Seal of the State of Nevada

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 government records, photographs, maps, film, oral recordings, manuscripts, journals, electronic media, and other materials contributing to Nevada's history; and

WHEREAS, archives have the responsibility to provide the public with access to records to ensure transparency in government; and

WHEREAS, the State Archives serves as the institutional memory that preserves records for the continuity of government and provides the maintenance of rights and entitlements for the state and its citizens; and

WHEREAS, the theme for Nevada Archives Month 2019 is ‘Department of Corrections in State History’, and this month provides an opportunity for Nevadans to explore their history through our documentary heritage;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim October 2019 as

ARCHIVES MONTH

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 25th day of September, 2019

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