Sperryville Documentation Project

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-008
Creators:
Russell, James D., 1921-2011
Dates:
2005-2007
bulk 2005-2005
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 electronic discs (cd)
8 CD-Rs
2 Boxes
2 boxes of index cards annotating the video recordings
23 video recordings
13 miniDV video recordings ; 5 DVCAM video recordings ; 5 VHS 1/2" video recordings
1 Linear foot
3 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
James D. Russell's Sperryville Documentation Project is an audiovisual collection documenting the Sperryville, VA community. It contains video interviews with Russell about his books and other work that he undertook to preserve the history of the community, his family, and particularly his great grandmother Sister Caroline Terry, who was born into slavery in Rappahannock County, VA. The collection is comprised of the original miniDV video recordings, DVCAM masters, VHS access copies, and digital photographs stored on CD-Rs, which were taken at the time of taping.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
Sperryville Documentation Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Archival Materials note
ACMA also houses a collection of paper documents and photographs that are part of the Sperryville Documentation Project.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slavery Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Community Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sperryville, VA Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Anacostia Community Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Russell, James D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sperryville Documentation Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Terry, Caroline Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu
http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Collections/ArchiveCollection