Tag: archives

AHA Recognizes Public History, Educational Work of Mid-Atlantic Scholars, Professionals

The American History Association recognized several local scholars and professionals for their contributions to the field of history, including two working in public history.

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Princeton and Slavery Project to Share Findings Through Arts, Academic Collaborations

Findings of the Princeton and Slavery Project will be revealed this fall through academic and arts programming.

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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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