Pat A. Cipollone and Patrick F. Philbin are the most senior people who worked for the former president who are known to have been interviewed in the investigation into his handling of classified material.
The former president and his allies have given often conflicting defenses of his retention of classified documents, without addressing why he had kept them.
The materials included some marked as top secret and meant to be viewed only in secure government facilities, according to a copy of the warrant.
The Justice Department had sought the return of classified documents it believed might be at Mar-a-Lago before it sent F.B.I. agents this week to look for them.
Justice Department officials were worried that the former president had not fully complied with requests to return material taken from the White House that included possible classified information.
The search of former President Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate is a high-risk gamble by the Justice Department, but Mr. Trump faces risks of his own.
Being seen to be persecuted by federal officers is now a badge of honor within the Republican Party.
Old newspaper ads are serving as a window into the hopes and histories of hundreds of individuals who were newly emancipated.
Appalshop, a culture and arts center in Whitesburg, held a large repository of central Appalachian history.
With Russia trying to erase Ukraine’s national identity, the fight to preserve, and build upon, Ukraine’s artistic heritage has taken on new urgency.
When the art and music world figure died in 2016, he left behind a trove of reels from his years scouting for his own label and the one he ran for the Rolling Stones.
Attempting to uncover unknown things about very well known people.
“Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars” offers glimpses of a life in rock ’n’ roll — from doo-wop to “Metal Machine Music” — and tracks the evolution of one of music’s polarizing legends.
David Kertzer has spent decades excavating the Vatican’s hidden history, with his work winning a Pulitzer and capturing Hollywood’s attention. A new book examines Pope Pius XII’s role in the Holocaust.
A new space in Tulsa, Okla., built to display Dylan’s vast archive, celebrates one of the world’s most elusive creators, and gives visitors a close-up look at notebooks and fan mail.
For two years, the staff of the National Women’s History Museum has collected journals to capture women’s experiences. Here’s a sliver of the 500 entries.
Federal authorities want to know more about how sensitive national security information came to be in 15 boxes of documents and mementos sent to Mar-a-Lago from the White House.
The papers of Richard Goodwin, a speechwriter to John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, and his wife Doris Kearns Goodwin, a presidential historian, shed light on decision-making at crucial moments in American history.
The two notebooks were anonymously returned to the Cambridge University Library 22 years after they went missing. A note addressed to the librarian read: “Happy Easter.”
As head of the Harry Ransom Center in Texas, he enhanced its holdings by acquiring the papers of a host of literary lions, and of Woodward and Bernstein to boot.
It is now easy to access information on individuals from that census, but beware of misspelled names.
Federal law kept the answers on millions of census forms secret for 72 years. The forms go online on Friday, a bonanza for historians, genealogists and the merely curious.
Some American descendants of enslaved people and others whose ancestors profited are using online portals to collaborate and reckon with their shared family pasts.
As Britain went into its first Covid lockdown, a scientist asked for help transcribing rainfall records spanning three centuries. Thousands of people online answered the call.
When researchers end their careers, where do their biological collections go?
The Oversight Committee asked the National Archives to detail material the former president took with him when he left office, including classified documents and anything he “destroyed” or “mutilated.”
In a letter to Congress, the National Archives confirmed that boxes taken from the White House by the former president included classified national security documents.
The president informed the National Archives that it should turn over the logs sought by the Jan. 6 committee within 15 days.
Scientists are grasping for any example that could help anticipate the future of Covid, even a mysterious respiratory pandemic that spread in the late 19th century.
The former president’s telephone habits and penchant for destroying papers have investigators examining the Presidential Records Act and other statutes.
Republicans once attacked Hillary Clinton for her handling of government records. But few showed outrage over news about former President Donald J. Trump’s White House records.
The National Archives consulted with the Justice Department about the discovery after the former president sent back documents that he had improperly taken from the White House when he left office.
The incident raised more questions about the former president’s adherence to the Presidential Records Act, which requires preservation of White House documents.
Data science is unlocking new insights about the slave system in the United States. But is there a danger in trying to quantify evil?
Lisa O. Monaco, the deputy attorney general, told CNN that she could not “say anything more on ongoing investigations.”
The archive documents the lives and suffering of the Kusserow family, who were among many from the religious group to be persecuted by the Nazis because of their faith.
Recent research highlights the use of letterlocking techniques by Queen Elizabeth, Catherine de’ Medici and Mary Queen of Scots.
The Apple TV+ series “Dickinson” is donating scripts, props and other artifacts — including painstaking replicas of the poet’s manuscripts — to the Emily Dickinson Museum and Harvard University.
A three-judge panel held that Congress’s oversight powers, backed by President Biden’s decision not to invoke executive privilege over the material, outweighed Mr. Trump’s residual secrecy powers.
Using digitized records and newspaper clippings, researchers pieced together the history of the Genoa U.S. Indian Industrial School, a government-run institution that closed in 1934.
The ex-president’s brief to a federal appeals court argued that his residual secrecy powers could block a House subpoena for information about the Capitol riot.
His collection of fashion ephemera now fills a museum, but he also chastised the industry, all while making a name as a brand adviser to hotels and restaurants.
Congress had been set to receive the first batch of Trump White House files from the National Archives on Friday, a move that the former president has fought.
In a hearing on Thursday, a federal judge voiced skepticism about the former president’s claim that hundreds of pages of documents related to the riot should be shielded by executive privilege.
In just the past year, volunteers working for the Nepal Heritage Recovery Campaign have played a role in the return of seven artifacts.
Working on his own, he used the Freedom of Information Act to publish suppressed documents, sometimes making front-page news.
After struggling with cancer for years, Sam Anthony was running out of time. Before he died, he found the courage to mail a letter that he had long been afraid to send.
Many organizations are now trying to reach wider and younger audiences, and to tackle topics beyond the Holocaust.
Shahid Zaidi is working to preserve the photos his father shot of Pakistan’s first leaders and of its people in the era of the country’s founding.
Researchers used an X-ray technique to resurface the redacted text of letters exchanged between the queen and her dear friend Axel von Fersen.