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NARA Provided Critical Services During Government Shutdown

In the November 2013 update from the Archivist of the United States, David S. Ferriero provides an update on activites at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) during the recent government shutdown.

The recent shutdown of the federal government was, and continues to be, a challenge for the staff of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). From October 1 until October 17, NARA was "officially" closed with the exception of minimal functions to protect its holdings. A very small group of dedicated NARA staff, such as facility and security managers and financial and legal staff, worked to be certain that our buildings and holdings were secure and to deal with any problems that might arise. Read more >

Posted: November 15, 2013
Tagged: From the Archivist of the US