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Guide to the Jack G. Shaheen Papers TAM.535

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Megan O'Shea and Samantha Houck

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 07, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to include material from accession number 2017.058. Updated by Rachel Searcy to include material from accession number 2018.142.  , October 2017 , December 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shaheen, Jack G., 1935-2017
Source - dnr: Shaheen, Jack G., 1935-2017
Source - dnr: Shaheen, Bernice Marie Rafeedie, 1936-
Title: Jack G. Shaheen Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1940-2018
Dates [bulk]: 1968-2015
Abstract: Dr. Jack G. Shaheen (1935-2017) was a professor, author, and consultant who dedicated his career to identifying and contesting stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in American media. The Jack G. Shaheen Papers date from 1943 to 2012 and document Shaheen's scholarly and popular writing and research in media analysis; his media accountability activism through the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC); and his consultation work on legal cases as well as the entertainment industry. The collection includes printed and born-digital draft and revised writings, speeches, notes, research and subject files, reports, correspondence, and sound and video recordings of Shaheen's speeches. The collection also contains material collected by Shaheen, including comic books; editorial cartoons; recordings of movies, television shows, and cartoons; magazines; posters; advertisements; toys; games; and other ephemera, which depict Arabs and Muslims in American popular culture and mass media from the late 19th to the 21st centuries.
Quantity: 102.9 Linear Feet in 78 record cartons, 5 manuscript boxes, 1 tall manuscript box, 3 half manuscript boxes, 8 oversize flat boxes, 3 packing boxes, 4 oversize folders, and 1 map case folder
Quantity: 515 videodiscs (dvd)
Quantity: 621 videocassettes (vhs)
Quantity: 26 sound discs (cd)
Quantity: 11 videocassettes (minidv)
Quantity: 4 videodiscs (blue ray)
Quantity: 46 electronic discs (cd-rom)
Quantity: 30 film reels
Quantity: 1 videoreels (2 inch)
Quantity: 1.35 Megabytes in two documents
Quantity: 26 audiocassettes
Quantity: 114 dvd-r disks
Quantity: 16 Gigabytes in 2 flash drives
Quantity: 2 3.5" floppy disks
Quantity: 36 Megabytes in 30 5.25" floppy disks
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English, with materials in Arabic, French, and German.
Call Phrase: TAM.535