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    Appalachian State University
  Feb 24, 2018
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 5581 - Records and Society (3)

When Offered: Spring
The history of archival management and its evolution into the digital age is essential to the understanding and use of archival systems. Types of archives and records encountered by historians in the course of their research will be discussed. The evolution of the methodology behind the development of archival collections will be included. Different media utilized from ancient times to the present will be examined in light of the preservation and collection problems they present for the archivist or researcher. This course is designed to provide a fuller understanding of the history and evolution of historical archives and collections.