Source Page Review by Subject: Institutional records


For an overview of reviewing source pages, see Source Page Review Guide.

Subject: Institutional records

Level of Complexity = Low

Institutional records is a bit of a "catch-all" subject. Sources with this subject selected include:

  • Account books and employee records for businesses and professionals
  • School accounts, school admission records, student records and publications
  • Funeral home records
  • Records and documents from fraternal or hereditary organizations
  • Prison records

Items to consider in reviewing Institutional records sources include:

  • Adding text to describe the content of the source. Specific information is a big help for these sources, because they tend to be diverse with a range of content.
  • Verifying Year Range field.
  • Adding categories that reflect the range of content in the source

Institutional records Source Examples

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