Tag: archives

CFP – Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

Session proposals relating to archival reinvention and innovation wanted by 12/16.

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires First Hip-Hop Archive in its Holdings

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts recently announced it has acquired the complete archives of Michael Holman, iconic downtown New York dance impresario, filmmaker, experimental musician, journalist, and television producer.

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Still Struggling, Still Preserving: Update on the District of Columbia’s Archives and Public Records Office

By Matthew B. Gilmore

The Office of Public Records (OPR) is a division under the District of Columbia’s Office of the Secretary. OPR currently operates an Archives and Records Center facility at Naylor Court. This facility is supplemented by other city and Federal facilities to store public records. The Naylor Court facility has reached its storage capacity and its physical and mechanical deficiencies make it inadequate for the long-term preservation of the city’s archival records.

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Whither Washingtoniana?

The building at 1990 K Street NW. Photograph taken by Matthew Gilmore.

By Matthew Gilmore

As the temporary closure of Martin Luther King Memorial Library in Washington DC for long-overdue renovation draws nigh, a huge question remains unanswered for the local history community—whither Washingtoniana?

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HSP to Host First Networking Event

The free event is open to undergraduate and graduate students wishing to pursue a career in Public History.

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Exhibit Celebrates 150 Year History of Morristown

The Morristown & Morris Township Library invites you to explore an exhibit that details the lives of those who came to Morristown seeking wealth, redemption, conflict, or a new beginning.

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Innovative Archives Award to Twp of Ocean Historical Museum

The New Jersey Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference announces their Innovative Archives Award for 2015.

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