This course will emphasize the fundamental theory and practice of manuscript and archival administration, and its relationship to information management. The course will focus on accepted methodology and current issues relating to the collection, organization, preservation and use of historical materials.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Evaluate the major functions of an archive or manuscript repository.
- Apply the basic theory and practice of arrangement and description and creating a finding aid for historical records.
- Use bibliographic sources on archives.