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Community Archives: The Shaping Of Memory
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 to which archivists, record managers and museums professionals can turn to when ...more
Hardcover, 286 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Facet Publishing
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I (mostly) read this volume a few months ago when I was preparing my dissertation reading list. Community archives as an area are quite central to my topic of study. Perhaps this is just a limitation of my own cognitive abilities, but I find that I actually remember very little from it. Aside from the handful of really well written and informative essays (including essays by Andrew Flinn and Mary Stevens, Ricardo Punzalan, Joel Blanco Rivera, and a few others), the most glaring issue that I have ...more