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Title Beyond the archives : research as a lived process / edited by Gesa E. Kirsch and Liz Rohan ; with a foreword by Lucille M. Schultz.

Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: The role of serendipity, family connections, and cultural memory in historical research / Gesa E. Kirsch and Liz Rohan -- The accidental archivist : embracing chance and confusion in historical scholarship / David Gold -- Being on location : serendipity, place, and archival research / Gesa E. Kirsch -- Getting to know them : concerning research into four early women writers / Christine Mason Sutherland -- Making connections / Alicia Nitecki -- Traces of the familiar : family archives as primary source material / Wendy B. Sharer -- The biography of a graveyard / Ronald R. Stockton -- In a treeless landscape : a research narrative / Kathleen Wider -- My grandfather's trunk / Barry Rohan -- Colonial memory, colonial research : a preamble to a case study / Victor Villanueva -- Unbundling : archival research and Japanese American communal memory of U.S. Justice Department internment, 1941-45 / Gail Y. Okawa -- Mississippi on my mind / W. Ralph Eubanks -- Dreaming Charles Eastman : cultural memory, autobiography, and geography in indigenous rhetorical histories / Malea Powell -- Cultural memory and the lesbian archive / Kate Davy -- "I see dead people" : archive, crypt, and an argument for the researcher's sixth sense / Elizabeth (Betsy) Birmingham -- Stitching and writing a life / Liz Rohan -- When two stories collide, they catch fire / Anca Vlasopolos -- Stumbling in the archives : a tale of two novices / Lisa Mastrangelo and Barbara L'Eplattenier.
Summary This collection of highly readable essays reveals that research is not restricted to library archives. When researchers pursue information and perspectives from sources beyond the archives- from existing people and places- they are often rewarded with unexpected discoveries that enrich their research and their lives. Beyond the Archives: Research as a Lived Process presents narratives that demystify and illuminate the research process by showing how personal experiences, family history, and scholarly research intersect. Editors Gesa E. Kirsch an.
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Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Research.
History -- Methodology.
History -- Archival resources.
Archives -- Research -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies
Added Author Kirsch, Gesa.
Rohan, Liz, 1967-
Other Form: Print version: Beyond the archives. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2008 9780809328406 0809328402 (DLC) 2007027459 (OCoLC)154309053
ISBN 9781435663619 (electronic bk.)
1435663616 (electronic bk.)
9780809328406 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0809328402 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780809386956
080938695X