For millennia cultures have struggled to keep accurate and enduring records of their past experience. For much of this time history was kept as an oral tradition handed down, often in verse, from one generation to another. Later on, written and pictographic histories took over as more accurate and enduring archiving method. Recently, digital archives have begun to replace paper histories.
History KeepingArchiving and passing on the history and wisdom of a people to future generations.
Aesthetics Creative artistic endeavor and practices of cultural evolution and wellbeing.
History Keeping Resources
Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free free access to millions of books, movies, computer programs, and musical works, as well as an archive of 349 billion web pages.
Cortes Museum & Archives Society
The Cortes Island Museum & Archives is a place to reflect on the rich social and natural history of Cortes Island, imagine what it was like “back then” and celebrate with us this extraordinary place we call home.