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Donating Your Materials

Donating Your Materials

Join Kathleen Roe, Director of Operations for the New York State Archives, as she discusses working with a historical repository to care for your materials. Learn what a repository does when it accepts a donation and what your role and rights are as a donor. (5 minutes)

What is and Archive?

What is an Archive?

Pedro Juan Hernández from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies describes the purpose of an archive and how researchers may access archival materials. (3 minutes)

What is and Archive?

What is an Archive? (Spanish)

Pedro Juan Hernández from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies describes the purpose of an archive and how researchers may access archival materials. This video is provided in Spanish. (3 minutes)

What to Save and How: and Introduction

What to Save and How: An Introduction

Join Margie Miller (Widow of Joel Miller, World Trade Center 9/11/2001) as she learns about saving and caring for her 9/11 mementos in a conversation with Hofstra University Archivist Geri Solomon. (10 minutes)