HI 279: Archival Methods

Class Program
Credits 4.0
This course takes students into the archives to explore both practical archival methodologies, as well as the ethical, political, and historical aspects of creating and maintaining archives in public and private institutions. In addition to completing course readings and discussions, students will work in the Khalaf A1 Habtoor Archives at Illinois Colleges, gaining hands on experience in accessions and assessment of archival materials, processing collections, appraising rare books, and providing patron access.