The case of LLACE : challenges, triumphs, and lessons of a community archives
This article uses the Lavender Library, Archives, and Cultural Exchange of Sacramento, Incorporated, a small queer community archives in Northern California, as a case study for expanding our knowledge of community archives and issues of archival practice. It explores why creating a separate community archives was necessary, the role of community members in founding and maintaining the archives, the development of its collections, and the ongoing challenges community archives face. The article also considers the implications community archives have for professional practice, particularly in the areas of collecting, description, and collaboration.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Archival records, Archival history, Local history collections|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Diana K. Wakimoto, Debra L. Hansen, and Christine Bruce.|
|Deposited On:||28 Jan 2014 22:36|
|Last Modified:||11 Feb 2014 23:47|
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