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Introduction to archival organization and description

Author: Michael J Fox; Peter L Wilkerson; Susanne R Warren
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Getty Information Institute, ©1998.
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"An archival collection is a unique body of information, created at a particular time by a particular organization or individual as the result of a particular activity. If the cultural record contained in an archive is to be accessible, the archivist must examine, organize, and describe each collection individually." "Introduction to Archival Organization and Description guides the novice to an understanding of the  Read more...
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Fox, Michael J. (Michael James), 1946-
Introduction to archival organization and description.
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Getty Information Institute, ©1998
(OCoLC)607210613
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Fox; Peter L Wilkerson; Susanne R Warren
ISBN: 0892365455 9780892365456
OCLC Number: 39654824
Description: viii, 58 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
pt. I. Archival Principles, Archival Practices --
Archival Documentation --
Archival Materials and Information --
pt. II. Archival Analysis, Archival Description --
Gathering and Analyzing Archival Information --
Archival Description --
Standards for Archival Description --
Descriptive Standards for Finding Aids --
pt. III. Putting It All Together: How an Archivist Works --
Archival Processing --
pt. IV. What's Ahead in Description and Access --
The Future --
Tutorial: An over-the-shoulder view of an archivist at work --
Glossary --
Acronyms --
Bibliography --
Web Resources.
Responsibility: Michael J. Fox, Peter L. Wilkerson ; edited by Susanne R. Warren.
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This text serves as an introduction to the common organizational and descriptive practices that have developed in response to the particular requirements of archival collections.  Read more...

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