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close this book The archival appraisal of records containing personal information: A RAMP study with guidelines
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The following bibliography lists selective sources which readers may wish to consult to explore. further some of the topics mentioned in the text (it does not contain references to every item cited in the chapter endnotes). For more detailed bibliographies on appraisal and related issues, readers should consult either Julia Marks Young's excellent "Annotated Bibliography on Appraisal," American Archivist 48 (Spring 1985), pp. 190-216, which lists and summarizes 128 articles, books, and studies dealing with appraisal, or the relevant sections of Frank B. Evans' well-known Modern Archives and Manuscripts: A Select Bibliography, Society of American Archivists (Chicago, 1975).

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Anderson, R. Joseph, "Public Welfare Case Records: A Study of Archival Practices," American Archivist 43 (Spring 1980), pp. 169-79.

Bearman, David, and Richard Lytle, "The Power of the Principle of Provenance," Archivaria 21 (Winter 1985-86), pp. 14-27.

Berner, Richard C., Archival Theory and Practice in the United States: A Historical Analysis (Seattle and London, 1983).

Bick, Wolfgang, and Paul Müller, "Sozialwissenschaftliche Datenkunde für prozess-produzierte Daten: Entstehungs-bedingungen und Indikatorenqualität," in Wolfgang Bick, Reinhard Mann, and Paul Müller, eds., Sozialforschung und Verwaltungsdaten (Stuttgart, 1984).

Boles, Frank, "Mix Two Parts Interest to One Part Information and Appraise Until Done: Understanding Contemporary Record Selection Processes," American Archivist 50 (Summer 1987), pp. 356-68.

Boles, Frank, and Julia Marks Young, "Exploring the Black Box: The Appraisal of University Administrative Records," American Archivist 48 (Spring 1985), pp. 121-40.

Booms, Hans, "Society and the Formation of a Documentary Heritage: Issues in the Appraisal of Archival Sources," Archivaria 24 (Summer 1987), pp. 69-107 (this is a translation by Hermina Joldersma and Richard Klumpenhouwer, who provide a brief introduction as well, of Booms' 1972 original article, published in Archivalische Zeitschrift, Vol. 68).

Bradsher, James Gergory, "The FBI Appraisal," The Midwestern Archivist 13 (1988), pp. 51-66.

Bradsher, James Gregory, "Privacy Act Expungements: A Reconsideration," Provenance 6 (Spring 1988), pp. 1-25.

Brichford, Maynard J., Archives and Manuscripts: Appraisal & Accessioning, Society of American Archivists Basic Manual Series (Chicago, 1977).

Buckland, Y., Personnel Records, Approaches to Problems in Records Management I, Society of Archivists' Records Management Group (London, 1985).

Büttner, Siegfried, "The Appraisal of Public Records Containing Personal Data: An Essay on an Unsolved Problem," (manuscript prepared for ICA "group of experts" meeting in Koblenz, Federal Republic of Germany, March 1989: see Foreword for more information).

Büttner, Siegfried, "Ressortprinzip und Uberlieferungsbildung," in Friedrich P. Kahlenburg, ea., Aus der Arbeit der Archive: Beiträge zum Archivwesen, zur Ouellenkunde und zur Geschichte: Festschrift für Hans Booms (Boppard am Rhein, 1989), pp. 153-61.

Canada, National Archives of Canada, General Records Disposal Schedule (Ottawa, 1986).

Canada, National Archives of Canada, Scheduling Task Group, "Strategic Planning Framework Study for the Disposition of Government Records," 30 January 1989 (final report of the Group, written by Cynthia J. Durance).

Canada, Privacy Act, 29-30-31 Elizabeth II, c. 111.

Canada, Supply and Services Canada, Personal Information Index 1988 (Ottawa, 1988).

Charman, Derek, Records Surveys and Schedules: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1984).

Cook, Michael, The Management of Information from Archives (Aldershot, 1986).

Cook, Michael, Archives Administration: A Manual for Intermediate and Smaller Organizations and for Local Government (London, 1977).

Cook, Terry, "Billions of Records: What to Keep -- What to Destroy?" The Archivist 13 (March-April 1986), pp. 1-3.

Cook, Terry, "From Information to Knowledge: An Intellectual Paradigm for Archives," Archivaria 19 (Winter 1984-85), pp. 2849.

Cook, Terry, "Media Myopia," Archivaria 12 (Summer 1981), pp. 146-57.

Cook, Terry, "The Tyranny of the Medium: A Comment on 'Total Archives,"' Archivaria 9 (Winter 1979-80), pp. 141-50.

Couture, Carol, and Jean-Yves Rousseau, The Life of a Document: A Global Approach to Archives and Records Management (Montreal, 1987), (English translation of Les archives au XXe siècle, 1982).

Cox, Richard J., and Helen W. Samuels, "The Archivist's First Responsibility: A Research Agenda to Improve the Identification and Retention of Records of Enduring Value," American Archivist 51 (Winter-Spring 1988), pp. 28-42.

Cox, Richard J., "A Documentation Strategy Case Study: Western New York," American Archivist 52 (Spring 1989), pp. 192-200.

Craig, Barbara L., "Meeting the Future by Returning to the Past: A Commentary on Hugh Taylor's Transformations," Archivaria 25 (Winter 1987-88), pp. 7-11.

Duchein, Michel, Obstacles to the Access. Use and Transfer of Information From Archives: A RAMP Study (Paris, 1983).

Duranti, Luciana, "Diplomatics: New Uses for an Old Science," Archivaria 28 (Summer 1988), pp. 7-27.

