Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween in the Archives

Written by Aja Bain, Graduate Assistant Happy Halloween, everyone! Since today is one of my favorite holidays, I jumped at the chance to write this week’s blog. But then I started thinking… what can I write about from the AGRC?

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The stability of being a student

Written by Evan Spencer, Graduate Assistant To continue the theme of my last blog post, I’ve been learning a lot about MTSU in the past few weeks. Since I last poked my head out of the archives and into the … Continue reading

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American Archives Month

written by Kayla Utendorf, graduate assistant Did you know that October is American Archives Month? Archives Month gives us a chance to recognize and celebrate the value of the historical record, and to attempt to increase public awareness of our … Continue reading

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Fall Break

The Albert Gore Research Center will remain open during its normal hours next week (Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm) to assist you with any fall break projects you may need to complete. If you have some homework, … Continue reading

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Looking Back on Government Shutdowns

Written by Rachel Smith, Project Archivist As our country faces the current federal government shutdown, I wondered how the nation has handled this type of event in the past. The last government shutdown occurred in 1995 over disagreements about the … Continue reading

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Reflecting Upon Our Collection Habits through the Cecil Flowers Collection

Written by Brad Miller, graduate assistant The past couple of weeks I have been given the task of re-processing the Cecil Flowers Collection. Mr. Flowers served his country as an “enrollee” (self-appointed nickname of the workers) in the Civilian Conservation … Continue reading

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Kent Syler, Special Projects Coordinator

Kent Syler, Special Projects Coordinator, talked about the shutdown last night on OpenLine. Update  4 October 2013:  The full segment mentioned above had been posted on the Open Line page.

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