Managing Archival Collections
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
A focus on archival collections as components of museum collections requiring specialized organization, management and care. Topics include the value and nature of archival materials; theories, principles, and practices governing archival management; legal, administrative, and professional frameworks; appraisal, acquisition, and accessioning; arrangement and description; physical processing and storage; preventive conservation; reference services and access; sharing archives and using them to enhance exhibits, education and outreach.
Notes: - Credit will be granted for only one of 488U, 488T.
- Subject to differential fees; consult Fees for Undergraduate Programs.
Undergraduate course in History in Art offered by the Department of History in Art in the Faculty of Fine Arts.