Managing Archival Collections
Formerly: HA 488U
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.
- Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 488U, HA 488U.
- Subject to differential fees; consult Fees for Undergraduate Programs.