This chapter recovers Daly's archived life and what the author has termed Daly's 'civic geography' for today's audiences. It suggests a number of interrelated social processes at work in Daly's case, both during his lifetime and today. These include the type of geography he practiced his intellectual contribution to the discipline as well as the care and preservation of his archived papers. Ultimately it is a useful and necessary exercise to trace the neglect of Charles P. Daly within histories of geography and recapture him for today's audiences, not only because of his influences upon American geography and American empire, but also because his story can shed additional light on how 'disciplinary remembering' functions in geography. The chapter considers the power and privilege exercised by researchers such as myself in reclaiming lost, invisible, or forgotten lives in the archives. It concludes with brief discussion of some of the issues involved in that process.