Publication Date

February 29, 2012

Opening of the 126th Annual Meeting plenary sessionAt the Opening of the 126th Annual Meeting last month, reported on here, Anthony Grafton and Ann M. Blair chaired “How to Write a History of Information: A Session in Honor of Peter Burke.”

Panelists at this plenary session explored how information travels and is organized in archives, as well as the origins of the terms “data” and “information.”

A complete audio recording of this session is now available. Listen through the player below, or download an MP3 version.



This post first appeared on AHA Today.

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