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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

An Introduction to Archival Research: CRJ70300 (Survey of Research Methods) 4/7/2020

This is a guide for Undergraduates, Graduates and the General Public - and an Introduction to Archival Research.

4/14/2021 Presentation to class


Perhaps of interest to 2021 student researchers in this class.

John Jay College Library Special Collections and Digital Collections

US National Archives and Records Admin (NARA)

Gilfoyle, T. (1994). Prostitutes in the Archives: Problems and Possibilities in Documenting the History of Sexuality. The American Archivist, 57(3), 514-527.

Phoenix House Foundation Oral History Collection, 2014-2015 (Columbia U. Sp. Coll.)

FBI Vault (freely accessible files)

NYC Municipal Archives Collections and Digital Collections

New York State Archives - collections on Prisons and Inmates and Digital Collections

Library of Congress Digital Collections and Chronicling America (newspapers)  JJC Library has listed additional Newspaper resources

Independent Voices -  open access digital collection of alternative press newspapers, magazines and journals