History Matters Archive


About the History Matters Archive

The History Matters Archive contains tens of thousands of pages of scanned reports, transcripts, and other documents, dozens of hours of audio, and a variety of photographic materials. It includes both old and new—from reports published in the 1960s to formerly-secret records declassified as recently as the year 2000. Use the tabs on the left to access a list of holdings or various help pages, or

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browse by agency

Browse the table of contents, organized by the agency which published or released the material.
list of holdings Shortcut your browsing with this detailed list of archival holdings.
index to audio clips Access the listing of all audio clips on the website.
about the archive (This page).
using the archive Learn the basics of making effective use of the Archive.
using Adobe Reader Learn how to make full use of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF-format documents.
listening to audio Configure your system to enable listening to audio interviews and other audio clips.
troubleshooting View descriptions and fixes for common problems.