News for the Week of June 12-17, 2016

17 Jun 2016 8:38 AM | Hannah Davis

Happy Friday, everyone!

From the Country:

Washington, D.C.: The National Archives will bestow its Records of Achievement award on Hamilton director, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Hamilton biographer, Ron Chernow. 

Austin, TX: The University of Texas has acquired the archives of Indian American novelist and philosopher Raja Rao. 

San Francisco, CA: The Nation's first LGBTQ public library center celebrates its 20th anniversary. 

Pittsburgh, PA: An architecture firm has launched a mobile app that provides navigation to a curated list of historic and contemporary architecture in Pittsburgh. 

From the World:

Norrk√∂ping, Sweden: Read a little about the Archives for the Unexplanied, and their 20,000 collections of animalistic phenomena. 

Paris, France: W Magazine gives an inside-look at the Yves Saint Laurent archives.

From the Blogosphere:

Happy birthday, Charles Eames!

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