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Archival History Sources in the Manuscript Division

Additional Resources

The Archival History Section of the Society of American Archivists shares news and maintains a bibliography at Archival History News.

The National Archives and Records Administration offers numerous articles on archives in Prologue Magazine.

The American Historical Association offers resources on the history of archives at AHA History and Archives.

Librarians of Congress Herbert Putnam, Archibald MacLeish and Luther Evans, led the Library during the planning and building of the National Archives and Records Administration. You can learn more about their contributions by researching their personal papers.  You will find a link to their papers and other resources in the Librarians of Congress, 1800-2015 research guide.