Process and Progress in Community Driven Archives

ASHC Archive Project outreach and recruitment

Lark Hayes suggests a focused approach to participant recruitment and story collection for the archive project. John Davis supports this strategy and ends the meeting with a thematic “bucket” yet undiscussed: stories about opposition to the Student Health Coalition. Recorded at a gathering held on June 9th, 2018.   Full footage of ASHC meeting.

Emerging themes from the Appalachian Student Health Coalition Archive Project

Margaret Ecker delineates some emerging themes from the Appalachian Student Health Coalition Archive Project in the effort to cement a framework for their story collection process and website structure. These thematic “buckets” include partnership and collaboration, empowerment, student activism, and service learning. Recorded at a gathering held on June 9th, 2018.   Full footage of …

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Gathering the Seed Corn: Archiving the Bill Dow Papers

My name is Biff Hollingsworth and I am the Collecting and Outreach Archivist for the Southern Historical Collection at UNC Chapel Hill. My main responsibility at the Southern is to curate new collections and projects, which means that I work on gathering historical documentation for the Collection from the people who create, collect or take care of these …

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