Apollo 11’s Moon Landing: ‘One Giant Leap for Mankind’

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), founded in 1958, has been America’s leading government agency for space exploration and scientific and aeronautics research for 57 years. The highlight of NASA’s history occurred on 20 July 1969 when the Apollo 11 space flight successfully landed the first humans on the moon. Astronauts Neil Armstrong... (Read More)

Archivists that have recently passed away

These archivists have recently passed away. Sister Veronica Grzelak. (1926-2009)Archivist for Immaculate Heart of Mary Province for ten yearsConnecticut Post (Bridgeport, CT) – May 3, 2009 Nicholson, Harman C.B. (1920-2009)Archivist to the Chief of the Highland Clan MacNicol (Scotland)Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA) – April 29, 2009 Rehberg, Lois E. (Lawrie). (1923-2009)Bay View Historical Society and... (Read More)

Space age technology unraveling ancient manuscripts

Alexandra Alter reports in today’s Wall Street Journal on global projects to digitize and make available the world’s ancient manuscripts that have long been unreadable. Click here to read her article: The Next Age of Discovery. (Wall Street Journal, 8 May 2009). “Archivists at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore used multispectral imaging to... (Read More)