Lots to share this week! Also, be aware, there will not be a news post next week as I am back on the road!
From the Country
Atlanta, GA: "Archiving" the inside of one of Atlanta's landmark bars before it closes for renovation.
Ann Arbor, MI: Retired US Senator Carl Levin has donated his papers to the University of Michigan.
Washington, D.C.: NARA is partnering with the National Collection of Aerial Photography to digitize World War II era aerial photographs.
Ithaca, NY: Velvet Underground archive finds a home at Cornell University.
Cambridge, MA: The Colonial North American Project has launched at Harvard University and provides access to over 150,000 images of 17th and 18th century materials.
From the World
London, England, United Kingdom: A lost Disney short starring Oswald the Lucky Rabbit has been found at the British Film Institute.
Hong Kong, China: The rise of the Asian Art Archive.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation officially launched this week.
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom: A new online archive highlights the most important speeches from Parliament.
Dublin, Ireland: Collections are in danger as the National Library continues to experience funding cuts.
Manila, Philippines: Legislators are hoping to push a funding bill to modernize the National Library.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A plan to "digitize" archeological sites and then recreate them using 3-D printing has been hatched in the UAE.
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom: Almost 80 years after it was requested, Cambridge University formally acquires the archives of Arthur Schnitzler.
London, England, United Kingdom: New ethics adopted but the UK's Museum Association requires museums and galleries to think more ethically on who sponsors exhibits.
From the Blogosphere
What happens when a website dies? Internet Archive kicks into gear.
A new report claims a national gaming archive in Britain would inspire and influence future games.
The Death and Life of Digital Archives (warning: some explicit language)