Archival Records

Ames
Historical Society

Types of Archival Documentation
Collected

Personal Papers Organizational Records
Biographical materials

     (genealogies, resumés,
obits, tributes)


Education materials

     (diplomas, theses,
articles) 


Recognition (awards, certificates)

Diaries

Correspondence (professional, personal,

     invitations, greeting
cards)


Legal documents (agreements, contracts,

     abstracts, deeds,
mortgages, 


     wills, inventories)

Financial records (ledgers, journals,

     banking records,
bills, receipts, 


     notes, tax returns)

Writings, publications

Speeches

Subject files

Clippings

Scrapbooks

Photographs

Audiovisual materials (tapes, transcripts,

     slides, films, videos,
etc.)


Oversize materials

Artifacts (plaques, trophies, objects

     associated with the
person, etc.)

Histories

Recognition (awards, certificates)

Legal documents (articles of 

     incorporation, constitutions,

     bylaws, charters,
agreements)


Organizational charts

Financial records (budgets, statements,

     ledgers, banking
records, bills,


     receipts, notes,
tax returns)


Handbooks

Directories, membership lists

Memoranda

Minutes of meetings

Reports of officers & committees

Correspondence

Programs

Publicity (press releases, advertising)

Pamphlets, brochures, fliers

Newsletters & other serials

Subject files

Clippings

Scrapbooks

Photographs

Audiovisual materials (tapes, transcripts,

     slides, films, videos,
etc.)


Oversize materials

Artifacts (plaques, trophies, objects 

associated with the group, etc.)

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