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David Granick took thousands of photographs of London's East End in the 1960s and 70s. For decades after his death, his collection sat in a local archive. Now, after a local photographer rediscovered the images, Archivists have digitized, exhibited and published his photographs. The stunning pictures ...
The unsung heroes in all of this are the Russian Archivists, who with few exceptions are highly trained, dedicated specialists who go out of their way to help scholars, both Russian and foreign, obtain the sources they need for their research. Prof Beevor's comment implies that Soviet history is now an ...

Metallurgists and other experts who studied the Silpho Moor object determined that it had no special properties and had never been to outer space, the Post reported, a journey that leaves telltale signatures in metal. Still, now that science Museum Archivists have learned the "cultural significance" of the ...
In the talk, which plays off the current peace Paper Project exhibit currently showing at the college, Rossman will address the intertwined and oftentimes collaborative goals and journeys of socially minded artists and Archivists. Free and open to the public, the presentation begins February 19, 11:30am, ...
For Archivists, 1870 is the year everything begins to turn to dust. That was the year American newspaper mills began phasing out rag-based paper with wood pulp, ensuring that newspapers printed after would be known to future generations as delicate things, brittle at the edges, yellowing with the slightest exposure to air.
The key with digital archiving, Archivists say, is duplication. Every important file should have three copies. Ideally, those three copies should be stored on at least two different storage media. Ms. Levenick said that she personally uses a 3-2-1 method for backing up: three copies, two different media and at ...
Our Archivists dug deep into the photo archives to find photos for the community," said Rushing. With more than 3.5 million photographs, the UTSA Special Collections team digitized images especially for the exhibit in the months leading up to 2018. UTSA Special Collections acquires, preserves and ...
"While so much information is being created today, especially with digital photography, the value that Archivists bring is being able to select information of enduring value for preservation, ultimately allowing greater use by researchers, scholars, educators, as well as future generations," Cocciolo said.
"It was kind of an Archivists dream," said Matthew Reitzel, manuscript and photo archivist. "He was big into his family history, and he had all of his letters in individual file folders. A lot of times, we just get boxes of stuff, and it's just a mess. This was in immaculate condition and it was awesome to work through ...
These Decaying Film Canisters Could Hold secrets to Saving Species from Extinction. Archivists are working to save decades of film and other scientific information that could hold clues to protecting species and habitats today. Wildlife. January 26, 2018 - by Erica Cirino. © Erica Cirino. All rights reserved. © Erica Cirino.
At the University Archives, librarians and Archivists curate materials that show how students, administrators, community leaders, alumni, and staff reacted to the events of their time -- such as the Vietnam War or apartheid in South Africa -- and how they envisioned Harvard's place in them. Liazos' course on ...
Left Performance Histories poses questions of what constitutes the artwork and who are the Archivists. The exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive program on February 16/17. Please find further information here. A publication on the exhibition will be published in June. (ISBN: 978-3-938515-73-0).
Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented a grant in Cumberland County Thursday. The grants, distributed through the Tennessee State Library and Archives, help develop local county archives. "These grants give local Archivists the tools they need to properly preserve our state's history. Each of our great ...
Archivists will use historical documents and photos as their guide during the 14-month process. Photos: NASA's historic Mission Control Center gets retro makeover. PHOTOS: Restoration of NASA's... From ashtrays and empty pizza boxes to slide rulers to copies of the original wallpaper and carpet, it will all ...
Eight years after leaving office, in 1995, President Bill Clinton appointed Carlin to serve as National Archivist in 1995. Not everyone supported Carlin's nomination, especially the nation's Historians. Prior to his appointments, Archivists were historians with the letters Ph.D. emblazoned behind their names.

"We were able, with the help of Historians and Archivists to identify the structures in Hopper's painting of being 54 and 56 Washington St., and we were able to isolate the block where he was working. And then we discovered that two paintings by Ruellan were of the same block," Gibbes Museum's Curator of ...
