Posts Tagged ‘documentary’

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Archival Treasures

July 28, 2009

There are, I am certain, historians who get a box of material and only look at the four folders relevant to their project. They probably ignore the dozen folders marked “Misc. Snapshots–Unidentified, 1930s and 1940s.”

This is what they miss:

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Documentary Things: Round-Up

April 22, 2009

chukotka

1. Maud Newton calls attention to the World Digital Library, where you can find an eighteenth-century history of Bengal, a nineteenth-century map of Chukotka (above), and an early twentieth-century photograph of Persian Tatars (new banner image). Read the rest of this entry ?