Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories

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Society of American Archivists, Jan 1, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 255 pages
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The author provides an updated overview of the management talents needed to oversee an archives program. He supplements his text with sample policies and planning documents from a variety of archival operations.

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Contents

Management Theory and Practice
1
Leadership in Management
19
Foundations
47
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Michael J. Kurtz currently serves as the Assistant Archivist for Records Services in Washington, DC, with responsibility for all records management, archival, and public outreach program functions performed by the National Archives and Records Administration in the nation's capital. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, teaching a course on the management of cultural institutions. Dr Kurtz has published extensively in the areas of archival management and American history including: Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories (2004) and Nazi Contraband: American Policy on the Return of European Cultural Treasures, 1945-1955 (1985). He served as chair of the Archives Management Roundtable of the Society of American Archivists, from 1987-2001.

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