Here are some resources you may find useful as you develop your team history and curate your archives. More links will be added as we discover them (please email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Society of American Archivists – Donating Your Organization’s Records to a Repository: https://www2.archivists.org/publications/brochures/donating-orgrecs
Library of Congress blog post – Your Personal Archiving Project: Where Do You Start? https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2016/05/how-to-begin-a-personal-archiving-project/
North American Morris Dance Organization (NAMDO) https://morrisdance.org/ – Fellow travelers also working on histories, among other efforts
Archiving for Community Groups: A course by the Hennepin County Library
- Online video course (about 2½ hours total): Part 1; Part 2
- Supporting list of resources (PDF)
- www.hclib.org/digitalcollections – Hennepin library collections (for examples)
MTM’s history page: https://www.minnesotatraditionalmorris.org/about/history.html
Morris Dance in America – Proceedings of the 1991 Conference – has several articles on oral histories of Morris teams. Paper only so far as we know – anybody got a copy?