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Ask the Curator

Do you have a question about an item in our collection, or a related question about falconry history, literature, art, or craft? Submit a question and get it answered by the Curator.


Episodes

Digitization

In our premiere episode of Ask the Curator, Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about online access. " I heard The Archives is digitizing its collection. What does this mean and can I access it online?"

Topics discussed include 360 imaging and high-resolution scanning.


Web Exhibits

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about our virtual exhibits. "What kinds of exhibits are you putting on your new website?"

Topics discussed include falconry hoods, timeline of falconry, and falconry clubs and organizations.


Curator Favorite Items

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to the question, "What is your favorite item in the collection?"

Topics discussed include Robert Widmeier, John and Frank Craighead, and "Life with an Indian Prince."

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Visting The Archives

The Archives of Falconry is a community resource. Members of our community often have fascinating insights and expertise relating to our collection. When they visit and have a story to share, we take the opportunity to record their perspectives and share them with you.


Episodes

Rocky Montgomery on Telemetry

Rocky Montgomery, visits The Archives and delves into our telemetry collection to weave a story about how changes in technology allowed for the expansion of what's possible. Rocky is a falconer and wildlife biologist from California.

Topics discussed include varvels, falconry bells, radio frequency telemetry and GPS tracking.


Lauren McGough on Frances Hamerstrom

Noted eagle falconer, Lauren McGough, stops by The Archives to spend some time with books authored by an inspirational legend of falconry past, Frances Hamerstrom.

Topics discussed include eagle falconry, "An Eagle in the Sky" and "Is She Coming Too? Memoirs of a Lady Hunter."

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Conversations at The Archives

Fascinating people come through our doors. Sometimes we get them to sit down and chat. When we can, we'll bring you these in-depth conversations with fascinating members of our community.


Episodes

Kent Carnie & Tony Huston

For our premiere "Conversations at The Archives" we asked falconer Tony Huston to sit down with founding curator Kent Carnie to talk about his life in falconry and birth of The Archives.

Topics discussed include raptor conservation and The Peregrine Fund.

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Exhibit Films

Exhibit Films


The American Hood

Kent Carnie, the founding Curator of The Archives of Falconry, gives us an overview of the evolution of hoodmaking in America. This video is part of our virtual exhibit on The American Hood.

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Ask the Curator

Do you have a question about an item in our collection, or a related question about falconry history, literature, art, or craft? Submit a question and get it answered by the Curator.


Episodes

Digitization

In our premiere episode of Ask the Curator, Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about online access. " I heard The Archives is digitizing its collection. What does this mean and can I access it online?"

Topics discussed include 360 imaging and high-resolution scanning.


Web Exhibits

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to a question about our virtual exhibits. "What kinds of exhibits are you putting on your new website?"

Topics discussed include falconry hoods, timeline of falconry, and falconry clubs and organizations.


Curator Favorite Items

Executive Director and Chief Curator John Goodell responds to the question, "What is your favorite item in the collection?"

Topics discussed include Robert Widmeier, John and Frank Craighead, and "Life with an Indian Prince."

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Exhibit Films


The American Hood

Kent Carnie, the founding Curator of The Archives of Falconry, gives us an overview of the evolution of hoodmaking in America. This video is part of our virtual exhibit on The American Hood.

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Visting The Archives

The Archives of Falconry is a community resource. Members of our community often have fascinating insights and expertise relating to our collection. When they visit and have a story to share, we take the opportunity to record their perspectives and share them with you.


Episodes

Rocky Montgomery on Telemetry

Rocky Montgomery, visits The Archives and delves into our telemetry collection to weave a story about how changes in technology allowed for the expansion of what's possible. Rocky is a falconer and wildlife biologist from California.

Topics discussed include varvels, falconry bells, radio frequency telemetry and GPS tracking.


Lauren McGough on Frances Hamerstrom

Noted eagle falconer, Lauren McGough, stops by The Archives to spend some time with books authored by an inspirational legend of falconry past, Frances Hamerstrom.

Topics discussed include eagle falconry, "An Eagle in the Sky" and "Is She Coming Too? Memoirs of a Lady Hunter."

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Conversations at The Archives

Fascinating people come through our doors. Sometimes we get them to sit down and chat. When we can, we'll bring you these in-depth conversations with fascinating members of our community.


Episodes

Kent Carnie & Tony Huston

For our premiere "Conversations at The Archives" we asked falconer Tony Huston to sit down with founding curator Kent Carnie to talk about his life in falconry and birth of The Archives.

Topics discussed include raptor conservation and The Peregrine Fund.


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