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Organizing archival records

David W. Carmicheal

Organizing archival records

a practical method of arrangement and description for small archives

by David W. Carmicheal

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Published by AltaMira Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cataloging of archival materials,
  • Archives,
  • Handbooks, manuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid W. Carmicheal
    SeriesThe American Association for State and Local History book series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCD950 .C37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25367815M
    ISBN 109780759121690, 9780759121706
    LC Control Number2012026622

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