Arizona Archives Online

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Arizona Archives Online

  1. 1. Arizona Archives Online A Resource of Descriptive Archival Content Presented by: Michael Lotstein, MA Assistant Archivist Arizona State University Libraries
  2. 2. What is Arizona Archives Online? <ul><li>Provides searchable access to the descriptive content of over 600 archival collections from seven Arizona archival institutions </li></ul><ul><li>ASU, NAU, UA </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Creative Photography, Heard Museum, Arizona State Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona Historical Society – Northern Division </li></ul><ul><li>Four new institutions coming in 2008-2009! </li></ul>
  3. 3. How does AAO Work? http://www.azarchivesonline.org
  4. 4. Search Results Will Provide a Detailed Description of Archival Content
  5. 5. Finding Aid Contents Continued
  6. 6. Collection Arrangement
  7. 7. Levels of Description
  8. 8. Individuals in History: Correspondence <ul><li>Correspondence preserves many facets of contextual history. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Beliefs: Political, Spiritual, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular opinions/perceptions of historical events. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vital Resource in shaping the context of an overall historical event or biographical inquiry. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Governor Samuel Goddard Papers
  10. 10. Individuals in History -- Photography <ul><li>Photographs provide Thematic, Aesthetic, and Historical perspectives on people, places, and events. </li></ul><ul><li>Salt River Flood Under Ash Street Bridge: Tempe, AZ., 1931. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Photography Connects People to Their Community <ul><li>Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ ca. 1946. </li></ul><ul><li>Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ ca. 2008 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Arizona Archives Online <ul><li>http://www.azarchivesonline.org </li></ul>
  13. 13. Coming Soon! <ul><li>Why Arizona? The Arizona Migration Digital Library! </li></ul><ul><li>--We Will Tell Real Stories About Why People Came to Arizona. </li></ul><ul><li>--Three Arizona Universities will Digitize Archives About Labor, Ethnic, Religious, and Tourist Migration . </li></ul><ul><li>--Available Free to the Public. </li></ul><ul><li>--Websites Will be Customized for Teachers and the General Public. </li></ul><ul><li>--Supported by the Arizona State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. </li></ul>

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