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An American political archives reader, edited by Karen Dawley Paul, Glenn R. Gray, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, (electronic resource)

Label
An American political archives reader
Title
An American political archives reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen Dawley Paul, Glenn R. Gray, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book brings together in one volume the best and most recent scholarship on congressional collections, providing necessary information for institutions developing their political documentary resources and working toward greater accessibility of political archives
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 025.1714
  • 320
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
CD3043
LC item number
.A83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Congressional Papers Roundtable (Society of American Archivists)
  • Paul, Karen Dawley
  • Gray, Glenn R.
  • Melvin, L. Rebecca Johnson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Archives
  • Records
  • United States
Label
An American political archives reader, edited by Karen Dawley Paul, Glenn R. Gray, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Consists largely of papers originally presented at conferences of the Congressional Papers Roundtable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Reflections on the Modern History of Congressional History; Part I. Acquiring Political Collections; Chapter 2. Present at the Tenth Hour: Appraising and Accessioning the Papers of Marjorie S. Holt; Chapter 3. A Repository Archivist on Capitol Hill; Chapter 4. Collection Policies at State Archives for Legislators' Papers; Chapter 5. A Hint of Scandal: Problems in Acquiring the Papers of Herman E. Talmadge; Part II. Documenting Congress; Chapter 6. The Documentation of Congress: Summary Report and Recommendations
  • Chapter 7. Congressional Papers and Committee Records: Private vs. Public OwnershipChapter 8. Congressional Papers: Collection Development Policies; Chapter 9. Oral History as a Documentation Strategy for Political Collections; Chapter 10. Electronic Record Systems on Capitol Hill: Finding and Obtaining What You Want; Part III. Appraising Political Collections; Chapter 11. Appraising Modern Congressional Collections; Chapter 12. Appraising the Papers of State Legislators; Chapter 13. Appraisal of Congressional Records at the Minnesota Historical Society
  • Chapter 14. Appraisal of John J. Williams PapersChapter 15. Campaign Buttons in a Black Box: Appraisal Standards for Strom Thurmond Memorabilia; Chapter 16. Adventures in the Third Dimension: Reenvisioning the Place of Artifacts in Archives; Chapter 17. Taking a Byte out of the Senate: Reconsidering the Research Use of Correspondence and Casework Files; Part IV. Arranging and Describing Political Collections; Chapter 18. Processing Political Collections; Chapter 19. Describing Congressional Papers Collections: A Progression of Access Tools
  • Chapter 20. Classified: What to Do If National Security Officials VisitChapter 21. An Embarrassment of Riches: Access and the Politics of Processing Congressional Collections; Part V. Building Research Centers; Chapter 22. Raising Private Monies to Support Archival Programs; Chapter 23. Creating the Howard Baker Center; Chapter 24. Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies: An Evolutionary Model; Part VI. Using Political Collections; Chapter 25. Trends in Scholarship on Congress: A Historian's View; Chapter 26. Congressional Archives and Policy History
  • Chapter 27. Dataheads: What Archivists Need to Know About Political ScientistsChapter 28. Congressional Collections: Where the Mundane Becomes Compelling; Chapter 29. Recovering History and Discovering Data in the Archives: An Alternative Mode of Research for Congress Scholars; Appendix: Chronology of Advances in Preserving the Documentation of Congress; Index; About the Authors and Contributors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (488 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612521195
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000786535
  • (EBL)466937
  • (OCoLC)434042608
  • (SSID)ssj0000102319
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12033543
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000102319
  • (PQKBWorkID)10049900
  • (PQKB)10025092
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC466937
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000786535
Label
An American political archives reader, edited by Karen Dawley Paul, Glenn R. Gray, L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Consists largely of papers originally presented at conferences of the Congressional Papers Roundtable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1. Reflections on the Modern History of Congressional History; Part I. Acquiring Political Collections; Chapter 2. Present at the Tenth Hour: Appraising and Accessioning the Papers of Marjorie S. Holt; Chapter 3. A Repository Archivist on Capitol Hill; Chapter 4. Collection Policies at State Archives for Legislators' Papers; Chapter 5. A Hint of Scandal: Problems in Acquiring the Papers of Herman E. Talmadge; Part II. Documenting Congress; Chapter 6. The Documentation of Congress: Summary Report and Recommendations
  • Chapter 7. Congressional Papers and Committee Records: Private vs. Public OwnershipChapter 8. Congressional Papers: Collection Development Policies; Chapter 9. Oral History as a Documentation Strategy for Political Collections; Chapter 10. Electronic Record Systems on Capitol Hill: Finding and Obtaining What You Want; Part III. Appraising Political Collections; Chapter 11. Appraising Modern Congressional Collections; Chapter 12. Appraising the Papers of State Legislators; Chapter 13. Appraisal of Congressional Records at the Minnesota Historical Society
  • Chapter 14. Appraisal of John J. Williams PapersChapter 15. Campaign Buttons in a Black Box: Appraisal Standards for Strom Thurmond Memorabilia; Chapter 16. Adventures in the Third Dimension: Reenvisioning the Place of Artifacts in Archives; Chapter 17. Taking a Byte out of the Senate: Reconsidering the Research Use of Correspondence and Casework Files; Part IV. Arranging and Describing Political Collections; Chapter 18. Processing Political Collections; Chapter 19. Describing Congressional Papers Collections: A Progression of Access Tools
  • Chapter 20. Classified: What to Do If National Security Officials VisitChapter 21. An Embarrassment of Riches: Access and the Politics of Processing Congressional Collections; Part V. Building Research Centers; Chapter 22. Raising Private Monies to Support Archival Programs; Chapter 23. Creating the Howard Baker Center; Chapter 24. Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies: An Evolutionary Model; Part VI. Using Political Collections; Chapter 25. Trends in Scholarship on Congress: A Historian's View; Chapter 26. Congressional Archives and Policy History
  • Chapter 27. Dataheads: What Archivists Need to Know About Political ScientistsChapter 28. Congressional Collections: Where the Mundane Becomes Compelling; Chapter 29. Recovering History and Discovering Data in the Archives: An Alternative Mode of Research for Congress Scholars; Appendix: Chronology of Advances in Preserving the Documentation of Congress; Index; About the Authors and Contributors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (488 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612521195
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000786535
  • (EBL)466937
  • (OCoLC)434042608
  • (SSID)ssj0000102319
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12033543
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000102319
  • (PQKBWorkID)10049900
  • (PQKB)10025092
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC466937
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000786535

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