Move of U.S. Shipping Board Records (RG 32)
Staff at the National Archives at College Park are moving 3 containers of records of the United States Shipping Board (Record Group 32) to the National Archives at Washington, D.C. These records complement the mission, function, and holdings of the National Archives at Washington, DC. This series includes records created or maintained by the United States Shipping Board during the early twentieth century; and, logically belong with similar maritime records in the National Archives at Washington, DC. This relocation to Washington, DC will facilitate more efficient archival research and public access to these records.
The records transferred to Washington, DC are listed below.
Closure Date at the National Archives at College Park: November 7, 2017
Estimated Date Available for Researchers at the National Archives at Washington, DC: January 12, 2018
Please keep in mind that the date listed above for opening the materials is an estimate. If there is a significant change to this schedule we will post it in the consultation areas at the National Archives at College Park and National Archives at Washington, DC.
You can check the status of the records by contacting the National Archives at Washington, DC in one of the following ways:
By Telephone: (202) 357-5400
National Archives, Washington, DC
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20408
Records being Transferred
Records of Abner B. Clements [Records Relating to Shipping Board Commissioners and Fleet Corporation Officials; Records of A.B. Clements, Special Assistant to the Chairman]; Entry UD 588 A (NAID 7585830)