Contents and Arrangement

Cassidy, Joan, 1983-1996

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

This collection consists of correspondence, writings, subject files, photographs, and audio-visual material. Cards writings include essays and opinion pieces on Native American topics as well as her personal reminiscences of people and events, and may be supplemented by corresponding photographs. Card's subject files include notes and research on Native American groups and organizations as well as social and legal issues. The audio-visual material includes audio correspondence from Virginia Card, reminiscences, documentary recordings of events, and mixed music tapes. The collection is especially noteworthy for Virginia Card's extensive documentation of the activities of Native American communities in California.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

The United Tribes Sunbeam and the Moccasin Telegraph were transferred to the rare book collections in 1991; they may be requested through the library's online catalog. 0.4 linear feet of photocopies of published law articles readily available from other sources were discarded in 2011.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Researchers are advised that due to technical requirements, audio-visual materials in this collection cannot be played back at Firestone Library. Digital copies of some materials may be available for a fee. For details, please consult with RBSC staff.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Cassidy, Joan; Virginia Card Papers, WC033, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184