Sunday, December 12, 2010

National Archives (USA) Announces Review and Comment of 2010 Census Records Schedule For Retention and Disposal of Record Series

The National Archives (USA) has announced they are making the 2010 Census Records Schedule and accompanying NARA appraisal of records available for review and comment. The schedule lists if records are scheduled for permanent retention at the National Archives or for proposed disposition. The appraisal report reflects the judgment by the National Archives of each records series or electronic system for historical and other research purposes. There are 66 record series of which 21 are proposed for permanent retention- the remaining 45 record series.

The discussion on this may be found at : the National Archives blog entitled NArations:
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/?p=3762
More information is available on the National Archives Records Express
http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express/?p=1016
and the Federal Registrar: http://tinyurl.com/2ehmttq
original url:
http://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2010/11/30/2010-30216/records-schedules-availability-and-request-for-comments

The records schedule may be accessed at:
http://tinyurl.com/264z4pg
the original url is:
http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/2010-census-records-schedule-n1-029-10-5.pdf

The appraisal may be found at: http://tinyurl.com/2fca8sx
The original url is located at:
http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/n1-029-10-5-appraisal.pdf

The National Archives will accept and reply to comments submitted by December 30, 2010 to the NArations Blog
http://blogs.archives.gov/online-public-access/?p=3762
or the National Archives Records Express
http://blogs.archives.gov/records-express/?p=1016
or e-mail records.mgt@nara.gov or by mail to: NARA (NWML), 8601 Adelphi
Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Director-at-Large
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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