National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Fax: +1 202 208 5248
The National Archives and Records Administration is an independent federal agency of the United States government, responsible for preserving the nation’s history and managing its federal records. NARA has a wide range of publications available on archival management issues; the website provides details. People can also view NARA’s general disposal schedules online through the website.
Public Record Office (PRO)
Surrey TW9 4DU, UK
Tel: +44 208 876 3444
Fax: +44 208 878 8905
The Public Record Office in the United Kingdom seeks to ensure that public records are preserved for present and future access and to raise awareness of the importance of caring for records and archives.
The PRO conducts a variety of preservation-related activities, including preservation coordination and training, preservation copying, preservation cataloguing, and conservation and restoration work.
State Records Authority of New South Wales
Level 3, 66 Harrington Street
Sidney, NSW 2000
Tel: +61 2 9237 0200
Fax: +61 2 9237 0142
The State Records Authority of New South Wales was previously known as the Archives Authority of New South Wales. The State Records’ website offers valuable information on record keeping, including on-line finding aids to holdings, updates on programmes and services, and online versions of various publications including the Government Recordkeeping Manual.