Updates from the Local Government Records Commission: April 28, 2021

The Code of Alabama 1975 § 41-13-21 delegates the task of determining the permanency of local government records in Alabama to the Local Government Records Commission (LGRC). The Commission's first meeting of 2021 was held in April via a publicly accessible online teleconference.  Governor Kay Ivey's March 18, 2020 proclamation permitted commissions to meet and establish a … Continue reading Updates from the Local Government Records Commission: April 28, 2021

Updates from the State Records Commission: April 28, 2021

The Code of Alabama 1975 § 41-13-21 entrusts the State Records Commission (SRC) with the duty of determining "which government records shall be permanently preserved…and which may be destroyed or otherwise disposed of." The SRC carries out its essential work during biannual meetings. The first meeting of 2021 was conducted via teleconference. Virtual meetings were … Continue reading Updates from the State Records Commission: April 28, 2021

Meet the Staff Feature: Local Records Research Intern

For the Record’s “Meet the Staff” feature is an opportunity for our archivists to connect directly with the community which we serve. Name: Elissa True Lisle Title: Summer 2021 Local Records Research Intern Home Institution: University of Alabama Major: Master of Arts in History with a certification in Museum Studies  What are you working on … Continue reading Meet the Staff Feature: Local Records Research Intern

New in the ADAH Collections: Alabama Film Office, Surface Mining Commission, and More

In FY 2020, 45 state agencies transferred permanent records to the ADAH Government Records Collections. Created between 1960 and 2020, these records represent the portion of public records which the State Records Commission has identified as having ongoing historical significance and research value. Read on for highlights of a few recent additions to the ADAH … Continue reading New in the ADAH Collections: Alabama Film Office, Surface Mining Commission, and More