Tag Archives: Archives

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…