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New Accessions and Openings for the 3rd Quarter
FY 2006


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Washington, DC, Area

Records of the Bureau of Ships (Record Group 19)
6 cubic feet
Contract and preliminary design plans of ships and ship machinery, 1918–65. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24)
130 cubic feet
Casualty Case Cards, 1918–77; Miscellaneous Casualty Records, 1941–71; Casualty Records, 1964–65; Casualty Records, 1967. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Bureau of Public Roads (Record Group 30)
76 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of the Treasury (Record Group 56)
16 cubic feet
Chronological Files, 1975–78; Records relating to monetary committees and working groups, 1961–74. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the U. S. Geological Survey (Record Group 57)
2 cubic feet
Top-level agency presentations/speeches. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65)
345 cubic feet
Field Office Case Files, Class 157 Investigations of Civil Unrest and Disturbances (Racial Matters). Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Record Group 138)
3 cubic feet
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Publications. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Agricultural Stabilization/Conservation Service (Record Group 145)
67 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce (Record Group 151)
69 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and some security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs (Record Group 165)
1 cubic foot
U.S. Army Caribbean, Awards Files, 1947–48. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Foreign Agricultural Service (Record Group 166)
5 cubic feet
Bilateral Agricultural Agreements; U.S.-China Scientific Cooperation Exchange Program. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207)
45 cubic feet
Correspondence Files for Secretary Mel Martinez from the Executive Secretariat. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (Record Group 218)
108 cubic feet
Documents maintained by the NSC Public Affairs Office; Joint History Office Documents re: Berlin and Vietnam; Joint History Office Documents re: Cuban Missile Crisis; DJS Memorandums, 1974–81. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards (Record Group 220)
34 cubic feet
Records of the National Drought Policy Commission; State Library Survey Steering Committee Files; U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Sciences: FSCS-LSP Files; NCLIS Subject Files: Deputy Executive Director and Executive Director 1983–2002; National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Subject Files: Program Planning. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Patent and Trademark Office (Record Group 241)
903 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
2 cubic feet
Inspector General Semi-Annual Reports, 1978–2003. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263)
26 cubic feet
Key Themes Activity Files; Finished Intelligence/Analysis on the Former Soviet Union; Daily Report Files; Area and Topic Files; Intelligence Publications Files—Daily Report Files. Materials unprocessed.

Second Release of Name Files under the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts, 1936–2000; Select Documents of the Office of Strategic Services Released Under the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act, 1941–48. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities (Record Group 288)
722 cubic feet
Retired Grant Files, 1983–92. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the United States Information Agency (Record Group 306)
9 cubic feet
U.S. Information Agency Reports Files, 1996–99. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Record Group 311)
8 cubic feet
"Our Missing Shield: The U.S. Civil Defense Experience in Historical Perspective," 1981; George Divine Papers, 1977–81. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of Naval Operating Forces (Record Group 313)
436 cubic feet
Task Force 24, Secret General Administrative Correspondence, 1942–47; Third Amphibious Force (Amphibious Force, South Pacific), Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret General Administrative Files, 1942–45; Service Force, Seventh Fleet, Secret General Administrative and Personnel Files, 1943–45; Battleship Division One, General Administrative Files, 1944–46; Battleship Cruiser Force, Pacific Fleet; Unclassified and Restricted General Administrative Files, 1946; Submarine Squadron Ten, Ship and Correspondence Files, 1932–45; Submarine Force Atlantic Fleet, Organizational, Operational, Instructional, and Communication Records, 1941–46; Submarines, Southwest Pacific, Restricted, Confidential, and Secret General Administrative Files, 1942–46; Destroyers, Pacific Fleet; Confidential General Administrative Files, 1945; Destroyers, Pacific Fleet; Restricted and Confidential General Administrative Files, 1947; Pacific Fleet, General and Serial Files, 1941–42; Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; Unclassified Correspondence and Message Files, 1953; Aircraft, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific; General Administrative Files, 1944; Pacific Fleet, Japanese Repatriation Records, 1945–46; Operational Training Command, Pacific, Subordinate Command San Pedro and Small Craft Training Center, Terminal Island; Administrative and Communications Files, 1943–44; Destroyers, Pacific Fleet, Correspondence and Reports, 1944–45. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the National Capital Planning Commission (Record Group 328)
20 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
472 cubic feet
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1953–56, selected research materials. Materials security classified.

