Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Grace Tully Collection of FDR Papers

Yesterday I welcomed members of Congress to the National Archives to celebrate the donation of the Grace Tully Collection. After almost 30 years of effort, the National Archives and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library have obtained the papers that … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Federal Register 2.0

On July 26, we will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Federal Register Act by launching Federal Register 2.0.  In a special event in the Rotunda of the National Archives, I will be joined by the Public Printer of the … Continue reading

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My Top Ten YouTube Videos

Since June 2009, the National Archives has made videos available on its YouTube Channel at  We now have 292 videos available, which have been viewed over 160,000 times.  Most videos are from our archival collections, including some from Presidential … Continue reading

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Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

I celebrated Independence Day in the most spectacular way. I wasn’t really prepared for how amazing the day would be. I felt proud and honored to be the Archivist of the United States. I was truly moved by the enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Citizen Archivists Making an Impact at the National Archives

On June 16, I joined Carl Malamud and members of the International Amateur Scanning League (IASL) in the Still Picture Research Room at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. I was lending my support to their newest citizen archivist … Continue reading

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