Category Archives: Archives in the News

Collecting history as it is made

This article is interesting. I was just wondering if any institutions were collecting Occupy Wall Street materials. From the article: “Early in October, staffers from the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History went through the Occupy Wall Street encampment … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Art Museum to display more than two thousand pieces from its collection!

Welcome back folks!  This story isn’t archives exactly, but well worth a share.  Get over to the CAM this week for a new exhibit not to miss!

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Lost and Found

Missing medieval manuscript found after 50 years! read the story here

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Happy Retirement Kathy!

U5S6B08F49P002 – Kathy O’Gorman and Dave Cover – International Fund Drive (June 1993) Originally uploaded by Cincinnati State Archives We’re going to miss you!

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Another cool story for your break week enjoyment

“By professional standards, the city of Gloucester’s archives are the best-kept old public records in the country — some documents elsewhere may be older, but not as organized — with actual records continuous from the town’s incorporation in 1642 and … Continue reading

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Penny Postcards

From my inbox: Thought I would share these Penny Postcards from Ohio with you today. At the bottom there are 3 depicting the 1915 tornado. Curious, no?

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The things we keep?

What do you think about saving text messages? LC is saving Tweets now, so why not? Read the article here: http://tinyurl.com/6jvwrry and tell us what you keep.

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Curious find

I came across this magazine from September, 1977 in the Michele Imhoff Collection today and thought I would share. I had no idea there was a Playboy Club in Cincinnati.

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Neat idea Sacramento!

Recently, 4 archives in Sacramento got together to open their collections to an “archives crawl”.  (Story here.) Similar to a pub crawl, the event treated 22 archivist groups to a behind-the-scenes tour of their collections.  Think something like this would … Continue reading

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The things we keep

Here is a great “found it in the archives” story for you: http://www.slate.com/id/2301449/entry/2301450/ Happy Wednesday!

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