Answered By: Archives & Special Collections ULS Last Updated: Aug 29, 2017 Views: 8
The University Archives works to retain and preserve University records that have permanent historical or evidential value in documenting the University, it's schools, departments, and organizations, and it's people. All records of historical or permanent nature and pre-dating 1970 are required to be reviewed by the University Archivist.
The University Archives does not store active administrative or operational business records, nor records scheduled for destruction. Off-site storage and destruction services are available through the University's contracted vendor, Access. If your department feels that it has historic University records stored off-site, please contact the University Records Manager before authorizing their destruction.
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