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Security Classification of Information

Volume 1. Introduction, History, and Adverse Impacts

Revised 2002

Arvin S. Quist

September 20, 2002

Oak Ridge Classification Associates, LLC
104 Neville Lane
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Prepared for the
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
under Subcontract No. 40000001009


CONTENTS

ACRONYMS

PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION

ABSTRACT

Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION TO CLASSIFICATION

Chapter 2. CLASSIFICATION IN THE UNITED STATES PRIOR TO WORLD WAR II

Chapter 3. CLASSIFICATION UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDERS

Chapter 4. CLASSIFICATION UNDER THE ATOMIC ENERGY ACT

Chapter 5. DECLASSIFICATION OF ATOMIC ENERGY INFORMATION

Chapter 6. SOME ADVERSE IMPACTS OF CLASSIFICATION

Volume 2.
PRINCIPLES FOR CLASSIFICATION OF INFORMATION
(issued April 1993)
(available at http://www.fas.org/sgp/library/quist2/index.html

Volume 3.
CLASSIFICATION MANAGEMENT

Volume 4.
CONTROL OF CERTAIN UNCLASSIFIED INFORMATION


ACRONYMS

	ADC		Authorized Derivative Classifier
	ADD		Authorized Derivate Declassifier
	AEC		Atomic Energy Commission
	AEF		American Expeditionary Force
	ASDP		Assistant Secretary of Defense Programs
	CCRP		Comprehensive Classification Review Program
	CIA		Central Intelligence Agency
	DOE		Department of Energy
	EO		Executive Order
	ERDA		Energy Research and Development Administration
	FOIA		Freedom of Information Act
	FRD		Formerly Restricted Data
	FRG		Federal Republic of Germany
	ISCAP		Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel
	ISOO		Information Security Oversight Office
	JCAE		Joint Committee on Atomic Energy
	KROA		King's Regulations and Orders for the Army
	LASL		Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory
	MED		Manhattan Engineer District
	NAS		National Academy of Sciences
	NCMS		National Classification Management Society
	NDRC		National Defense Research Council
	NRC		Nuclear Regulatory Commission
	NSC		National Security Council
	NSDD		National Security Decision Directive
	NSI		National Security Information
	OMB		Office of Management and Budget
	ONNSI		Office of Nuclear and National Security Information
	OSRD		Office of Scientific Research and Development
	OWI		Office of War Information
	PCC		Policy Coordination Committee
	PRD		Presidential Review Directive
	QROA		Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Army
	RD		Restricted Data
	SILEX		Separation of Isotopes by Laser Excitation
	SMI		Safeguarding Military Information
	SNAP		Systems for Nuclear Auxiliary Power
	SPB		Security Policy Board
	TEP		Technical Evaluation Panel
	UCNI		Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information
	WWI		World War I
	WWII		World War II
	

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