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Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…

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Shandong Provincial Archives

A review of Shandong Provincial Archives (山東省檔案館) (Jinan, Shandong, PRC). In May 2014, I travelled to Jinan, Shandong, to conduct research in the Shandong Provincial…

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A Review of Archives in Hungary

I have been researching the history of Hungarian motoring for the past 22 years and have visited dozens of archives in Hungary and abroad. In…

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Mongolian National Central Archives

A review of the National Central Archives (Үндэсний Төв Архив), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Strolling around downtown Ulaanbaatar, you may come across the statute of Khorloogiin Choibalsan,…

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Paleography and European Languages

This spring’s paleography identification contest at the University of Chicago Library confirmed what I have long hoped—my years of paleographic training don’t just allow me…

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Accessing Primary Documents in China

Accessing Primary Documents in China Familiarizing oneself with the particularities of a certain archive is helpful for any researcher preparing to conduct in-country research. But…