Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) is a statewide program that supports the vast network of unique library and archival repositories that safeguard New York’s historical records. DHPSNY provides a range of free services to eligible cultural institutions throughout the state, including archives, libraries, historical societies, and museums which operate programs to preserve and make accessible records of enduring value.

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What we do:

  • Communications and outreach
  • Planning & Assessment Services
  • Educational programs
  • Documentation planning

Our goals:

  • Improved adherence to standards and best practices for preservation and accessibility
  • Improved documentation of under-represented populations and topics
  • Increased public awareness of the value of New York’s historical records and library research materials and increased use of these resources

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