News for the Week of January 22-26, 2018

26 Jan 2018 11:35 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! Lots to share with you today but first up, don't forget to get your proposals in for a slot on the program at the 2018 SFA Annual Meeting - proposals are due by February 4th! Now, onto the news!

From the Country

Bloomington, IN: Preserved film of 1954 basketball games that inspired Hoosiers to be stored at Indiana University archive.

University Park, PA: Kirschner brothers donate Holocaust-era, immigration correspondence to Penn State University Libraries.

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University adds 2 signed books by Martin Luther King Jr. to archive.

Philadelphia, PA: A new grant will allow the Penn Libraries to digitize portions of its Marian Anderson collection, including 1,200 performance programs, 146 notebooks and diaries, 34 scrapbooks, 34 interview transcriptions, and 277 hours of recordings.

Boston, MA: Digital archive of signs from last year’s Boston Women’s March now available online.

From the World

Lodz, Poland: A collection of 1,200 film programs released in the years 1920-1980 to accompany Polish and foreign films has been made available in the Digital Library of the University of Lodz.

Leeds, England, United Kingdom: Thousands of historic bird eggs have been painstakingly catalogued in a decade-long archiving project for Leeds Discovery Centre.

Read more at: https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/natural-scientist-tells-all-behind-leeds-museum-s-egg-citing-archive-1-8976889

From the Blogsphere

Rutgers University is collecting signs from the Second Women's March.

Peter Jackson to make 3D First World War film restoring unseen archive footage.

Explore how a library handles a rare and deadly book of wallpaper samples.

Is there a place for paleography in archives?
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