Media Note
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 10, 2009


The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet in open session on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m., in the Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, D.C., in Conference Room 1105, to discuss declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations series.

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. Admittance to the State Department building will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance list. Prior notification and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as driver’s license, passport, U. S. government or military ID) are required for entrance into the building. Members of the public planning to attend must notify Nathaniel Smith, Office of the Historian (202-663-3268) no later than June 18, 2009, to provide date of birth, valid government-issued photo identification number and type (such as driver’s license number/state, passport number/country, or US government ID number/agency or military ID number/branch), and relevant telephone numbers. If you cannot provide one of the specified forms of ID, please consult with Nathaniel Smith for acceptable alternative forms of picture identification. In addition, any requests for reasonable accommodation should be made prior to June 15, 2009. Requests for reasonable accommodation received after that time will be considered, but might be impossible to fulfill.

Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Ambassador John Campbell, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, D.C., 20520, telephone (202) 663-1123, e-mail history@state.gov.



PRN: 2009/571