Archives

Buildings that house archives, which are institutions that store, maintain, and care for non-active public records or other important historical documents. The facilities typically include shelves and drawers for storage of boxes, folders, and other containers or documents; areas of the facility may be climate controlled.

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18036
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archives
archive
archive buildings
buildings, archive
archiefgebouwen Dutch
archiefgebouw Dutch
archiefbewaarplaatsen Dutch
archieven Dutch
archivos Spanish
archivo Spanish

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Buildings that house archives, which are institutions that store, maintain, and care for non-active public records or other important historical documents. The facilities typically include shelves and drawers for storage of boxes, folders, and other containers or documents; areas of the facility may be climate controlled.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300124822. The J. Paul Getty Trust.