Quotes about archives (13 Quotes)


    How did we end the summer ... stuck between a Roberts and a hard place We've spent months poring over 60,000 pages from the National Archives and reams of personal profiles for clues about how John Roberts would rule on the highest court in land. ... The bottom line is that barring some last minute photo of John Roberts popping out of a cake at a KKK rally smoking crack, he's going to be confirmed. And if he were magically derailed, who would be next ... John Roberts may turn out to be as far right as People for the American Way says. But he may also be as good as it gets under this administration.

    As I search the archives of my memory I seem to discern six types or methods of judicial writing which divide themselves from one another with measurable distinctness. There is the type magisterial or imperative the type laconic or sententious the type conversational or homely the type refined or artificial, smelling of the lamp, verging at times upon preciosity or euphuism the demonstrative or persuasive and finally the type tonsorial or agglutinative, so called from the shears and the pastepot which are its implements and emblem.

    The Foundation for the National Archives is a valuable partner with the National Archives in helping to make history relevant and exciting to all Americans, ... The Records of Achievement Award, given by the Foundation, helps underscore the importance of using primary sources to achieve this goal. I am delighted that Mr. Brokaw, distinguished broadcast journalist and historian, has agreed to accept the award this year. His books and his reporting have shown a keen understanding of American history and a respect for unearthing primary sources to tell the story.




    Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills.

    This is an important milestone both for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the American orchestra industry. For the first time, an American orchestra is making available its archives on iTunes and other commercial download sites, finally realizing the promise of the groundbreaking AF of M (American Federation of Musicians) Internet Agreement of 2000.

    The Yugoslav forces, so we are learning, are destroying the archives of the Kosovar people property deeds, marriage licenses, birth certificates, financial and other records.




    The Carnegie Foundation is well aware of the fact that their reports frequently find their way to dusty archives in academic institutions, but occasionally people pick up a segment of a report and act upon it.




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