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

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

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

Archives Month

October is finally here and that means it’s American Archives Month! Every year since 2006, cultural institutions around the United States participate in events to get the word out about what archives really are, and the role archivists play in preserving and presenting history. George Mason University’s Special Collections Research Continue Reading