Archives and Records Management: Fall 2012


Brenda Burk


Purdue University


Fall 2012


This course is designed as an introduction to the theory and practice of managing archives and manuscript collections. Students will learn about the various kinds of archival repositories and the concepts and methods archivists use to select, appraise, arrange, describe, preserve, and make accessible records and papers in various formats.

Required Textbook:

Hunter, G.S. 2003. Developing and Maintaining Practical Archives, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:


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