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 Fair

American Archives Month is just around the corner, and each year archival repositories in the state of Virginia celebrate along with the rest of the country. What is Archives Month, you might ask? The Library of Virginia explains it well: “Archives Month celebrates those institutions and individuals that help preserve Continue Reading

Progress: LGBTQ Identities and Issues at George Mason University from the 1970s through the 1990s – Part 1 

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 with a minor in Arts Management at George Mason University. Today, George Mason University (GMU) is lauded for its Continue Reading

The Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting

The week of August 13th, members of Special Collections Research Center attended the Society of American Archivists’ (SAA) Annual Meeting which was held in Washington, D.C. at the Wardman Park Marriott. The Society of American Archivists is “North America’s oldest and largest national professional association dedicated to the needs and Continue Reading

Student Reflections – Ben Brands: The Jerome Epstein Papers – Part Two

Ben Brands was the 2018 L. Claire Kincannon Intern at the George Mason University Libraries Special Collections Research Center. He holds a B.A. in History from the College of William and Mary and an M.A. in History at George Mason University, and is currently a PhD candidate at George Mason Continue Reading