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Accessions and Openings for the 3rd quarter
FY 2009


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Washington, DC, Area

Among the highly significant records accessioned by the Records Accessioning and Control Team this quarter were 69 cubic feet of direct offers from the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263). They included the following record series titles: Field Monitoring Operations Files—Cruising Reports, 1941–69; Intelligence Publications Files—Daily Report Files, 1949–79; Intelligence Publications Files—Daily Report Files, 1952–87; Authoritative Communist and Third World Statements Files, 1953–92; Joint Publications Research Service (JPRS) files, 1958–81; Field Monitoring Operations Files—Schedule Files, 1971–84; and Intelligence Publications—Daily Report Files, 1980–83.

Declassifications

Records of the Office of Management and Budget (Record Group 51)
17.688 cubic feet
Army Program Files, 1961–69.

General Records of the Department of the Treasury (Record Group 56)
120.156 cubic feet
International Finance Subject Files, 1950–69 (110.931 cubic feet); Narcotics Files, 1949–68 (2.328); Records Relating to Canada, 1963–74 (5.385 cubic feet); Subject Files of Robert A. Wallace, 1961–63 (1.512 cubic feet)

General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59)
30.156 cubic feet
Files of Communications Concerning Official Ceremonies, 1940–65 (3.231 cubic feet); Funeral Files, 1926–64 (3.231 cubic feet); Records Relating to Official and State Functions Handled by the Ceremonial Office, 1928–74 (23.694 cubic feet).

Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60)
712.4 cubic feet
Class 145 (Federal Service Classification) Enclosures, 1937–70 (185.368 cubic feet); Class 145 (Federal Service Classification) Litigation Case Files, 1935–76 (209.16 cubic feet); Class 149 (Foreign Agents Registration Act) Enclosures, 1938–65 (65.52 cubic feet); Class 149 (Foreign Agents Registration Act) Litigation Case Files, 1938–81 (126.504 cubic feet); Class 150 (Knock for Knock) Enclosures, 1943–49 (1.008 cubic feet); Class 150 (Knock for Knock) Litigation Case Files, 1943–56 (11.592 cubic feet); Class 40 (Passport and Visa Matters) Enclosures, 1920–62 (1.512 cubic feet); Class 40 (Passport and Visa Matters) Litigation Case Files, 1919–69 (9.324 cubic feet); Class 61 (Admiralty Act) Enclosures, 1924–68 (35.428 cubic feet); Class 66 (Rentals and Leases) Enclosures, 1925–38 (0.74 cubic feet); Class 66 (Rentals and Leases) Litigation Case Files, 1891–1968 (6.048 cubic feet); Class 67 (Bail Bonds and Forfeitures) Enclosures, 1931–68 (5.04 cubic feet); Class 71 (Neutrality) Enclosures, 1924–48 (3.244 cubic feet); Class 71 (Neutrality) Litigation Case Files, 1905–82 (29.232 cubic feet); Class 80 (Firearms Act; Permits to Carry Firearms) Enclosures, 1934–69 (5.544 cubic feet); Class 80 (Firearms Act; Permits to Carry Firearms) Litigation Case Files, 1936–72 (5.544 cubic feet); Class 83 (Federal Employees' Compensation and Longshoreman's Act) Enclosures, 1929–56 (2.52 cubic feet); Class 89 (Federal Aid Highway Fraud) Enclosures, 1924–66 (3.024 cubic feet); Class 89 (Federal Aid Highway Fraud) Litigation Case Files, 1921–69 (6.048 cubic feet).

Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65)
99.288 cubic feet
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Case Files, 1946–81 (26.208 cubic feet);
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Case Files, 1946–99 (9.576 cubic feet);
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Case Files, 1956–83 (25.2 cubic feet);
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Case Files, 1962–88 (20.664 cubic feet);
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Case Files, 1966–88 (17.64 cubic feet).

Records of the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263)
2.448 cubic feet
Venona Messages, 1943–64.

Records of Naval Operating Forces (Record Group 313)
282.62 cubic feet
Confidential General Administrative Records, 1950–62 (9.693 cubic feet); General Administrative Correspondence, 1950 (94.094 cubic feet); Material and Logistical Correspondence, 1945 (2.016 cubic feet); Secret Administrative Files with Incoming, Outgoing, and Registered Logs, 1950–54 (176.817 cubic feet).

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319)
241.416 cubic feet
Security Classified General Correspondence, 1955–62 (201.6 cubic feet); Technical Manuals, 1994 (39.816 cubic feet).

