A Modern archives reader : basic readings on archival theory and practice / edited by Maygene F. Daniels and Timothy Walch.

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Corporate Author: United States. National Archives and Records Service.
Other Authors: Daniels, Maygene F., Walch, Timothy, 1947-
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Archives and Records Service, U.S. General Services Administration, 1984.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The European tradition. Some aspects of archival development since the French Revolution / Ernst Posner
  • Reflections of an archivist / Hilary Jenkinson
  • 2. Pre-archival functions. Archivists and records managers : variations on a theme / Frank B. Evans
  • Records management and the walking archivist / Patricia Bartkowski
  • Archival Janus : the records center / Herbert E. Angel
  • 3. Records appraisal. The appraisal of modern public records / T.R. Schellenberg
  • Appraising machine-readable records / Charles M. Dollar
  • No grandfather clause : reappraising accession records / Leonard Rapport
  • Intrinsic value in archival materials
  • 4. Archival acquisition. Good sense and good judgement : defining collections and collecting / Mary Lynn McCree
  • Archival collection development : building a successful acquisitions program / Richard M. Kesner
  • A primer on manuscript field work / Virginia R. Stewart
  • The gift and the deed / Trudy Huskamp Peterson
  • 5. Arrangement. Archival principles of arrangment / T.R. Schellenberg
  • Archival arrangement--five different operations at five levels / Oliver W. Holmes
  • Organizing photo collections : an introspective approach / Nancy E. Malan
  • Aural and graphic archives and manuscripts / Ralph E. Ehrenberg
  • 6. Description. Efficient finding aids : developing a system for control of archives and manuscripts / Lydia Lucas
  • The preparation of inventories at the National Archives / Edward E. Hill
  • The place of the register in the manuscripts division of the Library of Congress / Katharine E. Brand
  • Subject guides / Virginia C. Purdy.
  • 7. Reference. Reference / George Chalou
  • The illusion of omnisicience : subject access and the reference archivist / Mary Jo Pugh
  • 8. Public programs. Education programs : outreach as an administrative function / Elsie Freeman [Freivogel]
  • Archival exhibits : considerations and caveats / Joan Rabins
  • 9. Establishing priorities. Management concepts and archival administration / James C. Worthy
  • When is a collection processed? / Megan Floyd Desnoyers
  • The archival edge / F. Gerald Ham
  • Appendix. Introduction to archival terminology / Maygene F. Daniels.