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Friendly Friday: Special Collections

This week’s Friendly Friday blog comes from Iowa State University’s Special Collections Department. Special Collections staff updates the blog regularly, writing about the history of the University, new acquisitions, and some fun items the average person might not know about. This past October, Special Collections wrote a wonderful post giving readers a virtual tour of … Continue reading

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Friendly Friday: Preservation

Can you believe it’s already time for another Friendly Friday? This week, I wanted to introduce you to Iowa State University’s Preservation Department. Located about 30 miles north of Des Moines in Ames, Iowa, the Preservation Department “was established in 1991 and currently includes three functional units: Preservation Services, Digital Initiatives, and Conservation.   The … Continue reading

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