The proliferation of digitized manuscript sources has opened up a wide range of applications for using primary sources in undergraduate learning environments. This article describes a learning activity that simulates the process of making archival sources accessible to the general public. In the simulation, students work with digital copies of manuscripts from the Moravian Archives. After a brief description of the activity, the article offers reflection on the author’s goals for the exercise and responses from students who found this simulation to be a positive learning experience.

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