Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 26-March 1, 2024

On February 27, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan traveled to St. Louis to congratulate the National Personnel Records Center staff on clearing a backlog of over 600,000 veterans records requests accumulated over the pandemic. Dr. Shogan gave remarks as part of the backlog elimination ceremony. "This was my top priority as … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 26-March 1, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 20-February 23, 2024

On February 20, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan announced that registration for the next Archives Sleepover is now open. Dr. Shogan also stated that she will be working on her pancake flipping between now and then. On February 21, 2024, Dr. Shogan engaged in a conversation at the University of Virginia’s … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 20-February 23, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 12–February 16, 2024

On February 12, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Congresswoman Celeste Maloy while hosting her friends and family at the National Archives. Also on February 12, Dr. Shogan joined National Archives Foundation Chairman of the Board former Secretary Rodney Slater, David M. Rubenstein, and National Archives Foundation Executive Director Patrick … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 12–February 16, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 5–February 9, 2024

On February 4, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan and Director of the National Archives Foundation Patrick Madden, served pancakes to children who attended the 2024 Winter National Archives Sleepover. “Whether you play them or watch them, sports have helped shape America and they provide a connection to our past,” Shogan told … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: February 5–February 9, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: January 29–February 2, 2024

On January 29, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan welcomed two fellow women leaders to the National Archives in Washington, DC (Archives I), Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines (left) and Principle Deputy Director Stacey Dixon (right). Items relevant to national security archives, including John Wilkes Booth’s “Confederate” Cipher, were shown. On … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary and Social Media Report: January 29–February 2, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 22–January 26, 2024

NAID: 7682493 On January 23, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan congratulated David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon, on the film’s multiple Oscar nominations. The information in the book relied upon records held at the National Archives at Fort Worth. That same day, Dr. Shogan encouraged audiences to explore … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 22–January 26, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 8–January 12, 2024

On January 5, 2024, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Chief Master Sergeant (CMSgt) of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass (center left) and her U.S. Air Force team at the National Archives in Washington, DC. CMSgt Bass is the first woman in U.S. military history to serve as the highest-ranking … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: January 8–January 12, 2024

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 11–December 15, 2023

Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Senator Shelley Moore Capito (left center in red pants) (R-WV) and her staff in the Archivist's Board Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC on December 11, 2023. That same day, Dr. Shogan held two rescued chihuahuas, thanks to the National Archives staff who … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 11–December 15, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 4–December 8, 2023

On December 5, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan attended the 2023 Records of Achievement Award Ceremony honoring Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, hosted by the National Archives Foundation. On December 6, 2023,Dr. Shogan met with Representative Chuck Edwards (R-NC) and his Congressional staff in the Legislative Vaults of the National … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: December 4–December 8, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 20–December 1, 2023

On November 20, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan shared that she met with news anchor Bret Baier during her visit to the George Bush Presidential Library. "I can’t wait to read his new graphic novel for kids that emphasizes fun stories from American history!" she said. On November 28, 2023, Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 20–December 1, 2023