Happy American Archives Month everyone! Did anyone participate in #AskAnArchivist day yesterday on social media?
From the State
Tallahassee: The Claude Pepper Library announced that all of Senator Pepper's diaries are now available online.
Gainesville: The University of Florida Libraries was awarded a NEH grant for the digitization of historical newspapers.
Tallahassee: A look at how the Florida Folklife Collection grew at the State Archives.
From the Country
Austin, TX: The Briscoe Center at UT Austin acquired the Paul Stekler Film Archive. Stekler is a well known documentarian.
For Collins, CO: The Amendment 64 Collection, documenting the legalization of marijuana in Colorado is a new collecting endeavour at Colorado State University.
Oxford, MS: The Special Collections & Archives at the University of Mississippi is temporarily closed following the discovery of mold until the outbreak is cleared.
Cambridge, MA: Houghton Library at Harvard University acquired the papers of Maurice Blanchot, French writer and philosopher.
San Diego, CA: The University of California at San Diego acquired the papers of documentary filmmaker Paul Espinosa.
Austin, TX: A new digital humanities portal expanding the Global Middle Ages project launched this week.
From the World
Chichester, England, United Kingdom: A look at how one county archives is handling the tributes left following a local tragedy.
London, England, United Kingdom: The British Library has outlined a plan for establishing a National Radio Archive.