By Glenn Gray, Rebecca Johnson Melvin, Karen D. Paul
This booklet brings jointly in a single quantity the simplest and latest scholarship on congressional collections, delivering worthy info for associations constructing their political documentary assets and dealing towards larger accessibility of political data.
Read Online or Download An American Political Archives Reader PDF
Similar library management books
This booklet brings jointly in a single quantity the simplest and newest scholarship on congressional collections, offering useful info for associations constructing their political documentary assets and dealing towards larger accessibility of political records.
Complex issues in details assets administration good points the most recent examine findings facing all features of data assets administration, managerial and organizational purposes, in addition to implications of data expertise companies. It goals to be instrumental within the development and improvement of the speculation and perform of data assets administration, beautiful to either practising managers and lecturers.
New info Revolution contains insurance of common entry, the capability merging of cable/telephone/computer businesses and public libraries or publish places of work as on-line source facilities; the redefinition of neighborhood from where the place one lives to our on-line world, the place teams emerge with like pursuits; and the redefinition of labor to heart upon manipulating details, telecommuting, and digital businesses.
This booklet presents a pleasant, energetic dialogue of the position of educational library fund-raising written by means of skilled library fund-raisers. brief, stand-alone chapters with precis paragpaphsPractical, own luck tricks throughoutProven fundraising principles
- School Libraries Matter: Views from the Research
- Digital libraries
- Librarians As Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook
- A new republic of letters : memory and scholarship in the age of digital reproduction
- Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future
Extra info for An American Political Archives Reader
Although Stafford was a “good” Republican for most of his career, he fell out with the Reagan administration because of his strong support for environmental regulations and federal aid for education. The papers generated in these years, 1980–1986, while he was a committee chair, are the most voluminous and seem to be the most interesting. I thought I knew what to expect when I arrived for duty in July 1988, for I had processed a number of congressional collections already. The Stafford papers, like the Aiken and Prouty papers, were really the records of an organization rather than an individual, but for the first time I realized that these papers documented the activities of the staff more than those of the senator.
Brown NOTES 1. S. Representative Marjorie S. Holt, October 23, 1985. 2. gov. 3. : Lexington Books, 1984), 81–101. 4. S. Senate, 1985). 5. Phone conversations with Michael Leahy, April 20 and May 4, 1987. 3 A Repository Archivist on Capitol Hill Connell B. Gallagher The receipt of large twentieth-century political collections can be a crippling experience for a moderately sized archival repository. A proactive approach can, however, soften the blow by permitting the archivist to (1) understand a working congressional office and (2) appraise the papers en scene before they are packed.
Next to the senator, this person is probably the best candidate for oral history. The next single most important person in the Stafford office was the senator’s personal secretary because she was the conduit to the senator and A Repository Archivist on Capitol Hill 33 because she maintained all of his personal files, including financial disclosure statements, tax returns, appointments, invitations, annotated copies of speeches, photogpaphs, travel records, and memberships. Stafford’s secretary maintained the most extensive files in the office, and although most of these became part of the papers, she was the least forthcoming and the most protective member of the staff.