Declassified Memo Hinted of 1941 Hawaii Attack →
infoneer-pulse: Three days before the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt was warned in a memo from naval intelligence that Tokyo’s military and spy network was focused on Hawaii, a new and eerie reminder of FDR’s failure to act on a basket load of tips that war was near. In the newly revealed 20-page memo from FDR’s declassified FBI file, the Office of Naval...
Cached at Huntington: Lincoln's Last-Known Check →
Wells Fargo & Co. is well-attuned to its history, particularly its stagecoach and Wild West past. Its website includes “This Date in Wells Fargo History” and the bank operates 11 Wells Fargo museums, with two opening in the past month in Charlotte, N.C., and Philadelphia. Christy Horton, Wells’s archives and collections manager, said the bank made sure documents from...
A debate on Archives and Archival Education
You Ought to be Ashamed is a blog dedicated to archival students and the market we will be dealing with. They just came out with a series of posts on the value of an MLIS. How to become an archivist in ten short years: take one. In defense of the MLS (Sort of) I suggest the whole blog, though it is a little depressing.
The MacKinney Collection of Medieval Illustrations →
medievalthedas: Ack, y’all, I have to work today, but this site is so cool.
For Librarians, Buy Librarians →
jcowles: Naomi @ I Need A Library Job has compiled this list of INALJ list members, friends, and family who sell handmade items on Etsy… just in time for your holiday shopping. Good idea.
What's the difference between an M.S. and an...
semanticdeveloper: Just heard a director of repository development say that one of the unexpected challenges for him was to find a way to NOT confuse librarians with overly technical speak (programming/markup languages). There’s your answer. This makes me so sad.
Anonymous asked: What are some of the other National Archive tumblrs you follow?