Records of the Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Project, 2005–2006; 1995 Base Realignment and Closure Commission Records; Records Received or Created by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC). Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Secretary of the Army (Record Group 335)
7 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Naval Air Systems Command (Record Group 343)
17 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and some security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Naval Supply Systems Command (Record Group 347)
15 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Defense Logistics Agency (Record Group 361)
46 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Federal Highway Administration (Record Group 406)
88 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center; Public Docket Files; Interstate System Planning and Designation Files, 1973–89. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Record Group 416)
15 cubic feet
Program Subject Files. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (Record Group 417)
13 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1947– (Record Group 428)
128 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 433)
177 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
81 cubic feet
Oak Ridge Operations Office Series 6, 1947–61; Oak Ridge Operations Office Classified Portions—Various Collections, 1942–65. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of Education (Record Group 441)
92 cubic feet
Committee Files, Briefing Books, Chronological Files; Departmental Delegations of Authority, 1980–2000; the President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education (Advisory Commission); Records of the President's Advisory Commission on Education Excellence for Hispanic Americans. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Institutes of Health (Record Group 443)
28 cubic feet
Documents from the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy (WHCCAMP). Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Employment Standards Administration (Record Group 448)
3 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Defense Mapping Agency (Record Group 456)
64 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials security classified. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Food and Consumer Services (Record Group 462)
51 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Minerals Management Service (Record Group 473)
24 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (Record Group 482)
18 cubic feet
Unclassified records of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (Docket Case Files). Materials unprocessed. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-501-5385.

Records of the Trade and Development Program (Record Group 486)
2 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of U.S. Forces in the China-Burma-India Theaters of Operations (Record Group 493)
21 cubic feet
U.S. Forces China Theater, Awards Files, 1944–46. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Army Defense Commands (World War II) (Record Group 499)
2 cubic feet
Western Defense Command, Awards Files, 1942–45; Southern Defense Command, Awards Files, 1942–45; Eastern Defense Command, Awards Files, 1944–45. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Caribbean (Record Group 548)
1 cubic foot
U.S. Army Caribbean, Awards Files, 1947–48. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

