Category Archives: Fresh from the Archives

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Hemispheric Institute’s Digital Video Library

A review of the Hemispheric Institute’s Digital Video Library (HIDVL). The Hemispheric Institute’s Digital Video Library (HIDVL) is a project of the Hemispheric Institute (Hemi),…

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Tokyo University Historiographical Institute

A review of the Tokyo University Historiographical Institute (東京大学史料編纂所), Tokyo, Japan. What is The Tokyo University Historiographical Institute? I have been conducting research at the…

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Stadsarchief Gent, Belgium

A review of the Stadsarchief Gent (Ghent, Belgium). This brief assessment of the civic archive in Ghent is based on several trips of varying durations…

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Dutch East India Company Archives

A review of The Archives of the Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) (Dutch East India Company) kept at the National Archives (The Hague, The Netherlands)  Many countries,…

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Archival Research Using Digital Archives

Archival Research Using Digital Archives My first encounter with a digital archive was a collection called Post-War Europe: Refugees, Exile and Resettlement.  The collection contains…

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Alkazi Collection of Photography, New Delhi

A review of The Alkazi Collection of Photography, New Delhi, India. The Alkazi Collection of Photography (ACP) is a private archive of nineteenth- and twentieth-century…

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Central Archive of Nizhnii Novgorod Region

A review of the Central Archive of Nizhnii Novgorod Region (Центральный архив Нижегородской области) (Nizhnii Novgorod, Russian Federation). Lying on the banks of the Volga…