"A history of the conception and development of the theories that have guided archivists in their work from the late 19th through the early 21st centuries"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -173) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Why study archival theory? Contexts Consolidation : the Dutch manual Confirmation and reinforcement : Sir Hilary Jenkinson's Manual of archive administration Modern records : T.R. Schellenberg and modern archives Questioning archives : contemporary records, contemporary discourses From Polders to postmodernism.