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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.


Speakers
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Jennifer Betts

University Archivist and Assistant Director of the John Hay Library, Brown University
Jennifer Betts is University Archivist and Assistant Director for the John Hay Library, Brown University. Since arriving at Brown in 2004 her collections management duties have increased, including grant-funded projects and collection surveys. She earned a MLS from the University... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Donnelly Walton

Archival Access Coordinator, University of Alabama


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

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