State Historical Records Advisory Board

The State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) is the central advisory body for historical records coordination in the state of Virginia. SHRAB works with the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to advise institutions, create plans for historical records, provide assistence with grant reviews, and undertake statewide projects.

The Virginia SHRAB was established in the 1970s and has facilitated a variety of programs over the years including a statewide survey, a re-grant program, trainings, and more. For more information on the history of the Virginia SHRAB you can read about it on the Uncommonwealth Blog, or take a look at the archival collections available at the Library of Virginia.

For previous Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes, see here.

Board Members


Strategic Plan

Coming soon in 2022!



Chad Owen, Records Management Coordinator
The Library of Virginia
800 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219-8000

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