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
44.616 cubic feet
Case Files, 1961–63, (5.04 cubic feet); Course Material, 1943–73 (39.576 cubic feet).

Records of Headquarters United States Air Force (Air Staff) (Record Group 341)
20.463 cubic feet
Records about Coordination with Civil Aviation, 1950–78 (19.386 cubic feet); Records of the High Energy Fuels Program (Project ZIP), 1947–59 (1.077 cubic feet).

Records of the Defense Intelligence Agency (Record Group 373)
8.064 cubic feet
Biographical Files of Brazilian Military Figures, 1961–79.

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Electronic Records

Records of the Fish and Wildlife Service (Record Group 22)
8,922 logical data records
Threatened and Endangered Species System (TESS) Public Use Data, as of July 2008. Materials open. 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 the Interior (Record Group 48)
46,272 logical data records
Index and Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites, 2001–2006. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Federal Reserve System (Record Group 82)
68 logical data records
Current Economic Comment Reports by District (the "Redbook"), 1970–75. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
2,961,507 logical data records
Fire and Aviation Management Web Site (FAMWEB) Data Files (2,907,078 logical data records) and Fire Effects Information System (FEIS), 1986–2008 (54,429 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 Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards (Record Group 220)
246 logical data records
General Records of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, 2006–2008. Materials closed. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Federal Aviation Administration (Record Group 237)
15,376 logical data records
Accident and Incident Database System (AIDS) Files, 2007. Materials open. 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)
129,887 logical data records
Proposals and Awards System Files, FY 2008. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Records of the Labor-Management Services Administration (Record Group 317)
41,378,900 logical data records
Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Filing Acceptance System Structured Database, 1999–2007. Materials closed. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the U.S. Naval Academy (Record Group 405)
304,288 logical data records
Midshipman Records, 2000, 2002–2004. Materials closed. 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)
57,015,856 logical data records
Linked Infant Birth and Death Data Files, 1986-1991 (24,042,732 logical data records) and Perinatal Mortality Data Files, 1995-2002 (32,973,124 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 Health Resources and Services Administration (Record Group 512)
9,684 logical data records
Area Resources Files, 2004–2006. Materials open. 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 National Archives and Records Administration (Record Group 64)
21 cubic feet
These accessions consist of videotape recordings of the new Archives II (National Archives at College Park, MD) building during its groundbreaking, construction, contractor tours, and leading up to its completion, 1985–2004. Accession NN3-064-07-003, NN3-64-05-003, NN3-64-05-002 (ARC 12055).

General Records of the Department of Education (Record Group 441)
4 cubic feet
This accretion to the Office of the Secretaryseries, 1990–2008, consists of video and audio recordings of the public affairs activities of the Department of Education Secretaries. Accession NN3-441-09-004 (ARC 785992).

Records of the Department of Defense (Record Group 319)
Less than 1 cubic foot
This internal transfer consists of a sound recording of U.S. Army defector Jerry Wayne Parrish made after he defected to North Korea, 1963. NC1-319-78-003 (ARC 2827669).

Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards (Record Group 220)
Less than 1 cubic foot
This internal transfer consists of moving images of the work of the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, 2001–2004. NN3-220-05-007 (ARC 2788760).

Records of the Department of Interior (Record Group 49)
Less than 1 cubic foot
These firefighting videos, 1997–2004, are an accretion to the Bureau of Land Management, Office of Public Affairs, general series. NN3-049-09-002 (ARC 11769).

Records of International Conferences, Commissions, and Expositions (Record Group 43)
2 cubic feet
This internal transfer consists of sound recordings, 1968–75, made during the Joint Economic Commission Paris Conference concerning the Vietnam War. NN3-43-097-007 (ARC 2839041).

Records of the Bureau of Prisons (Record Group 129)
30 cubic feet
This accession from the Office of Information, Policy & Public Affairs, 1960–2009, consists of moving images relating to the work of prison personnel. NN3-129-09-001 (ARC 2867025).

Records of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Record Group 138)
Less than 1 cubic foot
This accession consists of moving images of meetings, 1986. NN3-138-09-001 (ARC 567555).

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)
4 cubic feet
This series from the Office of Response and Restoration, 1907–19, consists of motion picture films of the Pribilof Islands in Alaska, which were long used by the seal hunting industries (3 cubic feet). These early images of the islands were filmed by H. J. Christoffers. NN3-370-09-001.

