Archives Teaching Collection
This collection contains a wide variety of materials that are diverse in format and in subject. Items within this collection include nineteenth- and twentieth-century historic newspapers, handwritten letters, artifacts such as papyrus paper and an empty book binding, as well as a collection of materials and books from the American Whist Players club. The materials are useful for teaching about collection management, preservation of traditional materials, format variety, uniqueness, handwriting, value, and many other aspects of the archival endeavor. Of particular interest is the early-twentieth century catalog from J.G. Lewis's General Store in Kennesaw, GA. The catalog is located in Box 4.
- Creation: 1880-1990
17 cubic feet (13 record cartons, 3 document cases, 6 oversize flat boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection contains various non-rare materials that are useful for archival instruction sessions and KSU Archives interns. Not for researcher use, intended for student and intern training in archival methodology.
- Maggie Thomas
- 2020 January 3
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- 2021 September 15: accrual added by Maggie Thomas