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School of Social Ecology Pandemic Histories Archive collection (University of California, Irvine)
AS.222  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Alternative Forms of Material
  • Collection Scope and Contents Summary
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Additional Collection Guides

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Title: University of California, Irvine, School of Social Ecology Pandemic Histories Archive collection
    Creator: University of California, Irvine. School of Social Ecology
    Identifier/Call Number: AS.222
    Physical Description: 12.669 Gigabytes (921 digital files)
    Date (inclusive): 2020-2021
    Abstract: The Pandemic Histories Archive was developed through a collaboration between the UC Irvine School of Social Ecology, the UCI Libraries, and the Blum Center Compassion in Action program. Throughout history, pandemics have had pervasive and enduring impacts on societies. In the United States, COVID-19 has intersected with multiple forms of inequality and injustice, affecting people in dramatically different ways. The collaboration recognizes it is important to record these diverse experiences, to be inclusive in assembling the historical record of this crisis, and to give future generations as complete an understanding of what happened as possible. This collection consists of submissions by students in the academic year 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 who documented their own or others' experiences of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the social justice issues, including anti-Black and anti-Asian racism, that were of public concern. The submissions include field notes about daily life, oral histories, photographs and videos, and other files documenting the pandemic and social justice issues.
    Language of Material: English .

    Access

    The collection is only minimally processed, but is open for research. Researchers may request access copies to digital materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the University Archivist.

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Irvine, School of Social Ecology Pandemic Histories Archive collection. AS-222. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. [Date accessed].
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred by the UCI School of Social Ecology, 2020-2021.

    Alternative Forms of Material

    Select items from this collection are available on Calisphere .

    Collection Scope and Contents Summary

    The Pandemic Histories Archive was developed through a collaboration between the University of California, Irvine School of Social Ecology, the UCI Libraries, and the Blum Center Compassion in Action program. Throughout history, pandemics have had pervasive and enduring impacts on societies. In the United States, COVID-19 has intersected with multiple forms of inequality and injustice, affecting people in dramatically different ways. The collaboration recognizes it is important to record these diverse experiences, to be inclusive in assembling the historical record of this crisis, and to give future generations as complete an understanding of what happened as possible.
    This collection consists of submissions by students in the academic year 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 who documented their own or others' experiences of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the social justice issues, including anti-Black and anti-Asian racism, that were of public concern. The submissions include field notes about daily life, oral histories, photographs and videos, and other files documenting the pandemic and social justice issues.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged in five series:
    1. Fall Quarter 2020 submissions, 2020. 2.16 GB
    2. Winter Quarter 2021 submissions, 2021. 7.22 GB
    3. Spring Quarter 2021 submissions, 2021. 2.22 GB
    4. Summer Sessions I and II 2021 submissions, 2021. 0.978 GB
    5. Fall Quarter 2021 submissions, 2020-2021. 0.0913 GB

    Additional Collection Guides

    A container list of the submissions is available via this link: Container List .