This essay discusses the creation of an M.A. Archives Track for the Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Boston in 2010-2014. After laying out the process of creating the Track, and developing its curriculum, the essay discusses the relationship between the history and archives professions. Drawing on student feedback, the essay concludes with an evaluation of history-based archival education in an era when archival education has been increasingly based in library science programs.
Stapleton, Darwin H., "Beginning Anew: Archives Education at University of Massachusetts Boston, 2010-2014" (2023). History Faculty Publication Series. 9.
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