Flaherty, D.H., Protecting Privacy in Surveillance Societies: The Federal Republic of Germany. Sweden. France, Canada. and the United States (Chapel Hill, NC, and London, 1989).

Gillis, Peter, "The Case File: Problems of Acquisition and Access from the Federal Perspective," Archivaria 6 (Summer 1978), pp. 32-39.

Guptil, Marilla B., Archival Appraisal of Records of International Organizations: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1985).

Hackman, Larry, and Joan Warnow-Blewett, "The Documentation Strategy Process: A Model and a Case Study," American Archivist 50 (Winter 1987), pp. 12-47.

Ham, F. Gerald, "Archival Choices: Managing the Historical Record in an Age of Abundance," in Nancy E. Peace, ea.,

Archival Choices: Managing the Historical Record in an Ace of Abundance (Lexington, Mass., 1984).

Ham, F. Gerald, "The Archival Edge," in Maygene Daniels and Timothy Walch, eds., A Modern Archives Reader (Washington, 1984).

Hayward, Robert J., "Federal Access and Privacy Legislation and the Public Archives of Canada," Archivaria 18 (Summer 1984), pp. 47-57.

Hindus, Michael Stephen, Theodore M. Hammett, and Barbara M. Hobson, The Files of the Massachusetts Superior Court. 1859-1959: An Analysis and a Plan for Action (Boston, 1979).

Hull, Felix, The Use of Sampling. Techniques in the Retention of Records: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1981).

International Council on Archives, Access to Archives and Privacy: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Archival Round Table Conference. Austin, 1985 (Paris, 1987)

Ketelaar, Eric, Archival and Records Management Legislation and Regulations: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1985).

Klaassen, David J., "Achieving Balanced Documentation: Social Services from a Consumer Perspective," The Midwestern Archivist 11 (1986), pp. 111-24.

Kula, Sam, The Archival Appraisal of Moving Images: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1983).

Laberge, Danielle, "Information, Knowledge, and Rights: The Preservation of Archives as a Political and Social Issue," Archivaria 25 (Winter 1987-88), pp. 44-50.

Leary, William H., The Archival Appraisal of Photographs: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1985).

Lutzker, Michael A., "Max Weber and the Analysis of Modern Bureaucratic Organization: Notes Toward a Theory of Appraisal," American Archivist, 45 (Spring 1982), pp. 119-30.

Naugler, Harold, The Archival Appraisal of Machine-Readable Records: A RAMP Study With Guidelines (Paris, 1984).

Nesmith, Tom, "The Archival Perspective," Archivaria 22 (Summer 1986), pp. 8-11.

Nesmith, Tom, "Archives from the Bottom Up: Social History and Archival Scholarship," Archivaria 14 (Summer 1882), pp. 5-26.

Parr, G.J., "Case Records as Sources for Social History," Archivaria 4 (Summer 1977), pp. 122-36.

Peace, Nancy E., "Deciding What To Save: Fifty Years of Theory and Practice," in Nancy E. Peace, ea., Archival Choices: Managing the Historical Record in an Age of Abundance (Lexington, 1984).

Penn, Ira A., Anne Morddel, Gail Pennix, and Kelvin Smith, Records Management Handbook (Brookfield, VT. and Aldershot, 1989).

Peterson, Trudy Huskamp, "Summary of Sampling Techniques," in her Basic Archival Workshop Exercises (Chicago, 1982), pp. 1213.

Pinkett, Harold T., "American Archival Theory: The State of the Art," American Archivist 44 (Summer 1981), pp. 217-22.

Rapport, Leonard, "In the Valley of Decision: What To Do about the Multitude of Files of Quasi Cases," American Archivist 48 (Spring 1985), pp. 173-89.

Rapport, Leonard, "No Grandfather Clause: Reappraising Accessioned Records," in Maygene F. Daniels and Timothy Walch, eds., A Modern Archives Reader (Washington, 1984), pp. 80-90.

Roberts-Moore, Judith, "The Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property: An Overview of the Office and Its Records, 19201952," Archivaria 22 (Summer 1986), pp. 95-106.

Rumm, John C., "Working Through the Records: Using Business Records to Study Workers and the Management of Labour," Archivaria 27 (Winter 1988-89), pp. 67-96.

Samuels, Helen Willa, "Who Controls the Past," American Archivist 49 (Spring 1986), pp. 109-24.

Schellenberg, T.R., The Appraisal of Modern Public Records, Bulletin No. 8, National Archives and Records Service (Washington, 1956).

Skemer, Don C., "Diplomatics and Archives," American Archivist 52 (Summer 1989), pp. 376-82.

Taylor, Hugh, "'My Very Act and Deed': Some Reflections on the Role of Textual Records in the Conduct of Affairs," American Archivist 51 (Fall 1988), pp. 456-69.

United Kingdom, Public Record Office, "Sampling Particular Instance Papers," RAD Occasional Paper No. 8 (London, 1984).

United States, National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Records Administration, Appraisal of Department of Justice Case Files: Final Report "Washington, 1989).

United States, National Archives and Records Service, Appraisal of the Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation: A Report to Hon. Harold T. Greene, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Washington, 1981).

United States, National Archives and Records Service, Disposition of Federal Records (Washington, 1981).

United States, National Archives and Records Service, Task Force on Appraisal and Disposition of Federal Records, "Appraisal and Disposition Policies in NARS: A Report and Recommendations to the Archivist of the United States on Performance of the Appraisal and Disposition Functions in the National Archives and Records Service," Washington, 1983.