Census Records: The 72-Year Rule

On April 1, 2022, the National Archives will open the 1950 Census. For more information on the records release, visit the National Archives website. Shortly after the National Archives was established, the Archivist of the United States made an agreement with the Director of the Bureau of the Census to acquire the decennial census records … Continue reading Census Records: The 72-Year Rule

An Archivist for the Ages: Wayne C. Grover

The National Archives was created on June 19, 1934. During the month of June, the¬†National Archives History Office is sharing stories about the former Archivists of the United States. Today's post is from Sarah Basilion.¬† President Harry S. Truman selected Wayne C. Grover as the third Archivist of the United States. Born in Utah in … Continue reading An Archivist for the Ages: Wayne C. Grover