Mythology and Magic in the Archives

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

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

Collection in Focus: John W. Burton Papers

John Wear Burton was born in Australia and lived there from 1915-1963 when he moved to England and taught International Relations at University College, London. It was there that he created the original Centre for the Analysis of Conflict. He began his career at George Mason University in 1980 and 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