Re-defining 'evidence': appraising for historical value as historians turn to media and materiality

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dc.contributor.author Kwan, Alistair en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-07T22:20:13Z en
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.citation Archifacts 86-94 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 0303-7940 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39224 en
dc.description.abstract Archival appraisal processes necessitate the rejection of unimportant material, but sometimes we recognise importance too late. As historians turn increasingly to low-culture topics, we increasingly need records that archivists have long rejected. I give examples of how the vagaries of value affect not only the archive, but also the histories that can be written from them, thereby demonstrating a need for historians and archivists to understand each other's processes and needs — in other words, a need to revive curatorial thinking. en
dc.publisher Archives and Records Association of New Zealand en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Archifacts en
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dc.title Re-defining 'evidence': appraising for historical value as historians turn to media and materiality en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue April-October en
pubs.begin-page 86 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.end-page 94 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 708935 en
pubs.org-id Liggins Institute en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-11-08 en


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