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Memoirs  |  Personal Histories  |  Family Business & Organization Histories

Camden Writers, established in 1997, brings a wealth of experience to help individuals, families, businesses, and professional organizations create a historical legacy.

Every individual and every enterprise has a story worth safeguarding. It is important to step back and look at history, but people sometimes believe their story isn’t interesting enough or that it is immodest to focus on oneself. At Camden Writers, we see the memoir through a different lens.

Almost everyone, at some point in life, wants to know more about family, but all too often the first-person narrative is no longer available. Participants in a family business or a corporate entity are interested in the roots of entrepreneurship. There is great interest in how people lived and worked in a different era, the good times and the challenging times. People are curious about what those who came before thought and what inspired them.

The Camden Writers product, including both color and black-and-white photographs and graphics, is traditionally a handsome book based on personal conversations with family members, friends,  and colleagues. It is both a pleasure and an honor for us to assist others in this process as stories long stored away are brought to life.

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​Recording the history of your life and work and providing an understanding of the context in which history played out is one of the greatest gifts you can give. It is your legacy.

There is a significant story to be written for all of us. Let us help.

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MEET THE CAMDEN WRITERS

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My mother always said she believed that immortality lies in the memories of
those who love us and live on after us. But personal memories can only last
a generation or two. I think memory goes beyond the personal,
I think it lives on in the family stories we have to tell, and the stories
we hear about those who lived before us.  

CLIENT STORIES

What Mrs. Lin can’t negotiate is the widening gap between  herself and her “American” family

What Phyllis’s mother didn’t  know was that she was headed  into the Mexican Revolution

Client Stories
Client Stories

We sat down at the big kitchen  table and painstakingly went through boxes of pictures

In the theatre

“Patient Conversations” explores  the stories of people encountering medical challenges

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I wanted to stop and have a look at where we were going  before the family destroyed
the business

Stories are a communal currency of humanity.

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