Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-280) and index.
"Margaret C. Norton reconsidered by Randall C. Jimerson"--P. ix-xliii.
"Chronological list of articles"--P. 269-271.
The scope and function of archives --
The purpose and nature of archives --
The organization and operation of an archives --
Services and resources of an archives --
The comparison of archival and library techniques --
Classification and description of archives --
Making and control of administrative records --
Physical properties of archives --
The handling and repair of fragile documents --
The protection of records from disaster --
Photographic and microphotographic reproductions of recorder --
Records disposal --
The archivist and records management.