The Selection of Contemporary Archives at Risk of Malthusianism?
Selection has, for a long time, been at the heart of the formation of archives. Resulting from an unavoidable material necessity, legally framed, relying on a proven methodology, elimination of archives affects above all archives that are serial in execution. On the other hand, matters are made easier by taking into account the function of organizations within a net-work and their editorial operation, which justify the re-centring of the collection on decision-making archives. Their irreversible character calls, however, for the greatest vigilance for they must not compromise the exercise of becoming memory.