Original Record Type

Original record type refers to the different genres of permanent archival records (both Federal and Presidential) held by NARA. In the context of this website, original record type usually refers to the different types of physical archival records that will be digitized for preservation and access purposes. Listed below are the different types as defined by NARA, which also correspond to the different Digitization Services Branch Labs.

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