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Archival Assistant, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, AR

The Archival Assistant is responsible for the processing and maintaining of archival itemsand collections. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

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Typical Functions:

Receives archival items and determines physical condition and historical significance. Categorizes items and arranges into chronological, alphabetical, or numerical order. Places items in folders or boxes and stores on shelves by classification. Prepares and maintains inventory listing on each item processed. Researches various sources to obtain needed information about items or collections, suchas the identity of person or persons contained in collection. Writes bibliographic sketches to include in collection index. Assists patrons by pulling materials, giving tours, and providing reference service. Responds to specific inquires or requests by conducting searches, making referrals, and/orcompiling needed materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

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