News for the week of December 14-18, 2015

18 Dec 2015 8:47 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Holidays everyone! This is the last news post for 2015. The news will return January 8, 2016. Also, the new theme and layout for the SFA website will debut that week as well! 

From the Country

Washington, D.C.: Winston Churchill's World War II Engagement Diary will find a new home at George Washington University.

Cheyenne, WY: Wyoming's state parks and cultural sites are looking for funds to create an electronic archives system.

Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota received a book containing the oldest known printed map of Europe

Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress announced the 2015 class for the National Film Registry

From the World

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: An archive in Vietnam is quietly documenting LGBT life in the country.

Southampton, England, UK: A new collection showcases the musical life of Jane Austen and her family.

Paris, France: The memorials left following the terrorist attacks on Paris in November will be archived by the Archives of Paris.

Gatineau, QC, Canada: Library and Archives Canada announce funding for new documentary heritage projects.

From the Blogosphere

A little movie opens today by the name of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Maybe you heard about it? The Smithsonian shares some of its Star Wars treasures on its blog this week.

Impressive citizen archivist! A Toronto man has created a comprehensive Apollo 17 archive online.

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