|Archivist of the United States
December 19, 2008 – November 5, 2009
|President||George W. Bush
|Preceded by||Allen Weinstein|
|Succeeded by||David Ferriero|
|Deputy Archivist of the United States|
December 31, 2007 – April 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Lewis Bellardo|
|Succeeded by||Debra Steidel Wall|
|Alma mater||Iowa State University|
Adrienne C. Thomas is the former acting Archivist of the United States. She assumed the position of Acting Archivist when the ninth Archivist, Allen Weinstein, announced his resignation on December 7, 2008, effective December 19. Weinstein explained that he was resigning for health reasons. She was succeeded by David Ferriero, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 6, 2009, as the tenth Archivist of the United States. After 40 years with the National Archives, Ms. Thomas retired on April 1, 2011.
- 2007–2011 — Deputy Archivist of the United States.
- 2008-2009 — Acting Archivist of the United States.
- 1994-2007 — Assistant Archivist for Administration and Chief Financial Officer.
- 1984-1994 — Deputy to the Assistant Archivist for Administrative Services.
- 1974-1984 — Director of the Planning and Analysis Division in the Office of the Executive Director.
- Archivists of the United States, 1934–present
- "National Archivist Allen Weinstein Resigns" (Press release). National Archives and Records Administration. 2008-12-09. Archived from the original on 17 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-18.
On December 7, historian Allen Weinstein, Archivist of the United States, submitted his resignation to the President, effective December 19, 2008. Professor Weinstein, who has Parkinson's disease, cited health reasons for his decision.
- "David Ferriero Confirmed by U.S. Senate as 10th Archivist of the United States" (Press release). National Archives and Records Administration. 2008-11-06. Retrieved 2009-11-10.
- "Deputy Archivist of the United States Adrienne Thomas Retires". archives.gov. March 24, 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- National Archives and Records Administration (NARA): Adrienne Thomas, bio notes.
- US Archives official website
- National Archives Operations, C-SPAN ID: 205363-1. (May 14, 2008), video
|Acting Archivist of the United States