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Electronic Records

Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
72,148,512 logical data records
American Housing Survey, 2003: National Microdata Files and American Housing Survey, 2004: Metropolitan Area Microdata Files (736,140 logical data records). Current Population Surveys: February 2001: Supplement—Revised (132,184 logical data records); March 2005: Annual Social and Economic Supplement (396,463 logical data records), and September 2005: Volunteer Supplement (153,089 logical data records). Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 1980: County-to-County Migration Flow Data (534,762 logical data records). Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 2000: 109th Congress Summary Files (18,303,480 logical data records); Summary File 3—National Files (37,506,161 logical data records); Special Equal Employment Opportunity Tabulation Files (12,091,184 logical data records); American Indian and Alaska Native Summary Files (480,000 logical data records); Race and Hispanic or Latino Summary Files (283,815 logical data records); Simulated Totals for Hispanic National Origin Groups Files (84,593 logical data records); Voting Rights Data Files (606,465 logical data records); and Census Quality Survey—Public Use File (155,137 logical data records). Federal Assistance Award Data System, 2nd Quarter, FY2005 (350,697 logical data records). Survey of Income and Program Participation, 1985—Revised: Full Panel Research File and Waves 1-8 Data Files (334,342 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
12 logical data records
National Landscape Conservation System Map Image Files, as of July 2005 (12 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207)
15,352,978 logical data records
Consolidated Single Family Statistical System (CSFSS), 1987–2003 (15,352,978 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Agency for International Development (Record Group 286)
130,075 logical data records
Development Information System, 1977–2003 (130,075 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the National Science Foundation (Record Group 307)
1,423,975 logical data records
Proposal and Award System, 1995–2005 (1,423,975 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Small Business Administration (Record Group 309)
237,258 logical data records
Loan Accounting Cash Collection System (LACCS), 2000–2001 (237,258 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Labor-Management Services Administration (Record Group 317)
668,582 logical data records
Labor Organization Reporting System (LORS), 2002–2004 (668,582 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319)
4 logical data records
Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS), FY 2005 (4 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
28,047,470 logical data records
Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), FY 2004 (25,724,950 logical data records). Defense Manpower Data Center Civilian Personnel and Reserve Duty Personnel Files (2,044,059 logical data records). Military Assistance Program (MAP), ca. 1950–FY 2005 (278,461 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342)
32,602 logical data records
Electronic Messages Received or Sent by Air Mobility Command (AMC) Related to Contingency Operations, 1991–98 (32,602 logical data records). Materials security classified. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)
13,119 logical data records
Hydrographic Survey Data Information Extract (HYDEX), 1987–2004 (13,119 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (Record Group 383)
2,295 logical data records
Seismic Data from Underground Nuclear Weapons Tests Files, ca. 1970–88 (2,295 logical data records). Materials security classified. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Transportation (Record Group 398)
28,024,432 logical data records
Origin and Destination Survey, Ticket Origin and Destination Survey, Data Bank 1B, 2004–2005 (27,981,101 logical data records). Origin and Destination City/Airport Nomenclature, Data Bank 5, 2004–2005 (43,331 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
362,780 logical data records
Residential Energy Consumption Surveys (RECS), 1987, 1990, 1993, and 1997 (362,780 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Education (Record Group 441)
1,380,780 logical data records
National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2002–2003 (1,380,780 logical data records). Materials restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Record Group 442)
28,400,571 logical data records
Natality Detail File, 1967–77 (20,170,203 logical data records). Natality Data Set, 2000–2001 (8,230,368 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (Record Group 449)
29,871 logical data records
Harmonized Tariff Schedule, April 4, 2005 (29,871 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Donated Historical Materials from the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (Historical Materials Group ADBC)
28,833 logical data records
World War II Prisoners of the Japanese (28,833 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Donated Historical Materials from the Richard Coffelt, Richard Arnold, and David Argabright Collection (Historical Materials Group COFF)
58,278 logical data records
Records with Unit Information on Military Personnel Who Died During the Vietnam War, December 2005 Update (58,278 logical data records). Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

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Special Media

Records of the Bureau of Ships (Record Group 19)
1 cubic foot
This series, Historic Ship Plans, 1795–1896, consists of ship engineering drawings that are an accretion to the Dash and BSE series. These records include plans for the frigates Constitution, Constellation, and the Congress. Accession NN3-019-05-002.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
62 cubic feet
This series, District Court Railroad Property Transfer Maps (Conrail) 1973–96, consists of maps that are addendums and supplements to property transfer deeds executed in the creation of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail). The vast majority of these maps are railroad valuation maps originally prepared by railroads at the request of the Interstate Commerce Commission. The maps show railroad tracks and other railroad facilities, railroad rights-of-way, the names of adjacent property owners, and other features. These maps were copied, annotated, and certified by the U.S. Railway Association. These maps include addendums to the deeds executed for the original property transfers and supplements that illustrate subsequent land transfers and adjustments. Also included are deleted and other related maps retained by the court. Accession NN3-021-05-004.

Records of the U.S. Geological Survey (Record Group 57)
24 cubic feet
This series, GNDB Annotated Quadrangles 1975–85, consists of annotated published U.S. Geological Survey topographic quadrangle maps. The map annotations report new place names, structures, terrain features, and roads as well as historic feature names not in current use. All 50 states are represented in this series, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, Samoa, and the District of Columbia. Accession NN3-057-00-003.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
5 cubic feet
This series, Resumé Video Recording Submissions for the Journalist in Space Program 1986, consists of video recordings made of, and by, applicants for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Journalist in Space project. The footage encompasses both demonstration tapes submitted by the applicants and taped interviews with NASA personnel. Accession NN3-255-01-018.

Records of Organizations in the Executive Office of the President, (Record Group 429)
7.5 cubic feet
This series, Video Recordings Relating to Science and Technology 1993–97, consists of video recordings that cover a wide spectrum of scientific and technological issues. Some of the subjects covered include the information highway, global positioning systems, aeronautics, telerobotics, and space exploration. Accession NN3-429-00-006.

