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Below is a list of NSA/CSS historical publications. PDF or text file versions are available for most of the monographs and brochures. Printed copies of publications marked with an asterisk (*) may be requested from the Center for Cryptologic History via our online form.


Subject Title Author Date Available Format
Anniversary 50th Anniversary Brochure NSA Publication 2002 Brochure
Books Rare Books in the National Cryptologic Museum * Center for Cryptologic History   Article
Cryptology Fun Facts about Cryptology Center for Cryptologic History 2017 Brochure
Key Tape Production Tale of the Tape Mark Nixon 2016 Article
Mathematics Women in Mathematics Society Michelle D. Wagner 2003 Article
Museum Showcase of the National Security Agency The National Cryptologic Museum: A 10-Year Anniversary Retrospective Jack Ingram 2003 Article
NSA The Origins of NSA * Center for Cryptologic History   Brochure
NSA The Quest for Cryptologic Centralization and The Establishment of the National Security Agency: 1940-1952 * Thomas L. Burns 2005 Monograph
Traffic Analysis The History of Traffic Analysis: World War I - Vietnam * Donald A. Borrmann William T. Kvetkas Charles V. Brown Michael J. Flatley and Robert Hunt 2013 Brochure