Open Door Archive

Open Door Archive is a digital repository and exhibition space dedicated to the print culture and multimedia archives of multiethnic poetry in and beyond the United States and represents a collaboration between scholars, poets, librarians, technologists and students. At present, Open Door focuses on periodicals, films, recordings, broadsides, letters and ephemera of the 1960s and 1970s.


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Investigation and implementation of the OpenDoor Archive has been led by Harris Feinsod of the Department of English together with the WCAS Multimedia Learning Center. Open Door has been further made possible by generous support from the following institutions:

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Humanities Without Walls “Global Midwest” Initiative
Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
WCAS Office of Undergraduate Studies and Advising
Northwestern University Department of English
Northwestern University Libraries