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Delve into the latest updates on the Archive Project’s initiatives, as well as special features that deepen the understanding of preservation and the importance of archives. Would you like more information on a news piece? Do you have an item we should feature? Contact us at info@nypap.org

Above: Riders read their morning newspapers on New York's subway en route to work, on April 1, 1963 after the end of the city's 114-day newspaper strike; Courtesy of AP Photo/Jacob Harris

NYPAP News

Stories from Cities Across the Nation: Charleston, North Carolina

September 25, 2020

Introducing the Archive Project’s New Series PRESERVATION ORIGINS:Stories from Cities Across the Nation This new series looks at the story…

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Preservation, Pestilence, and Uncertain Times

August 17, 2020

By Anthony C. Wood, Archive Project Founder & Chair In times of great upheaval, solace can come from those things…

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Notes from the Board

August 17, 2020

Michael Ryan Michael Ryan | Courtesy of Michael Ryan Although I began my professional life fresh with a Ph.D. in…

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2019 Bard Breakfast Honors Otis Pratt Pearsall

August 17, 2020

Speaker Priscilla Hancock Cooper Highlights Preservation of Civil Rights Sites Otis Pratt Pearsall receives the Archive Project’s 2019 Preservation Award…

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NYPAP Events

August 17, 2020

Programs, Tours, and Conferences Columns Club Tour In February, the Archive Project’s Columns Club toured the Grand Masonic Lodge in…

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Our 2020 Jeffe Fellow

August 17, 2020

Ireland Native and City Island Resident Sarah Eccles Sarah Eccles, 2020 Jeffe Fellow, at her home in City Island |…

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Archive Project Gets “Zooming” During Pandemic

August 17, 2020

Multiple Virtual O erings Launched, Hundreds Participate “Let me unmute you.” is strange phrase, once reserved for obscure settings, has…

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NYPAP News

August 17, 2020

Archive Project Founder Honored. The Archive Project’s founder and chair, Anthony C. Wood, has been selected to receive the Preservation…

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With Brush and Pen Building a Case for Preservation Through Art

August 17, 2020

By Pamela Wong While smartphones make it easy for anyone to photograph remarkable scenes in New York City, many artists—past…

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New NYPAP Database Entry on Brooklyn’s “Tree Lady” Unveiled

August 17, 2020

By Peter Sohmer, Reisinger Scholar Hattie Carthan attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Magnolia Tree Earth Center in 1979 in…

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