Special Collections Research Center will be closed Wednesday, November 21st until Monday, November 26th for the observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
November 9th marked the 29th anniversary to the beginning of the fall of the Berlin stop. On November 8th a press conference from the East German communist party spokesman Guenter Schabowski suggested that the gates of the Berlin Wall would be open. Speculation swarmed throughout the press room and the Continue Reading
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
This post was written by Emily Rusch, Research Services Assistant. Ever since Rick Riordan published The Lightning Thief, I have been fascinated with mythology. Growing up, I read Riordan’s series on Greek mythology multiple times and I enjoyed his spin off series exploring Roman and Egyptian mythology. As a college Continue Reading
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