Glossary

Sources

Paola Carucci, Le fonti archivistiche: ordinamento e conservazione, Roma, 1983.
Glossary of words related to general rules, in ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, traduzione italiana pubblicata in «Rassegna degli Archivi di Stato», LXIII (2003), 1.
Lorenzo Caratti di Valtrei, Genealogy Textbook: profiles, sources and methods. Roma, 2004.

 

A B C D E F G H I K L M O P R S T V W
There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter I.
Index
Alphabetical list of first and last names, places, institutions, subjects, etc. mentioned in a single archive.
Inventory
Search tool. It describes in a brief or synthetic manner all the units of a collection.
Inventory of the Archive
Compilation of quantitative and qualitative data held by the archives of a given territory or within a single entity or institution dedicated to the preserve files. Normally, the inventory represents a first general, provisional and brief survey, intended to collect synthetic data on consistency, chronology, organization, presence or absence of attached files, organizational and logistic aspects of conservation. Some inventories, called “descriptive inventories”, designed for being published and which are similar to guides, gather more extensive, stable and argued information.
IT System
Set of tools and procedures that grants online access and management of the archive.