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Friday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
506 - Immigration Archival Collections: Difference, Transnationality, Relevance

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The conversation about the preservation of the country's immigration history as a specific subject of archival work has largely been left to specialists rather than integrated within discussions in the archival profession. Session participants address the issues of international cooperation, provenance and custodial responsibility, balanced ethnic and cultural representation, working with immigrant communities on collection development, and innovative collaborative processing projects while accommodating and negotiating foreign-language materials and different cultural traditions.

Huntsha: International Initiatives: Preserving and Promoting Swedish Immigrant Collections at Home and Abroad
Necas: Archival Materials Move Across the Borders with Their Creators, Too: Let Them Be Processed Quickly
Scott Taylor: A Century of Conflict: Émigré and Refugee Collections at the Hoover Archives

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Volodymyr Chumachenko

Processing Archivist, Kansas State University
Volodymyr Chumachenko is the Processing Archivist at Morse Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kansas State University. Before moving to Kansas, Volodymyr worked at the Slavic Reference Library and University Archives of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig... Read More →


Daniel Necas

Archivist, University of Minnesota
Daniel has in the past 16 years worked at the Immigration History Research Center Archives with collections documenting immigrant and refugee experiences in the United States of the last 150 years. In recent years, he has been on the team developing the Digitizing Immigrant Letters... Read More →
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Lisa Huntsha

Archivist/Librarian, Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center/Augustana College
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Danielle Scott Taylor

Collections Manager/Curator, North American Collections, Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Danielle Scott Taylor is the Collections Manager and Curator for North American Collections at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University. She received her MA degree in history from the Univ. of New Mexico and a Master of Library Science degree from the Univ... Read More →

Friday July 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
C124 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232