The mission of Records Management is to provide a sound records and information management program to ensure the University retains the necessary information to meet legal, financial, administrative, research, and historical needs as required for Washington State public records.
What should I do with drafts? We encourage getting rid of drafts whenever possible! But whether they can be tossed depends on the business requirements. There is no all-inclusive “blanket” retention for drafts as a whole. Here is some guidelines of what drafts to keep: It’s the best evidence of a particular business transaction (i.e., […]Read More
Charles Victor Mutschler passed away on Sunday, March 10 in an auto collision outside Cheney, Washington. Charlie, as most of us knew him, began working for the Eastern Washington University (EWU) Archives in 1978 as an archival assistant, earning the title of University Archivist in 2001. Along the way, Charlie earned his master’s in archives […]Read More
KSPS recently aired a special regarding the effects of WWII encampments on the Inland Northwest. To help tell this story, they turned to EWU’s Archives and Special Collections Library Associate, Steve Bingo, along with other archivists and librarians from around the state. Video Link: Injustice at Home (00:58:10)Read More
Walt Disney Archives founder, Dave Smith, passed away in Burbank, California, on February 15, 2019. He was 78. Dave dedicated his four-decade career at The Walt Disney Company to preserving Disney’s precious treasures from film, television, theme parks, and beyond. Check out the 2010 interview with Dave into why he started the archives and why […]Read More