Family Archivist

Help! I’m the Family Archivist!

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Part III: Organizing Your Archive By Rachel Smith If your attic or basement is filled with boxes of photographs but you don’t know where to find any of them, organizing and creating an inventory of your collection is a good place to start. This blog entry will teach you how to evaluate the contents of […]

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Part II: Evaluating Your Strategy By Rachel Smith As a Family Archivist, you may already know what you’d like to do with your family collection. You might want to find new storage containers, scan photographs, or reorganize documents. But you might not know where or how to begin your project. If you have a large […]

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Help! I’m the Family Archivist!

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Part I: Introduction By Rachel Smith This is the first in a series of blog posts which will introduce organizing and preserving your family’s collection of photographs, documents, and other heirlooms. Each blog post will tackle a different topic on how to maintain your family’s collections on paper. While some of the techniques can be […]