International Archives and Archivists Weekly News Roundup – November 6, 2015

Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe

  • The New York Historical Society will receive the vast archives of Time Inc., including photographs, field reports, and artifacts documenting the 20th century (Business Wire, Nov. 6, 2015)
  • Holocaust related documents from the International Tracing Service of the Red Cross are now open to the public for research (The Canadian Jewish News, Nov. 6, 2015)
  • Yad Vashem and Hewlett-Packard collaborate to make the research center’s vast digital holdings more accessible to the public (The Jerusalem Post, Oct, 26, 2015)
  • Select documents from the Vatican archives collection documenting the Ottoman Empire will be made available to the public for the first time in Istanbul (Daily Sabah, Oct. 30, 2015)

Upcoming Conferences, Events, and Workshops

  • The next session in LACCHA’s Desmantelando Fronteras/Breaking Down Borders webinar series will take place on Friday, November 20, 2015.
  • The Institute on Gender Equality and Women’s History in the Netherlands (Atria) is hosting a conference on December 3-4, 2015 titled “Sharing the past, debating the present, creating the future: International conference on archiving the 21st century.” For more information, see the conference website.
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