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WASHINGTON, DC, Area

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21, 2460 cubic feet)

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (new series): bankruptcy proceedings, 1917 - 39; Circuit Court docket, 1916 - 18; civil action blotter sheets, 1947 - 52; civil action orders, 1938 - 49; correspondence concerning In Forma Pauperis petitions, 1966; depositions in probate hearings, 1930 - 64; disbarment case files, 1912 - 16; grand jury assignment docket, 1916 - 18; Habeas Corpus minutes, 1931 - 48; Habeas Corpus orders, 1941 - 49; hospital lien dockets, 1939 - 66; index to civil dockets, 1957 - 64; instructions to juries, 1921 - 25; judges' notebooks, 1944 - 74; mental health blotter sheets, 1947 - 48; mental health dockets, 1947 - 72; mental health orders, 1941 - 49; miscellaneous bonds, 1888 - 1916; miscellaneous case files, 1931 - 48; miscellaneous dockets (civil), 1948 - 69; record of motions, 1952 - 55; and record of proceedings in criminal cases heard by U.S. Commissioners, 1902 - 59.

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (additional accretions to series): accounts submitted by administrators of estates, guardians, and others, to 1958; adoption minute books, to 1956; bankruptcy dockets, to 1924; bankruptcy minutes, to 1939; criminal minutes, to 1949; depositions taken in support of petitions for naturalization under the act of June 19, 1906, to 1944; equity case auditor's reports, to 1925; equity case files, to 1938; equity minutes, to 1938; Grand Jury dockets, to 1971; Habeas Corpus case files, to 1973; Habeas Corpus dockets, 1863 - 1973; law case files, to 1938; law minutes, to 1938; lunacy minutes, to 1941; lunacy orders, to 1921; mechanic's liens dockets, to 1966; municipal court judgments, to 1966; proceedings of the court, recording, entering of wills, applications for letters of administration, apprenticeships, and guardianships, to 1966; and receipts from guardians, wards, administrators, and others, to 1966.

U.S. District Court for the Canal Zone: complaints and informations, 1904 - 07; subpoenas, 1905 - 13; appointments of notary publics, 1905 - 16; civil dockets, 1904 - 14; criminal dockets, 1904 - 14; minutes, 1904 - 13; record of subpoenas, 1905 - 15; civil dockets, 1915 - 40; criminal dockets, 1917 - 56; civil dockets, 1904 - 44; criminal dockets, 1904 - 35; trial dockets, 1905 - 14; criminal case files, 1914 - 81; minutes, 1964 - 72; indexes to civil cases, 1913 - 59; dockets, 1921-29; record of bonds, 1922 - 40; civil dockets, 1914 - 73; criminal dockets, 1914 - 81; indexes to cases, 1904 - 81; minutes, 1914 - 72; motion docket, 1921 - 29; and record of bonds, 1917 - 37. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-357-5396.

Records of the U.S. Coast Guard (Record Group 26, 1740 cubic feet)
Records of Reserve Officer Boards; shipping articles for U.S. Merchant Vessels, 1948 - 68. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-357-5396.

Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (Record Group 38, 2 cubic feet)
Incoming correspondence microfilm. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49, 52 cubic feet)
Records Relating to River Basin Planning, 1946 - 74; Records Relating to Program and Budget, 1968 - 74; Annual Work Plan Materials, 1968 - 72; Grazing Lease Agreements and related materials, 1936 - 42; and State Recreation Inventory Records, 1952 - 66. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-357-5396.

