|Interested in preserving your own archives? On Saturday, November 1, UT-SAA will hold its annual Archives Clinic from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Austin History Center, located at 810 Guadalupe Street. Members of the public are welcome to bring in personal documents, photographs, home videos, and other materials for tips on proper care and storage.
Help Document our neighborhood's history! Your life is part of Austin's history, so if you have photos relating to Austin's deaf community-- images of your family, local businesses or events, or of the Texas School for the Deaf-- please bring them to our Mini-Photo Heritage Day at the Austin History Center (1:00-5:00 p.m.), where copies of your photos (made free while you wait) can become a part of the History Centers collection. An Appointment is required, so read the press release here (pdf) or for more information call Jennifer Compton, Margaret Schlankey at 974-7386, or Grace McEvoy at 974-7396. Sponsored by the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library and Society of American Archivists, University of Texas at Austin Student Chapter.
More information about Dr. Keith Watenpaugh is available: view his homepage, or read "Opening the Doors: Intellectual Life and Academic Conditions in Post-War Baghdad: A Report of the Iraqi Observatory" (15 July 2003).