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Records and Archives In the News is a compilation of news stories 
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The Star-Ledger, Fri, 26 May 2006 12:07 PM PDT
A FAMILY WHO KNOWS HOW TO SAVE HISTORY
http://www.nj.com/news/ledger/jersey/index.ssf?/base/news-3/1148669708265

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For 20 years, Margit Rahill has overseen the delicate work of book and
document restoration at the Turul Bookbindery, working alongside her 
95-year-old
mother, Margaret Gregorensics at the family- owned shop in Jefferson.

Veterans Don't Want to Dwell on Stolen PC
Washington Post - United States
... Norton, of Grand Rapids, Mich., said he's not overly concerned 
whether
his data may have been on a laptop stolen from a Veterans Affairs 
Department
employee's ...
<http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/05/27/AR200605
2700648.html>

Ingham taking records off-line: Register of Deeds worries about ...
Lansing State Journal - Lansing,MI,USA
... But registers of deeds can't alter the documents themselves. ... 
Neither
the register of deeds in Eaton nor Clinton counties provides images of
documents online. ...
<http://www.lsj.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060527/NEWS01/605270350/
1001/news>

Mayor Melton Denies Shredding Newspaper Requests
WLBT-TV - Jackson,MS,USA
... to the newspaper, the accusation came from City Council President 
Marshand
Crisler, who said City Clerk Cedric Morgan delivered the shredded 
documents
and the ...
<http://www.wlbt.com/Global/story.asp?S=4947171&nav=2CSf>

What if you could close without so much paper?
Boston Globe - United States
... standards for such things as electronic notarization, to prove that
documents weren't ... In Lowell, the Middlesex County North Registry of
Deeds has been piloting ...
<http://www.boston.com/realestate/articles/2006/05/28/what_if_you_could_c
lose_without_so_much_paper>

Daughter finds vintage films a reel home
Greensboro News Record - Greensboro,NC,USA
... line the racks. Assistant archivist Matt Jones points out the Steed
collection, which takes up a rack of its own. Rozelle and Baker ...
<http://www.news-record.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060528/NEWSREC01
04/60526017>

Palo Alto Weekly, Fri, 26 May 2006 10:14 AM PDT
Saviors of song
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=1480
Of all the old printed music that Kim Venaas and his orchestras have
rescued from the dustbin of history, a faded clarinet arrangement is 
one of his
favorites.

PR Web, Sun, 28 May 2006 0:07 AM PDT
Southeastern New York Library Resources Council Spearheads The
Collaborative
Digital Effort of the Hudson River Valley
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/5/prweb391179.htm
On June 9th at Locust Grove, The Samuel Morse Historic Site in
Poughkeepsie, N.Y., librarians, archivists, legislators and special 
guests will
witness the public debut of a new resource featuring the extensive and 
diverse
heritage of the Hudson River Valley. Called the Hudson River Valley 
Heritage,
artifacts and documents are accessible and searchable through the 
Internet 24 hours a
day, seven

Top Secret
CBS News - USA
... from the files because it was embarrassing. There was no secret 
there.".
In fact, National Archives officials say one third of the seized 
documents
were removed ...
<http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/05/28/sunday/main1662865.shtml>

Center archive yields clues to missing Vietnam soldiers
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA
... And many more new clues are likely on the way: of the 2.3 million 
documents
the center purchased from the National Archives, only about 5 percent
is online so ...
<http://www.dfw.com/mld/startelegram/news/state/14689578.htm>

WAITING FOR 1911 CENSUS
TMCnet - USA
... Our friends at the National Archives in Kew tell us that the 1911 
census
will be available to search online from the first working day of 2 012.
...
<http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-waiting-1911-census-/2006/05/28/1661261.h
tm>

Historical society completes publication of Greene papers
Boston Globe - United States
PROVIDENCE, RI --The Rhode Island Historical Society has finished 
compiling
the papers of a Revolutionary War commander who fought a war of 
attrition
against ...
<http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode_island/articles/2006/05/28/histor
ical_society_completes_publication_of_greene_papers>

Use of open records laws raises concerns of political maneuvering
Duluth News Tribune - Duluth,MN,USA
Wisconsin's expansive open records law guarantees "complete public 
access"
to most state records, and anyone can file a request. ...
<http://www.duluthsuperior.com/mld/duluthsuperior/news/politics/14690146.
htm>




Peter A. Kurilecz
Richmond, Va
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