The first bibliography of articles describing some of the best research collections in the United States.
The first bibliography to systematically list the numerous articles describing archives and manuscript collections in the United States, this volume includes over 2,200 titles. It goes beyond the continental United States, including articles describing foreign archives that hold records and manuscripts documenting U.S. history and also incorporating articles about archives and manuscript holdings in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. Trust Territories. The book is multidisciplinary, containing entries from art, theatre, film and television, business, education, history, librarianship, literature, religion, and other fields. This volume will be useful to researchers using the historical method and to librarians who are frequently asked questions about archival sources.
The volume's 2,200 entries are arranged topically and geographically. Annotations clarify the article's title and will help the reader determine which articles to review. The detailed index will help the reader locate articles describing the holdings of specific collections or the papers of specific individuals. This book will be sought after and appreciated by all those doing research in unpublished sources.