“An Archives For All Seasons” 2021 Calendar

Give time meaning again with the 2021 “An Archives for All Seasons” monthly calendar. For just $12 you can support two great causes and organize your upcoming year with an intriguing 2021 wall calendar. “An Archives for All Seasons” features images that highlight Virginia’s rich historical and cultural traditions from Continue Reading

Stinky, Smelly, and Funky: De-odorizing Special Collections

This blog post was written by Amy Sullivan, Head of Preservation Services for Mason Libraries. Do you ever wonder how to treat stinky smelly collections? I’ve gotten a surprising number of questions via email and Instagram about that since the pandemic started. Maybe people are trapped at home with odoriferous Continue Reading

NEH Grant for the Buchanan Papers update 

This past spring, the George Mason University Libraries received a grant in the amount of $334,720 from the National Endowment of the Humanities’ Humanities Collection and Reference Resources program for the “Preserving the Legacy of James M. Buchanan” project.   The purpose of this processing grant project is to preserve and make accessible Continue Reading

Archives Month 2020

It’s that time of year again! It’s October, which means it is not only autumn, but also American Archives Month! From the Virginia Archives Month website: “Though Virginia Archives Month arrives every autumn, there is truly no season of the year where you cannot find an archival item or collection Continue Reading