National Archives

Ready or not, parts of the country are beginning to reopen, but opportunities to exercise those mental muscles do exist for those of us still homebound. Even before the pandemic, the National Archives put out a call for volunteer researchers and

The National Archives in London celebrates Valentine’s Day with a new exhibition called With Love. Highlights include the will of Anne Lister, the early nineteenth-century lesbian entrepreneur and diarist whose life has recently been dramatized in the popular BBC-HBO television drama

Washington, D.C. — June 10, 2013 — This November, the National Archives will significantly expand its permanent exhibitions with the opening of the new David M. Rubenstein Gallery and Visitor Orientation Plaza. The project has been made possible thanks to a generous gift of $13.5 million from philanthropist David M. Rubenstein to the Foundation for the National Archives, an

E-P.jpgOn Jan. 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation took
The U.S. Senate must have used its collective library voice on Nov. 6 when it confirmed New York Public Library Director David Ferriero as the 10th Archivist of the United States. Few media outlets have covered the story but a detailed press release highlighting his experience is making its way around cyberspace.

"Mr. Ferriero was one part of the leadership team responsible
In this month's Fine Books, writer Chris Lancette reports the story of World War II veteran Robert Thomas, who returned two sixteenth-century books to Germany last month. He took the volumes from a salt mine during his tour with Patton's Third Army.

The Washington Post also covered the