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NASA 10HABC—History Archives Biographical Collection
 

SYSTEM NAME: History Archives Biographical Collection (October 1, 2007, 72 FR 55823).

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION: None.

SYSTEM LOCATION: Location 1 and 11 as set forth in Appendix A.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

This system maintains information on individuals who are of historical significance in aeronautics, astronautics, space science, and other concerns of NASA.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Biographical data; speeches and articles by an individual; correspondence, interviews, and various other tapes and transcripts of program activities.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: 42 U.S.C. 2473 and 44 U.S.C. 3101.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSE OF SUCH USES:

The following are routine uses: disclosure to scholars (historians and other disciplines) or any other interested individuals for research in writing dissertations, articles, and books, for government, commercial, and nonprofit publication or developing material for other media use.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

STORAGE: Records in this system are maintained as hard-copy documents and on electronic media.

RETRIEVABILITY: The records are retrieved from the system by the individual's name.

SAFEGUARDS:

Because these records are archive material and, therefore, a matter of public information, there are no special safeguard procedures required.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Records are retained indefinitely in Agency reference collections in history offices, but may be destroyed when no longer needed in accordance with NASA Records Retention Schedules, Schedule 1 Item 10.

SYSTEM MANAGERS AND ADDRESSES:

Chief Historian, Location 1.

Subsystem Manager: Public Affairs Officer, Location 11 as set forth in Appendix A.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

Information may be obtained from the system manager listed above.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE:

Requests from individuals should be addressed to same address as stated in the Notification section above.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

The NASA regulations for access to records and for contesting contents and appealing initial determinations by the individual concerned appear at 14 CFR part 1212.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Press releases, newspapers, journals, copies of internal Agency records, and the individuals themselves.