Records of the Office of Management and Budget, (Record Group 51, 3 cubic feet).
Federal Drug Management Program Files, 1977 - 81. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59, 173 cubic feet).
Records of Roger P. Davies, 1963 - 74; P/VN, chronological files, 1965 - 69; P/VN, alphabetical files, 1965 - 69; subject files of the Office of the Republic of China Affairs, 1951 - 75; subject files of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs; subject files of the Office of Asian Communist Affairs, 1963 - 72; subject files of the Office of PRC and Mongolian Affairs, 1969 - 78; subject files of the Office of Japanese Affairs, 1960 - 75; subject files of the Office of Vietnam Affairs, Vietnam Working Group, 1967 - 74; subject files of the Office of Laotian and Cambodian Affairs, 1961 - 75; subject files of the Office of Thailand and Burma Affairs, 1963 - 74; subject files of the Office of Indonesian, Malaysian, and Singaporean Affairs, 1959 - ; subject files, Office of Philippine Affairs, 1955 - 75; subject files, Office of Korean Affairs, 1966 - 74; Records of Korean Armistice Agencies, 1953 - 74; subject files of the Office of Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific Island Affairs, 1957 - 74; subject files of the Office of Regional Affairs, 1948 - 75; Records of Negotiations about Vietnam, 1965 - 69. Materials Open. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Archives and Records Administration (Record Group 64, 43 cubic feet).
NARA Publications: Record copy of each publication maintained by the distributing office, 1937 - 2001; Modern Archives Institute Files, June 1945 - June 1991. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65, 541 cubic feet).
65 Classification 4th Interim FBIHQ Case Files Espionage Violation 1936 - 43; Official Records of Former FBI Director William S. Sessions 11/2/1987 - 9/19/1993; 101 Classification, 2nd Interim FBIHQ Files Re: Investigations Of Hatch Act 1942 - 53; 74 Classification, Transfer FBIHQ Files/Indices Records Re: Investigations of Perjury 1924 - 75; 44 Classification, Interim Transfer FBIHQ Case Files Re: Investigation of Civil Rights 1922 - 64; 40 Classification, Interim Transfer Of FBIHQ Case Files Re: Investigations of Passport/Visa 1920 - 29; 44 Classification, 2nd Interim Transfer Of FBIHQ Case Files Re: Civil Rights Investigations 1964 - 75; 65 Classification, Interim Transfer FBIHQ Files Re: Investigations of Espionage 1939 - 44. Materials Security Classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

50 Classification, microfilm files and indexes relating to investigation of slavery and involuntary servitude 1921 - 50. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State (Record Group 84, 4634 cubic feet)
U.S. Foreign Service Posts (several accessions), to 1975. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Food and Drug Administration (Record Group 88, 104 cubic feet)
New Drug Application Case File; General Subject File Item1-A, Food Technology, Standards, and Nutrition Labeling. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (Record Group 116, 5 cubic feet)
Records of the Committee on Supporting Personnel, 1952 - 76. Materials open. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-357-5396.

Records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (Navy) (Record Group 125, 2102 cubic feet)
Unclassified records of the Office of the Judge Advocate General (Navy), 1933 - 79. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207, 2 cubic feet)
HUD New Communities 1981 - 95. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (Record Group 218, 67 cubic feet)
Official Classified Records. Original correspondence, memorandums, messages, staff reports, operations plans, 1976. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards (Record Group 220, 84 cubic feet).
Records of the National Bioethics Advisory Committee, 10/1995 - 09/2001. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263, 69 cubic feet).
Miscellaneous records/oversized map city in China (COI memo 1941). Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

CIA Documents, 1940 - 47. DCI's Souers, Vanderberg, and some Donovan; OSS memorandums re: CIA 1941 - 45; OSS Oral History Project transcripts; daily reports. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Security and Exchange Commission (Record Group 266, 249 cubic feet)
Various accessions. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Agency for International Development (Record Group 286, 2320 cubic feet)
Subject and country files through 1985; program correspondence files maintained at high levels, 1966 - 67 (Director). Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the U.S. Information Agency (Record Group 306, 18 cubic feet)
Research Data Collection Survey Projects, 1953 - 76. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330, 2 cubic feet)
Copies of documents received by the Joint Committee Support Directorate. Defense POW/MIA Office. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342, 980 cubic feet)
Pacific Numbered and Named Air Forces - Incl. Korean War Records, 1942 - 67. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (Record Group 417, 2 cubic feet) Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters Advisory Committee. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1947 - (Record Group 428, 5 cubic feet)
Miscellaneous records. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

