Vol. 10 No. 3 (2019)

Se peindre pour ne pas se perdre. Some thoughts on the archive as a self-representation.

Andrea Giorgi
Università degli Studi di Trento, Dipartimento di Lettere e filosofia

Published 2019-09-15


  • Archival science,
  • Personal archives

How to Cite

Giorgi, Andrea. 2019. “ Some Thoughts on the Archive As a Self-Representation”. JLIS.It 10 (3):59-70. https://doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-12564.


The purpose of this article is to reflect on production, organization and preservation of personal archives, regarded as a kind of self-representation. In particular, these archives are considered such as an autobiography – sometimes as a support of literary memoirs – or as a monument for posterity.


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