Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 13–17, 2023

On November 14, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan participated the "Preserving Democracy: The Role of the National Archives" panel held by the Baker Institute, a think tank at Rice University. The event was moderated by Rice University professor Douglas Brinkley (far left), and attended by Rice University Vice Provost and University … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 13–17, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 6–9, 2023

On November 6, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with the staff of Senator John Fetterman (D-PA). On November 7, 2023, Dr. Shogan welcomed her former Library of Congress colleagues to the National Archives. The Library of Congress staff work for the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: November 6–9, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 30–November 3, 2023

On October 30, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan visited the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. She met with the Library staff to discuss future plans for continued digitization, exhibits, and educational programming. Later that day, Dr. Shogan attended the Profiles in Courage award dinner at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 30–November 3, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 23–27, 2023

On October 20, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan joined the Capitol Chapter of the DC Daughters of the American Revolution for their 10th anniversary celebration. Dr. Shogan was honored to receive the Women in American History Award. On October 23, 2023, Dr. Shogan welcomed Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 23–27, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 16–20, 2023

On October 16, 2023, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Michael Guest (R-MS) in the Washington Room at the National Archives in Washington, DC ( Archives I ). Congressman Guest and his staff were taking a tour. On October 18, Dr. Shogan met with Georgetown professor … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 16–20, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 2–6, 2023

On October 2, 2023, Dr. Shogan had the opportunity to climb into the dome of the Rotunda at National Archives in Washington, DC (Archives I). "It's not for the faint of heart!" she said. Pictured with Dr. Shogan is Facility Manager James Garvin. Dr. Shogan viewed the Rotunda from the oculus at the top of the domed … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: October 2–6, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: September 25–29, 2023

On September 26, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan hosted Bob Costas and Michael Wilbon in a program sponsored by the National Archives Foundation on the history of sports and the importance they play in our shared national culture. On September 27, Dr. Shogan met Representative Pat Fallon (R-TX) and his guests. On … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: September 25–29, 2023

Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: September 18–22, 2023

On September 18, Archivist of the United States Dr. Colleen Shogan met with Secretary of the Smithsonian Dr. Lonnie Bunch and Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden in her office at the National Archives in Washington, DC. They discussed forging new paths to protect and share our nation’s treasures over lunch in the Archivist's Reception … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: September 18–22, 2023

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

On September 11, 2023, Dr. Colleen Shogan was officially sworn in as the 11th Archivist of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts. Dr. Shogan gave her remarks after being sworn in as the 11th Archivist of the United States. On September 13, 2023, Dr. Shogan met with former colleague Michelle Heslin, her husband … Continue reading Dr. Shogan’s Weekly Summary: September 11–15, 2023