Carla Martin collection on Cape Verdean language and culture
approximately 16 linear feet
circa 1899-2012 (bulk 1985-2007)
This collection consists of over 300 books, along with articles and research files, sheet music, textiles, artworks, and souvenirs collected by Dr. Carla Martin, Lecturer and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in Harvard University’s Department of African and African American Studies. Items are related to the topic of Cape Verdean culture, language, music, politics, history, and literature, with a wide range of disciplines from social sciences and humanities represented.
Zenas Kevorkian (1910-1991) was a career educator, a United States Naval Officer during World War II, and a hobbyist photographer in Rhode Island. The bulk of this collection consists of Kevorkian’s personal photographs, which document his life, family, and community mostly in and around Providence and Cranston, Rhode Island from the 1920s through about 1960. The collection also includes correspondence while Kevorkian was in naval training in 1942, as well as publications of Providence Technical High School and Roger Williams Junior High School.
Videocassettes contain Kontakt, a public access television program produced by João Rosário for Cabo Verde Television Production, Inc. Some videocassettes contain raw footage from Cape Verde related events. Most videocassettes are in U-matic or U-matic S (3/4" tape) format.
Rhode Island College. Presidential Committees and Task Forces. Committee on Human Relations records
0.20 cubic feet
Records of a former Rhode Island College Presidential Committee whose charge was to advise the president on matters related to the creation, enhancement and maintenance of positive, collegial human relations among members of the College community.