James F. Corkill of Mauch Chunk has been appointed agent by the Department of Archives of the State Library to compile historical material in Carbon County for the state. He will work under Dr. Curtis W. Garrison, state archivist, who is sponsoring this work under the administration code in every county. It will be Corkill's duty to examine into the condition of records, etc. kept and/or recorded in the several offices to the county and borough. The work must be completed by Feb. 15.