Archive for May, 2011

ISOO Issues Annual Report On Federal Government Classification

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) recently issued its Fiscal Year 2010 Report to the President providing data about the Government-wide security classification. ISOO is responsible to the President for policy and oversight of the Government-wide security classification system and the National Industrial Security Program and is part of the National Archives. Read the full article »

National Archives Releases New Walt Whitman Documents

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The National Archives recently announced the identification of nearly 3,000 Walt Whitman documents written during his service as a Federal government employee. Read the full article »

National Archives Releases Dr. John Cutler Papers Online

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The National Archives at Atlanta recently released online the papers of Dr. John C. Cutler. Dr. Cutler, a former employee of the U.S. Public Health Service, 1942-1967, was involved in research on Guatemalan soldiers, prisoners, and mental health patients who were exposed to the syphilis bacteria. The collection is available at http://www.archives.gov/research/health/cdc-cutler-records/. Read the full article »

First Volume of Obama Presidential Papers Published

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Archivist David S. Ferriero, Director of the Federal Register Ray Mosley, and Public Printer Bill Boarman recently presented President Barack Obama with the first volume of the Public Papers of Barack Obama in an Oval Office ceremony. Read the full article »

U.S. Government Manual Made Available On-Line

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero recently announced the first-ever Web release of the new United States Government Manual (the Manual), the official handbook of the Federal Government, online at www.usgovernmentmanual.gov. Read the full article »

Deputy Archivist Adrienne Thomas Retires

Friday, May 6th, 2011

After more than 40 years of service to the National Archives, Deputy Archivist Adrienne C. Thomas retired on April 1, 2011. Read the full article »

Library of Congress Hosts Civil War Mapping Conference

Friday, May 6th, 2011

An upcoming Library of Congress conference will take a fresh look at the accomplishments of Civil War cartographers and topographic engineers from a multi-disciplinary perspective. “Re-Imaging the U.S. Civil War: Reconnaissance, Surveying and Cartography” will be held on Friday, May 20. Read the full article »