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Posted by Elizabeth Reecht, University of Missouri practicum student updated by Miranda Rectenwald, Archives Assistant The University Archives has a new collection and a new addition to an existing collection for you to explore. First up, is the Harry Brookings Wallace Collection. Wallace was the nephew of Washington University Board... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Meg Tuomala, digital archivist This post is the third in a series where University Archives’ digital archivist, Meg Tuomala, will explore practical tips for archiving your own personal digital materials. Find earlier posts here. This post also coincides with the 2012 Day of Digital Archives-- learn and read... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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By Bianca Lopez, PhD candidate in History In the fall of 1861, the escalating Civil War had thrown Missouri into turmoil. As a border state that remained in the Union yet one that continued to practice slavery, Missouri was in a complicated position. Union general John C. Frémont had declared... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Meg Tuomala, digital archivist This post is the second in a series where University Archives’ digital archivist, Meg Tuomala, will explore practical tips for archiving your own personal digital materials. Find earlier posts here. Does this scene look familiar? Photo credit: Microsoft Office These days we all seem... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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By Bianca Lopez, PhD candidate in History In 1853, St. Louis businessman Wayman Crow requested a charter for a proposed seminary from the state legislature of Missouri. In his request, he called it Eliot Seminary, after William Greenleaf Eliot, his good friend of twenty years. However, he did not tell... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2012 at Bears Repeating
Posted by Meg Tuomala, digital archivist This post is the first in a series titled "Make it Last Longer" where University Archives’ digital archivist, Meg Tuomala, will explore practical tips for archiving your own personal digital materials. Every day we leave traces of our digital lives around the Web, on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Meg Tuomala, digital archivist Undergraduate student applicants only, please. Feel free to contact us directly at (314) 935-3259 for more information. Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Louise Cheli, M.L.S., University Archives practicum student You can now have access to fascinating historical materials related to the family of one of the co-founders of Washington University in St. Louis, William Greenleaf Eliot (1811-1887). Important materials have been donated to the Archives, such as: documents about the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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Posted by Meg Tuomala, Digital Archivist Next week the National Archives at St. Louis will host Preservation Road Show 2012, a series of events geared towards genealogists, family historians, and anyone else interested in preserving their most cherished documents and photographs. On Tuesday, July 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2012 at Bears Repeating
Posted by Meg Tuomala, Digital Archivist updated by Miranda Rectenwald, Archives Assistant Below you’ll find a list of the finding aids University Archives has created or revised since July 2011. A finding aid is an access tool that describes the contents of an archival collection, contains historical information about the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Bears Repeating
posted by Meg Tuomala, Digital Archivist Welcome to “Bears Repeating,” Washington University Archives' blog. We look forward to using this space to share content with you and make announcements regarding our collections and services. Expect posts from Archives staff, students, and friends on diverse topics such as Washington University history,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Bears Repeating
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