General Records of the Employment Standards Administration (Record Group 448, 9 cubic feet)
Office of the American Workplace, 1993 - 96, Subject Files. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Defense Mapping Agency (Record Group 456, 1 cubic foot)
Unclassified records of the Defense Mapping Agency, (Canal Zone Surveys, 1905 - ). Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Food and Consumer Services (Record Group 462, 6 cubic feet)
Instruction, Handbooks & Supplements 1968 - 92; Closed New York Takeover Files, 1975; Household Program Regulations/Food Distribution Division, 1981 - 88. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (Record Group 470, 5 cubic feet)
Biographies of Chairmen and Commissioners, September 1978 through August 2001; Review Commission Blue Books, 1992 through 2000. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the U.S. Central Command (Record Group 518, 3 cubic feet)
Operational Analysis/Records of USCENTCOM/Desert Shield-Storm 1990 - 92. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

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Electronic Records

Records of the Veterans Administration (Record Group 15; 40,141 logical data records).
National Survey of Veterans, 1979, 1987, 1992 - 93. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records 301-837-0470.

Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24; 13,186 logical data records).
Corrections Management Information System: History Records for Prisoners Released, 1988 - 93. Records restricted due to personal privacy. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29; 2,747,293 logical data records).
Federal Assistance Award Data System, 2nd quarter, FY 2001. Annual Import and Export Data Banks, Export Non-Contiguous Data Bank, and Harmonized Commodity Master File, 1996. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (Record Group 38; 33,208 logical data records).
Naval Group China Personnel Records, 1942 - 45. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Internal Revenue Service (Record Group 56; 160,923 logical data records).
Private Foundation Study Files, 1993 - 95. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the U.S. Geological Survey (Record Group 57; Approx. 2.12 million logical data records).
Geographic Names Information System, 1994. Minerals Availability System /Minerals Industry Locator System (MAS/MILS) as of May 1997. Minerals Archival and Retrieval System (MARS), 1993 - 97 and pre- and post-edit file for 1997. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority (Record Group 142; 354,598 logical data records).
Human Resources Information System, 1992 - 95. Full records are restricted. A public-use version with releasable data is open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Panama Canal (Record Group 185; 26,213 logical data records).
Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Records, 1906 - 91. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Federal Aviation Administration. (Record Group 237; 3,477 logical data records).
Survey of Air Traffic Controller Supervisors, 1961. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255; 64,857 logical data records).
Index to black-and-white still photographs, 1958 - ca. 1991. Index to color still photographs, 1961 - ca. 1991. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the U.S. Tax Court (Record Group 308; 520,142 logical data records).
Electronic Index to U.S. Tax Court Microfilmed Docket Sheets, 1962 - 85. Docket entry Record of Closed U.S. Tax Court Cases, 1986 - 95. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319; 4,714 logical data records).
Index to Returned or Exchanged Captured American Prisoners - Korea, Phase III, Interrogation Reports (RECAP-K), 1953. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

General Records of the Department of Transportation (Record Group 398; 79,977 logical data records).
Data Bank 28IS withT-100 and T-100(f) International Segment Data. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Adjutant General's Office (Record Group 407; 291,517 logical data records).
[U.S. Army] Casualty Information System, 1961 through November 30, 1979. Complete records restricted due to personal privacy. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Federal Transit Administration (Record Group 408; 1,335,515 logical data records).
Grants Management Information System (GMIS): Grants - Contract File (SUPFILE), Budget File (BUGFILE), and Grantee File (VENFILE). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Record Group 423; 426,892 logical data records). Uniform Parole Reports (UPR), 1965 - 80. UPR records, 1965 - 76 open; UPR records, 1977 - 80 restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia, 1950 - 1975 (Record Group 472; 1 logical data record).
Index to POW/Criminal Investigation Detainee Roster file. Records restricted due to Social Security numbers. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

Records of the Office of Personnel Management (Record Group 478; 4,464,947 logical data records).
Central Personnel Data File, 1987. Records with Social Security numbers restricted; records with scrambled Social Security numbers open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, 301-837-0470.

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Special Media

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255, 36 cubic feet)
Received from the Audio-Visual Division of the Office of Public Services and Information was the NASA Headquarters Still Picture File (1958 - 64) consisting of approximately 7,500 items composing several distinct series: photographs used in publications; a historical photograph file of prints and negatives arranged by an agency-assigned subject acronym; and several smaller series of photographs relating to Project Mercury activities and photographs of NASA facilities. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-255-98-005.

