News for the week of March 7-11, 2016

11 Mar 2016 8:08 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

From the Country

Los Angeles, CA: The USC Shoah Foundation announced a partnership with ProQuest this week to enhance access to their visual history archive.

Laramie, WY: UW's American Heritage Center has put the Liz Byrd archive online.

Terre Haute, IN: Indiana State University is following in the footsteps of Princeton with a new project aiming to collect memorabilia from student organizations.

Shreveport, LA: The archives at LSU Shreveport is in dire need of repairs.

Washington, D.C.: A rare Walt Whitman-penned letter for a wounded Civil War soldier was discovered at the National Archives.

Santa Cruz, CA: Other Minds, an organization promoting new and experimental music, has donated its archives to UC Santa Cruz.

From the World

Juba, South Sudan: The government of South Sudan is establishing its national archive.

Bern, Switzerland: The Paul Klee Museum has made over 3,900 pages of the artist's personal notebooks available online.

Singapore: A look behind the scenes at the National Archives of Singapore.

Northallerton, England, UK: A grant funded project is opening up a World War I collection to greater study.

Wollongong, Australia: The University of Wollongong continues its release online of the Oz archives with the entire Oz London run. 

Vadodara, Gujarat, India: Faculty at MS University are looking to develop an online archive of classical music.

From the Blogosphere

If you are looking for some new office art, these vintage posters are fully downloadable from the Library of Congress.

I was always curious how on earth they knew all those obscure sports stats. Apparently ESPN is making liberal use of the historic newspapers at the Library of Congress.

Just in case all the other old school computer games Internet Archive has given us in the last few weeks aren't letting you procrastinate enough, now IA has released the archives of Apple II games.

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