Progress: LGBTQ Identities and Issues at George Mason University from the 1970s through the 1990s – Part 2

This post was written by Lana Mason, Processing Student Assistant. Lana has an Associate of Arts degree in Fine Arts from Piedmont Virginia Community College. She is currently studying Art History at George Mason University. Lana is the recipient of the University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic Continue Reading

REMIX Contest

Now that it’s American Archives Month, it’s time for the annual REMIX Contest to begin! This year’s theme is Archival Oddities, and as our Flickr page attests, there are many oddities to be found in Virginia Archives! Anyone can enter a REMIX submission to win – you can find instructions and information in the Continue Reading

New and Updated Finding Aids

The SCRC Processing Team has been hard at work processing and re-processing collections, which means we have some brand spankin’ new and updated finding aids! Find out more below! The Randolph H. Lytton Historical Virginia collection This collection was processed by Processing Student Assistant Bill Keeler. “Fairfax County was originally Continue Reading

Archives Information Session

Special Collections will be having an information session in the Fenwick Library Atrium on Thursday, September 27 from 1-4 p.m. to talk about Virginia’s Archives Month, the REMIX contest, and provide general information about our collections and how we can help students. Check out our  Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts for updates and Continue Reading

Robinson Hall: The Beginning of the End (for now), Part 1

As you might have noticed by now, our beloved Robinson Hall is being prepared for demolition so that a new and more-modern Robinson Hall can rise up in its place by 2022. Robinson opened in September 1975 and was named for Clarence Robinson, a long-time friend and benefactor to the Continue Reading