Series: Archival Fundamentals Series

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Managing Archival and Manuscript Repositories (Archival Fundamentals Series) by Thomas Wilsted
Preserving Archives and Manuscripts by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler

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  1. Understanding archives & manuscripts by James M. O'Toole (1707)
  2. Selecting and Appraising Archives and Manuscripts (Archival Fundamentals) by F. Gerald Ham (1993)
  3. A Glossary for Archivists, Manuscript Curators, and Records Managers (Archival Fundamentals) by Lewis Bellardo (1992)
  4. The Preservation Program Blueprint (Frontiers of Access to Library Materials, 6) by Barbra Buckner Higginbotham (2001)
  5. Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts (Archival Fundamentals Series) by Fredric M. Miller (1990)
  6. Describing Archives : A Content Standard by Society of American Archivists (2004)
  7. American Archival Studies: Readings in Theory and Practice by Randall C. Jimerson (2000)
  8. Modern Archives; Principles and Techniques by T. R. Schellenberg (1956)
  9. Documenting Localities by Richard J. Cox (1996)
  10. Photographs: Archival Care And Management by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler (2006)
  11. Archives and Manuscripts: Conservation (SAA basic manual series) by Mary Lynn Ritzbathaler (1983)
  12. Archives and Manuscripts: Administration of Photographic Collections (Saa Basic Manual Series) by Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler (1984)
  13. Modern Manuscripts: A Practical Manual for Their Management, Care, and Use by Kenneth W. Duckett (1975)
  14. The Management of Archives by T. R. Schellenberg (1965)
  15. A Modern Archives Reader: Basic Readings on Archival Theory and Practice by Maygene F. Daniels (1984)

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