Heritage Month Project

In an effort to promote the preservation of archival materials pertaining to underrepresented racial and ethnic people, the Roundtable has used Facebook and Twitter to highlight repositories and collections during the annual Heritage and History Month observances. Institutions that have participated in this project are listed below their respective month.

Hispanic Heritage
September 15–October 15 

Archive of Hispanic Literature on Tape
Library of Congress

National Museum of Mexican Art

Puerto Rican Collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
University of Connecticut

Latin American, Caribbean, and Spanish Language Collections
University of South Florida

Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection
University of Texas at Austin

Archives of the Puerto Rican Diaspora
Hunter College

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project

Latino GLBT History Project

Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican & Mexican American Recordings
University of California, Los Angeles

Latin American Microfilm Project (LAMP)
Center for Research Libraries

Cuban Heritage Collection
University of Miami

Mexican American Collections
University of Texas at San Antonio

Young Lords in Lincoln Park Collection
Grand Valley State University

Native American Heritage

American Indian Film Gallery
University of Arizona

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

ITC Contemporary Indians of Texas Documentary Series
University of Texas at San Antonio

Alice Elissa Brown Papers
Consortium Library of University of Alaska | Alaska Pacific University

Carlisle Indian School Collection
Cumberland County Historical Society

Charles B. Sears Law Library Special Collections
University at Buffalo

Imperial Valley Desert Museum


Alaska Native Brotherhood Collection
Sealaska Heritage Institute

Institute of American Indian Arts
New Mexico's Digital Collections

Rocky Mountain Online Archive
University of New Mexico

Black History

Fighting for Civil Rights at the Soda Fountain
The Coca-Cola Company

African American Episcopal Historical Collection
Virginia Theological Seminary Archives

St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Parish Records
Oregon Multicultural Archives

Leon K. Hughes Photograph Collection
University of Kanasas 

Ernest J. Gaines Center
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Kuumba Black Artists Network, Inc. Collection
University of Alaska/Anchorage

Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora
University of Miami

Collections Pertaining to African Americans in the Film Industry
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Black Ethnic Archives
Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana

Library & Archives of the Center for Black Music Research
Columbia College Chicago

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Howard University

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
New York Public Library

Women's Herstory

Women's Collections Roundtable
Society of American Archivists

Olive Morris Collection
Lambeth Archives 

Dr. Gwendoline Y. Fortune Papers
Texas A&M University

Rebecca Dallis Collection
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society

Alice Walker Papers
Emory University Manuscript, Archives & Rare Book Library

Eunice Walker Johnson Exhibition
Chicago History Museum 

Anna Chen Chennault Papers
Schlesinger Library, Harvard University 

Hazel Hainsworth Young Photograph Collection
African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library 

Audre Lorde Papers
Spelman College Archives

Women of the Congressional Black Caucus Exhibition
African American Voice in Congress (Avoice Project)

Amy Matilda Cassey Album
Library Company of Philadelphia 

Latinas in History: An Interactive Project
Department of Puerto Rican and Latin Studies, Brooklyn College

Vicki Manalo Draves Oral History
LA84 Foundation

Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage

Visual Communications

Philippine Ethnology Collections
American Museum of Natural History

'Ulu'ulu: The Henry Ku'ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai'i
University of Hawai'i - West Oahu

LGBT Pride

Black Gay and Lesbian Archive
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL

AIDS History Project
University of California, San Franciso

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

Lavender Legacies
Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable, Society of American Archivists