Hawaiian Mission Houses Archives, Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site

553 South King. St., Honolulu, HI

Internship Description

Interns, under the guide of the archivist, will take an extensive inventory of the C.M. Cooke Papers collection. The inventory will be used throughout the course of processing the collection, and it will be published online along with the finding aid at the end of processing. After the inventory is created, interns will digitize the material. Each item will be scanned and added to Omeka.

Library/Collection Description

Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives holds over 3,000 pieces of material culture and more than 12,000 books, manuscripts, original letters, diaries, journals, illustrations and church records relating to 19th century life of missionaries in Hawaii. Currently we are looking for help processing the C.M. Cooke Papers (1860-1909) which focuses on life of the Provisional Government advisory council member, Charles Montague Cooke (b. 1849 – d. 1909).

Required Qualifications

LIS 601 Introduction to Reference & Information Services

Desired Qualifications

LIS 655 Digital Archives or

LIS 658 Management of Archives & Special Collections

Weekly Schedule

Monday to Friday, negotiable

Goals and Outcomes

  • Digitization
  • Omeka proficiency
  • Inventory creation
  • Collection development
  • Metadata creation

Evaluation Methods

Interns will be evaluated throughout the internship on their progress. Goals will be set each week, and the archivist will work alongside the intern to ensure goals are met. Formal evaluation will occur in the middle and end of the internship.

Evaluation Schedule

As designated by internship instructor.

Contact Information

Molly Rowe
(808) 447-3910
Last Updated: 2022February01