Repository:Sequoyah Research Center (Little Rock, Arkansas)

Repository Sequoyah Research Center (Little Rock, Arkansas)
Postal Address Sequoyah Research Center
500 University Plaza
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
2801 S. University
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099
Place Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States
Phone (501) 569-8336

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In keeping with the Sequoyah Research Center's purpose of preserving and disseminating the written words of Native peoples, this site provides research materials documenting all aspects of life among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and First Nations of Canada. Along with the American Native Press Archives, the Center documents contemporary Native American communities by creating, maintaining, and providing to the public the most comprehensive collection possible of Native newspapers, periodicals, and other publications; maintaining Native manuscripts and special collections; and acquiring other materials related to Native communities, press history, and literature. The Center serves tribal communities and the general public by developing and maintaining the means of accessing the content of these collections and by providing educational resources through various media and public programming. ANPA stands today as one of the world's largest repositories of Native thought.

What the SRC Does

  • Documents all aspects of Indian Life from the Indian perspective.
  • Maintains the largest collection of Native newspapers and periodicals in the world in hard copy and film including press histories 1828 - present.
  • Collects and disseminates the literary works of Native writers past and present through the Digital Library, Chapbook Series, and the most comprehensive on-line bibliography of Native writing in the world.
  • Highlights the work of Indian artists through the preservation and display of one of Native America's finest art collections.
  • Collects the publications of and other information on Indian organizations including business and professional groups as well as advocacy agencies.
  • Makes resources available for teachers and students at all levels.
  • Supports scholarship in a number of disciplines including history, journalism, business, sociology, political science, literature, and social work.
  • Sponsors the SRC Annual Symposium, a conference of Native people who meet to discuss issues of common interest.