We provide access to over 100,000 cubic feet of archival records of New York State government. Visit our research room, or contact us for research assistance.
We help New York State agencies manage their records. We offer free workshops, advisory services, scheduling and appraisal, and low-cost storage of inactive records.
We provide advisory services, publications, workshops, and grants for local governments. All resources are provided free of charge.
We assist libraries, archives, historical societies, museums, and other institutions that care for historical records through the Documentary Heritage Program (DHP).
We provide resources and training for teachers who use historical records in the classroom, and we offer the Student Research Award for students who perform research using historical records.
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