About the National Archives

Office of the Archivist of the United States

Archivist of the United States: David S Ferriero

The   Archivist of the United States is head of the National Archives and    Records Administration, with ultimate and overall responsibility for    accomplishing the agency’s mission. Supported by the Deputy Archivist of   the  United States, the Archivist carries out agency level activities.   One of the  Archivist’s primary responsibilities is to serve as   chair/member of such bodies  as required by statute or as the Archivist   determines to be in the best  interests of NARA.

The Office   of the Archivist consists of the Archivist, the Deputy Archivist,    General Counsel, the Executive Director of the National Historical   Publications  and Records Commission, the Director of the Equal   Employment Opportunity  Program, and the Director of Congressional   Affairs. The Inspector General  reports both to the Archivist and,   independently, to Congress.

Mailing Address:

National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001

Phone: 202-357-5900

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1-86-NARA-NARA or 1-866-272-6272

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