Archives in the news, 6/1/2012
- New guides Simon Fraser University archivists produced for its arts and cultural materials are part of a goal to have everything researchers and archivists who are, are not, or are somewhat, concerned about provenance need. Divided into six subject areas, the guides supplement SFU’s provenance-based finding aids in an effort to make its collections more accessible.
- Photocopies of documents housed at the New York State Archives about the War of 1812 are now on file for researchers in the Genesee County, N.Y., history department. Genesee County and western New York were directly involved in the War of 1812 and some related documents had been destroyed in a fire at the state archives in Albany.
- Catholic media featured the Catholic University of America’s archivist and her enthusiasm and projects to make collections easy to find online and to get students excited about primary sources, especially those the university has which are timely to modern social issues.
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