New Records Released – 2019 Third Quarter Release List

On July 3, 2019, the NDC released a listing of 158 entries that completed declassification processing between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019. These records are now available for researcher requests. This release consists of textual and special media records from military and civilian agencies as well as the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The FY2019-Q3 Release List is available to view or download in PDF and Excel formats:

Highlights from the released records include:

  • Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Unabstracted Aircraft Intelligence Reports Regarding Japanese and USSR Aircraft
  • Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Korean War Diaries, 1950-1953
  • Department of State, Classified Passport Applications
  • Department of State, Salk (Polio) Vaccine Files
  • Department of the Army, Publications Background Files and Radio Frequency Files
  • Office of the Secretary of Defense, “Pentagon Papers” Investigation Files
  • Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, White House Tapes: Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations of the Nixon Administration (February 16, 1971-July 18, 1973)

To request access to the newly released records or to order copies, please contact Archives 2 Reference at 301-837-3510 or archives2reference@nara.govv. For Nixon Tapes, please contact the Nixon Library at 714-983-9120 or nixonreference@nara.gov.  Please note that some series may contain other restrictions such as privacy or law enforcement and may require screening or a FOIA request prior to access. When making a request, please cite the Record Group/Collection Identifier, HMS Entry, and Series Title.