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The Wood that Sings (Indian Fiddles), 1998
Collection Description & Creator Information
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
1 audio cassette.
- Credit this material:
The Wood that Sings (Indian Fiddles); Virginia Card Papers, WC033, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 12