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The Harding Affair Letters: How One Archivist Took Every Measure Possible to Ensure Their Preservation

Pyatt, Timothy D.

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In the section on "Trust," the SAA Code of Ethics for Archivists state that archivists "...strive to balance the sometimes-competing interests of all stakeholders." This case study explores the balance between professional relationships and judgment that one archivist took in order to protect and insure future access to a controversial collection of letters written by a former President of the United States.
subject
Access Control
Access Restrictions
Custodial Issues
Donor Relationships
Ethics
Privacy
Professional Conduct
Professional Judgment
contributor
Pyatt, Timothy D. (author)
date
2015-08-05T18:30:08Z (accessioned)
2015-08-05T18:30:08Z (available)
2015 (issued)
identifier
Pyatt, Timothy D. (2015, April). "The Harding Affair Letters: How One Archivist Took Every Measure Possible to Ensure Their Preservation." SAA Case Studies in Archival Ethics. 8pp. (citation)
http://hdl.handle.net/10339/57222 (uri)
publisher
Society of American Archivists
rights
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/. (license)
source
SAA Case Studies in Archival Ethics
title
The Harding Affair Letters: How One Archivist Took Every Measure Possible to Ensure Their Preservation
type
Article

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