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Alienated Records

Lost records have left their original owner's custody without permission. These records may have been stolen, forgotten, or accidentally left behind, and are now in the custody of new owners.

This workshop:

  • Examines how records become lost
  • Shows how to keep records in custody
  • Outlines strategies to regain custody, if necessary
  • Discusses issues to consider when donating archival records to another organization
Workshop Type: Classroom Training
Intended Audience: Historical Records Repositories, Local Governments, State Agencies

Workshop Handouts: PDF icon workshops_handouts_alienated_records.pdf


For more information on this workshop, or to request this workshop in your area, please contact us at archtrain@nysed.gov.