Within the world of archives, there is a smaller group of professional corporate archivists. At the annual meetings of the Society of American Archivists and International Council on Archives every year, I always enjoy meeting my peers in the profession, benchmarking and learn from best practices in the field.
Becky Cline of the Disney Archives is someone I have admired and enjoyed working with for years. Because of the special relationship between The Walt Disney Company and The
While in L.A. for a business trip in November, I asked Becky if she would give me more information on the project at Disney's Burbank Archives. I was stunned to see she had located some of the meeting notes and various iterations of the script. While the project was actually cancelled because of World War II, it exemplifies the longstanding and special relationship between our two companies and the excitement of sharing information between our archives. We hope you enjoy this video and slideshow from our visit.
Ted Ryan is director of heritage communications at The