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.