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Pearl Cleage papers
> Born digital material

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.

Series 9
Born digital material, 1961-2007
Box BD1

Scope and Content Note

Born digital materials in this collection come from twelve 3.5” floppy disks and five optical disks. Files range from 1961-2007.

Files contain text documents and photographs. Text documents include creative works, interviews, notes, and correspondence. Photographs are primarily of a 2007 performance of A Song for Coretta.

Restrictions on Access

Access to processed born digital materials is only available in the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (the Rose Library). Use of the original digital media is restricted.

Processing Note

Forensic disk images were created from the floppy disks and optical discs using KryoFlux and GuyMager. Individual files were extracted from forensic images of the 3.5” floppy disks and optical discs using FTK Imager. Files were scanned for viruses using McAfee's anti-virus software; infected files were cleaned upon extraction. Duplicate files have been removed. Files were scanned for personally identifiable information; none were found. 35 text-based files were migrated to PDF using LibreOffice. Access copies have been organized into two series: 1) Writings by Pearl Cleage; and 2) Photographs.

File names have been maintained.

Box Folder Content
RRL Access copies of processed born digital material [Reading room access ONLY]
BD1 - "Blues for an Ala. Sky" Pearl Cleage, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - "Bourbon at the Border" Pearl Cleage, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - "Bourbon at the Border" Pearl Cleage, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - "Ordinary Day" Pearl Cleage, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - "Ordinary Day" Pearl Cleage, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - 1. Late Bus to Mecca; 2. Flyin West; 3. Chain; Macintosh 6.0; Pearl02.doc; Pearl02.txt; Pearl02.mcw, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - A Song For Coretta; Photos from show, compact disc [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Ala.doc; Alliance.doc; Avon.doc; Bio.doc; Blues.doc; Bourbon.doc; Carth.doc; CMPAY.doc; crazy.doc; Day.doc; Deig.doc; Dreams.doc, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - BLDRIN BELL 2004, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Complete Illustrated News, 1961-1964, compact disc [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Devoted husband, father of two By Bill Bagwell C. 2/23/96 5/21/97, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Jaramogi photographs, compact disc [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Lomax, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Photographs, disc dated 21-Sep-05, compact disc [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Photos, A Song For Coretta, compact disc [Original RESTRICTED]
BD1 - Precious.doc; Queens.doc; Dreams2.doc; Eddie.doc; Emory.doc; Ernesto.doc; Essence.doc; Eyes.doc; Finance.doc; Finances.doc; Health.doc; Hookers.doc; Ledger.doc; Letters.doc; Mailing.doc; PCA.doc
BD1 - Red.doc (novel); Remarks.doc; Rosen.doc; Stinson.doc; Stories.doc; Tribune.doc; Tribune2.doc; Upcoming.doc; Well.doc (novel); Wish.doc (novel); Zaron.doc, 3.5” floppy disk [Original RESTRICTED]