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Problems of American archivists

Blegen, Theodore Christian

Problems of American archivists

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archives -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConference of Archivists at Chattanooga, December 28, 1935.
    Statementby Theodore C. Blegen.
    SeriesBulletins of the National Archives -- no. 2, Publication -- no. 4, Publication (United States. National Archives) -- no. 4.
    ContributionsConference of Archivists at Chattanooga (1935 : Chattanooga, Tenn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCD3021 .A4 1935
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13571942M
    LC Control Number36026902
    OCLC/WorldCa6510921

    Archival Arrangement and Description (This resource is recommended, but not required for the course.) ISBN: Publication Info: Society of American Archivists: Author: Prom, C. Unit Cost: $ Book Title: Arranging & Describing Archives & Manuscripts (This resource is recommended, but not required for the course.) ISBN. The Society of American Archivists Committee on Find­ ing Aids has produced a useful and long-needed com­ pendium of the basic record created by archivists. A deceptively simple and splendidly orga­ nized work, the book sets out to describe present practices in archival description. A .


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