Records of the United States Information Agency (Record Group 306)
11 cubic feet
This series, Photographs and Photomechanical Reproductions Relating to U.S. Exhibits at World's Fairs and Other Cultural and Commercial Forums 1990–94, consists of photographs, as well as scattered photomechanical reproductions and publications, documenting exhibits overseas that were designed or sponsored by the U.S. Information Agency (USIA), with a particular emphasis on science, technology, and arts-related presentations from the final decade and a half of the Cold War. Accession NN3-306-02-003.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207)
52 cubic feet
This series, Central Photograph Files 1965–2001, consists of photographs documenting activities of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its predecessors. Subjects of interest in this series include ceremonies, meetings, official travel, press conferences, receptions, and housing and urban renewal and redevelopment projects. Highlights of this accretion of approximately 40,000 photographs include: Secretary Andrew Cuomo's trips to China and South Africa and HUD Deputy Secretary Saul N. Ramirez' meeting with President Hugo Banzer Suarez of Bolivia. Other famous faces among the photographs in this series are actress Sarah Jessica Parker, home improvement expert Bob Vila, and District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams. Accessions NN3-207-03-004 and NN3-207-03-003.

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Regional Archives

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

All records are open for research unless noted otherwise.

National Archives at Anchorage
Contact archival operations, 907-261-7820.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
1 cubic foot
Nome criminal case files, 1963–93.

National Archives at Atlanta
Contact archival operations, 770-968-2100.
No new accessions this quarter.

National Archives at Boston
Contact archival operations, 781-663-0121 or 866-406-2379.
No new accessions this quarter.

National Archives at Chicago
Contact archival operations, 773-948-9001.
No new accessions this quarter.

National Archives at Denver
Contact archival operations, 303-407-5740.

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
6 cubic feet
Reclamation Service Center, Denver, Colorado. Register of contracts, 1952–79. Lower Colorado River Regional Office, Boulder City, NV. Speeches and addresses, 1947–83. Photographs of the Central Arizona Project, 1981–95.

Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
2 cubic feet
Grand Junction (Colorado) Projects Office. Records relating to uranium milling, 1950–2002.

National Archives at Fort Worth
Contact archival operations, 817-831-5620.
No new accessions this quarter.

National Archives at Kansas City
Contact archival operations, 816-268-8013.
No new accessions this quarter.

Laguna Niguel— NARA's Pacific Region
Contact archival operations, 949-360-2641
No new accessions.

National Archives at New York City
Contact archival operations, 212-401-1620 or 866-840-1752.
No new accessions.

National Archives at Philadelphia
Contact archival operations, 215-606-0112.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
6 cubic feet
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News Division, bankruptcy docket books, 1970–75.

Records of the U.S. Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
93 cubic feet
Marine Safety Office, Hampton Roads, VA: official logbooks for U.S. merchant vessels, 1966–75; vessel documentation files for Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, Elizabeth City, NC, Wilmington, NC, Reedville, VA, Morehead City, NC, and Washington, NC, 1983; vessel inspection records, 1970–74.

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter logs for USCGC Madrona, 1978–81; USCGC Kennebec, 1977–85; USCGS Cowslip, 1981–83; USCGC Ingham, 1979–84; USCGC Cherokee, 1980–84.

Marine Inspection Office, Baltimore, MD: official logbooks for U.S. merchant vessels, 1965–68, 1971–73; inactive vessel file folders, 1972.

Marine Inspection Office, Philadelphia, PA: inspection files, 1965, 1969–70.

Records of the U.S. Customs Service (Record Group 36)
1 cubic foot
Port of Philadelphia, slave manifests, 1800–40.

Records of the General Services Administration (Record Group 269)
36 cubic feet
Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, Philadelphia, PA, original and as-built drawings of Federal facilities, 1996–2004. Records restricted.

Records of the Economic Stabilization Agency (Record Group 296)
12 cubic feet
Office of Rent Stabilization, Region II, Philadelphia, PA, regional office files, 1951–53.

National Archives at San Francisco
Contact archival operations, 650-238-3501.
No new accessions.

