Guest Posts

1/4/17 -The Legacy of Minidoka and the Work of Dr. Robert Sims

Editor’s Note:  Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Dr. Cheryl Oestreicher, Head, Special Collections, Boise State University.  You can read Dr. Oestreicher’s previous guest blog for SHRA here.  You can read more about the exhibit in this Idaho Statesman article, published February 7, 2017. As an archivist, I have a social responsibility to collect records…Read the Rest »

9/2/15 – A Study of Traditions and Superstitions at Two Universities

Editor’s Note:  Today’s blog installment comes from Molly Myers, SHRA’s college intern in summer 2015. We are sorry to see her go, and we wish her all the best during what will be her last year of college at St. Andrews. The University of St. Andrews and College of William and Mary Joint Degree Program,…Read the Rest »

8/5/15 – Basqueing in Boise: The Jaialdi Festival

Editor’s Note:  Today’s blog is from our summer intern, Molly Myers.  Learn more about Molly here. Last week, Boise saw an influx of thousands of visitors drawn to town by the promise of culture, camaraderie and kalimotxos (more on these later). Between July 28 and August 2 the weeklong festival called Jaialdi was predicted to…Read the Rest »

12/19/14 – Unexpected Archive Treasures

Editor’s Note:  Today’s post is courtesy of guest blogger Cheryl Oestreicher, Head, Special Collections, Boise State University As an archivist, I enjoy helping people with their research. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship, as I learn more about our collections from what researchers discover, and in turn I share my existing knowledge. Often, I’m able to…Read the Rest »

8/23/13 – Boise’s Historic F.O.E Building

Editor’s Note:  Today’s blog post was researched and written by our summer intern, Sadi Mosko. Sadi graduated from Boise High School in May, where she was an active member of the Boise Architecture Project. She left Boise just this week to begin her new adventures at Columbia University in New York City. She showed a great…Read the Rest »