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  • The Degradation of History

    Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily

    Victor Medina Del Toro | Dec 13, 2018

    Concern for the state of archives should not require spectacular events like fire or armed conflict.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Mary Robertson

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Nov 27, 2018

    Mary Robertson is the retired curator of medieval and British historical manuscripts at the Huntington Library.
  • Cataloging Black Knowledge

    Features

    Zita Cristina Nunes | Nov 20, 2018

    A “bibliomaniac” forged an alternative to Eurocentric library classifications.
  • Processing Grief

    News

    Kritika Agarwal | Oct 22, 2018

    Inside the movement to preserve objects and testimony from mass shootings and other public tragedies.

Most Recent

  • The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing

    Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018

    Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
  • A Way Forward

    Kritika Agarwal | Oct 1, 2018

    Native communities and archivists welcome the acceptance of professional guidelines for sensitive holdings in non-tribal institutions.
  • Audio for the Ages

    Zoë Jackson | Oct 1, 2018

    The scholars behind PodcastRE work feverishly to make sure audio preservation is done right.
  • Storming through Research

    Aura S. Jirau | Jul 19, 2018

    Hurricane María left no part of Puerto Rico untouched. How did it impact historians?
  • Making Historians in the Archive

    Christina Copland | May 14, 2018

    Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
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