Nerd Nite talk

Howdy, folks! Thanks to everyone who came out to Nerd Nite on June 11th and heard me talk about archives! You can watch the video here, and even follow along with the slides from the talk, if you’re into that kind of thing. The following is a list of stuff I mentioned in my talk or otherwise thought folks might be interested in…

mentioned in the talk

Austin Archives Bazaar coming in October!
links to lots of Austin area archives
Austin Fanzine Project
Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes on Vimeo (47 minutes)
Warhol Archives

learn, browse, find archival resources

Texas Archival Resources Online
Archive Grid
Portal to Texas History
Digital Public Library of America
Wikipedia article: Archive
Austin History Center’s Austin Quiz

the profession

Society of American Archivists
Society of Southwest Archivists
Archivists Of Central Texas 
So You Want to Be an Archivist: An Overview of the Archives Profession
Getting Started with Personal Archiving – info & tutorials
Good piece on processing digital archives
John Slate article


Angelina Eberly statue photo
Guatemalan Police Archive photo
Quote about Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes documentary
Center for Legislative Archives
Waters/Warhol photo
Photo of archival film find from Sam Green’s Buckminster Fuller documentary
Photo of a performance of Sam Green’s Buckminster Fuller documentary
Dymaxion Chronofile longshot (photo by Sam Green)
Dymaxion Chronofile volumes
Dymaxion Chronofile closeup
Archives before, during & after professional processing
LBJ Library reading room photo
Robert Caro books
Old magnetic media
Old digital media
Casette photos by Wikimedia user Malcohol
Film strip
Inside an art archives
Archival stacks photo
More archives after photo
More archival stacks
Unprocessed archives
Photo of photos
Processing with headphones
Digital archaeology