DCL Shelved Archive Collections

Identity elements

Reference code


Name and location of repository

Level of description



DCL Shelved Archive Collections



Content and structure elements

Scope and content

Community history collected by Drake Community Library in Grinnell, Iowa.

System of arrangement

Boxed collections arranged by category. Record identifier includes the row, category and subcategory that are listed on the collection labels.

Conditions of access and use elements

Conditions governing access

Accessible to the public under supervision during hours when an archive staff member is available. Advance notice is recommended.

Physical access


Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction available with permission. Scanning may be done with advanced notice.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Acquisition and appraisal elements

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Related materials elements

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Notes element

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Description control element

Rules or conventions

Sources used

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places