Archives

  • Fine Print

    Sara E. Morris and Jenny Presnell | Mar 17, 2021

    Changes to newspaper collections are the proverbial canaries in the coal mines for the accessibility of standard library resources in the future.
  • Please Stop Calling Things Archives

    B. M. Watson | Jan 22, 2021

    What do historians mean when they say "archive"? One archivist makes the case for a more precise use of the word.
  • Reconciling Professional Rifts

    Beth DeBold | Jan 21, 2021

    Historians are rightly quick to note the transferability of a professional historian's skill set, but as with all things, there are limits.
  • Working with Death

    Ruth Lawlor | Dec 15, 2020

    For historians studying violence, the archive they confront is one of intense feeling and, often, trauma preserved and rearticulated in the present.
  • Declassification Slowdown

    Alexandra F. Levy | Oct 27, 2020

    The State Department's Office of the Historian faced challenges on multiple fronts in 2019. 
  • Soundtracks of Sisterhood

    Bonnie J. Morris | Oct 14, 2020

    As we approach the 50-year anniversary of women's music, the archivist of Olivia Records reflects on the movement.
  • Building Archives, Training Scholars

    Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020

    Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: E. Natalie Rothman

    Matthew Keough | Jul 2, 2020

    E. Natalie Rothman is an associate professor at the University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto, Canada, and has been a member since 2004. 
  • Archiving a Plague Year

    Tom Beazley, Victoria Cain, and Rebecca S. Wingo | Jun 29, 2020

    A crowdsourced digital public archive is chronicling daily life during COVID-19.
  • Peer-to-Peer Research Exchange

    Ashley E. Bowen | Jun 10, 2020

    SHAFR created a peer-to-peer archival record exchange to help historians during COVID-19.
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