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A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology

by Richard Pearce-Moses

Published by SAA in 2005 as one of seven volumes in the Archival Fundamentals Series II, the Glossary contains more than 2,000 defined entries, more than 600 lead-in terms, nearly 700 citations from some 280 sources, and is based primarily on archival literature in the United States and Canada.

A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology is copyrighted by the Society of American Archivists.


SAA is compiling a new Dictionary of Archives Terminology . . .

. . . and we want your input! The SAA Dictionary Working Group is in the process of drafting a Dictionary of Archives Terminology, which has its basis in A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology.  Click here to suggest a term.