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Acquisitions and Appraisal Section

The Acquisitions and Appraisal Section serves as a forum for the discussion of issues and interests pertaining to the acquisition and appraisal of public records, private papers, and other archival or manuscript collections.


Section Newsletter Now Available

June 9 : The new issue of the section newsletter has just been released.

Deaccessioning and Reappraisal Guidelines Working Group

September 21: At the SAA Annual Meeting in Austin, twenty-five people attended the Preliminary Planning Meeting for the Deaccessioning and Reappraisal Development and Review Team. This team will produce guidelines for reappraisal and deaccessioning to be accepted by SAA. The purpose of this meeting was to facilitate a preliminary discussion about the guidelines and gauge interest. Attendees made suggestions and expressed concerns about various aspects of the committee and guidelines. Minutes from the August 13, 2009 meeting are available and further updates will be posted to the Working Group page.

Page last updated September 21, 2009.