“The Road to Gonzaga”: The Bing Crosby House Museum at Gonzaga University

This post was written by Stephanie Plowman, Special Collections Librarian at Gonzaga University. (left) The Bing Crosby House Museum; (right) Parlor which showcases Bing's career with his Oscar, gold records, awards, trophies, and life sized cut out of Bing, who was 5'8". There are also items from his World War II work and items from … Continue reading “The Road to Gonzaga”: The Bing Crosby House Museum at Gonzaga University

Be Kind, Please Rewind: Creating an Oral History of the Local Video Store

This post was written by Courtney E. Berge, Archives and Exhibit Assistant at the University of Idaho Library Special Collections and Archives. On the first day of Idaho’s lockdown in March 2020, word was released on Facebook that a treasured community business would be closing its doors for good. The Main Street Video Co-op (aka … Continue reading Be Kind, Please Rewind: Creating an Oral History of the Local Video Store

Creating Pathways to Oregon Historic Landscape Architecture Collections

This post was written by Liliya K. Benz, Special Projects Processing Archivist at University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. The University of Oregon Libraries Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce that access to previously unavailable material related to prominent three Oregon landscape architects is now available. The project "Creating … Continue reading Creating Pathways to Oregon Historic Landscape Architecture Collections

Archival Instruction Sessions during the Pandemic

This post was written by Gwen Higgins, Archivist at the UAA/APU Consortium Library in Anchorage, Alaska. The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many areas of life for just about everyone, but one of the hardest hit has been education. Working in an academic archive with a mission to provide primary source resources and instruction … Continue reading Archival Instruction Sessions during the Pandemic

Whitman College and Northwest Archives Digital Processing Station

This post was written by Dana Bronson, Associate Archivist at Whitman College and Northwest Archives. The processing room before (left) and after (right) the renovation. Slide the bar to compare images. The Whitman College and Northwest Archives has been grappling for years with how to store, process, and provide access to the ever-increasing number of … Continue reading Whitman College and Northwest Archives Digital Processing Station