The History of Sealed Records
How did records
in the first place?
Unsealing the records does not mean that they will be made public. The adopted citizen is the only person who will have access to the record.
The Idea of Adoption: An Inquiry Into the History of Adult Adoptee Access to Birth Records
Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 53
The Strange History of Adult Adoptee Access to Original Birth Records
Adoption Quarterly, Vol. 5