Museum will catalog treasure trove of
MISSION INN: Some items from the Riverside landmark
have been stored for decades.
01:30 AM PDT on Wednesday, June 30, 2004
By KIMBERLY TRONE / The Press-Enterprise
Sometimes history is handled with white cotton gloves.
Museum and Collections Manager Steven Spiller slips on the gloves when showing off some of the fragile scrapbooks and documents being rediscovered by
archivists at the Mission Inn Museum in downtown Riverside.
Among them is the original 1908 patent Mission Inn founder Frank Miller obtained for his Rain Cross. The logo has become a popular symbol in the Riverside
For Eddie the Clerk/Archivist, No County Job Stacks Up to
BY MICHAEL MCNARNEY THE SUNDAY TIMES 07/04/2004
Edward F. Stancheski walks in, turns on the lights, and puts his
straw hat and sunglasses on his desk.
There are no other people, no clicking of keyboards or whirring of printers, not
much sunlight and only the toot of an occasional train horn outside to break the
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Assistant curator sees work as mission
By Mary Pickels
Sunday, July 4, 2004
Nearly three years ago, Roxanne Sullivan laid on the living room floor of
her Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, home and cried. Outside,
emergency personnel ran helter-skelter, searching for a downed plane,
looking for survivors. Overhead, helicopters -- police and media --
"The noise was unbearable," she recalled.
Duluth News Tribune
Posted on Sun, Jul. 04, 2004
Group has will to hand over
archives, looks for a way
BY JANE BRISSETT
NEWS TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER
ST. LOUIS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
"Now the devil's
in the details."
JOANNE COOMBE, Historical Society director,
on plans to put the University of Minnesota
Duluth in charge of the group's archives.
The concept of making the Northeast Minnesota
Historical Center part of the University of Minnesota Duluth seems clear enough, but the St. Louis County
Historical Society is not about to rush into anything.
County volunteers are two for the
RECOGNITION: The men have donated much time to
archive records for San Bernardino County.
10:03 PM PDT on Saturday, July 3, 2004
By PENNY E. SCHWARTZ / Special to The Press-Enterprise
SAN BERNARDINO - Two volunteers who have catalogued San Bernardino County history for the past decade became part of it when they received
commendations from the county.
Dave Trimble and Floyd McDonald received certificates of recognition from Larry Walker, auditor/controller-recorder for San Bernardino County, during a
ceremony June 21 at the county archives facility.
The two men together have spent more than 2,000 volunteer hours helping to index and preserve the county's historical records.
A&M to house next Bush Library, Regents hope
By Natalie Younts
Depending on whether
President Bush gets reelected
this November, he
could designate the location
of his presidential library this
fall or in four years.
Whatever the outcome of the
election, the Texas A&M
Board of Regents is hoping
that when his term does end,
he will pick Texas A&M, said
Erle Nye, vice chairman of
Posted on Mon, Jul. 05, 2004
Out of state, out of mind
Churches shouldn't ship their valuable historical documents away from North Carolina
Special to the Observer
There is something sacred about a researcher seeing a hand-written entry to a church register naming his
or her ancestor and the dates of a birth and baptism, thereby documenting the ancestor's location in time
and space, that is unparalleled in all bibliographical research.
Livewire: Public Records Can Paint an Unflattering Picture
Wed Jun 30, 2004 01:23 PM ET
By Andy Sullivan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wondering how much your neighbor's house is worth? Or if he's given any money to a political candidate? Perhaps
you'd like to know whether he's ever spent a night in jail, or the real reason behind his divorce.
Questions like these at your next neighborhood barbecue could get you a fat lip.
A Declaration Signed by The Founders As Well as The Centuries
By Joel Achenbach
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, July 4, 2004; Page D01
The Declaration of Independence bears the rhetorical handprint of a generation of
Americans who were determined to throw off the yoke of royal tyranny. It also bears a
It's in the lower left corner. There's no two ways about it:
It's someone's sloppy paw print, smack dab on the
document that founded the nation.
Business built on destroying
Jupiter-based ProShred devours more
than 100 tons of paper per year in
Palm Beach County alone.
