Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Women's Archives

Link to essay

"The electronic inventory can only replicate the level of effort that has gone into the hands on management of a physical collection. (.......) Whatever the personal system of organization had been it has not survived (....) the institution has not chosen to reconstruct it. Consequently we are left with nine archival boxes of nearly 300 scribblers whose order, as inventoried is utterly random"

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