Chapter 3: Archives & Artifacts

 
 
 

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Basic Issues
3.1    Archival arrangements    
3.2    Archival style guides
3.3    International differences
3.4    Source list entries vs. reference notes
3.5    Unpublished writings

Special Issues
3.6    Archives as lead element
3.7    Author, etc., as lead element
3.8    Collection as lead element
3.9    Document as lead element
3.10    Document no. vs. collection no.
3.11    Exact title vs. generic ID
3.12    Foreign-language titles    

Archived Materials: By Type
3.13    Basic format: artifacts
3.14    Basic format: documents
3.15    Bibles & Bible records
3.16    Digital archive records
3.17    Filmed or fiched manuscripts
3.18    Commercial publications
3.19    Preservation copies
3.20    Photographs, portraits & sketches
3.21    Research reports
3.22    Unpublished manuscripts
3.23    Vertical files

Privately Held Materials
3.24    Basic elements
3.25    Basic format: family artifacts    
3.26    Bible pages, loose
3.27    Bibles with family data
3.28    Charts & family group sheets
3.29    Diaries, journals & authored manuscripts
3.30    Family records, non-Bible
3.31    Frakturs
3.32    Interview tapes & transcripts    
3.33    Jewelry, medals & objets d’art
3.34    Legal documents, unrecorded
3.35    Letters, historic
3.36    Newspaper clippings
3.37    Photographs, portraits & sketches
3.38    Samplers
3.39    School records, heirloom copies    
3.40    Scrapbooks & albums

Personal Files & Knowledge
3.41    Correspondence
3.42    E-mail and instant messages
3.43    Personal knowledge
3.44    Research files & reports
3.45    Traditions

 

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93    Artifact
94    Digital archives
95    Manuscript records
96    Document, emphasis on
97    Series, emphasis on
98    Personal Bible
99    Portrait
100    Research report
101    Unpublished narrative
102    Vertical file

Preservation Film
103    FHL-GSU film
104    In-house film

Private Holdings
105    Artifact
106    Diary or journal, etc.
107    Family Bible records
108    Family chart or group sheet
109    Historic letter
110    Interview tape & transcript
111    Legal document, unrecorded
112    Personal correspondence
113    Personal e-mail
114    Research report
115    Tradition, recorded