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Archival Topics and Resources: Transferring to the Archives

Archival holdings

Archival holdings located in the closed stacks at the State Archives, Carson City.  State Archives control number DSCF-0058.

The State Archives program of the Archives and Records Management section maintains the State's historically valuable records. Records transferred to the State Archives are appraised for historical, fiscal, or administrative value and are either accessioned into the archives or disposed. Records accessioned into the State Archives transfer to the legal custody of the State Archives, except, as provided by law. (NRS 378.250, 378.260, 378.320)

Please print and fill out the .pdf version of the transfer form found linked below. When completed, the form can be e-mailed to Senior Archivist Liz Moore at or faxed to 775-684-3371.

Incomplete forms will not be accepted and will be returned to the agency. 

Archives Transfer Form PDF icon and link

Transferring Records to the State Archives

Submit completed forms to Once the form has been processed, a staff member from the Nevada State Archives will contact the agency records officer to schedule the transfer.


Transfer Hours:

8:15-8:45 am or 3:15-4:30 pm Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. 

Agencies in the Reno-Carson City area will need to drop the records off at

100 North Stewart Street in Carson City, Nevada.

 Agencies in rural or southern Nevada will need to make arrangements to have the records shipped to the State Archives.


The information necessary to fill out the form can be found in the Nevada State Records Retention Schedules.