Historical societies often hold the records of their communities.

This Technical Leaflet provides recommendations for historical societies creating effective historical records programs.

Vernon Santen and Howard Crocker provide tips for surveying and evaluating the holdings of an organization, taking preventive measures for the care of the records, and overviews common hazards for historical records collections.

Technical Leaflet #18 (1972)

The information in this Technical Leaflet has been updated in more recent publications. It has been indexed for historical purposes.