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.