#AskAnArchivist Day 2017

FSU Special Collections kicked off American Archives Month by participating in #AskAnArchivist Day on October 4, 2017


  1. If you missed out on #AskAnArchivist Day, be sure to check out all the questions we answered. While #AskAnArchivist Day happens only once a year, you can always contact our archivists by emailing us at lib-specialcollections@fsu.edu or calling the Research Center at 850-644-3271.

  2. With the digital age upon us, is there any reason to preserve old newspapers at home (for sentimental, not $$$ purposes)?
  3. What's the oldest collection in Special Collections & Archives?
  4. What are you working on lately?
  5. Would love to hear about how you tailor archive visits to engage w high school students!
  6. What's the best thing about your #ArchivesSquad?
  7. #AskAnArchivist do y'all collect anything outside of work?
  8. Are archivists just organized hoarders?
  9. Grossest archives discovery?
  10. Weirdest thing in the archive?
  11. Have you ever found money in your collections?
  12. Do you throw away material after it's digitized?
  13. What's a good way for aspiring archivists to break into the field?