The Archives of the Big Bend Celebrates Women’s History Month

2019-03-05T13:53:13-05:00By |Archives of the Big Bend, Women's History Month|

The Archives of the Big Bend is celebrating Women's History month by highlighting the WAC Army Administration Unit on campus during WWII. All images come from the Glenn Burgess Collection. Newspaper article from Sul Ross Skyline. For more photos and information on WACs at Sul Ross see our exhibit in the windows of the Archives [...]

Archives of the Big Bend Celebrates Black History Month

2019-02-01T17:45:27-05:00By |Archives of the Big Bend, Black History Month|

In celebration of Black History month, the Archives of the Big Bend is celebrating the history and accomplishments of the Black Seminole Scouts and their descendants who became residents of the Big Bend. The origin of Black Seminoles began during the mid-18th century. Runaway slaves found haven amongst the Seminole Indians in Florida who were [...]

Archival Preservation Part II- Digital Preservation

2018-04-27T12:36:02-05:00By |ALA Preservation Week, Archives of the Big Bend|

Another large aspect of archival preservation, especially within the last 20 years or so, is digital preservation. Digital preservation includes both curating born-digital files, and digitization of paper, photograph and print materials. Born-digital files are any sort of file that originated in a digital environment such as .doc, .pdf, .jpg, .tif, .ppt, .mov, .avi, and [...]

Archives Preservation Part I- Physical Preservation

2018-04-24T11:52:17-05:00By |Archives of the Big Bend|

In celebration of The American Library Association (ALA)'s annual Preservation Week, happening right now April 22, 2018 to April 28, 2018, the Archives of the Big Bend is highlighting some of its work in preserving Big Bend cultural heritage. A current project is the continuation of processing the J.J.  Kilpatrick Family Cadelaria Papers, a historically-rich [...]

Throwback Thursday: Allen Ludden

2018-03-06T16:51:47-05:00By |Archives of the Big Bend, Throwback Thursday|

  The personal correspondence in one of the Archives's most valuable collections, The Clifford B. Casey Collection, has recently been processed. A subset of Dr. Casey's personal correspondence is his Sul Ross Correspondence, 1931-1973,  which primarily documents memos, policies, and correspondence he received while he taught at Sul Ross from 1931-1960. Dr. Casey was still very [...]

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