Those records created by several or all Federal agencies in performing common facilitative functions that support the agency's mission activities, but do not directly document the performance of mission functions. Administrative records relate to activities such as budget and finance, human resources, equipment and supplies, facilities, public and congressional relations, and contracting. See also PROGRAM RECORDS, RECORDS.
(ARCS) – records common to all offices and that are distinct from operational records (ORCS). Administrative records support housekeeping functions such as the management of facilities, property, materiel, finances, personnel, and information systems. Administrative records also relate to common management processes, including committees, agreements, contracts, information services, legal opinions, and other similar functions. 12.3.2 and 18.3.5
Records relating to budget, personnel, supply, and similar housekeeping, or facilitative, functions common to most agencies, in contrast to program records.