Documentation Guidelines

HABS/HAER/HALS documentation guidelines provide detailed information on how to execute measured drawings, photographs, and historical reports in conformance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Architectural and Engineering Documentation and supplemental program requirements. Select the appropriate guidelines based on the type and level of documentation you are completing. All projects will consult the Transmittal Guidelines to set up and finalize the documentation.

Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)

Last updated: October 30, 2023