Rowan County Tax Records rehoused to prevent damage from overcrowding.

Give Your Records Some Space

I just finished rehousing the Rowan County Tax Records, 1758-1910 C.R.085.701.5-11. These have been heavily requested lately, and patrons and reference archivists were concerned about the state of some of the records. When one or several records in a group have preservation issues, it is always smart to revue the state of the entire record…

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State Agency Workshops!

  To sign up for the workshop, please complete the Workshop Registration Form.  If you have any questions, contact Gail Elliott, e-Mail: gaill.elliott@ncdcr.gov or (919)-807-7350. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: June 4 Introduction to Managing Public Records (9:00-10:30 am) Organizing Your Digital & Paper Files (10:45-11:45 am) June 18 The Basics of Electronic Public Records (9:00-10:30 am) Managing E-mail (10:45-11:45 am) Aug. 6…

Entry of Alamance County Maiden Names of Divorced Women now transferred to the State Archive.

Alamance County Volumes Transferred to Archive

We have recently transferred 85 new volumes of Alamance County records to the State Archives. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Court Records…

An entry for Person County Permanent Registration of Voters, 1902-1908.

New Election Records Available for 10 Counties

We have transferred 171 volumes of election records to the State Archive. They can be found through our catalog search feature on our website. These materials are in offsite storage and may take longer to retrieve. There is no access on Saturday unless it is arranged prior to the visit. Davidson County: C.R.032.912.11 Permanent Registration…

Public Records Request Forms

According to North Carolina’s public records law, N.C.G.S. 132, the people of North Carolina have a right to inspection of public records. N.C.G.S. 132-1(b) states, “Therefore, it is the policy of this State that the people may obtain copies of their public records and public information free or at minimal cost unless otherwise specifically provided…

How Anonymous are Anonymous Tips?

Frayda Bluestein of the UNC School of Government published a useful blog post on comments, e-mails, and messages received from citizens and whether or not they may be confidential. Like many questions about confidentiality and public records, the short answer is “it depends.” But Frayda does a great job here of sorting that out.