Category Archives: Fresh from the Archives

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Genealogy Collection at the Newberry Library

Review of the Genealogy Collections at the Newberry Library (Chicago, Illinois). The Newberry Library, in many ways, needs no introduction. It has been an independent…

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The Turkish Republican Archive

A review of the Turkish Republican Archive (Cumhuriyet Arşivi) (Ankara, Turkey) Back in 2009, when I did my doctoral research in the Republican Archive of…

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Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archive

A Review of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library-Archive (Madison, Wisconsin, United States) The library-archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society are located on the campus of…

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The Open Society Archives in Budapest

A review of the Open Society Archives, Budapest, Hungary The Open Society Archives (OSA) in Budapest are a private collection of materials pertaining to the…

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Asian Studies Collections in Japan

A review of Asian Studies Collections in Japan Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia Library, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 東京都文京区本郷7−3−1東京大学東洋文化研究所図書室 tel: +81-3-5841-5893; website School…

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Iwase Bunko Library, Japan

A review of Iwase Bunko Library 西尾市岩瀬文庫 (Nishio City, Japan) A staggering number of manuscripts as well as printed books produced in pre-modern Japan remain outside…

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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…