Busy week as I get ready to head out on vacation - the next two weeks will see posts from my lovely colleague. Onto the news!
From the Country:
New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is planning an exhibit to honor Frank Lloyd Wright for his 150th birthday.
Princeton, NJ: The major portion of the Toni Morrison Papers at Princeton University are now open for public use.
Hoffman Estates, IL: The first stop for the Obama Archives is an empty furniture store in the Chicago suburbs.
Washington, D.C.: The Holocaust Memorial Museum received a rare manuscript of a work by Primo Levi.
New York, NY: Hamilton has taken Broadway by storm (who else is excited for the Tonys this weekend?!) and now the New-York Historical Society is getting in on the fun.
From the World:
Tehran, Iran: Iran's National Library and China's State Archives have signed an agreement to collaborate in their shared preservation goals.
Oxford, England, UK: Bodleian Libraries acquires rare works by 17th century greats Donne, Locke and Aubrey
Shanghai, China: Archival materials showing the history of the Communist Party in China are now on display at the Shanghai Municipal Archives.
From the Blogosphere:
Looking at what The Greatest, Muhammad Ali, left behind.
A recently rediscovered trailer from Return of the Jedi shared by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
A look at Shakespeare's influence through...postcards?