Track sheets and session notes are if you will the terms of art for the
documents you are describing.
On Nov 16, 2004, at 1:42 PM, digest Peter Hirsch wrote:
> I'm hoping that those of you cataloging archival collections (as
> opposed to
> processing and creating finding aids) may be able to help me out.
> I just posted this over on MLA-L and then realized that maybe it is at
> least as logically targeted at sound archivists as to music librarians.
> Sorry for any duplication.
> - Peter Hirsch
> We have an important collection of papers generated by a record
> There is some correspondence and other papers, but the huge bulk of the
> collection are files devoted to recording sessions and each of these
> contains a log that lists takes, personnel, etc. We try to affix
> appropriate 655 Form/Genre headings to our records and our two primary
> thesauri for these headings are LCSH and the Art and Architecture
> (AAT) form the Getty Foundation. Neither of these have yielded a term
> seems to fit. AAT has "logbooks" but the usage note seems to indicate
> these are more likely to be found in a nautical setting than in a
> Since these are the primary reason that we imagine most researchers
> benefit from consulting these papers, it would be nice to have a term
> them more focused than something like "business records".
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks in advance,
> Peter Hirsch