Today’s post comes from Sarah Herman, Supervisory Archivist in the Textual Processing branch at the National Archives in Washington, DC
UPDATE, 9/14/15: Due to the arrival of his Holiness Pope Francis in the Washington, DC area on September 22nd, the closure date at the National Archives at Washington, DC has been changed to September 17, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Staff at the National Archives at Washington, DC are moving approximately 913 cubic feet of Bankruptcy Case Files to Subtropolis, an archival facility that is an extension of the National Archives at Kansas City. This move will complete the consolidation of Bankruptcy Case files from facilities around the country into one location.
The records to be transferred to Kansas City are Bankruptcy Act of 1898 Case Files, 1898 – 1979, RG 21, A1 159 (National Archives Identifier: 563368).
Closure Date at the National Archives at Washington, DC: September 17, 2015.
Accessing the Records in Kansas City: Records stored in Subtropolis can be provided to researchers, with adequate advance notice, at the textual research room located at 400 West Pershing Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, Tuesday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is coordinated through the archival staff located in Kansas City. All inquiries should be directed to KansasCity.Archives@nara.gov. All requests should be submitted at least two business days in advance.