News for the week of June 27-July 1, 2016

01 Jul 2016 8:07 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone and welcome to July! Remember proposals are due for the join SGA-SFA conference on July 15th - good luck!

From the State

Coral Gables: University of Miami is holding Caribbean Voices on July 13th, a celebration of those who made possible the Caribbean Diaspora Oral History Project.

From the Country

New York, NY: Historical institutions are trying to ride Hamilton's coattails by hosting exhibitions about Alexander Hamilton.

Sacramento, CA: The Secretary of State announced a new partnership with Google to make online exhibitions more widely available.

From the World

Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK: Letters written to the chief Librarian at Belfast during World War I by former employees are now available online.

Shanghai, China: The Shanghai Municipal Archives have put on display rare letters from Chinese leaders including Mao Zedong.

From the Blogosphere

For July 4th, NARA shares the story of the last hands to touch the Declaration of Independence

Rijksmuseum joins the ranks of the Google Cultural Institute.

Sarah Werner reflects more on her keynote she gave at RBMS last week, discussing more on how friendly special collections are with the digital world.

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