The Layers of Preservation: Infrastructure and the Archival Threshold

On January 25, 2020 the U.S. Office of Management and the Budget (OMB) announced the approved closure of the National Archives at Seattle, the repository for all federal records produced in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. This decision arrived mere days after state senators and regional tribes sent respective letters urging the OMB to reject … More The Layers of Preservation: Infrastructure and the Archival Threshold