Florida Archives E-mail to Fulfill Public
News Release Jun 30 2004
Florida's Department of Health implemented KVS Inc's Enterprise
Vaulte-mail archiving software to better manage the agency's growing email
stores and ensure compliance with Florida statutes governing
citizens' access to public records.
http://www.govtech.net/news/news.php?id=90674 (1 of 2)06/30/2004 2:10:30 PM
County courthouse undergoes 'massive
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BENTON - Scott County officials now have some storage space
following a “massive cleanup” at the courthouse Monday.
Scott County Commissioner Jamie Burger said during the
Commission’s regular meeting Tuesday that 16,000 pounds of old
records were shredded and disposed of during the courthouse’s
Mainichi Daily News
Hyogo police under suspicion of
falsifying case records
HYOGO -- The mobile patrol unit of the Hyogo prefectural police
force is being investigated on suspicion of systematically
falsifying investigation documents to boost its record for car and
other theft apprehensions, it has been learned.
In the two years between 2002 and 2003 alone, a total of about
300 investigation records appeared to have been falsified, and
several dozen people appeared to have been involved, sources
close to the investigation said.
Move for archives overdue
July 5, 2004
WARRNAMBOOL desperately needs a new home for its
historic collection, according to local historians.
The historical society has been forced to modify the folk
museum section of its History House and concentrate on
the preservation of records.
Lawsuit over access to housing archives
www.chinaview.cn 2004-07-05 13:59:38
BEIJING, July 5 (Xinhuanet) -- An elderly woman in Shanghai is taking a district government
department to court after it denied a request for access to information.
The lawsuit is the first of its kind in Shanghai.
Not Worth It
Hoarding records is a losing proposition
Whispering Pines can have a good and durable resolution of its dispute over public
records just as soon as it lets go of the idea that local ordinances trump state law.
It will not get such results with displays of bad manners like those during
Wednesday's public meeting. Insulting people and raising the decibel level to drown
out dissent can only give the Moore County village an image its people do not want
Posted on Wed, Jun. 30, 2004
Diebold and the dutiful
From the electioneering you've seen so far this year, you might not think anyone's testing for logic or
But in fact four guys spent last week doing just that -- on about 400 of Columbus' touch-screen voting
One guy worked for Columbus' elections office. The other three worked for voting-machine maker
Diebold, which is pronounced "dee-bold," like in a soap opera ("Diebold and the Beautiful").
E-voting: Nightmare or nirvana?
June 30, 2004
By Paul Festa
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
If electronic voting were to face an
international referendum, it would almost
Once the province of a small group of
election officials and equipment sellers, evoting
has exploded into the popular
consciousness because of a spreading
controversy over security and verifiability.
Thanks to a concerted effort by opponents
and to the missteps of voting machine
vendor Diebold Election Systems, most of
the news has been bad.
Wall Street Journal
Finding Personal Files Faster
By PUI-WING TAM and KEVIN J. DELANEY
Staff Reporters of THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
July 1, 2004; Page B1
Several times a week, Greg Baszucki struggles to
locate old documents and e-mails on his computer.
"I'm always going 'What did I call that? What was
that file?' " says Mr. Baszucki, president of Dealix
Corp., which links car buyers to auto sellers online.
"There has to be something a lot better," he adds.
E-records no ‘fail proof system’- Monday 05, July-2004
by Geralyn Edward
As businesses switch from paper to electronic record keeping, an expert in the field of
information management has warned that there are several risks and challenges associated
with the move.
Sharon Alexander-Gooding, an assistant registrar at the Cave Hill Campus of the
University of the West Indies, noted that while e-records may provide improved access to
information, many of the programmes were complex and did not have the functionality to
support record keeping over a long time.
Building a Compliance Framework
As the flow of mandates continues, CIOs who can integrate corporate compliance efforts
will be ahead of the pack.
News Story by Steve Ulfelder
JULY 05, 2004 (COMPUTERWORLD) - Do
you break out in a cold sweat whenever
you hear the phrase Section 404? When a
co-worker mentions HIPAA, do you race
back to your office to figure out the earliest
possible date you can retire?
Managing e-mail growth
By Julie Bort
Network World (US)
E-mails and instant messaging (IM) have become important means of
communication in most organisations today. As a result, electronic messages are
taking up more storage and coupled with various business regulations
requirement, is affecting corporate storage strategy.
Network World spoke to Jim Geis, director of system solutions and services at
Forsythe Solutions Group, on how to manage out-of-control e-mail growth.
While the business described here is fictitious, Forsythe's solutions had to be
based on actual work it has done for users.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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