Digital Archiving Resources

Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives

Title

Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives

Subject

Personal archives

Description

Family archives are valuable because they tell a story about people and communities, future generations have a record of their history and ancestors, and they can become national treasures. In Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives, Karen Brown explores the basics of gathering and preserving family mementos, artifacts, books, papers, and photographs. The webinar offers practical advice regarding best practices of storage, handling, and preserving family memories. She emphasizes that in order to preserve family collections, prevention is key: preventing damages in the first place. Prevention is the most effective and inexpensive way of ensuring that collections remain long-lasting.

Creator

Karen E.K. Brown, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services

Publisher

Association for Library Collections and Technical Services

Date

2014

Contributor

Robert Clarke

Type

Webinar

Bibliographic Citation

Brown, Karen E.K. Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives. Albany, NY: SUNY. 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v2hAEAAeg8&feature=youtu.be

Files

photo.jpg

Collection

Citation

Karen E.K. Brown, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, “Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives,” Digital Archiving Resources, accessed November 19, 2017, http://dar.cah.ucf.edu/items/show/286.