Archives and the public interest : selected essays / by Ernst Posner, edited by Ken Munden ; with a new introduction by Angelika Menne-Haritz.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Posner, Ernst.
Corporate Author: Society of American Archivists.
Other Authors: Munden, Kenneth W.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Society of American Archivists, ©2006.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. Basic principles. Some aspects of archival development since the French Revolution
  • Max Lehmann and the genesis of the principle of provenance
  • pt. II. The training of archivists. European experiences in training archivists
  • Archival training in the United States
  • pt. III. The European example. Impressions of an itinerant archivist in Europe
  • The role of records in German administration
  • The administration of current records in Italian public agencies
  • European experiences in protecting and preserving local records
  • pt. IV. The American experience. Archival administration in the United States
  • The National Archives and the archivist theorist
  • Solon Justus Buck and the National Archives
  • The college and university archives in the United States
  • What, then, is the American archivist, this new man
  • pt. V. Archivists in wartime. Effects of changes of sovereignty on archives
  • Public records under military occupation
  • pt. VI. Postscript. Archivists and international awareness.