Having spent much of my childhood in libraries and museums, it was only natural that I looked to these institutions for inspiration when I started seriously working on the Harvey Mercheum permanent collection. I took a class in conservation techniques, then started research into how to run a museum, then ended with museum exhibit best practices and products.
Last year, I applied my experience in attending and running conventions to my corner booth at TerrifiCon 2022. And now I am looking into organizations such as The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles and The Ephemera Society of America to see if there are other ways I can further develop and promote the concept of Harveyana. While looking at the Ephemera Society’s website, I found an interesting article about collecting ephemera. You can read it here: