The Record - September 1998
Accessions and Openings
Washington, DC Area
Declassification and Initial Processing Division
Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24, 2479 cubic feet). Microfilm copies of Muster Rolls of Ships, Shore Stations, and Other Activities (Personnel Diaries) 1967-71 (24 cubic feet). Logs of U.S. Naval Ships and Stations ("Navy Deck Logs") 1962-67 (2455 cubic feet). Materials open. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.
U.S. Coast Guard (RG 26, less than one foot). Original logbook of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Massachusetts, 1791-95. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Bureau of the Census (RG 29, 12 cubic feet). Planning and management files consisting of handbooks, procedural memos and manuals for special and recurring census and surveys conducted by the Census Bureau,1947-76. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
U.S. Customs Service (RG 36, 94 cubic feet). One time and recurring publications, periodicals, decisions, Management reports, handbooks, and manuals, 1894-1997. Press copies of letters sent by the Collectors of Customs at Key West, FL, 1899-1900, and Ogdensburg, NY, 1910-11. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (RG 38, 10 cubic feet). Reports on German Industrial Complexes, Intelligence Monographs on Germany, Reports on German Naval Activity, and Reports on Surveys of Iceland and Greenland. Records cover period 1930-45. Materials open. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.
Department of State (RG 59, 131 cubic feet). Vietnam Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Files of the Bureau of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, 1968-76; Records of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, and Transcript of the British Guiana Commission of Inquiry, 1962; Subject files of the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs relating to the Dominican Republic crisis, 1965-66. Records of the Bureau of African Affairs, 1958-66; Records of the Special Assistant to the Secretary of State for Multilateral Force Negotiations, 1963-66, and Records of the Multilateral Force Negotiating Team, 1961-65; and Records of The Geographer relating to the Arctic and Antarctica. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
Department of Justice (RG 60, less than one cubic foot). Records of the Office of Legal Counsel relating to the assassination of President Kennedy. Materials open. Contact Special Access/FOIA Staff (301) 837-3190.
Office of the Quartermaster General (RG 92, 1 cubic foot). Publications of the Quartermaster's office consisting mainly of the Roll of Honor, a listing of soldiers buried in National Cemeteries, 1865-96. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Farm Credit Administration (RG 103, 1 cubic foot). Circular Letters and Bulletins of the Production Credit Corporation of Spokane, 1934-56. Transferred to Pacific Alaska Region (Seattle).
U.S. Marine Corps (RG 127, 54 cubic feet). Historical Division collection of records relating to Corps activities before World War II. Included are records of Marine participation in World War I, 1916-45; the First Provisional Brigade and Gendarmerie d'Haiti, 1915-34; the Marine occupation of Santo Domingo, 1916-24; Marine activities in China, 1927-38; and copies of newspapers issued by Marine Corps units in such places as Peking, 1922-23; and Coblenz, Germany, 1919. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Office of Alien Property (RG 131, less than one cubic foot). Index to Litigation Case Files, 1942-87. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts (Navy) (RG 143). Records relating to food, fuel, personnel management, training, and other supply and account procurements (226 cubic feet). Materials open. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510. Special orders and memoranda, 1902-31; Supply and management publications, 1913-40; and Annual reports of the Paymaster of the navy, 1893-1940 (12 cubic feet). Materials open. Contact Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Panama Canal (RG 185, 24 cubic feet). Records relating to Negotiations and Planning for the 1977 Panama Canal Treaty, 1961-79. Records of the New York Office, including Index to Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors, 1912-47; Index to Executive Office Files, 1918-49; Index to Freight and Steamship Files, 1918-57; and Location Record Cards, 1890-57. Yellow Fever Control Records of the Division of Preventive Medicine, 1942-51. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
Public Housing Administration (RG 196, 16 cubic feet). Congressional Correspondence maintained by the Special Assistant to the Commissioner for Congressional Liaison, 1942-62. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (Record Group 218, 252 cubic feet). Unclassified Central Files 1969-73 and Security Classified Central Files 1964. Unclassified Central File materials open; Security Classified Central Files remain security classified. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.
Temporary Commissions, Committees, and Boards (RG 220, 27 cubic feet). Records of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, 1956-97. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480. Additional records of the Commission on America's Urban Families, 1992-93. All records transferred to the George Bush Library.
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (RG 235, less than one cubic foot). Reports and Studies relating to Head Start Programs, 1968-73. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
National Science Foundation (RG 307, 1 cubic foot). Minutes and Related Records of the National Science Board, 1952-55. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
U.S. Tax Court (RG 308, 2 cubic feet). Administrative orders, 1950-97, and Rules of practice and procedures, 1977-87. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records staff, (202) 357-5385.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing (RG 318, 10 cubic feet). Miscellaneous records, dated 1872-1950, relating to deliveries of bonds and currency, Federal Reserve notes, gold certificates, certificates of deposit for gold coins, and circular instructions. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
Army Staff (Record Group 319, 1293 cubic feet). Records of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development includes Field Experiment Final Evaluation Files, 1965-72, materials open; and Top Secret and Security Classified Correspondence, 1956-74 which remain security classified. Records of the Immediate Office of the Chief of Staff, including the Reading File of the Chief of Staff of the Army (General Johnson's C File), 1964-66, and Memorandums and Survey Sheets, 1963-72 are open; Reports and Studies, 1965-70, Records Relating to Civil Disturbances, April 1968, Cross Reference Sheets, 1963-64, and Top Secret and Security Classified Correspondence and other Records, 1963-75 remain security classified.
Records of the Weapons System Evaluation Group relating to the M-16 Rifle Program, 19676-68; Records of the Management Information Systems Directorate relating to the Management Information Systems Support Study Group, 1967-68; Program Change Requests and Decisions and Program Budget Decisions of the Planning and Programming Analysis Directorate, 1969-70; and Records of the Deputy Secretary of the General Staff relating to Army Commanders Conferences, 1960-67, the Army's Program for Command Supervision of Readiness, 1965-69, Information Briefings, 1961-67, Mobilization of U.S. Forces (Vietnam Actions), 1965, and Presentations of the Medal of Honor, 1964-66, are open.
Records of the Staff Management Division include Publications Background Files, 1963-73 that are open, and Chief of Staff Regulations, 1954-72, a portion of which remains security classified. Records of the Deputy Chief of Staff (Coordination and Reports) include Army Build-Up Reports, 1965-69, Records Relating to the "Flagpole" Reporting System, 1965-69, and Records Relating to the Quarterly Statistical Display for the Chief of Staff, 1967-69, materials open; Transcripts of Congressional Hearings, 1958-62 remain security classified. Records of the Director of Army Programs, 1956-66, include program administration files, and installation reports portions of the Five-Year Force Structure and Financial Program, memorandums, planning files, and program summaries. Materials open.
Records of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, including records of the Offices of the Assistant Executive for Administration and Personnel, 1958-69, Management Analysis, 1959-1971, and the Director of Materiel Acquisition, 1957-70. Summary Sheets and Correspondence, 1968-69, Top Secret General Records, 1958-65, Annual Historical Summary Files, 1964-71, Army Materiel Plans, 1957-70, various Security Classified Program Development Files, 1965-69, and Five Year Programming Files and Correspondence, 1963-67.
Records accreted or accessioned from the U.S. Army Center for Military History include Historians Background Material Files, 1950-69, and Program and Progress Reports of the Medical History Division, 1950-73. Materials remain security classified. Open materials include Weekly Status Reports relating to the Fast Relocation of U.S. Forces from France (FRELOC), 1967, Historians Background Material Files Relating to the Vietnam War, 1961-75, Miscellaneous History Background Files, 1947-75, Mobilization and Opn Continuity Plans of the Medical Unit, 1955-73, and an Operational Report-Lessons Learned (ORLL's) and Miscellaneous Records Relating to Vietnam, 1962-73. Contact Archives II Military Records, (301) 837-3510.
Office of the Secretary of Defense (RG 330, 42 cubic feet). Cables Received 1950-60. Materials security classified. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.
International Military Agencies (RG 333, 21 cubic feet). United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission, Subject and Message File 1953-57. Materials open. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.
Office of the Secretary of the Army (Record Group 335, 9 cubic feet). Records of the Special Commission on the United States Military Academy, 1976. Materials partially restricted. Contact Archives II Military Records, (301) 837-3510.
Headquarters U.S. Air Force (Air Staff) (RG 341, 168 cubic feet). Target Jackets, 1938-55. Materials remain security classified. Program Computation Files, 1956-57, Manpower Resources Branch Files, 1956-66, Correspondence of the Office of Chief Scientist, 1956-57, Daily Staff Digest and Special Management Project Files, 1953-61, and Systems and Procedures Branch Studies and Reports, 1955-63. Materials open. Contact Archives II Military Records, (301) 837-3510.
Environmental Protection Agency (RG 412, less than one cubic foot). Clean Water Needs Survey Reports to Congress, 1973-96. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
National Institutes of Health (RG 443, 15 cubic feet). General Correspondence, Office of the Chief, Division of Research Grants, 1946-69. Some materials may be subject to privacy restrictions. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (RG 465, one cubic foot). Minutes and Related Records of the Advisory Committee, 1975-77, and Minutes of the Committee's Contingent Employer Liability Insurance Panel, 1977-79. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
National Historic Buildings Survey (HABS)/Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) Division (RG 515, 20 cubic feet). HAER Inventory Cards-State Survey and HAER Inventory Cards-Miscellaneous Surveys, 1972-94. Materials open. Contact Archives II Civilian Records (301) 837-3480.
U.S. Central Command (RG 518, 43 cubic feet). Records relating to Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Materials security classified. Contact Archives II Military Records (301) 837-3510.SPECIAL MEDIA ARCHIVES SERVICES DIVISION
Bureau of Naval Personnel (RG 24, 33 images). Panoramic Photographs of U.S. Navy Personnel, 1918-20 (Series PAN). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
U.S. Geological Survey (RG 57, 222 images). Photographic Prints Produced and Collected by John K. Hillers, n.d. (Series JH); Photographic Prints of Views of the Western United States, n.d. (Series MW); Photographic Prints of the American West by William Henry Jackson, n.d. (Series WJ); and Photographic Prints Taken During Geological Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (Wheeler Survey), n.d. (Series WS). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Department of State (RG 59, 268,300 images). Prints of U.S. and Foreign Dignitaries, and Diplomatic Events and Facilities, 1955-93 (Series BP); Prints of Diplomatic Events and Facilities, and U.S. and Foreign Political, Economic, and Cultural Activities, 1950-64 (G); Prints of Diplomatic Personalities and Other U.S. and Foreign Dignitaries, 1950-64 (Series O).
Negatives and Proof Sheets Relating to U.S. and Foreign Diplomatic Officials, Events, and Facilities, 1950-93 (Series N); and Photographic Portraits and Events Coverages Relating to Secretaries of State, 1969-93 (Series SE). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Bureau of Yards and Docks (RG 71, 7 images). Panoramic Photographs of U.S. Navy Personnel, 1917-19 (Series PA). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (RG 207, 10,000 images). The Central Photographic Print File of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1965-92 (Series PN). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Department of Energy (RG 434, 872 images). Photographs of the Western Delivery System's Pan Alberta Project, ca. December 1980-ca. March 1981 (Series ALB); Photographs of the Western Delivery System's San Juan Expansion Project, ca. May 1981-ca. August 1981 (Series JU); Photographs Relating to the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, ca. October 1979-ca. March 1982 (Series MP); and Photographs of the Western Leg of the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System, ca. December 1980-ca. October 1981 (Series WL). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Office of Personnel Management (RG 478, 3,019 images). Photographic Prints of Employees in Federal Jobs, ca. 1993-ca. 1996 (Series MS); Photographic Prints, Proof Sheets and Negatives of U.S. Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management Activities and Personnel, 1972-91 (PA).
Textual Shelflist for Assignment File of Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Activities and Personnel, 1997 (Series PAL); and Textual Assignment Sheets for Photographic File of Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Activities and Personnel, 1982-86 (Series PAX). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.
Records recently transferred from textual records units in the National Archives include:
National Archives Gift Collection of Materials Relating to Polar Regions (RG 401, 2,656 images): The Robert E. Peary Family Collection: Drawings by Robert E. Peary, 1877-1913 (Series XPDR); Photographs of Peary's 1893-95 Arctic Expeditions, ca. 1895 (Series XPC); Photographs Relating to the Life and Career of Robert E. Peary, ca. 1960 (Series XPD); Peary Family Photographs, ca. 1960 (Series XPE); Glass Negatives of Robert E. Peary, (Series XPF); Photographs Documenting Scenes and Activities in Greenland and Maine, n.d. (Series XPM); Photomechanical Reproductions Relating to Admiral Robert E. Peary's Arctic Explorations, ca. 1960 (XPP); and Photographs Relating to the Arctic Expeditions of Robert E. Peary, January 1, 1891-October 30, 1897 (Series XPU). Contact still picture reference services at College Park, MD (301) 837-3530 ext. 234.OFFICE OF REGIONAL RECORDS SERVICES
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION
Denver Federal Center, Building 48
Denver, Colorado 80225
Post Office Department (RG Group 28, 2 inches) The records consist of a certificate of appointment of William M. Masi, as post master of Cheyenne, Wyoming on June 25, 1889. The certificate is open.
Bureau of Land Management (RG 49, 11 cubic feet.) Records received from the Denver Service Center, Division of Engineering, consist of construction projects and studies of recreational areas dated January 1966. From the Colorado State Office, Denver, Colorado the records include copies of field notes, group survey files, letters, ledgers, segregation sheets, and mineral surveys from the Surveyor's Office, 1867-1951. Some of these records concern Arkansas and South Dakota as well as Colorado. Records from the district BLM office in Cedar City, Utah consist of prescribed fire files arranged alphabetically and then by year. Materials open.
Bureau of Reclamation (RG 115, 2 cubic feet.) The records received from the Pacific Northwest Regional Office in Boise, Idaho consist of PRJ 26.00 records dated 1907-81 (only two reports are dated 1907, rest are dated 1981). These records pertain to surveying, mapping and geographic information and include field survey books. These records are open.
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
24000 Avila Road, 1st Floor
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
United States District Courts (RG 21, 65 cubic feet). Judgement and order books, 1969-72 from the Phoenix District Court, Phoenix, AZ; and order books, 1977 from the Tucson District Court, Tucson, AZ. Civil case files, 1968, naturalization petitions, 1966-73, and criminal dockets, 1959-79 from the Los Angeles District Court, Los Angeles, CA; and civil case files, 1972 from the San Diego District Court, San Diego, CA. Material open.
United States Coast Guard (RG 26, 8 cubic feet). Official log books, 1966-67 and vessel inspection files, 1958-67, from the Marine Safety Office, Terminal Island, CA. Materials open.
United States Customs Service (RG 36, 3 cubic feet). Neutrality investigation files, 1939-68. Some materials may be restricted.
Bureau of Land Management (RG 49, 5 cubic feet) California Desert District Multiple-Use Advisory Committee files, 1975-84. Records include correspondence, minutes, reports and newsclippings. Some materials may be restricted.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (RG 75, 9 cubic feet) Census rolls, 1898, 1914-19, 1923-52 for the San Carlos Agency, and Indian scout muster rolls, 1928 covering Arizona and New Mexico. The Indian scout muster roll was compiled to assist men who had worked as scouts for the US Army to apply for a pension under a law passed in 1928. The roll lists scouts by name and indicates their units and periods of service. Student case files, 1976-77, from Sherman Indian High School, Riverside, CA. Some materials may be restricted.
Office of the Chief of Engineers (RG 77, 5 cubic feet). Survey reports 1973-96 from the Los Angeles District. Materials open.
Forest Service (RG 95, 171 cubic feet). History files, 1981-85, national forest planning files, 1972, range allotment planning files, 1955-69, and special use permits, 1954-73, from the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, Springerville, AZ; range manager supervisor files, 1920-34, special use permits, 1910-1981, and subject files, 1916-68, from the Coconino National Forest, Flagstaff, AZ; special use permits, 1908-1980, from the Coronado National Forest, Tucson, AZ; history files, 1950-73, subject files, 1894-1961, and special use permits, 1909-77, from the Kaibab National Forest, Williams, AZ; history files, 1914-77, special use permits, 1925-80, and subject files, 1905-37, from the Angeles National Forest, Arcadia, CA; history files, 1961-67, from the Cleveland National Forest, Rancho Bernardo, CA; special use permits, 1925-66, from the Inyo National Forest, Bishop, CA; special use permits, 1969-70 from the Los Padres National Forest, Ojai, CA; history files, 1931-94, special use permits, 1909-88, grazing permit reports, 1954-78, Bighorn Sheep study, 1966-73, subject files, 1907-96, from the San Bernardino National Forest, San Bernardino, CA; and special use permits, 1930-76 from the Sequoia National Forest, Kernville, CA. Some material may be restricted.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (RG 370, 15 cubic feet). Publications, studies, bound manuscripts and report files, 1974-90, mission correspondence files, 1972-90 from the National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Fisheries Center, San Diego, CA. Materials open.NATIONAL ARCHIVES & RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
PACIFIC REGION (San Francisco)
1000 Commodore Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066
District Courts of the United States (RG 21, 626 cubic feet) Eastern District of California criminal case files, 1969, and civil case file F-306, 1969-75. Northern District of California civil case files, 1963-75, and criminal case files, 1971-73. District of Hawaii civil case files, 1969-72, and transfer petitions for naturalization, 1953-94. District of Nevada civil case files, 1964-70. Materials open.
Bureau of Land Management (RG 49, 7 cubic feet) Bureau of Land Management publications, 1962-84, and resource management plan case files, 1966-82, of the Nevada State Office. Materials open.
Office of the Chief of Engineers (RG 77, 2 cubic feet) Sacramento District civil works project files for the Kern River intertie, 1950-78. Materials open.
Federal Aviation Administration (RG 237, 2 cubic feet) Pacific-Asia Region inactive directive case files, 1967-76. Materials open.
U.S. Courts of Appeals (RG 276, 389 cubic feet) Appeal case files, 1965-1972, and briefs, 1965-78, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Materials open.
Atomic Energy Commission (RG 326, 3 cubic feet) Super-Heavy Ion Linear Accelerator drawing lists, 1953-72, of the Accelerator and Fusion Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Bevatron Spectrometer Mark (MK) I-VIII files, 1956-72, and Unilac German plans for a Wideroe Linac Injector, 1968-72, of the Engineering Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. Materials open.
Indian Health Service (RG 513, 16 cubic feet) California Area Office, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction final reports of construction projects, 1962-97. Materials open.PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM
LYNDON B. JOHNSON LIBRARY
2313 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78705
The Library accessioned an accretion of 3 cubic feet to the Personal Papers of U. Alexis Johnson, former Ambassador to Japan and South Vietnam. This accretion consists of appointment books and personal and chronological files (1961-77) and is currently not available for research.
The Library accessioned an accretion of 6 cubic feet to the Personal Papers of Charles A. Horsky, advisor to the President for National Capital Affairs. This accretion consists of telephone memoranda and chronological files (1962-79) and is currently not available for research.
Approximately 13,000 pages of material were opened for research in the National Security File, International Meetings and Travel File (concerning President Johnson's trips to the Inter-American Summit Meeting at Punta del Este, Uruguay, to Central America, and to Honolulu for a meeting with South Vietnamese President Thieu) and in the Country Files for Africa (General), Algeria, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria. Other material opened for research in the National Security File included approximately 3,200 pages in the Subject File, Balance of Payments, 1963-69, and approximately 800 pages in the Subject File, Monetary Crisis.
Approximately 4,800 pages of material were opened for research in the Papers of Francis M. Bator, Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs and Senior National Security Council staff member specializing in international economic policy. About half of this collection is now available for research.
The remainder (approximately 0.5 cubic foot) of the Papers of George Elsey, Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, were opened for research. This material concerns the transition from the Johnson to the Nixon administrations and Defense Department support for former Presidents.
The following commission records were opened for research: National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber, 1965-67 (41 cubic feet), and the President's Commission on Heart Disease, Cancer, and Stroke, 1964-65 (18 cubic feet).HARRY S. TRUMAN LIBRARY
500 West U.S. Highway 24
Independence, MO 64050-1798
The Library has opened for research the papers of Bernard Bernstein, A. J. Granoff, Charles F. Knox, Jr., and other materials on post-World War II Jewish history. See page 27 for a description of this material.
The Library has acquired the papers of Roger T. Sermon and Roger T. Sermon, Jr., businessmen in Independence, Missouri. The papers include family correspondence; correspondence with President Truman and others; printed materials; and other items relating to Sermon's tenure as mayor of Independence and Sermon, Jr.'s service as chairman of the Independence Truman Centennial Commission. Quantity: approximately 1 linear foot. Date span: c. 1937-85. This collection is closed pending processing.JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY
Boston, MA 02125
An accretion to the Personal Papers of Orren Beaty, Assistant Secretary of the Interior, was accessioned. Files, letters, memoranda, news clips and press releases relating to his tenure, 1961-67, 16 feet. Closed pending processing.
The Personal Papers of Alexander Christie, labor figure, legislative consultant have been opened. Material relating to labor, World War II, President Kennedy's death, and the Middle East, 1940-83, 2 feet.
Four accretions to the Personal Papers of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Senator from Massachusetts, were accessioned. Boston Office Files, 1992, less than 1 foot. Staff member Jim Duncan's Staff Files, 1985-97, 1 foot. Staff member Eddie Martin's Staff Files, 1994-98, 11 feet. Staff member Jeff Smith's Staff Files, 1987, less than 1 foot. Material is closed.
Items received as a result of a settlement between the National Archives and Records Administration and Robert White, primary consignee to an auction of John F. Kennedy documents and memorabilia through Guernsey's Auction House, were opened. Consists of 507 pages of original documents and photocopies of documents, including John F. Kennedy's letters, memoranda to White House staff and Cabinet officials, telegrams, typescripts, notes and doodles, 1953-63.
Five items relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the Robert F. Kennedy Attorney General Confidential Files were opened. Copies are also available through the John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection.
An accretion to the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, 1998 winning entries, has been opened, 3 feet.
An accretion to the Personal Papers of Robert Murphy, Vice Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board, 1961-73, 7 feet, was accessioned. Closed pending processing.
An accretion to The Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Collection has been opened, 2 feet.
Microfilm of records from the U. S. Agency for International Development, 2 rolls, and the U. S. Office of Science and Technology, 20 rolls, have been opened. In addition, 34 pages of USIA hardcopy have been declassified and opened.
Oral history interviews with the following people have been opened:
Ray King, Deputy Director, Office of Economic Opportunity, Western Regional (1965-67); Southern California manager, Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 presidential campaign. Interview conducted for the Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Project. 25 pages.
Burke Marshall, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, 1961-64. 112 pages. Previously restricted portions were opened.GERALD R. FORD LIBRARY
1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
The Library accessioned the papers of Stanley S. Scott, 1969-76, 21 cubic feet. Included are White House materials related to Mr. Scott's service as President Ford's Special Assistant for Minority Affairs, Special Assistant to President Nixon, 1973-74, and as Assistant to the Director of Communications for the Executive Branch 1971-73. Unprocessed.
The Library added an accretion to the papers of William J. Baroody, Assistant to the President for Public Liaison, 1974-76. The materials, 2 cubic feet, relate to 1975 regional White House conferences and the 1976 presidential campaign, and include a July-August, 1974 chron file.
The Library added an accretion to the papers of Arthur F. Burns, Counselor to President Nixon and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. Included are 25 pages of unbound scrapbook material from 1977-79, and numerous photographs, albums and museum items dating from 1956-85. Some of the material has be en set aside for transfer to the Eisenhower Library at the donor's request.