We need YOU to be a primary source
Why your documentation is important
We want you to document and reflect upon your current lived experience. This can include personal pieces or materials that keep you connected to others. UASC will do its best to include all types of materials and formats in the collection.
Prose, poetry, self-reflections
Diaries and journals
Emails, fliers, publications, and announcements
Sound or video recordings
Photographs or screen shots of social media posts
Art work, sketches, and drawings
Multimedia works of digital storytelling
Please comply with any stay-at-home and social distancing orders while self-documenting.
A Gmail Account is Needed to Use the Online Submission Form
Know that in order to upload files for submission that you will need a Gmail account. If you do not have one and do not wish to create one, submissions can be made via email or in person (see instructions in the right-hand column).
Rights of the Donor and UASC
Upon submitting materials to the t (UASC) as part of the Campus, Community, and COVID Project, donors will be asked to certify that they are the creator and owner of all submitted materials. In submitting materials, donors will retain copyright of materials; however, donors will give license to the University of the South, its successors and assigns, to add materials to the archives of the University and make them available to researchers subject to standard archival practices. Some materials may be made accessible digitally. Materials may be utilized, at the discretion of the UASC, in exhibits and displays.hereby give nd may be made available, at the discretion od restrictions:
Review of Materials
All submitted materials are subject to review for inclusion in the collection. Objectionable items, plagiarized materials, and materials not related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Sewanee community will not be included in the collection. All materials not included in the collection will, when possible, be returned to the donor.
All materials submitted by December 31, 2020 will be considered for inclusion in the collection. Please submit your materials by this date.
Access to the Collection
Submissions will not be available immediately to the public. Upon review and processing of submissions, the collection will be made publicly accessible at UASC. Some materials may be made accessible digitally.
Submission Deadline: Dec. 31, 2020
To submit your materials via email:
Faculty: Are you including content or coursework pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic within one of your courses?
Please email Associate Director Matt Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in submitting course materials and/or working with students to submit their materials to the Campus, Community and COVID Project.
Can someone submit more than one item or have multiple submissions? Yes. There are no limits to the number of materials submitted or the number of times one can make a submission. Additionally, one can submit more than one item per Submit Form as long as the maximum file size (10 MB) is not exceeded.
Please contact us if you have questions about this initiative or submitting materials:
Matthew Reynolds (Associate Director, William R. Laurie University Archives and Special Collections)
UASC is currently closed. However, we will be happy to accept in person submissions once we reopen.
Credit for some language to Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea KY