Category Archives: Historical preservation

Coming Soon: ArchivesFest

*Post written by James Wethington, senior library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. October is National Archives Month and in celebration, the University Archives and Special Collections is hosting a two-week long celebration, ArchivesFest. Check out historic books, … Continue reading

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McKinley Memorial Service Pamphlet

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. On September 14, 1901, William McKinley, the 25th President of the United States was assassinated by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz. The assassination of President McKinley occurred in … Continue reading

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Sounds From the Past

The last “Let’s Talk Library” Blog featured information regarding the Library of Congress’s efforts to archive and preserve one of the most contemporary forms of communication—Tweeting.  Today’s post showcases another program at the Library of Congress to preserve an important … Continue reading

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