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An Interview with Jake Neuberger, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Jake Neuberger, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. He will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background I was born and raised in southern Connecticut and […]

An Interview with Lourdes Johnson, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Lourdes Johnson, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background I was born and raised in the city of […]

An Interview with Courtney Kennedy, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Courtney Kennedy, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background: I am originally from Texas. I moved to Norman, […]

An Interview with Teresa Kane, Herencia Crowdsourcing Intern

Today’s interview is with Teresa Kane, an intern working on transcribing the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. She will be a panelist in our upcoming Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns.  Describe your background. I am currently a junior at the […]

Herencia: 18th Century Marriage Orders and their Consequences

The following is a guest post by Naomi Welikala, who served as a summer 2021 remote intern transcribing and researching documents in the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. Throughout my time as one of the Herencia crowdsourcing interns, I have come across a wide variety of themes in […]

An Exploration of the Herencia Collection: Nuptial Agreements in Medieval Catalonia

The following is a guest post by Lourdes Johnson, who served as a spring 2021 remote intern transcribing and researching documents in the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. For the last five years, I have worked for public and school libraries as a library page, library assistant, and […]

Herencia: Church and State in 18th Century Spain

The following is a guest post by Eliza Friend, who served as a spring 2021 remote intern transcribing and researching documents in the Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents crowdsourcing campaign at the Law Library of Congress. As I have completed the Herencia Crowdsourcing Campaign Internship and reviewed documents that span a variety of subjects and languages, a […]

RECAP: Lunch & Learn Webinar: A Conversation with the Herencia Crowdsourcing Interns

In March 2021, the Law Library of Congress celebrated the first anniversary of the crowdsourcing campaign, Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents. Herencia became the first ever crowdsourcing campaign in By the People in a language other than English. This rare collection of Spanish legal documents from the 15th to 19th centuries includes royal decrees, […]

Our Interns’ Favorite Collection Items from Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents

As part of the anniversary celebration of Herencia: Centuries of Spanish Legal Documents, we recruited seven remote interns to transcribe, review, and conduct research on this unique collection of materials from the 15th to 19th centuries. If you want to learn more about this remarkable group of undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals, who are the […]