Tag: archives

Schomburg Debuts Live from the Archive Series

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture recently debuted its Live from the Archive series with “Archives from the Black Atlantic.”

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Move Underway for Centuries of New York Supreme Court Records

New York State Archives is transporting centuries of New York History to a new home.

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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?

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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