Too much stuff?

Posted on 2 April 2015 by annawoodham

A few weeks ago Laura King (@DrLauraKing), one of the Family Archive project team, tweeted a link to a piece in the Guardian by Kathryn Hughes ‘Our homes are cleared but we still crave tat’ (09.03.15). According to the article, we appear to be becoming less and less sentimental about hanging on to objects, particularly
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A very modern family archive

Posted on 26 March 2015 by lizgloyn

My post this week will be last from me until September, because I’ll be on maternity leave from next Monday! This will be our first baby, and so I am making that strange change from being a part of a family to having a family of my own, from child to parent. There are all sorts
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Who or what is a curator?

Posted on 17 March 2015 by Vicky Crewe

By Vicky Crewe, Principal Investigator, Cardiff University       Curator: ‘one who has the care or charge of a person or thing’; a ‘steward’, a ‘keeper’, a ‘custodian’ Archive: ‘a place in which public records or other important historic documents are kept’; ‘a historical record or document’ As part of the Family Archive Project, we’re posing
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