Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts
Society of American Archivists, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 131 pages
Archival and manuscript repositories exist to preserve historical records and make them available for use. The subject of this manual is the internal operations that link these two goals. This manual covers generally accepted principles and techniques of archival accessioning and processing. - Introduction.
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accessioning administrative agency American Archivist American Library Association archival arrangement archival description archival information archival principles Archives and Manuscripts arrangement and description automated basic Bedford Falls bibliographic boxes Center chives collective description contents correspondence created cubic feet Danilo Dolci Department described descriptive elements descriptive system descriptive tools Dispatch News Service documents Education Division file units filing structure filing system finding aids folders function George Bailey Hendrick van Vorst historical society identified index terms individual internal inventories Library of Congress lists manuscript collections manuscript repositories materials Max Evans ment National Archives NUCMC Office of Park ords organization original order park planning files personal papers physical programs record group records creators reports Research Libraries Group RLIN Saratoga series descriptions sets of records Society of American Southside Community Services Southside records Southside Settlement staff subgroups subseries tion types of records users USMARC AMC