For the Archivists, "weird" is the highest praise. They're fascinated by the ads in a copy of Family Circle from 1974, and a cereal-box-shaped Select magazine from January 1997 -- dedicated ironically to the year 1996 -- occupies pride of place above their desk, despite a Jolly rancher candy that came with ...
Cracking the Archives workshop: The State Archives on the Capitol Campus in Olympia will offer a free workshop on how to preserve and protect family records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will hear expert advice and see hands-on demonstrations from Archivists about how to organize and preserve ...
Presenting movies on the big screen often represents the culmination of years' worth of arduous labor by both Archivists and programmers. For Kehr, who spoke to the Voice by phone, the perennial problem is one of "paring down" the numerous possibilities. His preparation for "To Save and Project" often ...
Cracking the Archives workshop: The State Archives in Olympia will offer a free workshop on how to preserve and protect family records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will hear expert advice and see hands-on demonstrations from Archivists about how to organize and preserve your family records, and ...
Archivists especially want to show the diversity of marchers' voices, Crawford said. "When I went to the march in D.C., there were many different types of people, like eco-feminists, and Marxist and Communist feminists, anarchists, vegan feminists, there were brown and black feminists who were critiquing ...
Self-appointed Archivists, like Front Row Poster and others working the scene, are not on stage themselves. Yet their adjacency to the bands and artists can be an integral part of our city's musical identity. In 2017, Front Row Poster saw more bands play live than there were days: 455 bands at 150 shows.
Self-appointed Archivists, like Front Row Poster and others working the scene, are not on stage themselves. Yet their adjacency to the bands and artists can be an integral part of our city's musical identity. In 2017, Front Row Poster saw more bands play live than there were days: 455 bands at 150 shows.
While construction workers were able to alert Archivists and visitors to the building, two young men who were sleeping in the adjacent buildings were buried in the rubble and died. Most of the archival material could eventually be recovered and repaired. prosecutors charge that the collapse was caused by ...
While there I listened to a recording made by Archivists in the 1980s of people who arrived at Ellis Island in the early 1900s. One recording I'll never forget. It was of an old woman who came to America as a young girl in 1921. By then, immigration officials had decided to screen arriving immigrants from ...
Mohan said it is difficult to find people to be trained as Archivists and restorers. "We find it very difficult to find people and train them, because it is a very monotonous job, and nobody wants to do it," he said. "You don't get people to do it easily. They do it for six months and they tire." To complicate matters ...
Archivists at the Berry Center will use the money for collections management, according to archivist Michelle Guthrie, who wrote the grant application. The non-profit center's mission is to preserve Wendell Berry's work, as well as father his John Berry Sr. and his brother John Berry Jr.'s agrarian legacy.
A member of the museum's advisory board said last week at a public forum that she was concerned about the county's dealings with the board, while a pair of Archivists sent a memo to the county in early December outlining what they perceived to be "ongoing mismanagement" at the facility. Willits Vice ...
While Kenney now has a staff of three Archivists at St. Mary's -- two of them Marianist brothers, Earl Leistikow and Brian Zampier -- she began the daunting task of organizing the archives in a warehouse in Dayton, Ohio. "Oh, my Lord," she recalled saying at the first look at the task ahead of her and of the ...
This worries Archivists and archaeologists and presents a knotty technological challenge. "We may [one day] know less about the early 21st century than we do about the early 20th century," says Rick West, who manages data at Google. "The early 20th century is still largely based on things like paper and ...
Woodley said these irreplaceable resources will have to be sent out to be professionally cleaned by Archivists, which she estimated could cost about $8,000 to $10,000. Many other books that can be replaced will likely be thrown out in order to prevent any mold from spreading, she said. Luckily, McGovern ...
... the archive are correspondence with colleagues including Norman Mailer and John Steinbeck and pictures of performances of his plays. Archivists at Yale University were also interested and offered $2.7 million for the materials, resulting in a "tug of war" over the estate, according to the New York Times.
