Friday News Round-Up

SFA had an exciting week as calls for papers and posters for our 2014 Annual Meeting went out. Look for that information upcoming on the blog as well!

From Around the State:

The Florida Memory Blog shared experiences digitizing the Governor Milton Letterbook

From Around the Country:

Boston, Massachusetts: Enigmatic Emily Dickinson Revealed Online

Washington, D.C.: Chuck Schumer tries to block return of Jewish artifacts to Iraqi government

Evanston, IL: Creepy NU archive unveiled (just in time for Halloween!)

From Around the World:

Oxford, United Kingdom: Bodleian Libraries’ archives reveal “lost” Rycote mansion

Warsaw, Poland: Spielberg’s Schindler’s List archive transferred to Poland

London, United Kingdom: Archive of Photographs of Cornish Shipwrecks up for auction

From the Blogosphere:

ArchiveInfo shared How to Publicize Your Historical Society at a Local Event

OCLC shared an update about ArchivesGrid

SAA President Danna C. Bell used the SAA blog Off the Record to discuss Archivists and Cultural Heritage

For Fun:

Halloween is next week and just in case, maybe you should think about this as well: What document would an archivist save from a zombie attack? (via National Archives Tumblr)


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