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Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive and Researching Hip-Hop

This Research Guide provides information about Hip-Hop Collections in the Healey Library at UMass Boston and provides researchers with information about doing research about hip-hop more broadly.

Contributing Materials to University Archives and Special Collections

Do you have original and unique materials related to hip-hop in Boston and Massachusetts that you think should become part of the Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive? Contact an archivist at UMass Boston by emailing library.archives@umb.edu or click here for more information about the process of Donating Materials to Special Collections at UMass Boston.

What kinds of materials do we collect?

  • Audio and video recordings (cassettes, videotapes, and film reels)
  • Original photographs, negatives, and slides
  • Flyers, promotional materials, and unique publications and magazines
  • Letters, diaries, and other firsthand accounts
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