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Luis Alberto Sánchez papers

Identifier: 01764.en
Abstract Luis Alberto Sanchez was a prominent Peruvian author and political leader of the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance Party (APRA). He joined APRA in 1931 and, he was jailed and exiled for his activism. Ultimately, he became a Peruvian senator, Rector of the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, President of the Senate, and Vice President of Peru. He was also an educator and taught throughout Latin America and the United States. This collection of correspondence, manuscripts, and...
Dates: 1691-1994; Majority of material found within 1930-1979

Marie Corelli collection

Identifier: 09916-1
Abstract This collection documents English Victorian musician and novelist Mary Mackay (more popularly known under her pseudonym Marie Corelli. Her works include themes relating to astral projection, psychic experiences, and mystical ideas associated with the Rosicrucianism spiritual and cultural movement. Her most famous work was The Sorrows of Satan (1895), which sold more than any previously published English novel. The collection includes correspondence, sheet music,...
Dates: circa 1846-2010; Majority of material found within 1890-1934

Midori Shimanouchi Lederer Papers

Identifier: TAM.596
Abstract Born in California, Midori Shimanouchi Lederer (1923-2005) founded JASSI, Inc. (Japanese American Social Services), a non-profit organization based in New York City dedicated to addressing gaps in social services for the Japanese American community. In 1942, Shimanouchi and her family were forcibly removed from their home and incarerated with 110,00 other Nisei at the Central Utah Relocation Center, a concentration camp (euphemistically referred to as an internment camp) in Topaz, Utah. She...
Dates: 1943-1999

Mujeres Latinas Oral History Project

Identifier: IWA0822

Oral histories with Latino women and family members conducted by the staff of the Iowa Women's Archives through its Mujeres Latinas project.

Dates: 2003-2017

Native Americans in Film collection

Identifier: Ayer.Modern.MS.NAIF

Collection of movie scripts featuring Native American themes, characters, and actors, augmented by a variety of visual materials. Consists of over 300 items including scripts, press and promotional booklets, lobby cards, posters, and photographs.

Dates: 1912-2018; Majority of material found within 1932-1995

Richard Saholt Collection

Identifier: A0058
Abstract The Richard Saholt Collection contains materials created by and about Richard Saholt (1924–2014), a Minneapolis based collage artist. The collection comprises correspondence, medical and military files, artwork reproductions, audiovisual materials, print and slide photography, a collaged artist's book, a scrapbook, and press materials related to Saholt's life and work. The collection was donated by Michael Bonesteel after he gifted collages accessioned into the American Folk Art Museum's...
Dates: 1922-2014

Rocky Chin Papers

Identifier: WAG.325
Abstract Rockwell "Rocky" Chin has been active in labor, community, and civil rights struggles in New York City since the early 1980s, particularly through his involvement with various Asian Pacific American (APA) organizations. Spanning between 1966 to 2016, with the bulk of materials from 1984-2001, this collection documents Chin's work as an activist, his involvement in political campaigns, and his teaching. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, newsletters, publications...
Dates: 1968-2016; Majority of material found within 1984-2001

Sara Lynn Henry collection related to Elijah Pierce

Identifier: A0050
Scope and Contents

The material includes about 70 slides of Pierce in his studio and barbershop, as well as images of his work. The slides were taken with an art historian's camera.

There are also four reels of audio recordings. One has an interview between Henry and Pierce, the next has notes that Henry made to herself about the visit. The other two were given along with the collection, but it is suspected they are both blank reels. The audio reels have been digitized.

Dates: 1974

Susan H. Kelly and Anne C. Williams Gravestone Rubbings

Identifier: A0023

The collection contains 136 mounted gravestone rubbings, created by Susan H. Kelly and Anne C. Williams, between 1977 and 1983. The rubbings represent gravestones dated 1650 to 1800. The stones are from all across New England, with the majority being from Connecticut.

Dates: 1977-1983

Tomie Arai and Legan Wong Papers

Identifier: MSS.439
Abstract Artist and community activist Tomie Arai (1949- ) has been working as an artist in the New York City area since the 1960s, and together with Legan Wong (1951- ) has also been involved with the New York-based Asian American cultural movement since the 1970s. The Tomie Arai and Legan Wong Papers document arts and cultural organizations in New York specifically focused on the Asian American experience including Cityarts Workshop, Basement Workshop, and Godzilla Asian American Arts Network. Some...
Dates: 1937-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1999

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