If you produce video, check out this great resource created by WITNESS, a human rights organization, that explains preservation and access. It’s the 2014 recipient of the Society of American Archivists’ Preservation Publication Award.
The Bentley Rare Book Gallery invites Kennesaw State University students to design a bookplate to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Submissions will be judged by a panel of Bentley Rare Book Gallery staff, Zuckerman Museum of Art curators, and College of the Arts professors. The winning piece will become the official Gallery bookplate and be featured on the department website and social media. Most importantly, your work will become a permanent part of the collection, viewed by generations of students to come.
All submissions are due Friday, November 15 by 5:00 p.m. They may be submitted to the Division of Archives, Rare Books & Records Management offices located on the second floor of the Sturgis Library, or a digital version may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winner will be announced during Final Exams.
National Archives at Atlanta | Summary of We'll Back Our Boys: The Southern Home Front During World War II
The National Archives at Atlanta is a research facility maintaining the historically significant records of federal agencies in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee dating from 1716 to the present. These records constitute a prominent resource for the study of science and technology, civil rights, medicine and public health, military activities and conflict, space exploration, maritime and naval history, the federal courts, Southern communities, and myriad other subjects. We invite the public to visit, explore, and discover the documented narrative of the Southern experience.
The National Archives in Atlanta is hosting the symposium, “We’ll Back Our Boys: The Southern Home Front During World War II,” on Saturday, September 21, from 9-4, to highlight research using its extensive collections.
Join renowned scholars
- Denise Kiernan, author of “The Girls of Atomic City”
- Fritz Hamer, University of South Carolina Library curator
- Courtney Tollison, Furman University professor
- Edward A. Hatfield, Emory University Ph.D. candidate
- Nathan Jordan, NARA Atlanta archivist
The event is free but pre-registration is required.
This is a group started by a group of dedicated archivists/librarians and community volunteers who…
The KSU Archives, in partnership with the KSU GLBTIQ Student Retention Services, is proud to participate in the Georgia LGBTQ Archives Project, a collaboration of archivists, librarians, and community volunteers working together to preserve the history of Georgia’s LGBTQ community.
We are interested in collecting materials that document the activities of individuals and organizations involved in the LGBTQ community in Cobb County and northwest Georgia.
We’re closed today, Friday, June 14
Kennesaw State University is closed today, Monday, June 14, due to a power outage on campus caused by the violent storms that came through metro Atlanta last night. We will be open on Monday, June 17.
We’ll be closed on Friday, May 3
The Kennesaw State University Archives, the Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management will be closed on Friday, May 3, 2013. Any messages will be returned on Monday, May 6.
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Rita Impey-Imes, former curator of the Kennesaw State University Bentley Rare Book Gallery, on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Her enthusiasm for storytelling has touched thousands of visitors to the Rare Book Gallery and inspired many to pursue careers in libraries and special collections. our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.
Join us in the Bentley Rare Book Gallery on Thursday, October 25, 2012, from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm for our open house event, “Treasures from the Vault.” Staff will bring out rarely-viewed items from the collection and will discuss their significance to the history of the written and printed word in English.
The event is free and open to the general public.
Rita Impey-Imes Rare Book Conservation Fund
The Archives, Bentley Rare Book Gallery, and Records Management are pleased to announce the creation of the Rita Impey-Imes Rare Book Conservation Fund. If you’ve had a class or tour with Rita, you know her passion for the Bentley Rare Book Gallery and her commitment to hands-on education using special collections. The goal of this fund is to recognize Rita’s contributions to the Gallery and to ensure continued access to its treasures.
Funds will be used for the conservation of books, prints, manuscripts and leaves in the Bentley Rare Book Gallery at Kennesaw State University, allowing them to be seen, held, studied and treasured by generations to come.
For more information about the fund, please contact Dr. Tamara Livingston at tlivings (at) kennesaw (dot) edu or (770) 423-6989. Donations may be made by check and credit card. Checks should be made out to the “KSU Foundation.”
The Making of the King James Bible: A Musical Tribute
Please join us for a musical tribute performed by the Kazanetti String Quartet, an award-winning group based in Atlanta, Georgia. The performance will include remarks from the curatorial team and will be followed by light refreshments.
"A Musical Tribute" marks the closing of the year-long exhibit, "How God Became English: The Making of the King James Bible," a collaborative project hosted by the Kennesaw State University Archives and the Bentley Rare Book Gallery.
It will take place on Tuesday, October 23, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Athenaeum Gallery, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Horace W. Sturgis Library. The event is free and open to the public.