Archives & Manuscripts

Archives for Accountability

Response to "Historians push to create public archive of documents from massive opioid legislation" Full court brief A group of historians recently filed an amici curiae brief requesting that any and every settlement in the numerous opioid-related lawsuits circulating in national courts commit all related documents and materials to the creation of a public opioid-industry… Continue reading Archives for Accountability

Archives & Manuscripts

Languages Live in the Archives

Response to "Historic Recordings Revitalize Language for Passamaquoddy Tribal Members," NPR's All Things Considered (September 3, 2019) In 1890, on a research trip to Calais, Maine, anthropologist Walter Jesse Fewkes used a phonograph to record tribal songs, stories, and phonetic pronunciations offered by three spokesmen for the Passamaquoddy tribe. Fewkes used the phonograph to record… Continue reading Languages Live in the Archives