National Park Service Awards Tribal & Historic Preservation Grants

The National Park Service recently awarded $21.6 million in historic preservation grants to help states and territories preserve and protect historic sites. Also, more $3.7 million was distributed to Tribal Historic Preservation Offices to help American Indian tribes in carrying out national historic preservation program responsibilities on tribal lands.

National Coalition for History Creates Facebook and Twitter Pages

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Advisory Board Report Offers Strategies to Strengthen 21st-Century National Park Service

Strategies to strengthen the work of the National Park Service as it prepares for its centennial in 2016 are included in a report released today by the National Park System Advisory Board (NPSAB). The report, Engaging Independent Perspectives for a 21st-Century National Park System, summarizes the board’s recommendations to National Park Service Director Jonathan B. more >

National Archives Reduces Public Hours Due to Sequestration

Effective Friday, March 15, 2013, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will reduce public hours at two locations in the Washington, DC, area as part of actions it is taking due to sequestration. These reductions will affect exhibit spaces and research rooms at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, and research rooms at more >

PIDB Issues Recommendations to the President on Reforming Classification System

On December 6, the Public Interest Declassification Board submitted its recommendations to the President on Transforming the Security Classification System. The Board created the report in response to the President’s request in Executive Order 13526, for assistance in identifying potential solutions for classification and declassification challenges in the digital age and producing a vision for more >

Election Portends Changes for National Archives on Capitol Hill

On November 6, voters retained the current balance of power in Washington. Republicans retained control of the House (234-201), albeit with the loss of a handful of seats, and of course President Obama was re-elected. Democrats retained control of the Senate and saw their margin increased by two seats, to 55-45.

Judge Sentences Jason Savedoff For Thefts From FDR Libary

On November 9, U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake sentenced Jason Savedoff to twelve months and one day in prison, plus two years’ probation, for conspiracy and theft of historical documents from cultural institutions in four states, including the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York.

NHPRC Awards $2.6 Million in Grants

Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero has approved 46 proposals totaling $2,605,494 in Federal awards for projects in 35 states and the District of Columbia. This grants program is carried out through the National Archives National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). A complete list of the approved grants is available online.

National Archives Opens RFK Cuban Missile Crisis Records

The National Archives and Records Administration and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library have released an additional seven boxes of material (more than 2,700 pages) from the Robert F. Kennedy Papers, housed at the Kennedy Library in Boston, including documents relating primarily to the Cuban Missile Crisis.