Saving Your Family History


Saving Your Family History

Do you have photos stuffed in boxes, scrapbooks in attics or videotapes in closets? Want to save your family history for the next generation to enjoy? Join librarian and archivist Katie O’Connell to learn how to organize your family papers, care for photographs, and manage your digital files. Learn about proper handling of your treasures and how to store them so they’ll last.

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Recommended Title: Creating family archives : a step-by-step guide to saving your memories for future generations by Margot Note.

Further Reading

The Family Curator

Preservation | Library of Congress

Personal Digital Archiving | Library of Congress

Your Personal Archiving Project: Where Do You Start? | The Signal

How to Preserve Family Archives

Caring for Private and Family Collections | NEDCC