Thanks to everyone that has been a part of Archives Month Philly through participation, promotion and/or attendance! Sending one last reminder about the final event, the ‘Philadelphia: Through Different Lenses’ screening on Wednesday at PhilaMOCA. Appropriately, the screening is a compilation of Philadelphia-related films offering truly unique views of the city from the 1940s through 1980s. Footage … More Don’t miss out on the end of Archives Month Philly
Archives Month Philly is still going strong, and with 10 days left, there is something going on almost every weekday — this is just a handful of the events and everything listed here is free! Full info on these and more at ArchivesMonthPhilly.com Also, don’t miss the numerous ongoing exhibits >> Romance Between the Sheets…of Paper! at University of … More Archives Month Philly
Contributed by Val Lutz Update on ArchivesSpace: Version 1.0 was released October 8 and is now available at http://www.archivesspace.org/archivesspace-1-0-released/. Bradley Westbrook, developer of Archivists Toolkit and now ArchivesSpace Program Manager, presented on ArchivesSpace at the September DVAG meeting, held at the American Philosophical Society. Westbrook began with an overview of the development of ArchivesSpace and discussed … More DVAG MEETING 9/23/2013 BRADLEY WESTBROOK – ARCHIVESSPACE
Contributed by Erin DeFord What a great start to Archives Month Philly! The Trestle Inn hosted the first event, a happy hour centered on Annie Anderson’s new book, The Tenderloin & The Trestle: Organized Crime in and Around Philadelphia’s Notorious Red-Light District. Coincidentally, our happy hour location was the perfect fit for the subject of … More Archives Month Kick Off!
Contributed by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Alina Josan On September 20, 2013, the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Ephemera Society of America co-hosted a conference, “Unmediated History: The Scholarly Study of 19th Century Ephemera”. Perhaps you read the announcement on the DVAG blog several months ago that made me so eager to attend. The conference … More Recap: “Unmediated History” ephemera conference at the Library Company
Contributed by Hillary Kativa As the recipient of this year’s DVAG travel grant, I was fortunate to travel to New Orleans last month to attend the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists. In many ways, it was a trip of firsts: my first national conference, my first trip to New Orleans, and … More SAA New Orleans: Laissez les bon temps rouler!