Documenting Social Justice Issues at UW

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Documenting Social Justice Issues at UW

  1. 1. Documenting Social Justice Issues at the University of Wyoming<br />Controversy on Campus<br />
  2. 2. Records come from students, faculty, and departments<br />Document UW’s history<br />1960s-1980s: UW History collections acquired and managed differently from manuscript collections<br />WHY?<br />Departments, faculty, and students transferred records on their own accord – fortunately for us and researchers<br />University Archives’ History of Collecting<br />
  3. 3. Board of Trustees, Yearbook photo, 1948<br />The Textbook Controversy, 1947-1948<br />
  4. 4. Petition, T.A. Larson papers, 1948<br />Minutes, Faculty Senate records, <br />Dec. 9, 1947<br />Pamphlet, UW President’s Office records<br />
  5. 5. The Black 14, 1969<br />Black 14 collection (donated by Irene Kettunen Schubert)<br />
  6. 6. UW President’s Office records<br />
  7. 7. Black 14 collection (donated by Irene Kettunen Schubert)<br />
  8. 8. All materials from the Matthew Shepard collection and Matthew Shepard Web Archive<br />
  9. 9. Broader changes at the AHC in the 1990s<br />UW Archives assists faculty and departments with records management<br />University Archivist now part of the processing department<br />Leaders in archives field call for “Activist Archivists”<br />Changes in the Profession<br />
  10. 10. William Ayers Controversy, 2010<br />All material from the William Ayers Controversy collection and the Meg Lanker papers.<br />
  11. 11. How do we document everyday injustices and social justice occurring at UW?<br />
  12. 12. Laura Uglean JacksonUniversity Archivistluglean@uwyo.edu<br />

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