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Discoveries at the Library of Congress, or how I finally got into that gorgeous reading room.

Okay, so a couple of weeks ago, I made a plug for #ArchivesMonth in my post on defeating writer’s block. 

Well, yesterday, I took a trip (for a class) to the Library of Congress in D.C. 445 more words

Halloween Part Two!

Every year, the archivists pick a costume that incorporates archives’ signature white gloves. This year we picked Minnie Mouse! We even have a Minnie Mouse connection in the archives – The Fox Theater hosted the Tucson chapter of the Mickey Mouse Club in the 1930s. 49 more words


DYK: Local Archives News

Did you know that the National Archives has a plan for digitizing their collection of 12 billion pages of records. Read about their plans –  … 156 more words


Celebrate American Archives Month at the Smithsonian!

Discover and Connect

October is American Archives Month, a time to focus on the importance of the Smithsonian’s vast collections of archival and historical records, totaling circa 137,000 cubic feet. 308 more words


Happy Archives Month!

Happy Archives Month! Did you know that October is also Family History Month? What better way to celebrate October than by digging into your family history at the Archives! 23 more words

Archives Month 2014

October is Archives Month

Previously posted on SAA’s Inside the Loop

Since 2006, American Archives Month has given the profession an opportunity to tell (or remind) people that items that are important to them are being preserved, cataloged, cared for, and made accessible by archivists. 121 more words