... volumes detailing the contributions of Massachusetts military members in the Revolutionary and civil wars were stood upright to dry. Woodley said these irreplaceable resources will have to be sent out to be professionally cleaned by Archivists, which she estimated could cost about $8,000 to $10,000.
Officials at the Bureau of Labor Statistics were not able to share the undisclosed data with Inside Higher Ed but have projected, using separate survey data from the National Industry-Occupation employment Matrix, an increase in employment for both librarians and Archivists in the next 10 years. Following ...
Archivists arrived at Byrne's Short Hills house to sort through decades of boxes in his basement and study. The former governor delighted in ... Rutgers' Archivists threw out anything too moldy or damp and carted everything else back to the library in New Brunswick. There, they flattened the documents, put ...
While citations can be found on the internet, full versions are restricted except by going through thousand-dollar paywalls requiring login information. After a challenging process, complete with Archivists looking through original documents in a vault and sending them electronically, within a couple weeks I ...
We need to advance our shared interests, advocacy, and clout. I suggest we begin by engaging with other library associations, including the Special libraries Association, Urban Libraries Council, Society of American Archivists, Medical Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Association for ...
An employee shows shredded records of the Stasi, which was mainly tasked with running a vast network of informants to spy on people in East Germany. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images. Germany. Stasi files: scanner struggles to stitch together surveillance state scraps. Machine tasked with ...
As the PRI piece notes, scientists and Archivists have placed their trust in magnetic tape in the short run and in DNA (!) in the long run for storing large volumes of information. Without access to either high capacity magnetic tape or DNA, what's a photographer to do? We spoke with a number of experts for a ...
A team of Archivists and software engineers led by LLNL weapon physicist Greg Spriggs is working to find and digitize thousands of archival films before they completely decompose in storage. The morbidly awe-inspiring videos--126 are currently on YouTube out of the 210 total blasts conducted between ...
You may think that those photos on facebook or all your tweets may last forever, or might even come back to haunt you, depending on what you have out there. But, in reality, much of our digital information is at risk of disappearing in the future. Unlike in previous decades, no physical record exists these ...
His interest in the topic began when he couldn't quite figure out how the preservation of corporate archives fit into a company's bottom line. "Why invest in preserving documents and records, why hire Archivists and Historians?" Coraiola says. "But if you're a large corporation that's been around for 100 years, ...
Africa's youngest country doesn't have a museum yet in which to display its National Archives; it would have to be built with the help of donors. However, the ongoing conflict in South Sudan is threatening to delay this process as well as the ongoing collection of more records. Thousands of documents have ...
Among the attendees were scholars, collectors, Archivists, radio practitioners and fans, all united by a shared passion for radio. A project of the National Recording Preservation Board of the Library Of Congress, the Radio Preservation Task Force was created in 2014 as part of an effort to identify, preserve ...
Public Knowledge points out the popularity of the games, not only to players but to Archivists who may want to collect a particularly iteration of a multi-player game, as well as researchers and scholars who study them. "Multiplayer is the de facto standard," says Meredith Rose, policy counsel at Public ...
nuclear weapons researchers and Archivists working for the US government have declassified 62 never-before-seen films of atomic explosions . The new batch of videos joins 63 other clips of Cold War-era test-blasts, bringing the total to 125 declassified films now available to watch on YouTube. (We've ...
Over a century later, an archivist at Kew gardens in London--the largest botanical garden in the world, where Dalton served a long stint as director--reached into a folder of the pair's correspondence, drew out a page, and stopped cold. The Archivists were already deep into the process of digitizing and ...
The Society of Georgia Archivists (soga.wildapricot.org) has members statewide. You could check with the Archivists at the Georgia Archives, Atlanta History Center, DeKalb History Center, or universities such as Emory or the University of Georgia or get advice on your options. Don't just toss your family's ...


 

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