"Carefully documented and clearly written, Wosh's book is an important addition to the history of the archival profession."
—David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
"Wosh reveals the insights to be gained by prowling through the personal papers and other records that these pioneers left behind, but that have not been sufficiently mined. Leland is clearly portrayed as a pivotal figure in establishing new professional archival standards and, especially, in linking American activities with the international community."
—Richard J. Cox, Retired Professor of Archival Studies, University of Pittsburgh, and author of Lester J. Cappon and the Relationship of History, Archives, and Scholarship in the Golden Age of Archival Theory
"Skillfully blends scholarship, historical inquiry and archival science into a seamless whole, something archivists, scholars and writers often attempt to do but do not achieve as neatly as Wosh does here."
—College & Resource Libraries Journal (May 2012)
"Anyone reading this volume will better understand the pioneering characters that contributed to creation of the archival profession and how their worldviews shaped the profession for decades to come."
— Journal for the Society of North Carolina Archivists (Spring 2012)
"Leland’s contributions to the field and Wosh’s work may very well restore the community’s awareness of his voice to American archives and increase the field’s appreciation for its unique culture as a profession. For understanding the history of the profession, Wosh’s treatment of Leland may well become a core work."