The manuscript from Honest Abe wasn’t so honest. WSU was hardly the first to be duped with fraudulent historical documents, the subject of a new exhibit at Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation recently received a $147,179 Digital Extension Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies to expand the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal, a national archive of Native American cultural materials.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – A native education group at Washington State University is issuing a call for manuscripts for the new Journal of Mestizo and Indigenous Voices, the first online journal for the College of Education’s Center for Mestizo and Indigenous Research and Engagement.
PULLMAN – Trevor Bond was named the permanent head of WSU Libraries’ Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections (MASC) this month.
Bond joined the WSU Library faculty in 1998 as Interim Manuscripts Librarian in MASC and has served as Interim Head of MASC for three years.
Before his arrival at WSU, Bond worked in the Department of Special Collections at the Getty Research Institute as a Senior Collections Cataloging Assistant and was previously awarded the 1998 Getty Graduate Internship in the Department of Special Collections. He also worked in the Department of Special Collections at … » More …
Have you ever wondered how to care for family heirlooms, such as letters, photographs, and scrapbooks?
The public is invited to a special opening reception of :
Preserving the Past for the Future: Conservation of Book and Paper Based Materials to be held in the Terrell Library ground floor – Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections – this Friday, Sept. 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
This exhibit highlights the tools and techniques used by professional conservators to conserve and preserve rare books and other artifacts in the collections of Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
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