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Africana Studies Department

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: BC13-07

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection contains materials that document the Africana Studies Department at Barnard College. Included in the collection are flyers from film events circa 1997 and two copies of a booklet from a 2012 Ntozake Shange performance and conference at the Diana Center.

The digital images cover a 2004 event sponsored by the Africana Studies department at Barnard who hosted Black historian Michael Eric Dyson. There are some photographs of Michael Eric Dyson and Barnard President Judith Shapiro.


  • Creation: circa 1997-2012


No restrictions apply to this collection.

Reproductions Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

.84 Gigabytes (1 CD with 60 images (.jpg))




This collection consists of materials from the Africana Studies department.

Collection Arrangement

The paper materials in this are arranged as recieved. The born digital materials on the transferred computer disks, as part of the processing work done by Archives staff, some intellectual reorganization was undertaken to allow the digital materials to be easily integrated into a single system of arrangement.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

Paper records were transferred to the Archives from the Africana Studies department. Born-digital images werwe transferred from the Office of Commmunications records.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid was written by Amy Lau in October 2015. Additional computer disks were transferred and processed in 2018 by student associates. The finding aid was updated by Olivia Newsome in 2023.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to the prescribed by Describing Archives: a Content Standard. Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.



Guide to the Africana Studies Department Collection
Amy Lau and Olivia Newsome
©2015 and 2023
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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