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NYU Olympians: Carol Heiss

Today’s post was written by Aleksandr Gelfand, adjunct curator at the New York University Archives. In 1956, Carol Heiss, a 16-year-old from Ozone Park, Queens, traveled to Italy to compete in the Winter Olympics. Heiss won a silver medal in figure skating, but her victory

The Abbakadabba Coopno

This posting excerpts Robbins Barstow’s liner notes for The Abbakadabba Coopno. New York University received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) to preserve a 17-minute film by NYU alumnus Robbins Barstow. Barstow, an educator and amateur filmmaker whose 1956 Disneyland Dream was

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Archives Week 2010

Happy Archives Week, everyone! The Archivists Round Table of New York is sponsoring a series of tours, lectures, and other events to commemorate the 22nd Archives Week (October 10-16, 2010). You can find a list of events, complete with RSVP information, on the Archivists Round