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.
The National Archives recently announced the identification of nearly 3,000 Walt Whitman documents written during his service as a Federal government employee.
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/.
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.
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.
After more than 40 years of service to the National Archives, Deputy Archivist Adrienne C. Thomas retired on April 1, 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.