National Archives at Seattle
Contact archival operations, 206-336-5115.

Records of the Bureau of Public Roads (Record Group 30)
70 cubic feet
Primary project documentation, 1919–68.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95) 15 cubic feet
Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Directives (mixed series), 1937–76. One file subject to the Freedom of Information Act under exemption 3, Archaeological Resource Protection Act.

Deschutes National Forest. National Forest Planning Process, 1979–81; Fire Reports, 1971–76.

Mount Hood National Forest. Directives (Mixed Series), 1973–78. Range Allotment Management Plans, 1958–73.

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Notable manuscript donations received during the quarter include two stenograph notebooks containing shorthand notes of the Casablanca Conference, January 14–24, 1943, taken by Frank Terry, assistant to President Roosevelt's naval aide, donated by Mr. Terry. Christopher Russell donated papers and memorabilia of his grandfather, Henry Charles Spruks, a State Department protocol officer during the Roosevelt administration. The library also received correspondence between Curtis B. Dall, Anna Roosevelt's first husband, and the Roosevelt family, donated by his daughter Mary Dall Twichell, and a carbon copy of the 1957 agreement between the children of President and Mrs. Roosevelt and Dore Schary for the production of Sunrise at Campobello, donated by Christopher duPont Roosevelt.

During the quarter, 202 items were accessioned into the museum collection: 184 were previously unaccessioned items and 18 were new acquisitions.

New acquisitions include a sterling silver cup marking the birth of the first Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., in 1909, from Franklin D. Roosevelt III; an "Eyes for the Navy" telescope from Betty Schroeder; a large charcoal drawing of FDR drawn by a freed World War II Russian slave laborer in Germany shortly after the President's death, from Frances Sebesta; a Naval Intelligence canvas mail pouch from Christopher Russell; and a poster-sized print of a Franklin D. Roosevelt portrait by Jacob Perskie from John Vargo.

Harry S. Truman Library

The library acquired the papers of Thomas E. Murray, member of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (about three linear feet, ca. 1950–60). The papers include diary entries, memorandums, correspondence, press releases, reports, printed materials, and other items relating to Murray's career with the commission. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of Monte Poen, author and historian (about three linear feet, ca. 1978–97). The papers include interview transcripts, tape recordings, correspondence, and other items relating to Poen's projected biography of Harry S. Truman. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of Eric Fowler, document collector (less than one linear foot, ca. 1890–1900). The papers include two ledgers containing records for students at Ott School in Independence, MO. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the records of the Harry S. Truman Library Institute for National and International Affairs (about four linear feet, ca. 1957–2000). The records include information relating to meetings of the Institute's board of directors. This collection is closed pending processing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

During the third quarter, the museum acquired 15 new artifacts. These items, transferred from the Archives Division, include materials from the James H. Guilfoyle Papers of military materials; 3 yards of fabric, "I LIKE Ike"; a pencil drawing portrait of DDE by Russell Sibert; a 380 Colt pistol from the Gen. George Horkan collection; and a metal paper embosser and Dewey campaign button from the Arthur S. Stanley collection.

One new collection was added this quarter: additional papers of Walter Bedell Smith, 1961–68, totaling 2,400 pages.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library accessioned 62 textual accessions totaling 176 cubic feet, and one oral history interview, including:

         
  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of John F. Kennedy. Framed poem by Robert Frost, written for John F. Kennedy's inauguration and inscribed to the President, with a handwritten note on verso by Jacqueline B. Kennedy.
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  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of David F. Powers. Includes material for John F. Kennedy's 1958 Senate campaign, notes, advertising copy, speeches, and news releases. 0.25 cubic feet.
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  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of Theodore C. Sorensen. Pocket calendars for 1962 to 1967 and letters. Closed pending processing.
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  • Personal Papers of Allan Webb, PT boat veteran, friend of John F. Kennedy. Correspondence from John F. Kennedy (signed "Shafty") and Jacqueline B. Kennedy. 0.25 cubic feet.
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  • An accretion to the Ernest Hemingway Collection. Foreign editions of Ernest Hemingway's novels. 12 cubic feet.
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  • Fifteen additions to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection and 27 additions to the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection.
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  • Nine accretions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection, 34 oral history interviews.
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  • Three accretions to the personal papers of Edward M. Kennedy, brother of President Kennedy, Senator from Massachusetts (1962– ):
    • Staff files, 1963–2005. 100 cubic feet.
    • Video and audiotapes and CDs. 1962–2004. 6 cubic feet.
    • Privately printed tribute by Senator Kennedy to his mother, 1997. Less than one cubic foot.

