MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE AGENCIES - PUBLIC RECORDS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - DEACCESSIONING OF RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES


Published: 1987-10-30

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1525 DEACCESSIONING OF RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES

1525.1 The Archivist shall review and reappraise records in the Archives to ensure that they are of enduring value and merit long-term preservation.

1525.2 Those records reappraised and found not worthy of continued preservation may be disposed of by deaccessioning. Deaccessioning actions shall be approved by the Archivist, the Administrator, and the Committee.

1525.3 When the public interest will be served, the Archivist may recommend the transfer of deaccessioned records to an organization, institution, corporation, or governmental body.

1525.4 The Administrator and the Committee shall give prior written approval to such donations of deaccessioned materials.

SOURCE: Final Rulemaking published at 34 DCR 7001, 7020 (October 30, 1987).