2016archivemonth

From Moonshine To Microbrews

October is Archives Month. The Society of North Carolina Archivists  has proposed the theme “From Moonshine to Microbrews: North Carolina’s Brewing History.” The State Archives of North Carolina has created a display of records and artifacts chronicling major moments in the timeline of alcohol legislation in North Carolina. Come on out to the search room to…

Completed Wills Projects – Lincoln and Bladen Counties

The Records Description Unit recently completed two county original wills projects. These records are available for research in the State Archives of North Carolina’s Search Room. The Bladen County Wills, 1882-1968, are arranged alphabetically by surname and have the call numbers CR.011.801.1 – CR.011.801.18. The Lincoln County Wills, 1925-1968, have also been alphabetized and interfiled…

New County Social Services Agencies Records Retention and Disposition Schedule

The Government Records Section of the State Archives of North Carolina has published the new County Social Services Agencies Records Retention and Disposition Schedule. The schedule is available for your county’s approval. To approve the schedule, the director of your county’s social services agency and the chair of its governing board sign the schedule on page…

StateWorkshops

Spring State Agency Workshops

To sign up for workshops, please complete the Workshop Registration Form.  If you have any questions, contact Gail Elliott at gaill.elliott@ncdcr.gov or (919)-807-7350.  Please note that all workshops will be held in room #208 of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources building, located at 109 E. Jones Street. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: March 17, 2016 Introduction to Managing Public Records…

UNC School of Government’s New Online Database of Social Services Records Confidentiality Laws

Aimee Wall and the UNC School of Government announced the publication of Ms. Wall’s new book, Disclosing Protective Services Information: A Guide for North Carolina Social Services Agencies. In her book, Ms. Wall analyzes “many of the key federal and state confidentiality laws that apply to disclosure of protective services information by county departments of social…

Summary of Changes to the Sheriff’s Schedule Now Available

To help you navigate changes to the new Sheriff’s records retention and disposition schedule, we have created a table to be used in conjunction with the recently updated local government common standards. Like the summary of changes available for the common standards, this document, which focuses solely on the Sheriff’s Program Operational standard notes each change, addition,…

A map drawn as part of the initial survey to assess the electrical needs of North Carolina counties, 1934.

New State Agency Records Processed in Conjunction with the Creation of the STEM Digital Collection on NCDC

In conjunction with the new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Digital Collection recently launched by NCDC, we have processed the following state agency series that have records sampled in the digital collection. Board of Science and Technology Record Group. Scientific Equipment File (MARS Id: 124.2 (Series)) North Carolina Board of Science and Technology identified and fostered…

Public Records Impacts of the 2015 Long Session

The North Carolina General Assembly wrapped up its 2015 long session on September 30th.  A number of laws enacted during these months will have an impact on the creation of or access to public records: S.L. 2015-7 (SB 14) clarifies that the Academic Standards Review Commission — established by S.L. 2014-78 and under the purview of…