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Re: HIST: Notes from the Past

From: HIPSource@aol.com

In a message dated 12/14/99 11:25:38 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
jcwalters@bridgernet.com writes:

<<  Well, as a matter of fact, we aren't in Kansas anymore. I was led astray 
 misplaced confidence in the accuracy of my memory, which seems no longer to
 be as justified as it once may have been. >>

Can't speak for Walta but I can totally relate to that. Some of it is the 
unholy clutter in my study since I took on HIPSource, but mostly I think it 
is the little grey cells petering out.

<<When I  tracked down the copy of my email to the vendor of the catalog, it 
out that he was in Pennsylvania - Sharpsville to be exact - which is in the
far northwestern part of the state about 15 miles northeast of Youngstown, 
Ohio. I sent an email inquiry to him, asking if he could provide any  
information on the provenance of the catalog. He replied promptly, if  
somewhat unhelpfully, that he remembered the catalog, but not where he 
acquired it>>

Which does not mean that a nice little article could not still be 
constructed...Like a detective story.... A discussion of what is known about 
the thing and what can be deduced from it....Notes on Mrs. Callis and the 
irises she introduced .... One would not have to come to a lot of firm 
conclusions, just do a little holistic musing... take a look at the 
highpoints of the catalog collection itself .....and then the thoughts of the 
annotator ....a little impressionistic riff on your catalog as an 
artifact....Might work very well. People like to read stories and HIPS is 
about preserving documents, too... 

Anner Whitehead

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