This series from the Office of Response and Restoration, 1930–2006, consists of footage of the Pribilof Islands shot on DVCPRO HD video (1 cubic foot). The recordings include interviews with Alaska Natives and others involved over the years with the seal hunting industries and reclamation project. NN3-370-09-002.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, (Record Group 330)
2 cubic feet
This accession from Joint Advertising Market Research and Studies, 2000–2002, consists of video and CD recordings made for the Todays.Military.com web site, created to recruit young people into all the armed services of the United States. NN3-330-09-017.

Records of the Naval Ship Systems Command (Record Group 344)
152 cubic feet
This series from Submarine Plans (Hull Series) consists of ship engineering drawings that show the hull and mechanical construction of U.S. Navy submarines. These ship plans include World War II diesel-powered ships and a postwar radar picket submarine. NN3-344-09-001.

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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 the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
1.38 cubic feet
Alaska State Office: Maps and Overlays, 1953–95, summarizing land availability for mineral exploration and development in Northern Alaska.

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

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
118 cubic feet
Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, Center Director's Files, 1956–78 (gaps).
Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, Upper Level Management Files, 1966–86 (gaps).
Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, FL, Director's Office Five Year Plan, 1977.

National Archives at Boston
Contact archival operations, 781-663-0121 or 866-406-2379.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
152 cubic feet
Federal Courts in Connecticut:
District of Connecticut. Criminal Case Files (Bridgeport), 1979–83.
District of Connecticut. Bankruptcy Case Files (Hartford), 1983–84.
District of Connecticut. Civil Action Case Files (Hartford), 1974–83.
District of Connecticut. Criminal Case Files (Hartford), 1980–83.
District of Connecticut. Civil Action Case Files (New Haven), 1975–79.
District of Connecticut. Criminal Case Files (New Haven), 1981–82.

Federal Courts in Maine:
District of Maine. Bankruptcy Adversary Case Files, 1983.
District of Maine. Civil Action Case Files, 1975–78.
District of Maine. Criminal Case Files, 1976–78.

Federal Courts in Massachusetts:
District of Massachusetts. Criminal Case Files, 1978.
District of Massachusetts. Civil Action Case Files, 1978.
District of Massachusetts. Civil Action Case File—Boston Schools Desegregation Case (Morgan v. Hennigan), 1972–91.

Federal Courts in New Hampshire:
District of New Hampshire. Civil Action Case Files, 1975–83.
District of New Hampshire. Criminal Case Files, 1981–83.

Federal Courts in Rhode Island:
District of Rhode Island. Civil Action Case Files, 1978.
District of Rhode Island. Criminal Case Files, 1978.
District of Rhode Island. Judgment Books, 1953–83.

Federal Courts in Vermont:
District of Vermont. Judgment Dockets and Order Books, 1916–78.

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
24 cubic feet
Coast Guard Academy. Cadet Records, 1977–78.

General Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60)
1 cubic foot
New Haven. Strike Force Criminal Case, 1978.

Records of United States Attorneys (Record Group 118)
16 cubic feet
New Haven. Significant Criminal Case Files, 1978.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207)
23 cubic feet
Massachusetts. Title VII Complaint Case Files, 1993–2000.

General Records of the General Services Administration (Record Group 269)
4 cubic feet
Massachusetts. Real Property Case Files, 1957–83 and 1977–87.

Records of the Federal Property Resources Service (Record Group 291)
13 cubic feet
Massachusetts. Real Property Case Files, 1983.

Records of United States Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342)
2 cubic feet
G Series Special Orders, 1972–81.
Real Property Case Files, 1956–73.

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)
48 cubic feet
Northeast Fishery Management Council. Fishery Management Plan Files, 1971–87.
Northeast Fishery Management Council. Historical Files, 1979–82.
Northeast Fishery Management Council. Meetings & Hearings, 1976–87.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Fishery Management Plan Files. 1978–85.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Research Publications. 1862–1988.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Joint Council Meetings (Mid-Atlantic & New England Councils), 1976–87.
Northeast Fisheries Science Center. Research Projects Maps & Charts: Gulf of Maine Fisheries, 1978–83.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
7 cubic feet
Ships Case Files, 1973.

Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) (Record Group 338)
36 cubic feet
Natick Laboratories. Technical Reports, 1968–73. 1979.
Natick Laboratories. Five Year Operating Program Files, 1971–72.
Natick Laboratories. Operating Programs Progress Reports, 1970–75.
U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Operating Agency Five Year Program Files, 1974–88.
U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Publication Sets, 1990–92.
U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory. Technical Reports, 1936–85.

