New Records Released – 2023 Third Quarter Release List

On July 31, 2023, the National Declassification Center (NDC) released a listing of 217 declassification projects that consists of over two million pages that completed declassification processing between April 4, 2023 through July 31, 2023. These records are now available for researcher requests.  This release consists of textual materials from military and civilian agencies as well as motion pictures.  The FY2023-Q3 Release List is available to view or download in PDF and Excel format:

Other Highlights from this Release include:

  • Bureau of Ships, Secret General Correspondence, 1962
  • Bureau of Ship, General Correspondence Relating to Submarine Sonar Systems [Item S-36, Accession No. 67A6546; Records Relating to Submarine Sonar Systems, 1953-65]
  • Department of the Treasury,  Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies; Memorandums of the International Finance Corporation
  • Department of State, Records Relating to Bacteriological Warfare
  • Department of State, Records Relating to U.S. Relations with India, Pakistan, and Nepal
  • Department of State, Subject Files of Ralph Block
  • Department of State, Subject Files Relating to the Suez Canal Users Association
  • Department of State, Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs: Subject Files, 1958-1961
  • Department of State, Country Files for Germany
  • Department Of State, 8 Records Relating to Law of the Sea Negotiations
  • Department of Justice, Security Classified Class 158 (Internal Security Act of 1950) Case File Enclosures [Class 158 Secret Enclosures]
  • Department of Justice, Security Classified Class 39 (Immigration) and Class 40 (Passport and Visa Matters) Litigation Case Files [Class 39/40 Secret Case Files]
  • Foreign Service Posts , France, U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and European Regional Organizations (USRO/N), Paris: Investigative Records
  • Foreign Service Posts , France, U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and European Regional Organizations (USRO/OES), Paris: Top Secret Records
  • Foreign Service Posts, India; U.S. Mission and Embassy, New Delhi. Classified General Records; {1956-1963)
  • Army Staff, Operational Files Relating to the Persian Gulf War [Records Relating to 1st Area Support Group (ASG) and Operation Desert Shield/Storm]

To request access to the newly released records or to order copies, please contact Archives 2 Reference at 301-837-3510 or archives2reference@nara.gov.  For information on the declassified Motion Pictures, or to request access, please contact Motion Picture, Sound & Video Office at mopix@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.

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