Further reading

Aberfan Disaster Memorial Garden

Arvanitis, K. 2019. “The ‘Manchester Together Archive’: researching and developing a museum practice of spontaneous memorials”Museum and Society, 17(3), 510-532

Collins, H., Allsopp K., Arvanitis, K., Chitsabesan, P., and French P.2020. ‘Psychological impact of spontaneous memorials: A narrative review’, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, Online First Publication, March 19, 2020.

Community Archives and Heritage Group. 2017. Cataloguing guidelines for community archives, https://www.communityarchives.org.uk/content/resource/cataloguing-guidelines  

Disaster Action
Disaster Action was founded as a charity in 1991 by survivors and bereaved people from UK and overseas disasters. Its, members have personal experience of over 30 disasters, including rail, air and maritime as well as natural disasters and terrorist attacks in the UK and overseas. It can offer support and advice around family support groups and experience of working with archivists, researchers and the media. 

Easthope, L. and Mort, M. 2014. “Technologies of Recovery: plans practices and entangled politics in disaster”Sociological Review, 62, 1, 135-158

Eyre, A. 2018. “Remembering: Community Commemoration After Disaster”, in H. Rodríguez, W. Donner, & J.E. Trainor (ed.) Handbook of Disaster Research, 2nd ed. Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research. Springer International Publishing. //www.springer.com/gb/book/9783319632537  

Eyre, A. and Dix, P. 2014. Collective Conviction: The Story of Disaster Action. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Jisc, Glossary, Archives Hub, https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/glo

Manchester Together Archive. https://mcrtogetherarchive.org/

Marsden, J. 2020 Providing Emotional Support For Archive Volunteers: Methods used on the Manchester Together Archive

Maynor, A. R. (2016). “Response to the unthinkable: Collecting and archiving condolence and temporary memorial materials following public tragedies”. In E. M. Decker & J. A. Townes (Eds.), Handbook of research on disaster management and contingency planning in modern libraries (pp. 582–624). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Miles, E., Cordner, S. and Kavanagh, J. (eds) (2020) Contemporary collecting An ethical toolkit for museum practitioners.

Museum Development North West and Kavanagh, J. (2019) Contemporary Collecting Toolkit.

September 11th Memorial and Museum. https://www.911memorial.org/visit/museum

Society of American Archivists. Documenting in Times of Crisis: A Resource Kit. https://www2.archivists.org/advocacy/documenting-in-times-of-crisis-a-resource-kit

The National Archives. 2016. Archive Principles and Practice: an introduction to archives for non-archivists, https://cdn.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/archives/archive-principles-and-practice-an-introduction-to-archives-for-non-archivists.pdf 

The National Archives. “What are archives?” https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/start-here/what-are-archives/

The National Archives. “What’s an archivist?” https://www.archives.gov/about/info/whats-an-archivist.html

Watkins, J. 2012. “The value of disaster memorials and rituals”. Mental Health Todayhttps://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/the-value-of-disaster-memorials-and-rituals.

Whitton, S. 2018. “Post disaster temporary memorialising: psychosocial considerations for disaster managers”. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 33.