Smithsonian: Clarence Thomas emails

Robert Delaware filed this request with the Smithsonian Institution Office of General Counsel of the United States of America.
Due Oct. 31, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Robert Delaware

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All emails and corresponding attachments sent to (to:, cc: or bcc:) the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture email address of, where the email contains any of the following keywords in the subject or body: "Justice Thomas", "Clarence Thomas", "Supreme Court Justice Thomas", "Justice Clarence Thomas"

Please include all message from the day of's creation to the day that this request is received.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Robert Delaware

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Mr. Delaware,

Please find attached a letter acknowledging receipt of your request for Smithsonian records.


Jessica Lauritzen
Paralegal Specialist

From: Smithsonian Institution Office of General Counsel

Mr. Delaware,

No clarification is needed from you, but thank you for asking. We are still searching for the records you seek. We will have a better idea of an estimated completion date once the records search is finished.