Select Publications and Interviews by Melissa Mannon

ArchivesInfo blog, 2010-present. ArchivesInfo Newsletter, 2001-2010.



Cultural Heritage Collaborators: How Collections Planning and Collaboration Support the Cultural Heritage Institution and Community Memory, History News. (vol. 65 #4) Autumn 2010.
Featured in History News Community. Asks readers to discuss how their institutions work to support the documentary record. Is collaborative collection development across cultural disciplines a good idea for your institution and community?
Collaborating to Preserve Our Cultural Heritage, History News Network, August 9, 2010
Passing Stories through Generations, Parenting NH - Chitchat, March, 2010
"Thompson Ames Historical Society: Gilford, NH. NHLREP Grant from 2002," Inventory. Fall/Winter, 2004.

Guest Blog Posts

The Networked Consultant: Using Social Media, Part II, National Council on Public History, June, 2012.
The Networked Consultant: Using Social Media - Part 1, National Council on Public History, March 2012.
Outreach and Collections. Encouraging Community Members to Play a Role in Saving History., February, 2012 guest blog post.
Why Our Things Are Important to Us, Organize for Your Next Chapter, November 2011, guest blog post
My Stuff, My Life: Archives - What Should I Keep? Lifetime Memories and Stories (Australian blog), guest blog post.

Interviews and Presentations

The Unofficial Family Archivist: Documenting and Keeping MemoriesBoston Public Library Family History Lecture Series . January, 2013.
Profiles in Archival Careers, Mentoring, and Leadership. New England Archivists.October 2012.
Ida Annah Ryan. Her Story 40. Chick History. November 25, 2012.
The Unofficial Family Archivist. Fieldstone Common. December 26. 2012.


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Newspaper Column

Has Letter Writing Become a Lost Art?, Bedford Bulletin, December 2, 2010
Recording Memories is a Valuable Gift, Bedford Bulletin, September 2, 2010
Saving Mementoes of Memorable Events, Bedford Bulletin, April 5, 2010
Citizen Archivist, Bedford Bulletin, July 1, 2010
Keep Personal Documents Safe from Disaster, Bedford Bulletin, June 4, 2010
Take Care When Preserving Photos, Bedford Bulletin, May 15, 2010
How to Organize Your Photographs, Bedford Bulletin, April 3, 2010
Retaining Archives and Clearing the Clutter, Bedford Bulletin, March 4, 2010
Keep Personal Papers Safe from Destruction, Bedford Bulletin, February 4, 2010
Make your Memories Last a Lifetime - New column in Bedford Bulletin, January 7, 2010