H-Museum News Digest

The mailing list H-MUSEUM offers a very useful weekly news digest – very interesting not only for museum professionals. From the latest US&UK-issue I give an excerpt concerning archival topics.
— February, 21
Top historian slams Vatican on archives
Israel-based Holocaust historian Robert Wistrich this week criticised the
Vatican for failing to open all its archives relating to the Second World
War conduct of Pope Pius XII, who has been accused of turning a blind eye to Nazi genocide
(Jewish Chronicle)
http://www.jchron.co.uk/

Historian says leaders must avoid sanitising story of communal life
The biographer of the late Sir Sidney Hamburger revealed that the communal leader had once tried to destroy papers showing what he deemed to be the less desirable aspects of Manchester Jewry
(Jewish Chronicle)
http://www.jchron.co.uk


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