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Archives Teaching Collection

Identifier: SC-A-002

Content Description

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.


  • 1880-1990


17 cubic feet (13 record cartons, 3 document cases, 6 oversize flat boxes)

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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
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Revision Statements

  • 2021 September 15: accrual added by Maggie Thomas

Repository Details

Part of the Kennesaw State University Archives Repository

1000 Chastain Road
MD 1704
Kennesaw GA 30144 GKJ