home-page Our Statement on Equity in Archival Access and Collecting The State Archives of North Carolina is firmly committed to collecting, preserving, and providing public access to historically significant archival materials relating to all North Carolinians. Read more about our commitments Welcome to State Archives of North Carolina The State Archives provides guidance on preservation and management of government records and collects, preserves and provides public access to historically significant archival materials relating to North Carolina. Send Us Your Story We are interested in preserving and sharing stories from the COVID-19 era from people all around the state. Do you have materials you would like to donate? Learn more How can we help you? Ordering copies or requesting research? Looking for your college transcript? Need permission to use an item? Searching for our fees list? Visit the Researcher Services page Discover Online Catalog (DOC) The State Archives new online catalog allows researchers to search the most up to date version of our holdings. Learn more or search the catalog Dive into DOC! We are pleased to unveil our brand new catalog for searching archival records. It is called the Discover Online Catalog (DOC). Learn about DOC Search for records in DOC Plan a visit to: State Archives of North Carolina Raleigh, NC Outer Banks History Center Manteo, NC Western Regional Archives Asheville, NC Volunteer at the State Archives Volunteers and interns at the State Archives of North Carolina learn new skills, enhance career opportunities, and make professional and social contacts. Learn More About Volunteering Opportunities TranscribeNC Help improve access to historic documents by transcribing lists, forms, diaries, letters, and other materials from the collections of the State Archives of North Carolina. Help Us with Transcription Projects Documenting Modern State Government The North Carolina State Government Web Site Archives is a service of the State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina. The archives contain state government agency, licensing board, and commission web sites and social media pages, and includes images and audio and video files; agency policies and publications posted on sites; and board and commission meeting minutes. State Government Social Media The Social Media Archive provides access to social media records from selected social media accounts from North Carolina state agencies dating back to 2012, including content not found in the Web Site Archive, such as private messaging. Retention and Disposition Schedules for Records Local Government Schedules State Agency Schedules Higher Education Schedules Want More? Visit Our Blogs Stay up-to-date with State Archives projects, upcoming events, and more by following History For All the People. Visit the G.S. 132 Files to read about records management news, upcoming training opportunites, and more. The Connecting the Docs podcast is now online. The theme for the first season is "Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem." North Carolina Digital Collections Click here to search! Search the North Carolina Digital Collections The North Carolina Digital Collections contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina. The Collections are free and full-text searchable, and bring together content from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina.