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New York University Archives: About Archives

This guide will acquaint you with the resources available at the New York University Archives; inform you how to conduct research using these resources.

About Archives

What is an Archive?
An archives' holdings are based on who creates records. 

Handling Archival Materials
Watch instructional videos on how to properly handle materials to ensure their further preservation.

Glossary of Select Archival Terms
Understanding how archivists use certain terms will help during the research process.