Dr. Neal Smith Traces on a Map the Limited Distribution of the Day-flying Moth, 1981, by Richard K. Hofmeister. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-016, Image no. SIA2011-1162.

Link Love: 10/16/2020

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the American Women’s History Initiative highlights eight Latina women featured in Smithsonian collections. [via Lonnie G. Bunch III]

The BBC is hosting a week of virtual events highlighting U.K. museums! [via Dan Vo

The Indigenous Digital Archive’s Treaties Explorer contextualizes hundreds of newly-digitized Native American treaties held by the U.S. National Archives. [via Karl Jacoby

Dr. Neal Smith Traces on a Map the Limited Distribution of the Day-flying Moth

You’ll be so fascinated by a new study of the contents of medieval gut microbiomes that you won’t be able to make a single toilet joke. [via Ars Technica]

Forty thousand maps have been recently digitized by the British Library! [via infoDOCKET

The U.S. National Archives’ “The Text Message” features historic and contemporary photos of some of the country’s cultural heritage institutions! [via National Archives

Nothing like an interview with a cephalopod expert to start off the weekend. [via Smithsonian Voices]

Mike Sweeney and Clyde F. E. Roper Examining Giant Squid Specimen

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