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May Day! Saving Our Archives

On May 1st each year the archives community pledges to do an activity aimed at preparing for emergency situations.  In the past few decades, natural and man-made disasters have become increasingly common features in the news.  These disasters threaten lives, … Continue reading






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What is that blue card in the exhibit case?

If you have stopped by to look at our Victoria Theatre exhibit on the first floor of Dunbar Library, you may have noticed a little blue card in the corner and wondered, Oh, hey, what is that little blue card? Is … Continue reading






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Where Do Those Boxes Come From?

As archivists, we are often asked where to purchase archival supplies, such as boxes, folders, and sleeves, for home use.  It is a great question.  Archival supplies are not typically available through office supply stores, craft stores, or discount mega … Continue reading






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