Records of the Supreme Court of the United States (Record Group 267, 3 cubic feet)
Received as a transfer from the Office of the Marshal were 41 original sound recordings of master audiotapes containing the oral arguments heard by the Court on 85 cases from October 2000 through April 2001. Included are the oral arguments concerning the vote count disputes for the recent Presidential election, Bush v. Gore and Bush v. Palm Beach County Canvassing Board. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-267-02-001.

Records of Headquarters U.S. Air Force (Record Group 341, 11 cubic feet)
Accessioned were textual and nontextual records from the USAF of a series of records entitled "The Roswell Reports Source Data Files, 1946 - 1996." This collection of background documentation was compiled and collected by the authors of the two USAF official reports concerning the incident at Roswell, New Mexico in 1947 regarding the alleged crash of an unidentified flying object (UFO) and subsequent sightings and reports of alien bodies. Included with the research files are special media records including still pictures, motion picture films, video recordings, and audiotapes of interviews conducted as part of the investigation and preparation of "The Roswell Report: Fact Versus Fiction in the New Mexico Desert" (1995) and "Roswell: Case Closed" (1997). Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-341-01-001.

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370, less than 1 cubic foot)
Accessioned from the NOAA Data and Information Service was a series of wall charts and posters that use data by the National Climatic Data Center to illustrate climatic occurrences. One poster shows Hurricane Hugo approaching the southeastern United States in 1989. The second poster includes images of 45 tropical cyclones that formed around the world in 2000. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-370-01-011.

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370, 20 cubic feet)
This accession contains approximately 2,400 U.S. Lake Survey Manuscript Charts dated 1838 - 1940. They are office manuscripts that record original and subsequent field surveys of the hydrography and shore topography of the Great Lakes and adjacent water ways. These unique charts served as the basis for published nautical charts of the great lakes, and include detailed and time-specific geographic documentation not available elsewhere.

Records of the Federal Highway Administration (Record Group 406, 18 cubic feet)
Accessioned from the FHWA was a series of 2,100 photographs of structures and sites entered into the Federal Highway Administration's "The Highway and Its Environment" Competitions for 1970 to 1977. Candidates competed in various categories based on subject matter. Subjects included highways, bridges, tunnels, overpasses, interchanges, rest areas, toll plazas, wildlife and cultural areas, and junkyard screening and removal. The photographs document significant parts of the American physical and cultural landscape. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-406-01-001.


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Center for Legislative Archives

No report this quarter.

REGIONAL ARCHIVES
(Records are open unless noted otherwise)

Anchorage  |   Atlanta  |   Boston  |   Chicago  |   Denver  |   Fort Worth  |  
Kansas City  |   Laguna Niguel  |   New York City  |   Philadelphia  |   San Francisco  |   Seattle  |  


Anchorage - NARA's Pacific Alaska Region
Contact 907-261-7820

Records of the United States Marshals Service (Record Group 527, 18 cubic feet)
Felony investigation cases and dockets, Alaska Judicial District, 1908 - 78. The records consist of U.S. Marshals' jail registers and civil and criminal docket books and other related records, from the U.S. Marshal's offices in the Second and Third Judicial Divisions at Nome and Anchorage, AK, and for the District of Alaska (Anchorage), 1960 - 78.

Atlanta - NARA's Southeast Region
Contact Archival Operations, 770-968-2100

Records of District Courts of the United States (RG 21, 44 cubic feet)
Criminal case files, 1967 - 70, from the United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Louisville Division; civil case files, 1959 - 69, from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Washington Division; and criminal case files from the Eastern District of North Carolina, Elizabeth City Division. Civil and criminal case files, 1970 - 73, from the Middle District of Florida, Ocala Division.

Records of the Soil Conservation Service (RG 114, 4 cubic feet)
Construction and design files of the West Hatchie watershed, 1975 - 80, from the Jackson, MS, office.

Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority (RG 142, 12 cubic feet)
Board Minutes, 1933 - 66 from the General Counsel's Office at Muscle Shoals, AL, and purchasing annual reports, 1942 - 75, from the Procurement Division at Chattanooga, TN.

Records of the War Assests Administration (RG 270, 176 cubic feet)
Real property disposal case files, 1944 - 46, for various southeastern states.


Boston - NARA's Northeast Region

No report this quarter.

Chicago - NARA's Great Lakes Region
Contact Archival Operations, 773-948-9000

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21, 46 cubic feet)
Records of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Western Division, Dayton: civil docket books, 1938 - May 1956; equity docket books, 1915 - 38; law docket books, 1915 - 41; declarations of intention, 1916 - 51; naturalization petitions, 1916 - 51; military naturalization petitions, 1918 - 19.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95, 8 cubic feet)
Records of the Publications Group, Delaware, OH: Publications, 1995.

Records of the Railroad Retirement Board (Record Group 184, 16 cubic feet)
Record of the Board: Legislative Files, 1933 - 76.

Records of the Environmental Protection Agency (Record Group 412, 115 cubic feet)
Office of Mobile Source Air Pollution Control, Ann Arbor, MI: Certification Records, 1980.


Denver - NARA's Rocky Mountain Region
Contact Archival Operations, 303-407-5740

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115, 4 cubic feet).
Commissioner's Office (Denver, CO): Miscellaneous Technical Reports, 1957 - 89.

Records of the Defense Nuclear Agency (Record Group 374, 1 cubic foot).
Field Command Office (Albuquerque, NM: News Media Releases and Agency News Publications, 1972 - 98 (with gaps).


Fort Worth - NARA's Southwest Region
Contact 817-335-5525

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255, 609 cubic feet)
Safety, reliability and quality assurance posters 1994 - 2001; research and development project specification files, technical reports, and drawings, Skylab drawings, Shuttle documents, audiotapes Gemini, Apollo & Shuttle and flight data files 1961 - 76; and records of top management, 1989, from the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26, 73 cubic feet)
Vessel documentation files from Corpus Christi, 1974 - 79, and New Orleans, 1975 - 80.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21, 57 cubic feet)
Civil and Criminal order books, minutes, dockets, and naturalization records from the Eastern District of Texas at Beaumont, 1938 - 78.

Records of the Bureau of Mines (Record Group 70) transferred to NARA by Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49, 2 cubic feet)
Reports from the Helium Plant in Amarillo, TX, 1954 - 89

Records of United States Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342, less than 1 cubic foot)
Decorations to foreign nationals and U.S. citizens not employed by the U.S. Government from Randolph AFB, San Antonio, TX, 1973 - 75.


Kansas City - NARA's Central Plains Region

No report this quarter.

Laguna Niguel - NARA's Pacific Region (Laguna Niguel)

No report this quarter.


New York City - NARA's Northeast Region

No report this quarter.


Philadelphia - NARA's Mid Atlantic Region
Contact 215-597-9770

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21, 16 cubic feet)
Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division: Naturalization records include: declarations of intention (1838 - 1991), petitions for naturalization (1851 - 1921), certificate of naturalization receipt books (1907 - 22), lists and court orders (1926 - 92), petitions for the transfer of jurisdiction (1953 - 92), restoration petitions (1919 - 20), repatriation petitions (1937 - 91), duplicate naturalization petitions (1944 - 45, 1954 - 55), monthly reports (1949 - 91), correspondence and files (1939 - 92) and case files (1908 - 80).


San Francisco - NARA's Pacific Region

No report this quarter.

Seattle - NARA's Pacific Alaska Region

No report this quarter.

PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIES

Accessions   Openings

ACCESSIONS

Herbert Hoover Library

  • Papers of Steve Neal, 4 cubic feet of research files from Chicago journalist and historian Steve Neal. The materials document Neal's research on Presidential politics since World War II.

  • The library received seven rare photo cards from Janet Wilcox of Iowa City. These images show Herbert Hoover addressing U.S. troops in France after World War I.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

  • The library received additional papers and other historical materials from Maureen Corr, Eleanor Roosevelt's secretary. These included correspondence from Eleanor Roosevelt, photographs, and a few museum objects, including an Olivetti typewriter used by Miss Corr to type Eleanor Roosevelt's "My Day" columns and her correspondence.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

  • Papers of Robert B. Anderson, 1933 - 89: Secretary of the Navy, 1954 - 54; Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1954 - 55; and Secretary of the Treasury, 1957 - 61.

