The ‘Iolani School Archives collects, organizes, preserves and provides access to historical records of ‘Iolani School.
Archives can refer to any of the following:
How archives differ from libraries
Materials collected reflect the programs, policy, organization, functions, and other activities related to the daily operations of 'Iolani School. They include:
The vertical files are reference files, organized by subject, that cover a variety of ‘Iolani related topics, and include articles, newspaper clippings, fliers, pamphlets, and other miscellaneous items.
A primary source is created by someone who experienced an event firsthand, usually at or near the time of that event.
Examples of primary sources:
A secondary source is created after an event by someone not present at the event. It uses other sources to get information.
Examples of secondary sources:
biography; journal article
The 'Iolani School Archives contains materials, information, videos, images, etc., that may be considered sensitive or offensive according to today's standards. These items are indicative of societal attitudes at particular points in time. Such materials are retained and preserved in an effort to adequately represent the historical record.
For more information, schedule an appointment to conduct your research. Please note the Archives' open hours on the Welcome tab of this guide.
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