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