New Website: Catholic Native American Boarding Schools

I'd like to bring to the attention of the group the release of a new resource for tracking archival holdings on Catholic-affiliated Native American Boarding Schools. The list of 87 schools in 22 states is provided here: This is a work in progress. It would be helpful to the list compilers if the historical community could weigh in with corrections and suggestions for improvement.


Patrick J. Hayes, Ph.D.

Redemptorist Archives


The British colonial ‘migrated’ archives: a mentorship scheme for Nigeria-based early career researchers

British authorities covertly removed thousands of documents from colonised territories at around the time they won their independence, from the 1940s through to the 1980s. These papers include 413 files taken from Nigeria, that mostly cover late colonial politics.

CFP: Activating Animals in the Visual Archive / 2023 Conference of the Universities Art Association of Canada

2023 Conference of the Universities Art Association of Canada // Congrès 2023 de l’Association d’art des universités du Canada


DEADLINE: May 31, 2023

Call For Papers: Activating Animals in the Visual Archive

BLOG: Summer is the Time for Research! Call for Guest Bloggers by Gretchen Pierce

Research Corner

Gretchen Pierce is Associate Professor of Latin American History at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She is the co-editor of Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History (University of Arizona Press, 2014) with Áurea Toxqui, and has published a number of articles, book chapters, and academic blog posts on temperance, beer, and advertising in Mexico.

BLOG: Lions and Tigers and Dusty Boxes, Oh My! Exploring an Untouched Archive at the Buenos Aires Ecoparque by Ashley Kerr

Research Corner

Attention! Summer is coming! Before you head off to undertake fabulous research trips, would you be willing to commit to writing a blog post or two when you return? Our readers and I would love to learn from your trials and errors in physical archives and libraries. Or perhaps you’ll be engaging in research from the comfort of your own home? We’d be grateful to hear how you accomplished this. Perhaps you’re an archivist, looking to attract more patrons?

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