Introduction to Archives

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of managing public and institutional archives, as well as manuscript repositories, in the United States.  It includes an historical overview of recordkeeping and archives, an introduction to bibliographic resources, and a consideration of such archival functions as selection and appraisal, arrangement and description, reference, and legal and ethical issues.

Instructor

Peter Wosh

Syllabus

Fall 2015

Intro to Archives  Syllabus

Course Number

GA.1010

Credits

4.0

Concentration

Archives

Required?

Required for Archives concentration

Semester offered

Fall

Frequency

Annually

Prerequisites

None

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