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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


Chair
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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 →

Speakers
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Lisa Huntsha

Archivist/Librarian, Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Lisa Huntsha has worked on the Swedish-American newspaper project, which digitized some 300,000 pages of historic newspapers and included partners in both the United States and Sweden. Her interests surround promoting archival access, use, digitization, and international collabor... Read More →
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Daniel Necas

Archivist, University of Minnesota
Daniel Necas has in the past 15 years worked with collections documenting immigrant and refugee experiences in the U.S. of the last 150 years. In recent years, he has been working on the Digitizing Immigrant Letters project that involves active collaboration with archives in Euro... Read More →
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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
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