Calendar (archives)

A calendar (sometimes historically spelled kalendar) is, in the context of archival science and archival publication, a descriptive list of documents. The verb to calendar means to compile or edit such a list. The word is used differently in Britain and North America with regard to the amount of detail expected: in Britain, it implies a detailed summary which can be used as a substitute for the full text; whereas in North America it implies a more basic inventory.

The term derives from a (now somewhat archaic) word meaning a list or register of any kind. Although the documents in a calendar are generally arranged in chronological order, the term has only an indirect relationship to a table of dates.

British tradition

In the British tradition, the word normally implies a full descriptive summary (often published) in which each document is the subject of a "carefully controlled, rigorously consistent précis". All significant elements in the text are recorded, so that the great majority of researchers will be spared the need to consult the originals: the completed calendar effectively becomes a substitute for the archival documents, and is often treated as a primary source in its own right. Trivial or incidental elements ("common form and unnecessary verbiage") are omitted; but all names, dates and significant statements are noted, and passages which appear to the editor to be of particular interest or importance may be quoted in full. Documents in archaic or foreign languages (particularly Latin) are normally calendared in the modern vernacular, but significant or ambiguous terms or passages may be given in the original language. A calendar is therefore less detailed or comprehensive than a series of full transcripts or translations; but considerably more detailed than an archival list or other finding aid.

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The Berkshire Eagle 01 Jun 2023
The calendar turns to June and suddenly there are rainbows everywhere! ... Drag performers will compete for the title of Majesty of the Berkshires at the Adams Theater on June 2 ... Check out their full calendar of events for this week, including an art walk, a drag pageant show in Adams, a dance party, brunch, and a tea dance at Naumkeag....

Tom Brady’s Involvement With the Raiders Will Be a Headache for the GOAT

Morgan Citizen 30 May 2023
Even if Brady is resolute in his decision, do we not think he is aware of what’s happening with Garoppolo? Do we not think there’s a part of him that wants to sling on a pair of shoulder pads and fire a ball to Davante Adams, one of the best receivers in the NFL?....

CO PO Calendar | May 22-28

Colorado Politics 22 May 2023
CoPo's weekly political calendar will help you find political and public-policy events throughout Colorado ... Office Hours, 12-1 p.m., visit https.// for Zoom link ... Tech Office Hours, 5-6 p.m., visit https.// for Zoom link ... · (R) Adams County Republican Party....

How to appeal your 2023 Colorado property assessment — and win

The Tribune Greeley 22 May 2023
To find out, The Denver Post interviewed Adams County Assessor Ken Musso, Arapahoe County Assessor P.K ... Adams County ... But multiple large metro counties — including Adams, Boulder, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson counties — are on an extended calendar and have until Aug....

Can Saatchi turn it around for John Lewis? Loss-making retail giant turns to marketing geniuses ...

The Daily Mail 16 May 2023
John Lewis yesterday announced it was cutting ties with Adam&eveDDB, the creative firm responsible for its Christmas adverts since 2009 ... John Lewis's iconic Christmas adverts became such an event in the festive calendar during the group's 14 years with Adam&eveDDB that the retailer held pre-screenings in cinemas....

PGA Championship field 2023: Ranking the top 30 golfers playing at Oak Hill from Jon Rahm to Phil Mickelson

Sportingnews 16 May 2023
Jon Rahm is in position to secure another major victory. The winner of the green jacket hasn't shown any signs of slowing down after his first Masters win ... MORE ... 1. Jon Rahm. OWGR. No. 1 ... He finished eighth and ninth in the 2021 and 2022 PGA Championships, respectively, and finished 11th in the Open Championship to finish out the 2022 calendar ... Adam Scott ... ....

NeoGames Stock Soars on $1.2 Billion Acquisition by Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure

Market Watch 15 May 2023
NeoGames offers gambling software, including a digital lottery platform. Photograph by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg ... Aristocrat (ticker ... Aristocrat said the deal valued NeoGames at 15 times its adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization for calendar 2023. Write to Adam Clark at ....

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