SPEC Kit 347: Community-based Collections · 23
Collection of correspondence, notices, bulletins, emails, scrapbooks, newsletters, yearbooks, membership lists, minutes,
and records.
PCUN—Pineros y Campisenos Unidos Noroeste (Northwest Treeplanters and Farmworkers United
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries
Measuring 18.5 linear feet, PCUN was established in 1985 in Woodburn, Oregon, as a way of uniting and organizing
treeplanters and farmworkers to improve their working conditions. The PCUN records consists of correspondence, newsletters,
publications, photographs, newspaper clippings, audio recordings, and other documents that provide a view of the history of
the largest labor union and Latino organization in the State of Oregon.
Canadian Women’s Movement (1960s–1980s)
Archives and Special Collections, Morisset Library, University of Ottawa
The documents in this community-based collection are related to the women’s history in Canada and more closely to the
feminist movement since the 1960s. The Canadian Women’s Movement Archives (CWMA) Collection and the Canadian
Women’s Movement Archives (CWMA) fonds are the two major resources for research on contemporary women’s movement
in Canada. However, this community-based collection also contains dozens of other archival fonds related to non-governmental
organizations and individuals who worked for the improvement of the political, social, and economical condition of Canadian
women since the 1960s. This collection is composed of textual material, publications, photographs, buttons, banners, sound
recording, and moving images, etc.
American Musicological Society
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
This collection comprises the administrative records of the Society, reflecting trends in musicological scholarship and academic
training through the course of the twentieth century. Included is correspondence with individuals and institutions related
to music research, as well as correspondence among officers of the Society and among committees. Also included are
minutes, membership records and directories, records of annual meetings, events and chapters, financial and tax records, and
miscellaneous administrative records.
Eighth Air Force Archives
Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University
Established in 1991, the Eighth Air Force Archive acquires and preserves original primary source documentation and reference
materials devoted to the history of this important strategic bombing group during World War II, and the role that 8th Air
Force veterans played in defeating the Axis powers. The Archive also collects records of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society,
documenting the society’s relationship with various state 8th Air Force veteran’s groups, and other World War II era combat,
aviation, and support organizations active in preserving the historical legacy of “The Mighty Eighth,” through publications,
reunions, and the building of war memorials. Through donations and gifts provided by veterans and their families, local and
state Eighth Air Force veteran’s associations, private collectors, and independent researchers, the Eighth Air Force Archive
collects a wide variety of materials including: original documents and manuscripts veteran’s correspondence, diaries, and
scrapbooks audio-taped oral histories film and video-tapes documenting combat sorties and the history of the 8th Air Force
maps photographs and original graphic art ephemera newspaper clippings books, periodicals, and veteran’s organization
newsletters and publications.
Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference records
Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University
Correspondence, news clippings, programs, posters, photos &A/V materials relating to the annual conference
National Council of Jewish Women (Rochester Division)
River Campus Libraries, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, University of Rochester
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) was founded in 1893 the Rochester Division organized in 1895. In 1945 the
Council initiated an overseas student scholarship program to allow foreign students to receive graduate training in American
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