  • Additional papers of Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr., 1945, 1997: commanding general, Tenth Army, 1944 - 45.

  • Johns Hopkins University Publications Project: Additional manuscripts and related material, The Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1951 - 2001.

  • Papers of Robert C. Sprague, 1953 - 87: consultant for the National Security Council, 1954 - 58; director of the Security Resources Panel (Gaither Committee) during the Eisenhower Administration.

  • Additional papers of World War II participants and contemporaries, 1939 - present. As part of its efforts commemorating the 50th anniversary of World War II, the Eisenhower Library continued the nationwide solicitation of personal papers, diaries, printed material, and photographs of veterans of the war and those who served on the homefront. Manuscript items were received from 20 individuals this year. To date, the archives section has collected some 69 linear feet of material from 440 donors.

John F. Kennedy Library

  • Accretion to the personal papers of Benjamin C. Bradlee, journalist, newspaper editor, and author. Bound copies of memorandums, 1960 - 65, and research materials and drafts for his memoir, A Good Life. 4 feet.

  • Accretion to the personal papers of William Josephson, General Counsel, Peace Corps (1961 - 66). Chronological correspondence files. 3 feet.

  • Accretions to the personal papers and other materials of Edward M. Kennedy, Senator from Massachusetts and brother of President Kennedy. Files maintained by staff members Jacqueline Agnolet, Ann Delory, Nancy Soderberg, Nancy Sutinen, and Lisa Young (81 feet). Signed books (8 feet). Included a set of boxing gloves signed by Muhammed Ali and a football signed by Pete Rozelle and Paul Taglibue.

  • Typed text of speech delivered by Rose Kennedy when campaigning for Robert F. Kennedy in New Rochelle, NY, October 4, 1964, with two related newspaper articles.

  • Accretion to the personal papers of George C. Lodge, Massachusetts political figure; professor, Harvard Business School. George Lodge was a candidate for the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts and ran against Edward M. Kennedy (1962). Articles, speeches, and economic studies, 1999 - 2000. 3.25 feet.

  • Accretion to the personal papers of Richard E. Neustadt, professor of government, Columbia University (1954 - 64) and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (1965 - ); author, Presidential Power (1960); consultant to the President (1961 - 66); consultant to the Bureau of the Budget (1961 - 70); consultant to the Atomic Energy Committee (1962 - 68). Correspondence and manuscripts relating to government consulting and writing, 1950 - 91. 3.25 feet.

  • Personal papers of Pierre Salinger, press secretary to Senator John F. Kennedy (1959 - 60); press secretary to the President (1961 - 64). Includes transcripts of press briefings, interim reports, House and Senate Committee reports, and miscellaneous campaign information. 8 feet.

  • Accretion to the personal papers of Theodore C. Sorensen, member, John F. Kennedy's Senate staff (1952 - 60); special counsel to the President (1961 - 64); author, Kennedy (1965). Correspondence, reports, and other publications about the Democratic Party and Presidential transitions, 1972 - 98; and foreign-language copies of Kennedy. 9 feet.

  • Returned Peace Corps volunteers added journals, correspondence, memoirs, tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews and audiovisual items to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection including 18 oral history tapes. Wally Allen, Philippines, 1961 - 63
    Thomas Bruyneel, Kenya, 1964 - 66
    Phil Lopes, Columbia, 1961 - 63
    Pamela Lopez, Brazil, 1964 - 66, 1978 - 80
    Sister Sandra Magnini, Botswana, 1979
    Nancy Deeds Meister, Peru, 1964 - 65
    Barbara Straub, Ghana, 1962 - 64
    Marcus Van Hala, India, 1965 - 68
    Ruth Ann (Stanonik) Van Hala, India, 1965 - 68

  • Acquisitions related to the Ernest Hemingway Collection include: four corrected typescript draft chapters of Hemingway's Islands in the Stream, subsequently published in The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway under the title "The Strange Country." Publisher's note indicates the story was composed in 1946 - 47 or 1950 - 51, 131 pages; two letters with envelopes from Martha Gellhorn to Paul Montgomery, 1991; five letters of Hemingway's lawyer, Alfred Rice.

