The film is a textbook for students of the Historical and Archival Institute and students of history departments of other higher educational institutions who study the theory and practice of archiving. Employees of the Russian State Archive of Film and Photo Documents formalize the acceptance of photographic documents for state storage, carry out scientific and technical processing of photographic documents. Boxes with photo negatives in an archive photo storage with a special temperature and humidity regime. Catalogs of photographic documents. Photos depicting various historical events.