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NARA COVID-19 Update

Dear Colleagues:

The National Archives and Records Administration exists to provide access to the records that document the history of the United States.  However, sometimes history happens around us and forces us to change the way we approach our work, at least for the time being. All of us are living through a historic crisis as we adapt to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We at the National Archives are keenly aware of the uncertainty faced by our staff and our colleagues in the archival community and cultural and educational organizations. Institutions and individuals are facing unprecedented challenges in an effort to continue their regular operations.

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2019 Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation

The 2019 Report of the Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation is now available on the SHAFR Research page.

SHAFR Archival Records Sharing Group

SHAFR Archival Records Sharing Group
April 23, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

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Watch the SHAFR 2014 Plenary- "Fall of the Berlin Wall"

Watch the SHAFR 2014 Plenary - "Fall of the Berlin Wall"

Watch the SHAFR 2014 plenary session, "The Fall of the Wall: A 25th Anniversary Reassessment," on the C-SPAN Video Library, as broadcast Sunday on C-SPAN3's American History TV.

Featured on the video are Richard Immerman (Temple University) as moderator with panelists Jeffrey A. Engel (Southern Methodist University), Melvyn P. Leffler (University of Virginia), Mary Sarotte (University of Southern California), and James G. Wilson (Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State). The full video on C-SPAN's video library includes a fully searchable transcript and closed captioning. Thanks to C-SPAN for filming and producing this highlight from our June conference in Lexington.