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Creator:
Carmicheal, David W.
Title(s):

Organizing archival records : a practical method of arrangement and description for small archives / David W. Carmicheal.

Edition:
3rd ed.
Published/Created:
Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2012.
Physical Description:
ix, 123 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
CD950 .C36 2012 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-118) and index.
This volume covers the basics of archival arrangement and description. The author describes the function of archives, distinguishes between archives and manuscript collections, and offers a step-by-step method for arranging records. The appendices include a variety of examples of finding aids and a number of exercises to use in learning how to arrange records.
Subject Terms:
Archives -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Archives.
Cataloging of archival materials -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cataloging of archival materials.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
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