News for August 1, 2014

01 Aug 2014 9:24 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy August everyone! We released our Summer newsletter this week so be sure to check it out! Monday, August 4th marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I for much of the world so look for lots of news and articles about new digital collections and exhibits surrounding the war in the coming months.

Around the State:

Nothing to report this week! You can also send us news to post or share!

Around the Country:

Sturbridge, Massachusetts: A pair of historians are combing small town churches in New England for early American records

Juneau, Alaska: Amid a decision from NARA to move its records out of Anchorage and close its branch there, the territorial court records for Alaska will move to the State Archives.

Around the World:

Cambridge, United Kingdom: World War I archive of poet Siegfried Sassoon is now available online from Cambridge University.

Montreal, Canada: Architect Alvaro Siza has donated a large portion of his architectural archives to the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal (CCA).

Newcastle, United Kingdom: Textiles have been added to the Gertrude Bell archive at Newcastle University.

In the Blogosphere:

Take a look at this: turning historical photographs into GIFS via the Smithsonian.

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