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help you manage your records, learn about Smithsonian history, and follow collections preservation and conservation initiatives.
- Explore the history of the Smithsonian’s museums and research centers, including historic photographs and related collections.
- Learn about best practices for managing official records of the Smithsonian.
- Obtain guidance about how long you should keep your unit’s files, and/or contact your records management liaison for information on managing your unit’s records.
- View the Smithsonian Institution Archives’ collections.
- Learn about the preservation, conservation, and digitization initiatives at the Archives
- Find out what the Smithsonian Institution Archives is working on at THE BIGGER PICTURE blog.