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The 10th Archivist of the United States Talks Bringing the National Archives into the Future

Posted by Jean-Yves on Aug 22, 2019
 

The National Archives and Records Administration serves as the leading agency in preserving our nation’s most important historical documents. From the Declaration of Independence to President Trump’s latest tweet, the agency safeguards the rich history of the United States and makes records readily available for the federal government and the public.

David S. Ferriero, the 10th archivist of the United States, oversees the operations of the Archives. President Obama appointed Ferriero in 2009 after his long career as a librarian at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Duke University, and most recently the director of the New York Public Library.

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