News for the week of November 16-20, 2015

20 Nov 2015 8:53 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Can you believe Thanksgiving is already upon us next week?! Because of the upcoming holiday, a 3-day week of news will be posted next Wednesday. Onto the news!

From the State

Bradenton: The South Florida Museum has donated rare footage of the Viking missions to NASA.

Tallahassee: A new exhibit at FSU's special collections highlights the photography of J. Barry Mittan.

From the Country

Washington, D.C.: National Archives awards $1.8 Million in grants for Historical Records Projects.

New York, NY: The archives of the New York Review of Books were acquired by the New York Public Library.

From the World

Sydney, Australia: Australia officially launched a National Art Archive this week.

London, England, United Kingdom: The Royal College of Music announced it will create the largest virtual collection of historically significant musical instruments in the UK.

London, England, United Kingdom: In lieu of an inheritance tax, the archives of Lucian Freud are headed to the National Portrait Gallery.

From the Blogosphere

The latest issue of D-Lib magazine is now available. 

How much of the Internet does the Wayback Machine actually archive?

The Free Music Archive is hosting its first fundraiser.

In case you're looking for new blogs to follow, a list has been compiled of Special Collections and Archives on Tumblr

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