Camp Tecumseh seeks an intern from a Museum Studies, Heritage Studies, Historic Preservation or similar program.
This non profit overnight summer camp for boys, founded in 1903 by three University of Pennsylvania Olympic athletes, is located on Lake Winnipesaukee. See www.camptecumseh.net and especially alumni spotlight page for an example of a previous internship project.
The Camp Tecumseh Archives contains paper-based materials dating from 1903 to the present, many digital photographs and oral histories, and some artifacts.
Projects to be determined by intern, advisor, and consulting archivist. Possible choices include:
Identify, photograph and catalog artifacts in the Archives and around the Camp
Document Poor Farm cemetery on property or other historic structures
Develop timeline for property and Camp; and identify images and objects that might be used in a virtual and/or physical exhibit
Research and conduct oral history interview(s)
Supervisor is the Consulting Archivist.
Unpaid; meals available at Camp. Camp sessions run between June 22 and August 11 for any on-premises tasks.
Please provide letter of interest, and CV to
Cynthia Swank, CA, CRM