Scholars who do their research in literary manuscripts appreciate the professionally managed archival research collection and the archivist's role as a mediator between collectors and researchers. The author, a literary editor, discusses how the issues of copyright, restrictions on access, arrangement, description, reference policies, and copying are viewed by literary researchers and calls for collaboration between scholars and archivists to make information about collections more accessible.
Perspective| January 01 1993
Researching Literary Manuscripts: A Scholar's Perspective
The American Archivist (1993) 56 (1): 62–69.
Lois Overbeck; Researching Literary Manuscripts: A Scholar's Perspective. The American Archivist 1 January 1993; 56 (1): 62–69. doi: https://doi.org/10.17723/aarc.56.1.a086x87800058u02
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