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Arrangement and Description (Core)
August 10, 2017
Arrangement and description of archival material is the nuts and bolts of archival work. This workshop focuses on the principles of arrangement and includes case studies, providing the participant with a “hands on” opportunity to arrange several typical fonds. The second day of the workshop begins with a discussion of description, different types of finding aids, and finishes with participants discussing the principles of description.
This workshop is part of the CNSA Archival Certificate Program.
Learning is done through a combination of lecture, personal reading, small group discussion, and practical exercises over a 2-day period in an informal, friendly atmosphere.
Prior knowledge required:
Introduction to Archives workshop or experience working with archival records.
Registration is open to CNSA members in good standing. A travel subsidy is available to CNSA members. Click here for Expense Claim Form for travel subsidy.
Contact our Archives Advisor for upcoming dates.