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n. ~ 1. The arrangement, description, and housing of archival materials for storage and use by patrons. - 2. The steps taken to make the latent image on exposed photographic or microfilm materials visible; see archival processing1. - 3. Computing · The machine execution of instructions in a computer program.


Some archives include accessioning as part of processing.

A Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology