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United States

Archives and Archival Science

Authored by: Cheryl L. Stadel-Bevans , Danna Bell-Russel

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Fourth Edition

Print publication date:  November  2017
Online publication date:  November  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466552593
eBook ISBN: 9781315116143
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-ELIS4-120044026

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Abstract

The archival tradition in the United States of America consists of two components, a public records tradition and a personal papers or historical manuscript tradition. This entry will explore both traditions and their effects on the archival profession over time. It will also discuss professional development and professional organizations for American archives. It includes profiles of significant archival repositories.

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