Below are some resources that may be helpful in starting an archival project at your temple.
JANM Archival Seminar
Jaime Henricks, BCA Archivist at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM), gave a seminar on how to get started in performing an archival project at your temple. Recorded at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on July 24, 2017.
Here is a handout that was distributed at the seminar: Handout
Insuring the Future of Our Past, by Boyd Cathey (2003)
Principles and Practice: An Introduction to Archives for Non-Archivists, UK National Archives (2016)
Collection Development Tools and Guidance, UK National Archives (2011)
Transfer of BCA Archives to UCLA
Story behind the transfer of the BCA Archives to UCLA in 2018. Recorded during a visit by the BCA Archive committee to UCLA during February 2019.
Updates from BCA Archives and Historic Preservation Committee
The BCA Archives-Historic Preservation Committee has developed two guideline documents to assist i) BCA staff and ii) affiliated organizations, temples/churches and individuals in selecting and preparing materials for donation to the UCLA Library’s BCA Collection. Submit list of potential donations to BCA Archives-Historic Preservation Committee, in care of Sandy Saeki at firstname.lastname@example.org.