Preserving Social History: The Leadership Role of Librarians and Scholars in Building Locally Based Collections

A Selected Bibliography

ALA/ACRL/Anthropology & Sociology Section Annual Conference Program
New Orleans, LA June 26, 1999

Compiled by Cheri A. Vitez

Ancelet, Barry J. (1994) Cajun and Creole Folktales: The French Oral Tradition of South Louisiana. New York, NY: Garland Publishing/University Press of Mississippi.

Ancelet, Barry J. (1989) Cajun Music: Origins and Development. Lafayette, LA: USL Center for Louisiana Studies Publications.

Ancelet, Barry J. (1996) Jolie Blonde à l’école. In Teaching and Research in the University. Lewis Pyenson, ed. Publications of the Graduate School, Vol 2. Lafayette, LA: University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Ancelet, Barry J. (1984) The Makers of Cajun Music/ Musiciens Cadiens et Créoles. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Ancelet, Barry J. (1997) Research on Louisiana French Folklore and Folklife. In French and Creole in Louisiana. A. Valdman, ed. New York, NY: Plenum Publishers.

Ancelet, Barry J., Jay Edwards, and Glen Pitre. (1991) Cajun Country, Folklife in the South Series. Jackson, MI: University of Mississippi Press.

Atton, Chris. (1998) The Librarian as Ethnographer: Notes Toward a Strategy for the Exploitation of Cultural Collections. Collection Building 17 (4): 154-158.

Batson, Roberts. Claiming John McDonogh.Impact: New Orleans Gay News,  November 20, 1998.

Batson, Roberts. Its Cultchah, that’s what it is. Impact: New Orleans Gay News,  October 9, 1998.

Batson, Roberts. Mo’ Culchah! Mo’Culchah! Impact: New Orleans Gay News,  October 23, 1998.

Batson, Roberts. Telling Secrets. Impact: New Orleans Gay News, November 6, 1998.

Batson, Roberts. Twenty Years of our Lives: 1977-1997. Impact: New Orleans Gay News,  December 19, 1997.

Berry, Jason, Jonathan Foose, and Tad Jones. (1986) Up from the Cradle of Jazz: New Orleans Music since World War II. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Chan, Sucheng. (1994) Hmong Means Free: Life in Laos and America. Editedong Means Free: Life in Laos and America. Edited and with an introduction by Sucheng Chan. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Clarke, Kimberly L. (1997) Collection Development for a Special Population: Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals. Thesis (MSLS) Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina.

Cocks, Fraser and Catherine S. Herlihy. (1995) The Luiseno Culture Bank: Expanding the Canon. Cataloguing & Classification Quarterly 20 (1):61-81.

DeBonis, Steven. (1995) Children of the Enemy: Oral Histories of Vietnamese Americans and Their Mothers. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

Dowell, Connie V. (1992) Collecting Primary Materials of Major Ethnic Groups. College & Research Libraries News 53(3):157-159.

Draper, David E. (1973 ) The Mardi Gras Indians: The Ethnomusicology of Black Associations in New Orleans. Thesis (Ph.D.) New Orleans, LA: Tulane University.

Ellison, Mary. (1994) Charmaine Neville, the Mardi Gra Indians, and the Music of Oppositionsal Politics. Popular Music and Society 18(4): 19-39.

Fancher, Evelyn P. (1994) Documenting African American Church History in Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee Librarian 46 (Winter):13-18.

Frank, Anne. (1998) University of California, Irvine Libraries Southeast Asian Archive Newsletter. URL:

Gough, Cal. (1990) Key Issues in the Collecting of Gay/Lesbian Materials. In Gay and Lesbian Library Service. C. Gough and E. Greenblatt, eds. pp. 3-10. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Hein, Jeremy. (1995 ) From Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia: A Refugee Experience in the United States. New York, NY: Twayne.

Hezel, Fr. Francis, Elsa Veloso, and Helen Danosos. (1996) Local Micronesian Publications and Publications on Micronesia: Search, Find, and Order. In Preservation of Culture Through Archives and Libraries. A. Cohen, ed. pp. 21-24. Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference (5th: 1995: Colonia, Yap, Micronesia).

Hmong Studies Journal. Internet -based periodical. URL:

Kibria, Nazli. (1993) Family Tightrope: The Changing Lives of Vietnamese Americans. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Marchiafava, Louis J. and Carol Johnson. (1994) A Cooperative Approach to Preserving Local History at the Houston Public Library. Public Libraries 33:257-259.

Marston, Brenda J. (1990) Lesbian and Gay Materials in Cornell’s Collection on Human Sexuality. In Gay and Lesbian Library Service. C. Gough and E. Greenblatt, eds. pp. 65-72. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Martinez, Maurice. (1982) Delight in Repetition: The Black Indians. Wavelength, February: 21-25.

Minority Cultures of Laos: Kammu, Lua’, Lahu, Hmongltures of Laos: Kammu, Lua’, Lahu, Hmong, and Mien. (1992) J. Lewis, ed. Rancho Cordova, CA: Southeast Asian Community Resource Center, Rancho Cardova Unified School District.

Myers, Norma and Emma Simmons. (1992) Developing a Regional Collection: A Case Study for Appalachian Materials. Tennessee Librarian 44 (Winter):19-26.

Pettingill, Ann and Pamela Morgan. (1996) Building a Retrospective Multicultural Collection: A Practical Approach. Collection Building 15(3):10-16.

Phillips, Faye. (1995) Local History Collections in Libraries. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.

Riquelmy, Christina. (1994) Documenting Selected Louisiana Ethnic Groups: A Theme Issue. LLA Bulletin 57 (Summer):1-61.

Sands, Rosita M. (1991) Carnival Celebrations in Africa and the New World: Junkanoo and the Black Indians of Mardi Gras. Black Music Research Journal, 11(1): 75-92.

Smith, Michael P. (1994) Mardi Gras Indians. Greta, LA: Pelican Publishing Co.

Smith-Hefner, Nancy. (1999) Khmer American: Identity and Moral Education in a Diasporic Community. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Szekely, Chris and Sally Weatherall. (1997) Maori Collections in New Zealand Libraries. Collection Building 16(3): 113-118.

Taraba, Suzy. (1990) Collecting Gay and Lesbian Materials in an Academic Library. In Gay and Lesbian Library Service. C. Gough and E. Greenblatt, eds. pp. 25-37. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Thistlethwaite, Polly. (1990) The Lesbian Herstory Archives. In Gay and Lesbian Library Service. C. Gough and E. Greenblatt, eds. pp. 61-64. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.