Tag Archives: Foreign Assistance

Records of the Foreign Affairs Agencies in the National Archives Bearing on the History of United States Relations with Africa-III: Records of Agencies Other Than the Department of State

Today’s post is written by David Langbart, an Archivist in the Textual Records Division at the National Archives at College Park. At the 1969 National Archives Conference on the National Archives and Foreign Relations Research, the proceedings of which were … Continue reading

Posted in Archives II, Civil Records, Reference, The Process | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Know Your Records: USAID, RG 286, Part I

The National Archives has a program of presentations called Know Your Records through which archivists, volunteers, and others share their knowledge of our records with you, the public.  It is a great way for interested individuals to learn what we … Continue reading

Posted in Archives II, Reference, The Process | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

NAMES AND KEYWORDS in RG 469: Records of U.S. Foreign Assistance Agencies

Today’s post is written by Robert Fahs, a processing archivist who works with civilian textual records. This is the second post in an occasional series. For the first post, go here. W. Averell Harriman, Jr.  (1891-1986) played a leading role … Continue reading

Posted in Reference | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

NAMES AND KEYWORDS in Record Group 469: Records of U.S. Foreign Assistance Agencies

Today’s post and other posts in this series are written by Robert Fahs, a processing archivist who works with civilian textual records. This blog entry begins an occasional series of descriptions intended to introduce names and keywords useful for searching … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Records | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

I hope my crown doesn’t clash with my dress

Our pals over at Prologue:  Pieces of History have “Facial Hair Friday;”  here at The Text Message, we give you “Beauty Queen Monday.”  The document featured in today’s post is from the January – February 1960 issue of “The Shield,” … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Records, Researchers | Tagged , ,