Records of United States Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342)
1 cubic foot
Civilian Policy Board Records, 1967–83.

Records of the Federal Transit Administration (Record Group 408)
18 cubic feet
Civilian Policy Board Records, 1967–83.

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

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

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
1 cubic feet
New Mexico State Office, Santa Fe, NM. Organizational and historical case files, 1984–98.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
21 cubic feet
Carson National Forest, NM. Historical files, 1923–69.
Lincoln National Forest, NM. Historical files, 1906–67.
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. Historical files, 1914–64.
Santa Fe National Forest, NM. Historical files, 1950–66.
Uncompahgre National Forest, CO. Historical files, 1905–82.

National Archives at Fort Worth
Contact archival operations, 817-831-5620.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
88 cubic feet
Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division. Bankruptcy Adversary Cases, 1979–87.
Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division. Civil and Criminal Dockets, 1973–83.

Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations (Record Group 76)
451 cubic feet
International Boundary and Water Commission: mission files; claim files; project planning, design, and construction files; minutes; water publications; hydraulic design studies, and hydraulic files, 1969–86.

Records of the Department of Labor (Record Group 174)
10 cubic feet
Dallas Regional Office, TX. Litigation case files relating to Mexican labor, 1961–72.

Records of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Record Group 403)
100 cubic feet
Dallas and Houston Area Office and San Antonio Field Offices, Texas. Landmark cases, 1992–2003.

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

Laguna Niguel— NARA's Pacific Region
Contact archival operations, 949-360-2641.
No report this quarter.

National Archives at New York City
Contact archival operations, 212-401-1620 or 866-840-1752.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
4,317 cubic feet
Federal courts in New Jersey:
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden): Closed Criminal Cases, 1971.
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (Newark): Closed Civil Cases, 1972, 1977, 1982.
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey (Trenton): Closed Criminal Cases, 1967–69; Closed Civil Cases, 1974–82.

Federal Courts in New York:
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York: Closed Bankruptcy Cases (screened cases), 1924; 1937–January 1979; 1960–63.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York: Closed Bankruptcy Cases, 1965; Closed Bankruptcy Cases (screened cases), 1903–77.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York: Closed Civil Cases, 1968–81.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Central Islip): Closed Civil Cases, 1977–82; Closed Criminal Cases, 1983.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York: Closed Civil Cases, 1972–82.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York: Closed Civil Cases, 1968–69; 1970–83; 1972; Closed Civil Dockets, 1983; Closed Criminal Cases, 1969–83; Miscellaneous Cases, 1973–83; Opinions—Civil, Criminal, Bankruptcy, 1978–80.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (White Plains): Closed Criminal Cases, 1982; Closed Civil Cases, 1981–83.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York: Closed Civil Cases, 1973–81.

General Records of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (Record Group 207)
9 cubic feet
Systemic and Secretary-initiated Complaint Case Files, FY 1976 and 1982; FY 1983–FY 1985; FY 1999.

Records of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
411 cubic feet
Closed Briefs/Appendices (Red side), 1983.
Closed Case Records (Blue side), 1983. Docket Sheets, 1983.

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
19 cubic feet
Public Involvement Records, 1997.
Project Office Files, 1947–71.

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

Records of the U.S. District Courts (Record Group 21)
3 cubic feet
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, Charlottesville Division: Declarations of Intention, 1930–82; Naturalization Petitions, 1954–91; Attorney Rolls, 1938–63; Civil Docket Book, 1939–64; Civil Order Books, 1939–74, 1976–77, 1984–85; Criminal Docket Book, 1960–77; and Criminal Order Book, 1960–74.

Records of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
10 cubic feet
Dockets for miscellaneous cases, 1964–95; minutes, 1971–93; designation of visiting judges, 1910–46; and appeal notices and opinions from cases from the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1921–44.

National Archives at San Francisco
Contact archival operations, 650-238-3501.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
18 cubic feet
District of Nevada, Reno, Criminal Case Files, 1982.

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

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
3.61 cubic feet
Idaho State Office: Idaho 30-Minute Quad Maps; Boundary and District Maps, 1939, 1967–91.

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Collection of personal correspondence and printed materials of Raymond C. Moley, a member of FDR's original Brains Trust.

A handwritten statement by Harry L. Hopkins recording the recollections of Thomas Corcoran on the origins of the Supreme Court crisis of 1937.

A Western Union telegram from President Herbert Hoover to President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt following the assassination attempt on FDR, February 1933.

