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ARCHIVAL THEORY AND PRACTICE

The following are available for reference only in the Reading Room of the PCA Historical Center.

General & Overview [covering multiple categories]
Cochran, Thomas C., The Uses of History. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1973. hb, 116 pp.
Cox, Richard J., Personal Archives and a New Archival Calling: Readings, Reflections and Ruminations. Duluth, MN: Litwin Books, 2008. pb, 418 pp.
Daniels, Maygene and Timothy Walch, editors. A Modern Archives Reader. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1984.
Kane, Lucile M., A Guide to the Care and Administration of Manuscripts. Nashville, TN: The American Association for State and Local History, 1966, 1981. pb, 74 pp.
Leland, Waldo Gifford, Archival Principles. The National Archives, Staff Information Papers, No. 20 (March 1955), pb, 13 pp.
Norton, Margaret Cross, Norton on Archives: The Writings of Margaret Cross Norton on Archival and Records Management. Edited by Thornton W. Mitchell. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1975, 1979. pb, 288 pp.
Phillips, Charles and Patricia Hogan, A Culture at Risk: Who Cares for America's Heritage? Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1984. pb, 95 pp.
Schellenberg, T.R., Modern Archives: Principles and Techniques. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1956, reprint 1975. pb, 248 pp.

I. Selection, Appraisal and Acquisition
Boles, Frank, Selecting and Appraising Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 2005. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 214 pp.
Greene, Mark A. and Richard L. Pifer, compilers, Fundamentals of Collection Development and Appraisal. Midwest Archives Conference Workshop Reading Packet. 1999. pb, Approx. 200 pp.
Pinkett, Harold T., Identification of Records of Continuing Value. Reprint from The Indian Archives, 16 (January 1965-December 1966): 54-61.
Ridener, John, From Polders to Postmodernism: A Concise History of Archival Theory. Duluth, MN: Litwin Books, 2009. pb, 184 pp.
Schellenberg, T.R., The Appraisal of Modern Public Records. Bulletins of the National Archives, No. 8 (October 1956), 46 pp.

II. Arrangement and Description
Evans, Frank B., Modern Methods of Arrangement of Archives in the United States. Reprint from The American Archivist, 29.2 (April 1966): 241-263.
Grover, Wayne C., The Preparation of Preliminary Inventories. The National Archives, Staff Information Circular No. 14 (May 1950), 14 pp.
Hamill, Lois, Archival Arrangement and Description: Analog to Digital. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. Pb, xv, 197 p.; 26 cm.
Hensen, Steven L., Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts: A Cataloging Manual for Archival Repositories, Historical Societies, and Manuscript Libraries. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1989. pb, 196 pp.
Holmes, Oliver W., Archival Arrangement—Five Different Operations at Five Different Levels. Reprint from The American Archivist, 27.1 (January 1964): 21-41.
Miller, Frederic M., Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1990. pb, 131 pp.
Pitti, Daniel V. and Wendy M. Duff, Encoded Archival Description on the Internet. New York: The Haworth Information Press, 2001. hb, 241 pp.
Roe, Kathleen D. Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 2005. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 180 pp.
Schellenberg, T.R., The Preparation of Lists of Record Items. The National Archives, Staff Information Papers, No. 17, Revised (December 1960), 28 pp.
_______________, Principles of Arrangement. The National Archives, Staff Information Papers, No. 18 (June 1951), 16 pp.

III. Reference Service and Access
Pugh, Mary Jo, Providing Reference Services for Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 2005. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 368 pp.

IV. Preservation and Protection
Evans, Frank B., The Selection and Preparation of Records for Publication on Microfilm. The National Archives, Staff Information Paper, No. 19 (1970), pb, 14 pp.
Grover, Wayne C., The Rehabilitation of Paper Records. The National Archives, Staff Information Papers, No. 16 (December 1950), pb, 8 pp.
Minogue, Adelaide E., The Repair and Preservation of Records. Bulletins of the National Archives, No. 5 (September 1943), pb, 56 pp.
Ritzenthaler, Mary Lynn, Preserving Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1993. [Archival Fundamentals Series I], hb, 225 pp.
____________________, Preserving Archives and Manuscripts. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2010. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 525 pp.

V. Outreach, Advocacy and Promotion
Carter, Clarence E., Historical Editing. Bulletins of the National Archives, No. 7 (August 1952), pb, 51 pp.

VI. Managing Archival Programs
Archival Forms Manual. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1982. pb, 145 pp.
Items of Interest to the Archivist & Records Manager. Second Annual Symposium on Archival Administration, Friday, September 24, 1965. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1965. pb, 138 pp.
Gilliland-Swetland, Anne J., Policy and Politics: The Archival Implications of Digital Communications and Culture at the University of Michigan. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1996. pb, 33 pp.
Ham, Gerald F., et al., Planning for the Archival Profession. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1986. pb, 42 pp.
Kurtz, Michael J., Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 2004. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 255 pp.
Schellenberg, T.R., The Management of Archives. New York: Columbia University Press, 1965. hb, 383 pp.

VII. Professional, Ethical and Legal Responsibilities
Peterson, Gary M. and Trudy Huskamp Peterson, Archives and Manuscripts: Law. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 1985. [Basic Manual Series], pb, 112 pp.

Glossaries :
Evans, Frank B., Donald F. Harrison and Edwin A. Thompson, compilers, William L. Rofes, editor, A Basic Glossary for Archivists, Manuscript Curators, and Records Managers. Reprint from The American Archivist, 37.3 (July 1974): 415-433. pb.
Pearce-Moses, Richard, A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology. Chicago, IL: The Society of American Archivists, 2005. [Archival Fundamentals Series II], pb, 472 pp.

 

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