Understanding Archives & Manuscripts

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Society of American Archivists, 2006 - History - 237 pages
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User Review  - Monica - Goodreads

An excellent, compelling read that reviews all the basics for anyone interested in the archives profession. This volume is suitable for students and emerging professionals; it's not a boring lecture ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rino Landa - Goodreads

An succinct overview of the history and theoretical foundations of archival studies. It's a great introduction for MLS/MLIS and Archival Science students, but it's lasting value comes from an excellent bibliographical essay and from it's highly detailed end notes. Read full review

Contents

The Rise and Spread of Literacy
3
The Impulse to Destroy
17
Characteristics of Recorded Information
35
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

James M. O'Toole is Clough Millennium Professor of History, Boston College.

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