Saving history from a hurricane

Submitted by rochelle on Wed, 09/28/2005 - 04:05

Cortez writes "The race is on: http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0928/p12s01-lihc.htm l
"People have simply forgotten about the archival collections, where most of their history resides," says Faye Phillips, associate dean of libraries for special collections at Louisiana State University. "We really need to get that on the radar for future disaster plans. You can buy new library books if you can come up with the money, but you can't buy new archives.""