Gerald R. Ford Library

  • Accretion to the Susan Ford Bales Papers

  • Accretion to the Gerald R. Ford Papers relating to his naval service

  • Accretion to the Gerald R. Ford Personal Papers

  • Accretion to the Gerald R. Ford Post-Presidential Office Files

  • Accretion to the Gerald R. Ford Scrapbooks Collection, including audiovisual, print, and museum collection items.

Jimmy Carter Library

  • Papers of Dr. M. Rupert Cutler were accessioned during the quarter. Dr. Cutler was Assistant Secretary of Agriculture during the Carter administration and later served in a variety of organizations dedicated to protection of environmental resources. Though material dates from 1962 through 2001, almost all covers the period after 1976. 59 feet.

  • Papers of Mary E. King. Well known for her earlier civil rights activities and the memoir she wrote on that period of her life, Ms. King served as Deputy Director of ACTION during the Carter administration. The materials document Ms. King's ACTION days and the 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns. 34 feet.

  • Accretion to the collection of Carter biographer and associate Dr. Peter G. Bourne, husband of Mary King. 2 feet.

  • Accretion to the Post-Presidential Papers of Jimmy Carter.

George Bush Library

  • Accretion to the George Bush Post-Presidential Collection. 24 feet. Additionally, 1,351 Post-Presidential artifacts were added to the collection.

  • Accretions to the Barbara Pierce Bush Collection. 3 feet.

  • Political button collection of Allan Anderson. The collection includes 2,526 political buttons documenting numerous political campaigns.

Clinton Presidential Materials Project

  • The Grande Project Collection, documenting the Department of Energy funded international collaboration of scientists who were designing a large neutrino telescope in Arkansas. 34 feet.

OPENINGS

Herbert Hoover Library

  • Papers of Fred Clark, founder of the American Economic Foundation.
  • Papers of Philip Warden, a journalist with the Chicago Tribune.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

  • The library reviewed and opened important correspondence from the papers of Anna Roosevelt Halsted, the daughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, relating Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd. The materials had been deposited at the library in 1982 by James Halsted, Anna's husband.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

  • 1970 Files Series of the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Papers, 1894 - 1979

  • Papers of Elisabeth C. Draper, 1954 - 80

  • Papers of Thomas E. Drumm, Jr., 1933 - 86

  • Papers of Joseph M. LaRocca, 1935 - 96.

John F. Kennedy Library

  • Papers of Kenneth M. Birkhead, Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Liaison (1961 - 68). Correspondence, memorandums, reports, and newsclippings. 2.5 feet

  • Papers of J. Edward Day, Postmaster General, 1961 - 63. Correspondence, speeches, journals, trip files, first day covers, stamps, and photographs from his tenure as Postmaster General and materials relating to the lawsuit Doe v. McCone, in which a citizen sued all the living Postmasters General for opening undeliverable mail. 15 feet.

  • Papers of Jane Mason, socialite and friend of Ernest Hemingway. Contains correspondence with the Hemingways and a scrapbook about her life. 1 foot.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

  • National Security File, Head of State Correspondence File, and Special Head of State Correspondence File, the files for Barbados, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, the Organization of American States, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the West Indies were opened for research.

  • Special Head of State Correspondence File, files for Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, and the Ivory Coast were opened for research.

  • Office Files of Mildred Stegall. The following folders were opened for research: "Black Nationalist Activities," "Communists and the Negro Movement," "Civil Rights and Related Matters, 4/64 - 9/65," "FBI Academy," "Harlem Freedom Forum," "Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, 12/31/64 - 1/5/65," "Mobilization for Youth by the Community and Social Agency Employees Union, 9/22/64," "Mobilization for Youth, 8/14/64," "Prospects for Racial Violence, 1968," and a series of folders containing reports from June - December 1964 entitled "Race Relations and Related Matters."

  • Previously restricted information in folders relating to Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham was re-reviewed, and most was opened for research.

Gerald R. Ford Library

  • National Security Adviser: Presidential Country Files: Thailand, Canada, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Cyprus.

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