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.