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The Bigger Picture

This blog from the Smithsonian Institution Archives explores the various people, research, programs, and wonders of the Smithsonian's holdings - a rich cultural repository that began in 1846 and continues to this day. Aptly titled The Bigger Picture, the blog invites readers piece-by-piece into the vast landscape of the Smithsonian Archives. Entries vary in scope, highlighting interesting...
Untold Lives Blog

The British Library's Untold Lives Blog offers a delightful way to engage with materials from the library's large archive collections. Updated several times a week, this blog allows readers to explore small, curated collections and digitized material from the library, accompanied by short essays that provide historical context. For instance, one recent entry entitled, "Keeping Fit in 1900,"...