Lester J. Cappon and the relationship of history, archives, and scholarship in the golden age of archival theory / edited with an introduction by Richard J. Cox.
Society of American Archivists,
|Series:||Archival classics series.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction. Lester J. Cappon and the relationship of history, archives, and scholarship in the golden age of archival theory.
- Archival theory. Historical manuscripts as archives: some definitions and their application (1956) ; Tardy scholars among the archivists (1958) ; What, then, is there to theorize about? (1982)
- Archival collecting. Walter R. Benjamin and the autograph trade at the turn of the century (1966) ; The archivist as collector (1976) ; Why presidential libraries? (1978)
- Archivists and historians. The archival profession and the Society of American Archivists (1952) ; The National Archives and the historical profession (1969)
- Archivists and documentary editors. The historian as editor (1958) ; A rationale for historical editing: past and present (1966) ; American historical editors before Jared Sparks: "they will plant a forest ..." (1973) ; Jared Sparks: the preparation of an editor (1978).