Processing the Angel Island State Park collection: explorations of nationalism, memory, and place

by Margo E Lentz-Meyer

Institution: California State University – Sacramento
Year: 2016
Keywords: Archives; Angel Island; Public outreach; Angel Island State Park; Immigration; Angel Island Immigration Station; California state parks
Posted: 02/05/2017
Record ID: 2081138
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/171561


The Angel Island State Park Collection, located at the California State Parks Archives is comprised of documentary material recording the history of Angel Island prior to and following the islands designation as a state park. Processing the Angel Island State Park Collection involved arrangement and description, the creation of a finding aid, and the digitization of reports, histories, and photographs. The project culminated in the creation of two small exhibits highlighting significant aspects of the collection. Advisors/Committee Members: Simpson, Lee M. A..