Textbooks and Reference Materials

Archival theory and practice

Jackie Bettington, Kim Eberhard, Rowena Loo and Clive Smith, Keeping Archives, 3rd edition (Australian Society of Archivists, 2008)

Michael Cook, Archives Administration: A manual for intermediate and Smaller Organizations and for Local Government (Folkestone, England: William Dawson & Sons, 1977)

Carol Couture and Jean-Yves Rousseau, The Life of a Document. A Global Approach to Archives and Records Management (Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1982)

Maygene Daniels and Timothy Walch, eds., A Modem Archives Reader. Basic Readings on Archival Theory and Practice (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1984)

Edie Hedlin, Business Archives: An Introduction (Society of American Archives, 1978)

V Johnson, ed., Business Archives: Principles and Practice (Journal published by Business Archives Council)

Richard Lytle, ed., Management of Archives and Manuscript Collections for Librarians (Chicago: Society of American Archivists)

John Orbell, A Guide to Tracing the History of a Business (Gower, Aldershot, 1987)

T.R. Schellenberg, Modern Archives. Principles and Techniques (University of Chicago Press, 1956)

A. Turton, ed., Managing Business Archives (ButterworthHeinemann Ltd, 1991) nnow updated by:

A. Turton, ed. The International Business Archives Handbook: Understanding and managing the historical records of business (Routledge, 2017) KEY TEXT

Business sector archive surveys:

The National Archives, Architecture, Buildings and Construction Survey 2011-13

Wendy Habgood, Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. A guide to historical records (Manchester 1994)

Lesley Richmond and Alison Turton, The brewing industry: a guide to historical records (Manchester, 1990)

Lesley Richmond and Bridget Stockford, Company archives: a survey of the records of 1000 of the first registered companies in England and Wales (Aldershot, 1986)

Lesley Richmond & Alison Turton (eds.), Directory of corporate archives (Business Archives Council, 4th ed., 1996)

Lesley Richmond, Julie Stevenson & Alison Turton, The Pharmaceutical Industry. A Guide to Historical Records (Aldershot, 2003)

LA Ritchie, The shipbuilding industry: a guide to historical records (Manchester, 1992)

Alison Turton & John Orbell, British Banking. A Guide to Historical Records (Aldershot 2001)

Online reference

Professional organisations and associations:

Professional advice for small archives given in Gateway to Your Archives guide: https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/archives/keeping-your-archives/

The International Council on Archives Section on Labour and Industry deals with global archives and the effects of takeovers etc. https://www.ica.org/en/section-on-business-archives-sba

Queensland training manual http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/Recordkeeping/Training/Pages/default.aspx

Archivist workflow diagram https://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/spiro2009/append1/