Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog

Thanks to the persistence and dedication of many NARA staff and the help of our partners, the number of digital copies of our records in the National Archives Catalog has just surpassed 150 million. Digitizing large quantities of our records is an important goal for NARA because we know that not everyone can come to … Continue reading Celebrating 150 Million Digital Copies in the Catalog

NARA and the International Council on Archives

The National Archives and Records Administration participates in the International Council on Archives (ICA) to share ideas and strategies with our peer national archives around the world, to engage with the global archival profession, and to provide support to archives in countries that are beginning to develop a stronger recordkeeping culture. We’re looking forward to … Continue reading NARA and the International Council on Archives

The Importance of Acknowledging our History

Last April, I wrote a blog post that acknowledged the people who once lived on the land on which NARA’s flagship building is now located. This post was the first of my blog series of acknowledgements that offer recognition and respect to the people who once lived on these lands. The National Archives and Records … Continue reading The Importance of Acknowledging our History

Acknowledging our History: NARA’s facilities in Chicago

This post is another in my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people who once lived on these lands. The National Archives at Chicago and the … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: NARA’s facilities in Chicago

Acknowledging our History: The William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas

This post is another in my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people who once lived on these lands. The Clinton Library is located in Little … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: The William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas

Acknowledging our History: The Pittsfield Federal Records Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

This post is another in my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people who once lived on these lands. The Pittsfield Federal Records Center is located … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: The Pittsfield Federal Records Center, Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship

Earlier this year, the National Archives, the State Department, and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board formalized a partnership to establish the first-ever Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship. Together with Marie Royce, then-Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and Paul Winfree, Chair of the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, I signed a memorandum of … Continue reading Fulbright-National Archives Heritage Science Fellowship

Acknowledging our History: The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Dallas, and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station Texas

This post is another in my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people  who once lived on these lands. Google map, pins indicating the locations of … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Dallas, and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station Texas

Acknowledging our History: The National Archives at New York City

This post continues my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people  who once lived on these lands. The National Archives at New York City is located … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: The National Archives at New York City

Acknowledging our History: The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan

This post continues my ongoing blog series that acknowledges the ancestral lands on which the National Archives’ buildings are situated across the country. This series of acknowledgements is a simple way to offer our recognition and respect to the people  who once lived on these lands. The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is located in … Continue reading Acknowledging our History: The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan