Don’t Miss the Lee Hamilton 9/11 Commission Papers Talk

Students, faculty and the public are invited to attend a talk by SLIS alumna and Political Papers Specialist Kate Cruikshank, part of a series of events being planned at IU to observe the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attack.

Lee Hamilton 9/11 Commission Papers Talk

Monday, September 12, 2011 at 5 p.m.

SLIS, Wells Library, Room 033

Overview of the talk:
•    How Indiana’s long-time 9th-district Congressman ended up as vice chair of the commission investigating the 9/11 terrorist attacks;
•    How IU came to acquire his personal papers from his work as vice chair;
•    How those papers document the work of the commission;
•    What was involved in preparing the papers for public use, including national security clearances;
•    And why a collection like this matters.

 

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About SAA-SC IUB

The Society of American Archivists Indiana University Student Chapter seeks to: *provide a forum to address issues in the archival profession in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. *facilitate a meeting place for students with interests in Archives, Special Collections, Manuscripts, or Personal Papers. *raise awareness about archives and their importance in the university and surrounding community.
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