The Archivist as Planner and Poet: Thoughts on the Larger Issues of Appraisal for Acquisition

  • Barbara Lazenby Craig

Author Biography

Barbara Lazenby Craig
Barbara L. Craig is Associate Professor of Archive Studies and Director of the Centre for Research in Information Studies in the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto. Prior to her appointment in August 1993, she was the Archivist of York University (North York, Ontario) and the Head of the Archives and Special Collections Department of the Scott Library from 1989, and an archivist at the Archives of Ontario from 1970. She has a Ph.D. in Archive Studies, has undertaken extensive research into hospital archives in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, and has published widely on the history of record-keeping, the history of medicine and medical archives, and archive theory. A past chair of the Ontario Council of Archives, an officer of the Association of Canadian Archivists in many capacities, and a director of the Ontario Women’s History Network, Dr. Craig was the Reviews Editor of the American Archivist, and is now the Senior Associate Editor of Archivaria.
How to Cite
Craig, Barbara Lazenby. 2001. “The Archivist As Planner and Poet: Thoughts on the Larger Issues of Appraisal for Acquisition”. Archivaria 52 (February), 175-83.
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