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Old Digs News

(July - December 2003)

12/31/03
New informational link - The Origins of Angkor.

12/30/03
New book review for - 'Walking with Cavemen'.

12/29/03
New wallpaper for your computer desktop - 'Charles Darwin'.

12/28/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'Miscellaneous' collection, Science Society cover.

12/27/03
New book review for - 'Exploring the Ice Age'.

12/26/03
New sample issue of - 'Old World Philatelist - March 2001'.

12/25/03
New sample issue of - 'Old World Philatelist - November 1998'.

12/24/03
New book review for - 'Atlas of Mysterious Places'.

12/23/03
New book recommendation - 'Who's Who on the Stamps of East Europe'.

12/22/03
New book review for - 'Animal Spirits, An Illustrated Guide'.

12/21/03
New article recommendation - 'The Bari Wolf (Varieties)'.

12/20/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'Prehistoric' collection, German service cover.

12/19/03
Added a 'description function' to the graphics and links on the web site. Place your cursor over a graphic or a link and text pops up describing the item.

12/18/03
New philatelic link - NAPE: interNatonal Association for Philatelic Exhibitors.

12/17/03
New article recommendation - 'The Battle of Hastings'.

12/16/03
We're received a fantastic web site award - Morning Star's 'Platinum'!

12/15/03
A new on-line article - 'Judging 1 Frame Exhibits, part 2'.

12/14/03
New book review for - 'Tombs, Graves and Mummies'.

12/13/03
New philatelic link - PCSG: Philatelic Computing Study Group.

12/12/03
New article recommendation - 'Topics on Postmarks' (Archaeological).

12/11/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'Prehistoric' collection, Danish Postal Card.

12/10/03
New philatelic link - APRL: American Philatelic (Society) Research Library.

12/09/03
New book review for - 'Atlas of the Prehistoric World'.

12/08/03
New link - Becoming Human: Evolution and Prehistoric Man.

12/07/03
New book review for - 'Who's Who on United States Stamps'.

12/06/03
New philatelic link - Homeric Art: ATA Web Site's Monthly Feature.

12/05/03
Two article recommendations - 'The Abus' and 'Castles of Great Britain'.

12/04/03
New wallpaper for your computer desktop - 'Babylon Proof'.

12/03/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'Old World' collection, Gold Hat cancel.

12/02/03
New philatelic link - Mosaics: ATA Web Site's Monthly Feature.

12/01/03
New article recommendation - 'Methods of Communication'.

11/30/03
Revised link - 'Neandertal': Single frame exhibit now integral on this site.

11/29/03
Three article recommendations - 'The Miracle of St. Gertrude', 'Spotlight on Copper' and 'The Chinese Secret of Porcelain'.

11/28/03
New link - 'BuG eV.': German society with paleoanthropology and prehistory.

11/27/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'Old World' collection, Biskupin Settlement.

11/26/03
New book review for - 'The Painters of the Caves'.

11/25/03
New article recommendation - 'The Baths of Caracalla'.

11/24/03
New philatelic link - Heinrich Schliemann: ATA Web Site's Monthly Feature.

11/22/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'personalities' collection, Thomas Jefferson.

11/23/03
New link - At the Tomb of Tutankhamen: National Geographic website.

11/21/03
New article recommendation - 'Ancient Birds of Prey'.

11/20/03
Our guidelines for writers of articles for the newsletter and web site.

11/19/03
Two article recommendations - 'World Heritage Sites' & 'God of Medicine'.

11/18/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'prehistoric' collection, Carnac Alignment.

11/17/03
New link - Romans in East Friesland in German with stamps.

11/16/03
New link - Greek Mythology Today.

11/15/03
A new article recommendation - 'History of the Calendar'.

11/14/03
Two article recommendations - 'The Great Wall' and 'Monte Casino'.

11/13/03
Added a newsletter sample page - 'October 2003 cover page'.

11/12/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'new world' collection, flint precancels.

11/11/03
New catalog recommendation - 'New World Archaeology on Stamps'.

11/10/03
New article recommendation - 'Imhotep - the First Physician'.

11/09/03
Two web site utilities added for visitor convenience.

11/08/03
New article recommendation - 'First Labor of Heracles'.

11/07/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'old world' collection, advertising cover.

11/06/03
New book recommendation - 'Temples and Tombs of Ancient Nubia'.

11/05/03
We're received a new web site award - Knowledge College Tutor 'Silver'.

11/04/03
New link - Mythology of the Faroe Islands on stamps.

11/03/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'roman' collection, museum cover.

11/02/03
Our Get Well Wishes are extended to Eileen Meier.

11/01/03
Two article recommendations - 'Castles on Mosel' & 'Persian Architecture'.

10/31/03
A new on-line article - 'Judging 1 Frame Exhibits, part 1'.

10/30/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'personalities' collection, pair on cover.

10/29/03
Three new book recommendations - 'FAP Archaeology Checklist'.

10/28/03
New link - Biographies of People of the World.

10/27/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'egyptian' collection, multiples on cover.

10/26/03
Two new article recommendations - 'Paleolithic Art' & 'Stone Age'.

10/25/03
New link - Online Medieval and Classical Library.

