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Title 36Chapter XIISubchapter APart 1200Subpart B → §1200.2


Title 36: Parks, Forests, and Public Property
PART 1200—OFFICIAL SEALS
Subpart B—How are NARA's Official Seals and Logos Designed and Used?


§1200.2   How is each NARA seal designed?

NARA's three official seals are illustrated in Figures 1, 2, and 30.

A description of each seal is as follows:

(a) The National Archives and Records Administration seal. The design is illustrated below in Figure 1 and described as follows:

(1) The seal is centered on a disc with a double-line border.

(2) The words “NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION” encircle the inside of the seal and the date 1985 is at the bottom center.

(3) A solid line rendition of a heraldic eagle displayed holding in its left talon 13 arrows, in its right talon a branch of olive, bearing on its breast a representation of the shield of the United States.

(4) Displayed above the eagle's head is a partially unrolled scroll inscribed with the words “LITTERA SCRIPTA MANET” one above the other.

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(b) National Archives seal. The design is illustrated below and described as in paragraph (a) of this section. However, the words “THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE UNITED STATES” encircle the inside of the seal and the date 1934 is at the bottom center.

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(c) National Archives Trust Fund Board seal. The design is illustrated below and described as in paragraph (a) of this section. However, the words “NATIONAL ARCHIVES TRUST FUND BOARD” encircle the inside of the seal and the date 1941 is at the bottom center.

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