Community archives : the shaping of memory / [compiled by] Jeannette A. Bastian and Ben Alexander.

How do archives and other cultural institutions such as museums determine the boundaries of a particular community, and of their own institutional reach, in constructing effective strategies and methodologies for selecting and maintaining appropriate material evidence? This book offers guidance for...

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Other Authors: Bastian, Jeannette A., Alexander, Ben
Format: Book
Published: London : Facet, [2009]
Series:Principles and practice in records management and archives.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : communities and archives, a symbiotic relationship / Jeannette A. Bastian and Ben Alexander
  • A community archives model. 'It is noh mistri, wi mekin histri' : telling our own story : independent and community archives in the UK, challenging and subverting the mainstream / Andrew Flinn and Mary Stevens ; Special, local and about us : the development of community archives in Britain / David Mander
  • Communities and non-traditional record keeping. The Single Noongar Claim : native title, archival records and aboriginal community in western Australia / Glen Kelly ; Oral tradition in living cultures : the role of archives in the preservation of memory / Patricia Galloway ; We are our memories : community and records in Fiji / Setareki Tale and Opeta Alefaio
  • Records loss, destruction and recovery. Archiving the queer and queering the archives : a case study of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) / Marcel Barriault ; A living archive, shared by communities of records / Eric Ketelaar ; Truth commissions and the construction of collective memory : the Chile experience / Joel A. Blanco-Rivera
  • Online communities : how technology brings communities and their records together. From Yizkor Books to weblogs : genocide, grassroots documentation and new technologies / András Riedlmayer and Stephen Naron ; Co-creation of the Grateful Dead sound archive : control, access and curation communities / David A. Wallace
  • Building a community archive. 'All the things we cannot articulate' : colonial leprosy archives and community commemoration / Ricardo L. Punzalan ; Overcoming anonymity : Kittitians and their archives / Victoria Borg O'Flaherty ; Always queer, always here : creating the Black Gay and Lesbian Archive in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Steven G. Fullwood
  • Conclusion : the archivist and community / Richard J. Cox.