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The Archives

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The State Archives program preserves the records that document the history of Nevada State government dating back to 1851. It has custody over the historical records of the territory and state as defined in state statute, representing the three branches of government: executive, legislative, and judicial. There are more than 17,000 cubic feet of territorial and state government records and over 100,000 images of Nevada people and places, providing visual information that complements the State Archives' documentation of Nevada history.

Mission Statement

The Nevada State Archives identifies, preserves, and makes accessible the documentary heritage of Nevada and serves as its institutional memory.

Vision Statement

To ensure that state government is accountable, transparent, and supportive to the citizens of Nevada.


Research Room

The research room is open to the public
Monday through Friday

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Excluding State Holidays

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Upcoming Events


Image of a government style buildingState Government Records

Search the Archives' collection of State and Territorial records.

Image of a quill writing in an open bookAbout the Archives

Learn about the history of the State Archives.

Image of a government style building with a red flag on topTransferring Records to the Archives

Learn how to transfer records to the State Archives for historical preservation.  

Image of an open signTour the Archives

Learn how to schedule a tour of the State Archives.

Image of a brown hat and black sunglassesResearch Services

Information about available research services.

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information about digital preservation methods and best practices.

Image of a gavelArchival Regulations and Laws

Nevada Revised Statute and Administrative Code resources related to the State Archives.  

Image of a certificateThe Archival Profession

Information about being an archivist, the code of ethics and professional organization resources. 

Image of a 2 people and 2 talking bubblesThe State Historical Records Advisory Board

information about the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB)