American Archivist


Volume 64 • Number 1 • Spring/Summer 2001

Presidential Address

Ten Challenges for the Archival Profession
H. Thomas Hickerson

Pease Award

Analysis of Remote Reference Correspondence at a Large Academic Manuscripts Collection
Kristin E. Martin


A Virtual Expression of Need: An Analysis of E-mail Reference Questions
Wendy M. Duff and Catherine A. Johnson

Finding Finding Aids on the World Wide Web
Helen R. Tibbo and Lokman I. Meho

Politics in the (Russian) Archives: The 'Objectivity Question,' Trust, and the Limitations of Law
William G. Rosenberg

A Question of Custody: The Case of the Archives of the United States Virgin Islands
Jeannette Allis Bastian

Voices from Vietnam: Building a Collection from a Controversial War
Michael E. Stevens

The Usability of Online Archival Resources: The POLARIS Project Finding Aid
Burt Altman and John R. Nemmers

A Perspective on Indexing Slaves' Names
David E. Paterson

Review Essays

In Interesting Times: From the Twentieth Century to the Twenty-first
Clare Beghtol

Some Themes in American Historical Writing during the 1990s
Brien Brothman

Society of American Archivists

Council Meeting Minutes, August 29, 2000
Council Meeting Minutes, September 2, 2000
Council Meeting Minutes, January 5, 2001