Welcome New ArchivesSpace Users!

Atlas Systems welcomes the following libraries and archives to ArchivesSpace:

 - The Hoover Institution: https://www.hoover.org/library-archives/about  The Hoover's extensive collection includes a variety of manuscripts, oral histories, other audio/visual resources, and digital collections that support "documenting war, revolution, and peace." They have over 33,000 posters, and are currently hosting an online exhibit about Herbert Hoover, who was instrumental in the founding of the Hoover in 1919.

- St. Louis University: http://lib.slu.edu/special-collections/  The university collects rare books and manuscripts, as well as supports medieval scholarship by hosting an annual conference, sponsoring a fellowship program, and publishing a scholarly journal. They are also the home of the Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library, which is a collection of microfilmed manuscripts from the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Library and archives staff are active with offering special collections classes to the campus community.

- Springfield College: https://springfield.edu/library-services/collections  Besides documenting the history of the college, Springfield also hosts the SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators) collection. SHAPE America was founded in 1885, and includes an extensive collection of health and physical education resources. The college also has the Cliff Smith YMCA Postcard Collection, which includes digital images of YMCA places and events from around the world.

- Davidson College: http://libraries.davidson.edu/archives/  The college's collection areas include its institutional history, as well as the local history of Davidson, North Carolina, and its surroundings. Davidson's Local History collection invites community members to share stories and images. They have also digitized the World War 1 Postcard Collection of John Frederick Nash, an alum of the college.

- Drexel University: https://www.library.drexel.edu/archives/overview/  The Archives focuses on preserving the history of the university, as well as archiving previous versions of the Drexel web site. They also have rare books stemming back to the 1400s, as well as offer an oral history interview program, called Tales of the Dragon (Mario the Magnificent is the dragon mascot), for community members to record their stories.

 

Just a reminder:

- ArchivesSpace version 2.5.2 is now officially available. The release notes are here: https://github.com/archivesspace/archivesspace/releases. Contact support@atlas-sys.com if you would like to update.

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