Queer archives as (book) historical sources: working with Atalanta’s archive – By Inge van Vught

As a bookhistorian, I am well aware that it’s tempting to regard archives as neutral historical sources, while they are not. Through researching Atalanta’s archive, I became interested in how archives are (re)shaped through archiving practices. I wondered how the ‘queerness’ of an archive could guide archival practices and maybe even reimagine them.

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