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WHEREAS, the purpose of archives and records repositories in the State of Nevada is to preserve the State's documentary heritage for present and future generations; and

WHEREAS, archives collect personal papers, photographs, manuscripts, journals, government documents, maps, electronic media, oral history, film, and other materials contributing to the history of the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, a goal of the State Historical Records Advisory Board is to increase the awareness of the valuable role archives play in preserving and enhancing knowledge of our cultural, intellectual, social and governmental heritage; and

WHEREAS, Nevada citizens are invited to explore their history and visit the sites that house our documentary heritage;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  October 2017 as

 Archives Month in Nevada

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Scott Anderson