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All Research Rooms Closing Early, at Noon on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Researcher Notice

All research rooms at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will close at noon on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.

All archival research/public access areas in every archival facility across the NARA network, except the Presidential Libraries and Federal Records Centers, will be closed to the public at noon on November 22 and all day on November 23, Thanksgiving Day.

Regular services will resume on Friday, November 24 – check your local archival location for normal hours. Online access to NARA holdings will still be available 24 hours a day via

Why are the Archives Research Rooms closing early on this day? We are closing the research rooms early in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday. If you have questions or concerns about this closure, please contact Britney Crawford at 301- 837-3070 or