National Archives News
- All National Archives research rooms will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. Museums in Washington, DC, and at the Presidential libraries will be open. View all Federal Holidays and the operating status of our facilities.
Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf discussed their new book on Jefferson, May 19 in Washington, DC.
- A new eBook of political cartoons by Clifford Berryman highlights the workings of Congress.
- Laurence Brewer is the new U.S. Chief Records Officer.
- A special document display commemorates the 110th anniversary of the awarding of the "Flying-Machine" patent to Orville and Wilbur Wright. The display will open to the public on May 20, 2016.
- Records of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) have now been opened.
- Declassified CIA and Henry Kissinger State Department records have been released and are available at the National Archives.
- Check out the new features in the National Archives Catalog and learn more about it in our newsletter.
- The National Archives co-hosted DPLAfest, April 14–15, 2016.
- Dr. Meredith Evans is the new Director of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta, GA.
- What do you do if you spot a yeti? The State Department had advice in 1959.
- Research room hours change in locations outside of the Washington, DC, area.