The library accessioned 212 photographic items, 49 hours of audio recordings, and 3.5 hours of video recordings.

The library accessioned an oral history program interview with William C. Battle, PT boat veteran; campaign manager, Virginia, John F. Kennedy for President (1960); and U.S. Ambassador to Australia (1962–64).

Among the accessions was a gift from Mrs. Douglas Dillon of a rock crystal and gold table ornament mounted with a John F. Kennedy half-dollar proof first issued to Mrs. John F. Kennedy. The ornament was designed by David Webb to Jacqueline Kennedy's specifications. The ornament is inscribed underneath "Thank you Douglas, love Jackie. " As Douglas Dillon was Secretary of the Treasury during the Kennedy administration and also during the Johnson administration when the coin was minted, this gift has special historical and symbolic significance.

Gerald R. Ford Library

The following oral history transcripts were accessioned and are available for research:

  • Marietta Moody Brooks, director of the Texas Fine Arts Association, four interviews totaling 172 pages.
  • Barbara Jordan, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1972–78, special interview by Liz Carpenter, 12 pages.

Ronald Reagan Library

The library received two photo albums regarding Presidential trips to Japan in 1983 and 1986 from the State Department. The original donor was the Government of Japan. They will be added to audiovisual Federal records.

The museum received further Ronald Reagan personal items from Mrs. Reagan, including 37 ties and 6 bolo ties.

George Bush Library

The Bush Library the Thomas J. Collamore papers. Mr. Collamore served as Vice President Bush's assistant for operations and staff secretary. Approximately one linear feet of textual material.

Ten boxes from George Bush's Houston Office arrived for courtesy storage.

The museum has stored 152 post Presidential artifacts this quarter. To date there have been 49,577 artifacts processed.

Two paintings of Kennebunkport by noted artist John Gable were donated by Dr. and Mrs. George E. Ehrlich of Philadelphia, PA.

William J. Clinton Library

The library received eight donations, including portraits of the President and First Lady by Kristen Eyfells, and cataloged 14 new accessions.

Richard G. Bock donated three books.
Yossi Lahmany, executive director of the Yitzhak Rabin Center, donated one book. Adrian Gheorghe donated one book.
The library for received courtesy storage two books from William J. Clinton.
The National Archives transferred records from the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (WHCAMP). 11 cubic feet.

A large bound photograph album illustrating President Clinton's trip to the Tokyo Summit in 1993 was acquired through the U.S. Department of State.

OPENINGS

Harry S. Truman Library

The library opened for research the papers of Leonard Lyons, columnist for the New York Post (less than one linear foot, 1956–71). The collection consists of 22 letters to Lyons from Mrs. Harry S. Truman, with postmarked envelopes. In the letters, the former First Lady thanks Lyons for books that he sent to Mr. and Mrs. Truman.

The library opened for research the papers of Mariano Floresca, chief steward aboard the Presidential yacht, the USS Williamsburg (less than one linear foot, 1949–50). The collection consists of menus and recipes prepared for President Truman and his guests aboard the Williamsburg and during the President's vacations in Key West, FL.

The library opened for research the papers of William W. Janssen, engineman third class aboard the Presidential yacht, the USS Williamsburg, and her escort vessel, the USS Lenore (less than one linear foot, 1930–48). The collection consists of construction designs and drawings, photographs, and motion pictures relating to the Williamsburg and the Lenore.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

More than 17,900 pages were reviewed and opened for research during the quarter. Reviewing was completed on the following collections:

  • Dr. Wallace B. and Wynona Sullivan: papers regarding Mamie Eisenhower's medical history, 1931–55;
  • Henry A. Byroade: papers, 1937–94; and
  • J. Robert Schaetzel: papers, 1943–95.

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