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 … Continue reading New Records Released – 2019 Third Quarter Release List

New Records Released – 2019 Second Quarter Release List

On April 6, 2019, the NDC released a listing of 105 entries that completed declassification processing between January 1, 2019 and March 31, 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 … Continue reading New Records Released – 2019 Second Quarter Release List

New Records Released – 2019 First Quarter Release List

On February 1, 2019, the NDC released a listing of 33 entries that have completed declassification processing between October 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018. These records are now available for researcher requests. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies.  The FY2019-Q1 Release List is viewable from any computer in pdf … Continue reading New Records Released – 2019 First Quarter Release List

Indexing On Demand June 2019 Update

The Indexing-on-Demand (IOD) program allows the public to identify for prioritization the final declassification processing and release of specific record entries that have completed quality assurance review.  The NDC initiated this program in August 2015 following discussions between NARA and several Open Government groups. The following lists are records that may be eligible for request … Continue reading Indexing On Demand June 2019 Update

Classified Records: National Security, Declassification, and the Freedom of Information Act

Today's post is provided by NDC staff member David Fort. I had the privilege of speaking to a crowd of about 35 people February 6, 2019 at Gettysburg College.  The talk involved a number of topics from how the declassification process works at the National Archives, from the records being accessioned, to them being reviewed … Continue reading Classified Records: National Security, Declassification, and the Freedom of Information Act

NDC Blog Idled

Due to the lack of appropriated funds for NARA operations, the NDC Blog will not be active for the foreseeable future.  Any comments on published articles made as of today will be reviewed and posted upon NARA's re-opening for operations with appropriated funds.

New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 86 entries that have completed declassification processing between March 3, 2018 and May 31, 2018, and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of State, Records Relating to Atomic Energy Matters and Outer Space Activities, Department … Continue reading New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

NDC Indexing Update

In August 2015 we announced a new program called "Indexing on Demand" which allows researchers to request records that have completed quality assurance review and are available for indexing and final withhold processing.  We provided pdf files that listed the acronym or name and number of the original record group; NARA HMS identification numbers; the record … Continue reading NDC Indexing Update

New Releases from the National Declassification Center

The NDC has released a listing of 228 entries that have completed declassification processing between January 2 and August 31, 2016 and are now available for researcher request. This release consists of records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of State, Program and Subject Files for North Vietnam, Foreign Service Posts of the … Continue reading New Releases from the National Declassification Center