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Research and the Manuscript Tradition

 

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Research and the Manuscript Tradition


by Frank G. Burke (Author)

 

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ISBN: 9780810833487

 

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In this text, Frank Burke reveals the professional techniques employed by archivists and manuscript curators, explaining what is done and why, so the the beginning researcher has a foundation for understanding how to search and access documentary sources.



It provides a solid theoretical base as well as practical advice and a glimpse of the satisfaction that can come from working with personal papers. Contents: Yuan Shih-Kai, Harriet Monroe, and the Manuscript Tradition; The Recovery of Reality; Opening the Doors to Scholarship; Gathering the Evidence; Mapping the Roads to the Past; Tradition Confronts Technology; Organizing a Life; Good Deeds Do Not Go Unrewarded; The Cultural Crypt; Not by Vaults and Locks...; Law, Curatorial Ethics, and the Researcher; Personal Communication in the Electronic Age.


 

ISBN 810833484
ISBN13 9780810833487
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Format Hardback
Publication date 28/01/1997
Pages 320
Weight (grammes) 535
Published in United States
Height (mm) 224
Width (mm) 145

Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Yean Shih-Kai, Harriet Monroe, and the Manuscript Tradition Chapter 4 2. The Recovery of Reality Chapter 5 3. Opening the Doors to Scholarship Chapter 6 4. Gathering the Evidence Chapter 7 5. Mapping the Roads to the Past Chapter 8 6. Tradition confronts Technology Chapter 9 7. Organizing a life Chapter 10 8. Good deeds do not go unrewarded Chapter 11 9. The cultural crypt Chapter 12 10. Not by Vaults and Locks... Chapter 13 11. Law, Curatorial Ethics, and the Researcher Chapter 14 12. Personal Communication in the Electronic Age Part 15 Appendix: Freedom of Information Act Exemptions Part 16 Glossary of Terms Part 17 Bibliography Part 18 Index Part 19 About the Author