n. (also accessions list)synonym for accession registerPease 1938, 24He emphasizes the importance of an accession list to serve as a permanent guide to the order in which the documents were originally receivedColeman 1941, 157So far as I can see, however, they can all be registered so that related documents can be located and, if necessary, brought together for use by means of accession lists, the catalogue, and the index.Delgado 1967, 561Accession lists form a useful supplement to a published guide. Sent at regular intervals to any national or regional scholarly journals that will print them, and perhaps also to interested faculty members, other individuals, historical societies, and similar institutions, they help to keep scholars acquainted with an Archives’ major acquisitions. These lists need not be complete; they may mention only those new holdings that the archivist believes to be of considerable research interest. Along with brief news notes and staff information, they can further help the archivist to keep in touch with the scholarly community.Pérotin 1972, 24Finding aids then available included: for the Registry files, indexes and registers compiled contemporaneously with the records; and, for the Section and Commission files, typed inventories prepared at a later date based on old accession lists.Morton 1986, 23Since MARC records would be used to create a variety of products, including catalog cards, computer output microform, bibliographies, displays on a CRT screen, and accession lists, the format could not be tailored to the generation of a single product to the detriment of others.Slavin 1991, 224A complete (item level) catalog of the Jinnah papers is available in five volumes, as is an accession list to the collection.Heaps 1998, 291Initially, CID marked incoming reports numerically in the order in which CID received them, without consideration to origin, subject, or chronology, making an index critically important. CID staff also placed them on accessions lists distributed to other agencies, as well as throughout OSS, to notify potential users of recently received documents.Kaplan 2000, 140Accession lists were not published for every year, but a sampling from 1892 to 1898 suggests a special interest in documenting the presence of Jews in North America prior to the Revolutionary War and activities of Jews during the war.