Digital Archiving Resources

Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada (Archives, Archivists and Society)

Title

Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada (Archives, Archivists and Society)

Subject

Collective Memory

Description

Ethnic archiving has evolved and developed based on organizations, communities, collections, and preservation tactics in order to access their cultural heritage. Institutions such as libraries, archives, museums and other areas of documented history use ethnic archiving to document immigration and ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada. However, the issue of using ethnic archiving as historical practice and research begins to impact archivists in terms of create a challenge to record historical documentation. Specifically regarding the impact of ethnic archivists on the very ethnicity and cultural heritages they are trying to preserve and study, archival science is explored in terms of new archival methods and intent.

Creator

Daniel, Dominique & Amalia Levi

Publisher

Litwin Books

Date

2014 March 10

Contributor

Waddington, Calyn

Type

Book

Identifier

ISBN-13: 978-1936117857

Bibliographic Citation

Daniel, Dominique & Amalia Levi. "Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada." Litwin Books, 2014, http://litwinbooks.com/identity-palimpsests.php.

Files

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Collection

Citation

Daniel, Dominique & Amalia Levi, “Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada (Archives, Archivists and Society),” Digital Archiving Resources, accessed November 18, 2017, http://dar.cah.ucf.edu/items/show/305.