20 · Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
Additional Comments N=2
Possibly, if they fit within the parameters of our collecting goals.
3. What is the name of the community-based collection you will be describing in this survey?
4. Please enter the name of the holding library, unit, or collection within which this community-based
collection resides.
5. Please briefly describe the nature of the collection. N=36
Chinese Experience in Western Canada
Bruce Peel Special Collections Library, University of Alberta
This community-based collection focuses on the Chinese experience in the Canadian prairies. It includes photos, letters, and
other print documents that highlight Chinese immigrant stories, as well as their involvement in their prairie communities.
Records of the New England Conference of the United Methodist Church
Boston University School of Theology Library
The collection is comprised of church records from individual towns and cities in the states of New Hampshire, Vermont,
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Maine. Each United Methodist Church upon closing or merging with another church is to
send their records to the Annual Conference’s archival repository. For the New England Annual Conference that repository
is Boston University School of Theology Library. The collection holds conference journals and records from predecessor
conferences (when the conferences were organized by state, or region, i.e., New Hampshire Conference, Vermont Conference,
etc.) Records from various agencies of the New England Conference are also sent to the archives, as are any groups and
organizations relating to New England Methodism. There is a wide variety of record formats, everything from videocassette and
glass lantern slides to paper and large paintings or plaques.
Saints at War Collection
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
This is a collection of oral histories and other historical records related to veterans who are members of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), spanning from the Mexican-American War to the present.
June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives
UCLA Library Special Collections
The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives at UCLA Library is an outreach and collection-building partnership that will expand access
to the Mazer Archives and expand UCLA Library’s holdings in this important area of social and cultural history. The Mazer
Archives is the largest major archive on the West Coast dedicated to preserving and promoting lesbian and feminist history
and culture.
Herman Baca Papers
Special Collections &Archives, University of California, San Diego
This collection is 45 linear feet of material collected/created by Chicano activist Herman Baca and the Committee on Chicano
Rights, a San Diego organization. It includes correspondence, documents, artwork, photographs &slides, newspaper clippings,
and organizational materials.
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