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$5,000 grant from the Texas Historical Foundaiton Thanks to a generous donation from the Texas Historical Foundation, the Texas State Archives has begun a long-term project to preserve and improve access to the early case files of the Texas Supreme Court.

History of the stockyards is saved from the trash and now on display - KansasCity.com

Archivists preserve handwriting, providing us additional clues to the psyche of historic individuals. Shown here is handwriting of Adolph Hitler

Unfurling the Past: Ancient & Medieval Scrolls

Winchester Pipe Rolls: One of the biggest advantages of the scroll was the fact that pages could be easily added — all one needs to do is glue another sheet to the bottom! This logistical benefit was not lost on some medieval government agencies, such as the English Exchequer, which kept most of their financial records throughout the Middle Ages in scroll form, known today as Pipe Rolls.

Plainfield library unearths personal letter from s...: Plainfield Public Library archivists recently discovered a personal letter by sixth U.S. President John Quincy Adams in the library's collections.

From left, Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Oren Lyons, the Tadodaho of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy Chief Sidney Hill, Guest Curator Suzan Harjo (Cheyenne and Hodulgee Muscogee), NMAI Director Kevin Gover (Pawnee) and Executive for Legislative Archives, Presidential Libraries Jim Gardner, front right, unveil the 1794 Treaty of Canandaigua,

Door of Vatican's secret archive opens an inch Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/world/door-of-vaticans-secret-archive-opens-an-inch-20120229-1u3dg.html#ixzz1nub95Nuo

“I have a large archive that's 500 banker's boxes,” said Sanders over the phone from his home in Woodstock, N.Y. “It's pretty well organized, although it's been a long, over 10-year activity to get it organized. It's a really complex process because I've been involved in so many different scenes.