Preserving Your Family Archives

Presentation Description

Does your family have piles of papers, photographs, family videos, and other mementos that you don’t know what to do with? Learn how to collect, store, and preserve these materials for future generations.

Your family archives are an important part of your family’s legacy and an incomparable resource for your genealogy research. In this presentation, you will learn how to sort through and select items for your family archives, as well as how to store, describe, and preserve them.

This presentation is ideal for those who want to learn how to take care of their family papers, whether they have boxes of photos from old family vacations or have inherited papers and mementos from relatives.

Presentation Summary

    • Length: 60 minutes, including Q&A
    • Audience: Genealogists and family historians, educators, and students
    • Audience Level: Beginner to moderate
    • Resources: Handout