Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIS 502 - Introduction to Archives Credits: 3


Explores the history of archives and the historical roots of modern archival practices, and the rise of the archival profession in the United States. Examines the principles and best practices in archival collection development, accessioning, appraisal, arrangement, description, and reference, including consideration of the special issues posed by electronic records and audiovisual materials. Surveys the basic principles and techniques for the preservation and conservation of archival records, including paper documents, photographs, and electronic media. Students will investigate the different missions, audiences, and approaches used by government, church, business, labor and educational archives.



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