Eugene Kramer explains how small history organizations can develop guidelines for collecting relevant historical artifacts.

He overviews how to determine and write a collections scope, the selection of appropriate items, with particular emphasis on not collecting too many items, ensuring clear and absolute title to objects, and how to deaccession irrelevant or hazardous objects.

Technical Leaflet #6 (1970)

The information in this Technical Leaflet has been updated in more recent publications. It has been indexed for historical purposes.