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A Film's Success Spurs the Long-Overdue Opening of an LGBT Archive in Paris

In 2020, a new archive dedicated to LGBT+ history in Paris will open, thanks to the success of 120 Beats per Minute (120 battements par minute), 167 mots de plus

Your Consequences Have Actions

I was excited this month at the chance to see examples of the work of renowned textile artist Judith Scott « in real life ». A couple of her marvellous wrapped sculptures are part of an exhibition at The Tetley in Leeds at the moment. 139 mots de plus

Disabled People

2018 Winter-Spring- Archives Internship-WV

Approximate date of posting Dec 12, 2017

 Position: Archives Internships –two positions available

Eligibility Student or recent graduate in archives or closely related degree. Applicants must be enrolled students or have graduated within the past 12 months. 229 mots de plus

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Smokey Bear Archive

The National Agricultural Library might not be the first place you’d think to visit for its fine art, but the U.S. Department of Agriculture repository actually has a sophisticated collection of oil and acrylic paintings on public display. 31 mots de plus

Books & Libraries

On the Importance of Personal Archives

A common thread in literature on personal archives is the use of these archives as memory aids. Two cases highlight this fact. One by Paul Ashmore et al. 814 mots de plus

MLIS

What is cataloguing, and why do we do it?

Regular followers of this blog will know that conservation work on the St Mark’s Hospital archives has been underway for some time now, since our project conservator Rebecca, started in July. 806 mots de plus

Archive Catalogues

The Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries - Atlas Obscura

« In the history of writing, bound books as we know them today arrive fairly late, so there are no actual “books” on this list. Instead, this is a wondrous collection of illuminated manuscripts, papyrus scrolls, and clay tablets.

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