Posts Tagged: Archives

Atlanta’s Great Speckled Bird Rises from the Ashes (and Mold)

While conducting conservation treatment of particularly damaged rare books and other special collections materials, I sometimes imagine the adventures and misadventures which might have brought a page (and perhaps its reader) to such a state. Is that water damage and sandy residue evidence of a shipwreck? Is this dried, pressed leaf from one of the…

Understanding Archives: Fall Brownbag on 9/24 at noon

Understanding Archives: Fall Brownbag Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12:00-1:15 LOCATION: Candler Library, Room 119  Bring your lunch and join the discussion about doing archival research!  In a moderated panel, Cecily Boles and Catherine Barth will detail their experiences doing research in archives during the summer of 2014. They will examine the similarities and differences of…

Using the Unique: Archives Research Program – apply by 9/28

The Archives Research Program is offering graduate research training in archives and special collections this fall break, with applications due by September 28th Using the Unique is an intensive, two-day research training program intended for Humanities and Social Science graduate students. Over the course of two days, it will train students to understand the processing,…

April 9th Archives and Copyright Workshop

Please join us at the Library for a Archives and Copyright Workshop to be held, Wednesday April 9th 9:30-11 a.m in Room 312 (across from the Jones Room, third floor Robert W. Woodruff Library. ) This workshop is open to all and will include information and discussion about copyright, fair use, the permissions process, orphan…

Animals in the Archive

Earlier this year former Newton Graduate Fellow Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli drew our attention to the surprising contents of Box 22 in the Thomas Ellis and Etha Mills Reeve papers: namely, a set of animal tusks, teeth, claws, and skin. Since Alyssa’s original blog post highlighting these unusual items, the several species of animal represented by…

Support the Georgia State Archives

Reading room in the Georgia State Archives in Morrow, GA,image courtesy of the Georgia State Archives   Share Learn more: Information on the Complex issues and what is at stake Talking points for legislators Related Articles: NY Times  Join the discussion Late on the afternoon of September 13, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced…

Ask Archivists Day, June 9

June 9 is International Archives Day! In celebration, MARBL is joining #askarchivists day on Twitter. Do you have a burning question about archives that you've always wanted to ask?  Are you dying to find out more about MARBL's holdings?  Now is your chance! Our archivists will be online all day answering your questions. Archivists from…