Archive Reviews

Looking for introductory information about archives? These sites will help to guide you through international archives before you buy your plane ticket, or even get your hands on an inventory. Fresh from the Archives @ Dissertation Reviews AHA Archives Wiki Archives Made Easy from the London School of Economics

Topics and bios for Oct 16 event: careers, collections, and research with Stanford Archivists

Biographies and topic summaries for speakers at the October 16 SHAW event about archival collections, research, and careers. These archivists are excited to share their work with students and faculty and to stimulate new research and teaching connections between the libraries, archives, and academic departments.   Oct 16 4-5:30pm Room 307, History Dept., Stanford University […]

Paleography @ Stanford

Stanford Libraries’ David Jordan is organizing a series of talks with international scholars about paleography and manuscript collections. See the details below. Autumn Quarter, 2012 Calendar “Reading the unreadable: lay literacy and negotiation of text in Anglo-Saxon England” Dr. Kathryn Lowe, University of Glasgow Tuesday, October 23, 4:30 PM Information Center classroom, Green Library Reception […]

Oct 16: Archival Collections and Research at Stanford

SHAW (Stanford History Archival Workshop) presents   Archival Collections and Research at Stanford Tuesday, October 16 4-5:30pm History Department, Building 200, Room 307   Considering a career in archival or library science? Curious about digital humanities projects at Stanford? Interested in learning about research opportunities? Thinking about teaching with on-campus archives?   Join us for […]

Summer Archival Methods program in DC

1. Call for Applications: Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research, 20-24 May, 2013. George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies is pleased to announce the 11th annual Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research (SICAR). This prestigious five-day seminar will be held in Washington, D.C., from 20-24 May, 2013. SICAR trains graduate students from […]

CFP: The Permissive Archive

Call for papers (via Enfilade) For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond. To celebrate this anniversary, in early November 2012 we will be holding a conference examining the future of the ‘Permissive Archive’. […]

The Future of Archives

Stanford History Archival Workshop (SHAW) presents a half-day symposium this Friday, April 6. All events take place in the History Department (Bldg 200), Room 307. 10:00-11:30am   Using archives: Perspectives from scholars beyond History Hannah Doherty, English, Stanford University Allie Kelly, Anthropology, Stanford University Amalia Kessler, Law School, Stanford University (comment) Sarah Sussman, Stanford Libraries (chair) (30-minute break; lunch […]

Stanford Archives and Special Collections

A recent article in the Stanford Daily (“Digging up history”, by Arushi Jain, appeared in print on February 7, 2012) highlights student projects using the Stanford archives that include collections about student, staff, and faculty life; administrative history; and the Stanford family. Undergraduates have an opportunity to study the Stanford community from a historic perspective, […]