This post comes from James Rush, the Administrative Staff Director for Archival Operations in Washington, DC.
Staff at the National Archives at College Park are moving approximately 398 cubic feet of personnel related records to the National Archives at St. Louis. The series being transferred complement the mission, function, and holdings of the National Archives at St. Louis. It documents personal data and pertains to individuals, rather than organizations; and, logically belongs with the records that constitute the core holdings of the National Archives at St. Louis. This relocation to St. Louis will facilitate more efficient archival research and public access to these records.
The records transferred to St. Louis are:
Series Title: Service Records of Shipping Personnel RG 178, NC-5 118 (NARA ID 7368316)
Closure Date at the National Archives at College Park: September 24, 2013
Estimated Date Available for Researchers at St. Louis: October 7, 2013
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. You can also check the status of the records at St. Louis at the following website: http://www.archives.gov/st-louis
To request records at the National Archives at St. Louis, please contact that office in one of the following ways:
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or send a letter to:
National Archives at St. Louis
P.O. Box 38757
St. Louis, MO 63138-1002