Everyone’s got stories to tell. What are yours?

What we do

Do you have stories you want to share with loved ones?

Maybe you are interested in creating a podcast?

The Recollection Agency can help.

Our story

Trevor Harris started the Recollection Agency in 2019, motivated by the importance and urgency of preserving stories. Sharing our recollections connects us with our environment and our past while creating space to share personal narratives.

Listen for yourself

The Recollection Agency works with individuals, families, businesses, organizations and others to preserve and share stories that matter.

What do your stories sound like?

Field Notes

Field Notes: ‘In Burma we really need help.’

Soethu Hlamyo is a Columbia resident. With his wife, he owns and operates Shwe Market. Trevor Harris interviewed Soethu about his family, his business and his hopes for a return to democracy in his native Burma. This is an excerpt of an August 11, 2021 interview.

Field Notes: ‘Missouri is ready made for dramatic writing’

Steve Wiegenstein draws on real life settings from his native state when crafting his works of historic fiction. The Columbia, Missouri-based writer’s recent work – Scattered Lights – was nominated earlier this year for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. Here, Steve shares why ‘Walden’ inspires him, introduces us to a group of 19th century Missouri […]

Field Notes: ‘Charity, like in faith and hope.’

We’ve lost a lot in the pandemic to date. Many Americans have lost their jobs, their health, their loved ones. When the rent came due and her fellow Kansas Citians faced eviction, Diane Charity helped organize tenants to fight from losing their homes, too. In this Field Notes, Ms. Charity talks about her mother’s influence […]

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