10/24/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'african' collection, multiples on cover.

10/23/03
Our final tribute to our member Dr. Chris L. Moser.

10/22/03
New library recommendation - 'Who's Who on U.S. Stamps'.

10/21/03
New library recommendation - 'Adventures in Topical Collecting'.

10/20/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'pacific / asia' collection, slogan cancel.

10/19/03
OWASU represented at Bangkok 2003 first ever, single frame exhibits.

10/18/03
We're received a new web site award - Gigi's Dream Catcher 'Gold'.

10/17/03
New library recommendation - 'Aborigine Myth and Legend'.

10/16/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'old world' collection, cancel on certificate.

10/15/03
New general myths link - Gods, Heros and Myths - see * for new.

10/14/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'new world' collection, slogan cancel.

10/13/03
New 'special issue' library recommendation - National Geographic.

10/12/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'roman' collection, postage meter.

10/11/03
New Greek and Roman link - Perseus Digital Library - see * for new.

10/10/03
New book recommendation in our library - see * for new.

10/09/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'personalities' collection, due use cover.

10/08/03
Two new book recommendations in our library.

10/07/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'egypt' collection, multiple use on cover.

10/06/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'museum' collection, 1922 German commemorative cancel for Federsee Museum Fall Excavations.

10/05/03
New link for mythology, folklore and legends - Encyclopedia Mythica.

10/04/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'conference' collection, Romanian service cover.

10/03/03
New 'object' for the gallery 'phoenician' collection, a U.S. meter on cover.

10/02/03
We've added more 'off-line articles' to our library listings.

10/01/03
Unit 'history' included in new information page. Updated member ads.

09/30/03
We've added a new web page for our 'subscribing member ads'.

09/29/03
We've begun adding 'off-line articles' to our library listings.

09/28/03
A new 'object' for the gallery 'museum' collection, a U.S. perforation shift used on cover.

09/27/03
A new 'object' for the gallery 'art' collection, a Swedish packet card, updated newsletter index.

09/26/03
We've found an interesting link for Greek mythology Mythweb.

09/25/03
We've found an exceptional link for Mesoamerican Cultures.

09/24/03
Introducing the 'Gallery' area for (philatelic) Objects of interest.

09/23/03
A new link to the Junior Philatelists of America (JPA) for kids.

09/22/03
A new link to the Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP).

09/21/03
We've found an educational link for Roman Gladiators.

09/20/03
A bit of site maintenance as we clean up some coding problems.

09/19/03
We've found a link for Knossos.

09/18/03
Want an item for your collection completely free? Write a short (maybe 4 paragraphs) mini-article for the web site and take your choice of items in the members area.

09/17/03
Our September feature is Part 2 of a great article "Why Exhibit? by Eileen Meier using her "Hercules" exhibit as a model of what, how and why exhibitors do what they do.

09/16/03
We've found a link for Ancient Near East on the Web.

09/15/03
Another free prize has been added!

09/14/03
We've found another nice link for Living in Ancient Egypt.

09/13/03
Caroline, our new editor, has mailed the latest issue of the newsletter and the illustrations are in color, looks great! I've got mine...

09/12/03
We've found a nice link for Hitites.

09/11/03
We want to be the 'Best on the Web', so we challenge our viewers to find problems with our web site AND we offer free prizes to any visitor doing so!

09/10/03
We've found a nice link for Egyptian Cosmology - Akmet.

09/09/03
We've received our 3rd site rating from 'Family Friendly'. That's a good thing as we're now officially listed with them.

09/08/03
We've found an interesting link for Maritime Archaeology.

09/07/03
Too Cool! We've received an award for website design and content!! We are extremely proud and extend sincere thanks to reviewer ConRoz of the Netherlands.

09/04/03
A new link to the United Nations Philatelists of the ATA as some of their interest areas (UNESCO) overlap ours.

09/01/03
A new link to the Gems, Minerals and Jewelry Study Unit of the ATA as some of their interest areas overlap ours.

08/30/03
A neat new search box allows you to enter a key word to search our web site for. It will then list the web pages that your keyword appears on. We also have a new tracker which will help us get an idea of how many people visit the site.

08/29/03
We're getting the web site rated for all ages - family safe viewing.

08/28/03
Our August feature is Part 1 of a great article "Why Exhibit? by Eileen Meier using her "Hercules" exhibit as a model of what, how and why exhibitors do what they do.

08/27/03
We have a new forum for discussion of things philatelic and archaeological. Register and join in the discussions with your own questions and observations.

08/23/03
We've added a library link to the single frame 'Neandertal' philatelic exhibit. The name says it all.

08/18/03
Caroline says the next newsletter is being prepared now and should be out soonest, so let's start checking that mailbox!!

08/09/03
We've provided new e-mail links for contacting our officers.

07/31/03
The OWASU editorship baton has been passed to Caroline Scannell. She just returned from Denver and the 2003 NTSS show and is working hard right now to put together a new issue of the newsletter for all of us to enjoy.

07/30/03
The OWASU web site is now 'official' and can be reached at both www.owasu.org or www.owasu.com (which will redirect you to the .org address).

 

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