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London Metropolitan Archives Newsletter

Welcome to the 30th issue (2017, no.3) of the London Metropolitan Archives quarterly newsletter.

The newsletter contains articles on new collections, recently catalogued material,...

Art & archives in Canada

In continuation with the commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1892, which burned two-thirds of the city, the City of St. John’s has selected local artist Julie Lewis to...

Digitisation in France

Thousands of Normandy landing photographs sourced and captioned by volunteers

PhotosNormandie is a collaborative project launched in 2007: its contributors endeavor to search and specify...

Closing of a regional archives office Visakhapatnam

A store house of all major documents, land records and rare books dating back to the 18th century, the regional archives office has for all practical purposes been shut down.
Housed in...

Preservation in Spain

The Diputación of Salamanca invests in the conservation of the archives and will carry out for the next two years the equipment and organization of ten archives; a little more than twenty will be...

Digitisation in the USA

City of Tampa digitizes old photo collections, now available to public:

For years, the Burgert Brothers photography collection has provided Tampa historians and history buffs an...

Preservation in Mexico

In order to pursue the preservation of the documentary heritage of the City, the Ayuntamiento de Puebla, chaired by Mayor Luis Banck, has restored five books held by the Municipal Archives and...

Archival building Ayrshire

Historic Ayr Academy is to become home to a huge archive centre housing hundreds of thousands of the area’s most precious scrolls.

 

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Archives oddities

You will not believe the bizarre objects Plymouth owns:

In an unassuming building in Coxside lie hundreds of thousands of maps,...

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