National Archives of India: The first information report of the murder of Mahatma Gandhi on Jan. 30, 1948

National Archives of India: The first information report of the murder of Mahatma Gandhi on Jan. 30, 1948

A farman or imperial directive issued by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb lies in a torn folder at the National Archives of India, New Delhi. The label reads, “It is very badly damaged and broken at places.”

India's Archives: How Did Things Get This Bad?

A farman or imperial directive issued by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb lies in a torn folder at the National Archives of India, New Delhi. The label reads, “It is very badly damaged and broken at places.”

Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Albert Einstein's papers

Never-before seen items from Albert Einstein's archives to be revealed online

Damani Davis, an archivist with the National Archives, discusses original records pertaining to the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the act, the National Archives shared rarely seen original records pertaining to the act, including petitions from slaves, with the media.

Documents detail price of D.C. slaves’ freedom

Damani Davis, an archivist with the National Archives, discusses original records pertaining to the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the act, the National Archives shared rarely seen original records pertaining to the act, including petitions from slaves, with the media.

UC Survey of California & Other Indian Languages: A Chukchansi Yokuts survey sheet

UC Survey of California & Other Indian Languages: A Chukchansi Yokuts survey sheet

Some of Maharashtra’s oldest newspaper such as “Bombay Courier” and “The Bombay Durpun” have been preserved by the Maharashtra State Archives in Mumbai.

India's Archives: How Did Things Get This Bad?

Some of Maharashtra’s oldest newspaper such as “Bombay Courier” and “The Bombay Durpun” have been preserved by the Maharashtra State Archives in Mumbai.

National Archives of India: The passport of Rejendra Prasad, the first president of India

In India, History Literally Rots Away

National Archives of India: The passport of Rejendra Prasad, the first president of India

Archivists help celebrate anniversaries. "Experts at Oxford's Bodleian Library have put 43,000 pages from [Queen Victoria's] 141 journals on a website. The journals had only previously been accessible by appointment at the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle. Created to mark this year's Diamond Jubilee, it has taken staff from the library eight months to produce the 43,000 pages."

Queen Victoria's personal journals published online

Archivists help celebrate anniversaries. "Experts at Oxford's Bodleian Library have put 43,000 pages from [Queen Victoria's] 141 journals on a website. The journals had only previously been accessible by appointment at the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle. Created to mark this year's Diamond Jubilee, it has taken staff from the library eight months to produce the 43,000 pages."

The Bavarian State Library in Munich announces that 29 homilies on the Psalms by the 3rd Century theologian Origen of Alexandria have been discovered in an 11th century Greek manuscript.

The Bavarian State Library in Munich announces that 29 homilies on the Psalms by the 3rd Century theologian Origen of Alexandria have been discovered in an 11th century Greek manuscript.

US National Archives: More Hitler art albums discovered.   A page from ERR Album 7

US National Archives: More Hitler art albums discovered. A page from ERR Album 7

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