Varsity Letters: Documenting Modern Colleges and Universities (Paperback)
  • Varsity Letters: Documenting Modern Colleges and Universities (Paperback)

Varsity Letters: Documenting Modern Colleges and Universities (Paperback)

Paperback 290 Pages / Published: 07/05/1998
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A study of the functions of colleges and universities, Varsity Letters is intended to aid those responsible for the documentation of these institutions. Samuels offers specific advice about the records of modern colleges and universities and proposes a method to ensure their adequate documentation. She also offers a method to analyze and plan the preservation of records for any type of institution.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810834989
Number of pages: 290
Weight: 413 g
Dimensions: 231 x 151 x 20 mm

Varsity Letters is invigorating: it offers a fresh approach...thoroughly researched, well organized, and clearly written... * NEA Newsletter *
...brings a broad perspective to the study of academic impressive survey of modern university and college documentation systems...a good manual on archival practice... * The Library Quarterly *
The book is about universities, but it is intended to be useful-and will be, I am sure-for building documentation strategies for other kinds of institutions...Samuel's book is a good read, beautifully illustrated, and the product of a cultured mind... * Journal Of Documentation *
...important additions to the corpus of professional literature... * Journal Of The Society Of Archivists *
The volumes complement each other and belong on the reference shelves of everyone concerned with the administration of academic archives...This book offers an important reminder that archivists and curators responsible for college and university records need to give considerable thought to what records ought to be in their archives... This volume sets out a useful and practical plan for developing a documentation strategy for those archives. * Rare Books and Manuscripts Librarianship * aid to archivists...also an excellent introduction to the structure of the academic community. * Zentralblatt fur Geologie und Palaontologie *
...Also of interest to people in other institutions such as museums, churches, and hospitals. * Reference and Research Book News * important book, not only for academic archivists, but also for everyone concerned about the future of the archival profession. * Randall C. Jimerson *

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