but I’m also communications and public programs student assistant at Kennedy Library. It’s a mouthful, but as you’ve probably guessed, that title is the easiest way to describe the multitude of duties I perform.