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's Archive for December, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-26

RT @spagnoloacht My presentation on Jewish Music Online: Digital Fieldwork is now on slideshare: http://slidesha.re/efQDsF #ajs10 # @spagnoloacht BKG = Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (Nee York University) #AJS in reply to spagnoloacht #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-19

@spagnoloacht will be at and tweet from #AJS (Association for Jewish Studies) (http://bit.ly/eu2dj1) in Boston this week # http://fb.me/NnGcFN2q # Updated on magnes.org: A guide to the Magnes integrated archives-library-museum database online http://fb.me/NUEWZ062 #

An archival treasure: Harris Weinstock’s travel diaries

I confess to a certain obsession with Harris Weinstock’s travel diaries, which are part of our collection of Harris Weinstock papers (formerly collection # WJHC 1969.035). I am currently cataloging this collection and working out the conservation issues presented by the diaries, so I am getting a nice close look at them. Weinstock kept during [...]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-12-05

Did some much-needed physical work on the David Lubin papers today. I will catalog them tomorrow and then they… http://fb.me/PtpMJG1E # Where did the google map embed code go? What am I missing here? (Link on top right of page only gives a shortened URL…) # From the construction site of the new Magnes facility [...]

Building the New Magnes: Construction Update #1

For almost half a century, the Judah L. Magnes Museum devoted its efforts to welcoming visitors by offering a wide array of exhibitions and public programs on the history and the cultures of the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West in its beloved location situated in the Elmwood residential neighborhood of Berkeley. [...]