News for the week of May 30-June 3

03 Jun 2016 8:37 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you're all working on your proposals for the joint SFA/SGA conference in October. Proposals are due in July!

From the Country

Chicago, IL: A look at the future Obama Presidential Library by the numbers.

Washington, D.C.: The FBI has returned a stolen Charles Darwin letter to the Smithsonian Institution Archives.

New York, NY: The archives of Arthur Russell have been given to the New York Public Library for Performing Arts.

From the World

Belfast, Ireland: The Belfast Archive Project has begun digitizing and sharing its photograph collection.

Espoo, Finland: A new archive is looking to document Finlandization during the Soviet Era.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada and the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation sign agreement to safeguard residential school records.

Mumbai, India: A look at the work of the Film Heritage Foundation where conservationists work to restore the film history of India.

Sussex, England, United Kingdom: In the home of her favorite costume designer, an archive of costumes worn by Vivian Leigh are on display.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada: the archives of the Grand Ballets Canadiens founder Ludmilla Chiriaeff has found a home at the Bibliotheques et archives nationales.

From the Blogosphere

The use of archival artifacts in the BBC online archive are helping trigger dementia patients' memories.


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