New Records Released – 2022 Fourth Quarter Release List

On November 18, 2022, the National Declassification Center (NDC) released a listing of 359 declassification projects that consists of over seven million pages that completed declassification processing between July 1, 2022 and September 30, 2022. This is the second release of textual records from the NDC since the NDC resumed full declassification operations in March 2022.  These records are now available for researcher requests.  This release consists of textual materials from military and civilian agencies.  The FY2022-Q4 Release List is available to view or download in PDF and Excel format:

A special note for researchers: The NDC is proactively processing operational and administrative records relating to the Gulf War, 1990-1991 (Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm).  This quarter’s release list includes 68 projects consisting of 326 boxes totaling 401,756 cubic feet of records from Record Group 518, Records of the United States Central Command.  The NDC is processing these records in support of our nation’s veterans who served during this conflict.   

Other Highlights from this Release include: 

  • (BuShips) Secret General Correspondence, 1915-1965. (1947-1950)
  • Reports and Studies Relating to War Damage and Protection of Ships [Reports and Studies Relating to War Damage and Protection of Ships, 1913-62
  • Secret Naval Intelligence Reports (IRs)
  • Records of the Navy Electronic Advisory Board
  • Records of Multiple Departmental Offices Pertaining to International Conferences, Meetings, Commissions and Organizations [Records of Multiple Departmental Offices Pertaining to International Conferences, Meetings, Commissions and Organizations, 1947 – 1968]
  • Lend-Lease and Surplus Property Files
  • Records of the Rockefeller Report on South America
  • Foreign Media Summaries and Program Files [Foreign Media Summaries from Scandinavian Area (Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Program Files’
  • Records Relating to the Alleged Abduction of Soviet School Teachers and to Diplomatic Incidents Involving Diplomats at the United Nations
  • Records of Ambassador Richard F. Pedersen
  • Committee and Council Files Relating to the InterAmerican Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLA)
  • Records Relating to Pakistan
  • Operations Management Files of the Board of Engineers for River Harbors and Foreign Ports
  • Alien Case Files [Immigration and Naturalization Service. Classified “”A”” Files.]
  • Technical Report on Basic Methods for the Calibration of Sonar Equipment
  • Official Minutes {Records of The National Security Council Official Minutes, 1947-1961}
  • U.S. Pacific Fleet. Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet. (COMSUBPAC): Blue 476, Secret Administrative
  • Committee Files [COMTEE Files 46-75 {Office of The Chief of Staff of The Army}Files
  • Subject Files (Atomic Energy Subject Files)
  • Security-Classified Decimal Files [Joint American Military Mission for Aid to Turkey; Decimal File, 1947-53 {Unclassified Through Secret Decimal Correspondence File, 1947-53}]
  • Classified Program Records [Oak Ridge Operations Office Program Records, Series 31 & 33, and the Office Diary of Lieutenant Colonel Earl H. Marsden, 1945 – 1987]
  • Office Of the Inspector General (Army/IG); Records Relating to The Treatment and Repatriation of Enemy Prisoners-Of War {2/1991-5/1991}

To request access to the newly released records or to order copies, please contact Archives 2 Reference at 301-837-3510 or  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.

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