Additional Resources

Guides and Tools for Creating a Personal Archive

Getting Started

Your Personal Archiving Project: Where Do You Start? [from the Library of Congress]

Taking Care of Your Personal Archives [from The Atlantic]

Digital Tools

Choosing the Right Platform for Your Digital Archive

Advice on How to Preserve Your Old Photos and Records, and Digital Media

Tools and Resources for Creating Digital Archival Standards

Examples of Personal Archives

Writer and activist June Jordan’s personal papers and interviews, later donated to Harvard’s Schlesinger Library

Victoria Chang’s Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence, and Grief