Denver Post, Fri, 12 Nov 2004 0:23 AM PST
Archivists in Leadville mine a vein laden with Colo. history http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36~53~2529876,00.html
Leadville - A local mining company struck another mother lode underground here - actually, in the basement of one of this historic town's newspapers.
AP via Yahoo! News, Fri, 12 Nov 2004 3:55 PM PST
National Archives Opens New Exhibit http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20041112/ap_on_go_ot/public_vaults_3
The National Archives, home of the original copies of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, has dusted off more than 1,000 other relics and put them on public display — including a home movie starring a 1-year-old George W. Bush toddling across a lawn in rompers.
Kansas City Star, Sat, 13 Nov 2004 0:25 AM PST
A tape recorder that figured prominently in the downfall of President Richard Nixon is on display at the National Archives.
FCW.com, Fri, 12 Nov 2004 1:01 PM PST
National Archives opens high-tech vaults http://www.fcw.com/fcw/articles/2004/1108/web-vaults-11-12-04.asp
A new permanent exhibit that turns old documents into interactive computer stations opened today at the National Archives and Records Administration's building in Washington, D.C.
Toronto Star, Sat, 13 Nov 2004 2:32 AM PST
Confidentiality gets shredded http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1100299809197&call_pageid=970599119419
A courtroom feud between two local paper-shredding companies has triggered allegations that confidential customer records from Canada's major banks were mishandled or lost on their road to destruction.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Sat, 13 Nov 2004 7:27 PM PST
History leaps from these pages http://www.jsonline.com/news/nat/nov04/275025.asp
Washington - If the Smithsonian is America's attic, the National Archives is its filing cabinet, crowded with 6 billion paper records, more than 40 million photographs and a vast collection of films, sound recordings and whatnot.
New York Daily News via Yahoo! News, Sun, 14 Nov 2004 4:41 AM PST
Secret school files dumped http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/krnewyork/20041114/lo_krnewyork/secretschoolfilesdumped
A decade's worth of tragic childhood tales - confidential records of students schooled at home because of horrible injuries or debilitating illnesses - were callously dumped last week on a Bronx street.
LOST Poem by British Poet Coleridge Found
The Learning Channel - USA
12, 2004 -- Literary archivists have discovered a long-lost work by Samuel
Taylor Coleridge, the British poet who spearheaded the Romantic movement,
AGED to perfection
Hollywood Reporter - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... The professionals charged with safeguarding motion pictures have established
a tried-and-true archival path, but the digital intermediate process has
thrown a ...
HELPERS can jog your memoirs
Philadelphia Inquirer (subscription) - Philadelphia,PA,USA
... For a fee, professional craftspeople and writers will take the ephemera
of your life and turn them into an archival keepsake that's a cut above
that old ...
LOST Beatles Tape May Steal the Thunder at American Music Awards
Yahoo News (press release) - USA
... In addition, 50 archival photographs of George, with the Beatles and
solo, capture a journey of creative and spiritual transformation. ...
BUSHES, Carter, Bono headline Clinton Library ceremony
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas,TX,USA
... Bush and Jimmy Carter will speak, and rock legends Bono and The Edge
will perform, to honor Bill Clinton at the dedication of his presidential
library Thursday ...
PRIVACY takes hit with every nosy keystroke
USA Today - McLean,VA,USA
... Public records held at the county clerk's office or city hall have
always been available for public scrutiny, but to access them you needed
to turn up in ...
FREDERICK Law Olmsted archives rehab
Brookline TAB - Needham,MA,USA
... This past Sunday, the arduous process of cataloguing and rehabilitating
the Olmsted Archives, including 140,000 plans and blueprints for more
than 5,000 ...
FRIDAY, November 12th 2004
Virgin Islands Daily News - U.S. Virgin Islands
... A former assistant keeper at the national archives at Kew, London,
Cantwell has done similar archival consulting for the Cayman Islands,
the Ukraine, Albania ...
ARCHIVES of Penney's founder go to SMU
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - Dallas,TX,USA
... Libraries at SMU; Gary L. Davis, executive vice president and chief
of human resources and administration officer of JC Penney; and Joan Gosnell,
SMU archivist ...
PAPER trail getting easier to follow
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... The Putnam County Clerk's office has deeds dating back to 1976 available
at www ... Putnam County will scan older documents as funds become available,
said Michael ...
UNLIMITED public records, $1,000
Tacoma News Tribune - Tacoma,WA,USA
... t make because they have online access to records. ... have to spend
as much time pulling files for attorneys ... Being able to scan documents
into the computer system ...
SECRET school files dumped
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
... City lawyers asked that records be returned, but many parents are demanding
the files be given ... Detailed in the documents are names, dates of birth,
MILLS' index is historical treasure trove
SunHerald.com - Biloxi,MS,USA
... Ala., the man who simplified work with these records. ... is a master
index to the case files to the ... the book and eventually received a
thick stack of documents. ...
LINCOLN papers get room to grow
Springfield State Journal Register - Springfield,IL,USA
... Lincoln scholars, such as historian David Herbert Donald, have called
The Papers of Abraham Lincoln one of the most important archival projects
taking place in ...
AUDIT Raises Questions About Archivist's Atlas Project
Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA
A new legislative audit knocks State Archivist Edward C. Papenfuse for
taking part ... audit, Papenfuse owns the copyright to the Maryland State
Archives Atlas of ...
HEROES website deluged by hits
The Sunday Times - UK
... Until today they have had to travel to the National Archives in Kew,
west London, to find the records. Now the National Archives ...
CLICK for your place in history
The Times - London,England,UK
... records from the First World War has received more than 1.4 million
hits in its first five days after being put on the internet by the National
Archives at Kew ...
HEIRLOOM comes home to rest
Quad City Times - Davenport,IA,USA
... of Dennis' sister, Sally Miller, gleaned a wealth of information from
records at the Musser Public Library in Muscatine and the National Archives
and Records ...
Honolulu Star Bulletin
Paging system offers
limited access at
At Hamilton more than 230,000 maps and historical photos, about 100
computers and thousands of books were damaged when an 8- to 12-foot wall of
water deluged the library's basement.
UH-Manoa Associate Librarian Jean Ehrhorn said yesterday that about 95
percent of Hamilton's maps and nearly all of its government documents
collection were destroyed.
Archives' Magical History Tour
'Public Vaults' Exhibit Opens
By Jacqueline Trescott
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, November 12, 2004; Page A01
The National Archives has always had a peculiar problem. Walking
around its rotunda was an almost mystical experience for generations of
visitors who peered at the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution
and the Bill of Rights, trying to discern the signatures.
Peter A. Kurilecz CRM, CA
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