Arrangement and Description

Sample Descriptions

MemoryBC - British Columbia Archival Information Network 

Sample: SFU Archives multi-level inventory: Mark Winston fonds

Sample: SFU Archives series-level description: Office of the Registrar fonds


Publications

  • Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts (Archival Fundamentals Series II) by Kathleen D. Roe. (Society of American Archivists, 2005)
  • Manual for the Arrangement and Description of Archives (Archival Classics Series) by S. Muller, J. A. Feith and R. Fruin. (Society of American Archivists, 2003, orig. 1940)
  • RAD Revealed: A Basic Primer on the Rules for Archival Description by Wendy M. McDuff and Marlene van Ballegooie. (Canadian Council of Archives, 2001)
  • The Archival Fonds: from Theory to Practice by Terry Eastwood (ed.) (Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 1992)
  • Subject Indexing for Archives: The Report of the Subject Indexing Working Group. (Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 1992)
  • Authority Control: A Manual for Archivists (Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 1991) 



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