• Skeletons in Your Closet: Heavy Small Collections

    Author(s):
    Jennifer Bolmarcich (see profile)
    Date:
    2018
    Subject(s):
    Archives, History of science, Indigenous peoples, Paleontology
    Item Type:
    Presentation
    Meeting Title:
    Our Common Code: Ethics in Archives
    Meeting Org.:
    New England Archivists
    Meeting Loc.:
    John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, MA
    Meeting Date:
    2018-10-26
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6V40JZ89
    Abstract:
    “Archival description expresses professional ethics and values” (DACS, Revised Principle 1). How do we right the wrongs that our institutions and communities have committed or permitted when our collections contain evidence of harm? Increasing transparency about our archival judgments includes sharing our descriptive work and discussing how our archival ethics and responsibilities—to our materials, our communities, our institutions, and ourselves—shape our description and writing
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