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Tag: U.S. Army
As we are in the midst of the college and professional football seasons, I thought it might be interesting to have a blog about this sport during its early years, one which shows a few of the football-related records we have here at Archives I. At the turn of the last century, football was […]
Our guest blogger today is Dennis Edelin, Chief, Forms Section at Archives I. On September 26, 2011, the National Archives began a preservation re-boxing project. The purpose of the project is to re-box the nearly 900,000 Solider Certificate (“SC”) Civil War and Later pension application files in our custody. Please note, these records are not leaving […]
In a previous blog (Music at the National Archives, June 2011) I wrote about those rare instances when archivists and researchers come across a document that stands out because it is so different from what is usually found within our holdings. On one occasion I located two such records within the Secretary of War records at Archives […]
A common research topic concerns information on military installations, i.e., forts, camps, depots, barracks, etc. Generally, the bulk of the records we have relate to permanent installations, but we do have a few records pertaining to some temporary posts. Records relating to military installations can be found in a number of different record groups in […]
Today’s post is written by T. Juliette Arai, a reference archivist who works at Archives I. Along with M. Marie Maxwell, she will be joining us as a regular blogger. “What records do you have here?” is a common question we are asked everyday at Archives I. This post — Part 1 of a 3-part series […]
Posted by Juliette Arai on March 14, 2011, under Archives I, Military Records, Reference.