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Friday, August 16 • 10:45am - 11:45am
SESSION 406 - Journeys of Reconciliation: Institutions Studying Their Relationships to Slavery

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During the last decade, several American universities have undertaken formal efforts to document and study their relationships with slavery and racial discrimination. Archival material, the work of archivists, and the creation of new material for university archives have played prominent roles in university projects, which include courses, increased community outreach, public apologies, publications, and research. These multifaceted projects continue to explore the historical and moral questions raised for the institutions.


Jennifer Betts

University Archivist, Brown University
Jennifer Betts is University Archivist at Brown University. From 2008 to 2010 she was the Project Manager of Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online (RIAMCO), an EAD consortium. She has worked at Brown University as Assistant EAD Librarian and Manuscripts Librarian, Brown Family Papers. She previously worked at the Albany Institute of History & Art and the New York State Archives Partnership Trust. She earned a master's degree... Read More →

Amy Schindler

University Archivist, The College of William and Mary
Amy Schindler is the University Archivist in the Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary, a position she has held since 2007. Ms. Schindler has responsibility for acquiring, overseeing the preservation, and providing access to material in the collection with outreach to students, faculty & staff, alumni, and the general public primarily through class presentations, talks, tours, exhibits... Read More →

Donnelly Walton

Archival Access Coordinator, University of Alabama

Friday August 16, 2013 10:45am - 11:45am
Grand Salon 13/16

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