The necessity of Context for Digitized Archival Collections

The necessity of Context for Digitized Archival Collections

Archives as proof

Archives have constantly served an ev >respect des fonds . This principle dictates that archival materials, whenever transferred to archival custody, stay as distinct collections catalogued and filed based on their creator or office of beginning. Based on this concept, as soon as the Library and Archives of Canada acquires the documents regarding the Department of Foreign Affairs, it keeps them as a split device and will not interfile all of them with documents made by the armed forces, by general general public works, or by various other federal government agency. Continue reading