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Selective Memory: Assessing Conventions Of Memory In The Archival Literature, Mason A. Jones Jan 2022

Selective Memory: Assessing Conventions Of Memory In The Archival Literature, Mason A. Jones

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Scholarly applications of memory concepts in the archival literature broadly assume the role of memory as essential to the function of archival research and practice. While academicians in the archival field maintain the necessity of foregrounding memory as an essential concept underpinning both practical and theoretical research, it has nonetheless encountered some justified critique. Memory itself has become harder to define among the critical archival literature, applied liberally and, sometimes, even without merit. Critiques of these problems with memory concepts examined instances or groupings of instances where memory concepts were applied in the scholarship. A systemic overview of memory concepts …