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Senior Archivist Lisa Miller discovers an early version of mass distributed “spam” among the Viet Cong materials in the Martin Florian Herz Collection.
Another long lost historical item has just been discovered: The silent film version of Sherlock Holmes starring William Gillette!
There it was, nested in a notebook between Miss Anna R. Elderkin in Coeur d'Alene and Miss Frances Hoyt of Los Angeles: "Herbert Hoover, 623 Mirada, Stanford University." And I wasn't even looking for it.
Is it a thwack or more of a splat? . . .