The Archivist of the United States plans, develops, and administers all programs and functions of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in accordance with the National Archives and Records Administration Act of 1984 (44 U.S.C.).
Robert D. W. Connor First U.S. Archivist October 10, 1934- September 15,
1941 Solon J. Buck Second U.S. Archivist September 18, 1941- May 31, 1948
Wayne C. Grover Third U.S. Archivist June 2, 1948- November 6, 1965
Robert H. Bahmer Fourth U.S. Archivist November 7, 1965- March 9, 1968
James B. Rhoads * Fifth U.S. Archivist March 10, 1968- 1979
James O'Neill Acting U.S. Archivist 1979- July 1980
Robert M. Warner Sixth U.S. Archivist July 1980- April 15, 1985
Frank Burke Acting U.S. Archivist April 16, 1985- December 4, 1987
Don W. Wilson Seventh U.S. Archivist December 4, 1987- March 24, 1993
Trudy Huskamp Peterson Acting U.S. Archivist March 25, 1993- May 29, 1995
John W. Carlin Eighth U.S. Archivist May 30, 1995- February 15, 2005
Allen Weinstein Ninth U.S. Archivist February 16, 2005- Present
On April 1, 1985, the effective date of the National Archives and Records Act of 1984, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) became an independent agency. In 2005, NARA observed its 20th anniversary of independence with programs on NARA’s past, present, and future Robert Warner was Archivist when NARA became independent
As the nation’s record keeper, it is our vision that all Americans will understand the vital role records play in a democracy, and their own personal stake in the National Archives. Our holdings and diverse programs will be available to more people than ever before through modern technology and dynamic partnerships. The stories of our nation and our people are told in the records and artifacts cared for in NARA facilities around the country. We want all Americans to be inspired to explore the records of their country.
Archives Library Information Center(ALIC ) Costumer Service
ALIC Provide access to information to information on American history and government, archival administration, information management, and government to NARA staff, archives and records managements professionals, and the general publics.
Strategic initiative to preserve and provide long-term access to uniquely valuable electronic record of the U.S. Government, and to the trasition government – wide management of the lifecycle of all ecords into the realm of government.
Federal Records Center (FRC)
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