Community collections

A new chapter for the library and archives

After more than a year of thoughtful planning and coordination between the Village of Pinehurst and the Given / Tufts organization, the village has announced the approval of a final agreement that transfers ownership of the Given Memorial Library and the Tufts Archives in the village of Pinehurst. This transfer …

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Grant Opportunity: Field Research of Contemporary Culture within Black, Indigenous, and Colored Communities

Community collections grants will be awarded to support contemporary ethnographic field research focused on the cultures and traditions of diverse communities across the United States. This program is part of the new From the people: widening the path Library of Congress initiative to further connect the Library to Black, Indigenous …

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Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish studies

Wallet specializes in Jewish history, with a particular focus on modern and contemporary Dutch Jews. His research interests include modern Yiddish historiography, policies for integrating Jews into Dutch society, Jewish funeral culture, post-war reconstruction of the Dutch Jewish community, the place of Jewish religious rituals in societies. secularizing, and the …

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