Disaster Planning in Genealogy
Disasters cannot be prevented, but the damage or loss of genealogical records and documents can be minimized with some advance planning.
- American Institute for
- Blake, Kellee. "First in the Path of the Firemen: The Fate
of the 1890 Census,"
Disaster Response and Recovery. From NARA. Follow the links
to topics of interest.
- Fleming, Ann Carter. "Disaster Mitigation Plans for
Genealogists." NGS NewsMagazine. 32,3
(July/August/September 2006): 37-40.
1973 Fire at National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis,
- Page, Susan.
Fire Recovery: A Case Study. Describes and show several
drying techniques in action.
- Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "National Archives Disaster Planning: the 'Onion" Approach." NGS NewsMagazine. 32,3 (July/August/September 2006): 34-36.