archives week 2002

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SAA: UT Student Chapter
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Want to prepare for the lectures? Readings about the destruction of cultural heritage during the Balkan War
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And a list of readings for
Dr. David Gracy's documentary forgery lecture
>> click here for bibliography
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Austin's Mayor Gus Garcia officially proclaims Oct. 7-12 Archives Week. Check out the proclamation.
>> click here for proclamation
Promotional Postcard: Get the Archives Week 2002 postcard. Print it out, cut it out, and hang it in your home or office. Spread the word!
>> click here for postcard
Press release: Download the Archives Week 2002 press release
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Come hang the archives week 2002 banner on the business school bridge over 21st Street
Sunday, October 6, noon
>> David B. Gracy II to speak at archives week on: Even I was Appalled at the Possibilities: The Nature and Impact of Documentary Forgery
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 at the Experimental
Science Building (ESB) 333
For a map of ESB
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>> Andras Riedlmayer to speak at archives week on: Archives and Cultural Memory under Fire in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s
Thursday, October 10, 7:30
at Goldsmith 3.120
For a map of Goldsmith
>> click here
Keep posted for the latest details!!
Destruction of cultural heritage in the former Yugoslavia
Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)--Bosnia's National and University Library in flames, August 26, 1992, after it was set ablaze by incendiary shells fired from Serb nationalist artillery positions on the heights overlooking the library. More than a million books and valuable archival materials were destroyed in the fire, which consumed an estimated 90% of the library's collections.
(photograph by Milomir Kovacevic)
 
 

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Updated: September 15, 2002