News for July 6-10, 2015

10 Jul 2015 8:01 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Hello again everyone! After a brief summer hiatus, we are back with your weekly news. Also, a reminder: Newsletter submissions are due to Marissa Kings by July 15th. See the Newsletter page for more information and submit!

From the State

Tampa: Check out the events planned for Tampa's Archives Awareness Week July 12-18!

Miami: A collection of Purvis Young's artwork has been gifted to The Black Archives of South Florida.

Tallahassee: The only private residence built by Frank Lloyd Wright in Florida is fighting for museum status.

From the Country

Austin, TX: Manuscripts of Robert Louis Stevenson are now available online from the Harry Ransom Center.

Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian Institute Archives celebrates the 90th anniversary of the Scopes Trial with an online photo show.

From the World 

Tel Aviv, Israel: The courts have decided that Franz Kafka manuscripts will stay at the Israeli National Library.

London, England, United Kingdom: The BFI Archives released thousands of pieces of archival footage online this week for the first time.

Hong Kong, China: A SARS oral history archive is now available at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences.

From the Blogosphere

Run, do not walk, and check out the newly launched Digital.Bodleian - very cool! Also, their twitter feed has had tons of great tips for using all the interactive tools in the new digital library.

Florida Memory takes a look at celebrating the Fourth of July in Florida.

OCLC released a white paper on archivists and our role with born-digital materials.

Just in case you wondered, yes, Marie Curie's archives are indeed still radioactive.

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