News for the Week of February 13-17. 2017

17 Feb 2017 8:36 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Good morning everyone! Big week around here! Information about the 2017 Annual Meeting is (mostly) online now and registration is OPEN! The hotel block is also now available so get booking! The Call for Proposals is forthcoming so look for that soon! Onto the news:

From the State:

Gainesville: The Matheson History Museum is getting a new library and archive space.

From the Country:

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University is moving forward with its hop-hop archive project called Classic Crates. 

New York, NY: Housing Works, an organization providing help to NYC's HIV/AIDS homeless, launched a digital archive showing how HIV/AIDS activism has shaped NYC.

From the World:

Paris, France: New footage found at the Centre National du Cinéma could be the only known footage of the author Marcel Proust.

Canberra, Australia: A one-of-a-kind manuscript by Sir Alexander "Alick" Downer from his time in a World War II prison camp is the latest addition to the collection of the Australian War Memorial.

Turin, Italy: Alpinist Walter Bonatti archive acquired by Turin Mountain Museum.

Hyderabad, India: Issues about access to the archives as the this branch is understaffed for providing access to Persian documents.

From the Blogosphere:

In the mood to lose a few hours? Check out the MoMA Exhibition Spelunker!

A fashion archive exhibition for your Friday - fabulous leather bomber jackets.


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