THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION SERVICES
The Department of Records and Information Services preserves and provides public access to historical and contemporary records and information about New York City government. The Municipal Archives preserves over 200,000 cubic feet of original documents, photographs, ledgers, maps, architectural renderings, manuscripts, and moving images. The Municipal Library makes available electronic and hard-copies of City reports and offers research space. The Municipal Records Management Division establishes and enforces the City’s record management policies and operates record storage facilities.