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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.


Burke explains the professional techniques employed by archivists and manuscript curators, describing what they do and why, so the beginning researcher has a foundation for understanding how to search and access personal papers. Burke surveys problems of organization, access, alternative sources, and legal issues with amusing anecdotes and examples.


 

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