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Guide to the Embodied Information Teaching Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Embodied Information Teaching Collection
    Dates: 900-2018
    Identification: M000004
    Creator: Sutro Library Staff
    Physical Description: 4.00 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English Spanish;Castilian
    Repository: Sutro Library, California State Library
    1630 Holloway Avenue
    5th floor
    San Francisco, CA, 94132-4030
    URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/about/sutro_main.html
    Email: sutro@library.ca.gov
    Phone: 415-469-6100

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

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    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    This collection was processed using Archon by Mattie Taormina, 2017.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please email sutro@library.ca.gov .

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research. Please page materials three business days in advance of your visit by email: sutro@library.ca.gov .

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Embodied Information Teaching Collection, M000004, Sutro Library, California State Library, San Francisco, Calif.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    The collection is organized into seven series based on the different mediums humankind has used to capture and convey information throughout time. Within each series the organizaiton of the materials is based on when the repository aquired the materials (so the most recent aquisition is at the end of the series).

    Scope and Contents

    An artificial collection created by the Sutro Library staff in 2017 that allows students to have a hands on experience with various formats and artifacts that embody the transmission of information throughout time. The samples in this collection are not from the Sutro Library’s historic collections; rather, they were bought specifically for the purpose of allowing intensive hands on use for teaching and learning.