The Future of Archives

Stanford History Archival Workshop (SHAW) presents a half-day symposium this Friday, April 6.

All events take place in the History Department (Bldg 200), Room 307.

10:00-11:30am   Using archives: Perspectives from scholars beyond History

Hannah Doherty, English, Stanford University
Allie Kelly, Anthropology, Stanford University
Amalia Kessler, Law School, Stanford University (comment)
Sarah Sussman, Stanford Libraries (chair)

(30-minute break; lunch service begins 11:45am)

12:00-1:30pm     Beyond paper: The future of archives 

(Roundtable lunch – Please RSVP to
Rick Prelinger, Prelinger Archive and Library/Internet Archive
Tanya Hollis, Labor Archives and Research Center, SFSU
Sean Hanretta, Stanford University (comment/chair)

Links for Prelinger’s work

Rick Prelinger and Brewster Kayle on DemocracyNow

Prelinger Archives at the Internet Archive

An Interview with Rick Prelinger about his film library

This is Prelinger Archivevideo (2001)

Video for Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes of San Francisco – archival footage of San Francisco

Tanya Hollis Bio

Tanya Hollis is currently employed as an archivist at the Labor Archives and Research Center at San Francisco State University; former positions include Literary Collections Archivist and Environmental Collections Archivist at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, and Manuscripts Librarian at the California Historical Society. She holds a Masters in Library Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a BA in Religion from New College of Florida.  She has presented on the intersection of archives and art, and recently participated in a discussion on the future of archives at Scanners Bookstore in San Francisco with Rick Prelinger in 2011.  Her published work includes articles on the Peoples Temple and redevelopment in San Francisco.


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