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HIST522 - Archives and Manuscript Management

 

This course examines the theory and practice of managing archival documents, such as personal papers, institutional records, photographs, electronic records, and other unpublished materials. Topics include: manuscript and records acquisition and appraisal, arrangement and description, conservation and preservation, reference, and access. The course provides in-depth study of current issues and practices in archives, addressing fundamental problems, theoretical principles, techniques, and practical administration of archives and manuscripts; the importance of records in the modern information age; discussion of the types and varieties of archival repositories and the value of historical records beyond traditional research use.

 

Prerequisites

N/A

Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Glossary of Archives and Records Terminology, Archive Fundamentals Series II, SAA - available online at http://www2.archivists.org/glossary
ISBN: AMN
Publication Info: N/A
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: N/A
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Book Title: Archival Arrangement and Description
ISBN: 9781931666459
Publication Info: Society of American Archivists
Author: Prom, C.
Unit Cost: $49.55
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Arranging & Describing Archives & Manuscripts
ISBN: 9781931666138
Publication Info: Society of American Archivists
Author: Roe, K.
Unit Cost: $68.82
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A