Documentation

NOTE: The following documents are downloadable PDFs.

Project Description provides a brief overview of the Archival Survey Initiative's objectives. (190 KB)

The Survey Process describes how the survey staff partner with the staff of each institution to identify collections to be surveyed, how the survey is conducted, and how data is verified and analyzed post-survey. (199 KB)

Survey Ratings describes the rating system within each of the criteria by which collections are surveyed, including physical condition, quality of housing, physical and intellectual access, African American research value, and overall research value. (237 KB)