Collecting Private Archives : The University of Calgary Experience

Atkinson, Lisa A Collecting Private Archives : The University of Calgary Experience., 2005 . In International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives Seminar 2005, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan (USA), September 2005. [Conference paper]


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This paper looks at the history of private records collecting activities at the University of Calgary. The paper gives an overview of the units that are acquiring such records, and attempts to explain the impetus for the emphasis on private records collecting at the University, and what is behind the recent increase in these activities and how they have been influenced by broader university policy. The paper concludes by touching on some of the issues experienced at the University of Calgary which arise from collecting private records.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Archival collections Private records Archival appraisal Archival resources
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HC. Archival materials.
Depositing user: Lisa Atkinson
Date deposited: 28 Nov 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:05


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