In the words of poet Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), "the universe is made of stories, not of atoms".

There are innumerable stories within the archives collection at MTG - some that have already been told; others yet to be discovered.

Each archival document can have multiple layers. Where a document came from, who it belonged to (including various owners over time), and events it may have been associated with, all add to the richness of the object.

Any relationship a document has to other records in the collection increases its relevance. Research around documents such as personal diaries, letters, etc, coupled

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