News for the Week of October 5-9, 2015

09 Oct 2015 12:01 PM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

I hope you are all enjoy American Archives Month so far!

From the State

Bradenton: Long lost NASA films have been returned to the agency after finding them at the South Florida Museum.

From the Country

Bozeman, MT: The archives of the late author Ivan Doig have found a home at Montana State University.

Anchorage, AK: In your weird news for the week, you may check out pelts, skulls and mounted animals from a public repository in Alaska.

Buffalo, NY: A new exhibit and archives room at Kleinhans Music Hall showcases its history.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University is creating an archive of materials related to the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

Kansas City, MO: The Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America is hoping to bring attention to a little known meeting pre-Stonewall that happened in Kansas City.

Washington, D.C.: The National Air and Space Museum has acquired the Sally K. Ride Collection.

Richmond, VA: A celebration of archives brought together the many different archives in Richmond to share their collections.

From the World

Bad Arolsen, Germany: The International Tracing Service has released some of its archives regarding former victims of Nazi persecution and the liberated survivors online.

Coventry, England, United Kingdom: The students at Warwick University want the BP archives off their campus.

Camagüey, Cuba: A digitization project is preserving records and documents at the Provincial Historical Archive.

Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom: A new archives project is bringing to light Islanders' experience during the campaign at Gallipoli during the first World War.

From the Blogosphere

NASA created excitement this week when they released thousands of never before seen photographs from the Apollo missions.

The Smithsonian launched a new portal for exploring their archival collections.

Project Gutenberg hits its 50,000 book last month.

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