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Amistad Research Center vertical file

Identifier: 691

Scope and Contents

The Amistad Research Center vertical file consists of an accumulation of hundreds of items, largely ephemeral in nature, in myriad formats and on topics as diverse as the people and institutions who created them. The bulk of the materials are from the 1980s onward. This is an artificial collection curated by Amistad Research Center staff to house important, yet ephemeral, materials that do not clearly warrant inclusion in the Center's library or manuscripts holdings. Formats include brochures, event programs, newspaper clippings, buttons, curricula guides, funeral programs, biographical sketches, advertisements, postcards, unpublished conference papers, calendars, genealogical reports, and postage stamps, among other formats and artifacts. Collected items here reflect individuals, historical events, cities and townships, institutions, and organizations. Files in this collection containing the word "family" consist of family reunion materials, written family histories, or a combination of the two.

This is an active collection, meaning that staff will continue to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.


  • Other: Date acquired: 09/09/1999


60.00 boxes

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Part of the Amistad Research Center Repository

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