A mail-order form signed by FDR for "The Ship Model Builder's Assistant."

An original signed letter from FDR to J. Levi, November 6, 1943, thanking him for the leather photo frame containing photos of the four Roosevelt sons in uniform. This framed item is currently on the President's White House desk display.

A handwritten letter from FDR to Jouett Shouse seeking unification of the Democratic Party following the National Convention, July 1932.

Three draft pages of speeches from FDR's days as Governor of New York State: one speech relating to unemployment relief and the other to local government reform.

A Native American land deed for most of Hyde Park, NY, June 24, 1696, written in Old Dutch and signed by Stephanus van Cortlandt, Meyander Harmense, and five Indian chiefs.

Other notable archival acquisitions this quarter include a sample 1932 election ballot from Wheeling, WV; an enrolled copy of an Oklahoma State Senate Resolution establishing March 4, 2009, as Franklin D. Roosevelt Appreciation Day; three photograph scrapbooks documenting Campobello Island during the time it was owned by Armand Hammer; copies of news articles and other printed materials related to the USS Iowa; and an original letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Ruth Schulman regarding housing conditions in New York City, June 26, 1962.

Two original color transparencies and 25 black-and-white negatives and transparencies produced by Leon A. Perskie during a sitting with Franklin D. Roosevelt for the 1944 official campaign portrait.

Harry S. Truman Library

Accretions to the Ken Hechler Papers, the Ted Sanders Papers, and the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection.

Transcripts of oral history interviews with Valeria LaMere, Alex Petrovic, and Dwain Reynolds. The interviews were conducted and the transcripts donated by the Harry S Truman National Historic Site, National Park Service.

Architectural drawings of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, MO. The drawings, dating from the construction of the courthouse in 1934, were donated by Kansas City, MO.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Accretion to the papers of John F. Hilliard, 1945 and 1968–80, 420 pages.

John F. Kennedy Library

A deed of gift was completed for the papers of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. This collection includes correspondence and other papers as First Lady, 1960–64; scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, books; press releases, correspondence, clippings, related materials, and photographic albums and photographs sent to and maintained by the First Lady's Press Secretary, 1961–63; photographs of Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, and others, events at the White House, and trips ca. 1920–93; photographs lent to and used by Anne Lincoln in her book, The Kennedy White House Parties. 72.02 cubic feet; 331 museum artifacts. Closed.

An accretion to the papers of Herbert E. Tucker, Jr., Files relating to Mr. Tucker's work on John F. Kennedy's 1958 senatorial campaign and 1961 Presidential inauguration, as well as his involvement with the DNC. 0.050 cubic feet. Closed.

The papers of Myer Feldman, lawyer, government official, and Deputy Special Counsel to the President (1961–64). Personal and professional correspondence, alphabetical and subject files, notebooks, diaries, and writings relating to John F. Kennedy and other Presidential campaigns and administrations, local and international organizations, and legislative matters 48.108 cubic feet. Closed.

An accretion to the papers of Louis Oberdorfer, lawyer, Assistant Attorney General, (Tax Division), 1961–65. Professional and personal files containing correspondence, chronological files, diaries, logs, subject files related to legal and political matters. 15.12 cubic feet. Closed.

An accretion to the papers of Robert Shrum, political consultant. 46 reels of 1" type C videotape relating to Edward M. Kennedy political campaigns. 4.307 cubic feet. Closed.

Accretions to the papers of Theodore C. Sorensen. Publications and writings related to and regarding Sorensen's career, public appearances, and speaking engagements; published copies of articles by the donor; incoming letters; publications and awards presented to Mr. Sorensen; and a short run of weekly planners. 2.52 cu ft. Closed.

An accretion to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection, including the papers of William Tiffin (0.504 cu foot), and six oral history interviews with:

  • Joseph Gedhill (Sierra Leone)
  • Kristin Wegner (Dominican Republic)
  • Elizabeth Bell Holtzman (Nigeria)
  • Jeffrey W. Potter (Nepal, 1994–96)
  • Jim Johnson (Nigeria,and Ghana)
  • Jerome Johnson (Nigeria, 1966–68)

Three additions to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection, including papers from Stewart Udall of his correspondence with Jacqueline Onassis, were accessioned, processed, and opened. 0.100 cu ft. Open.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

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

  • Irwin Wolkstein, who worked in the Social Security Administration and was instrumental in the development of Medicare legislation and the implementation of its programs, 19 pages
  • Richard Spinn, college acquaintance of Lyndon Johnson, 18 pages
  • William H. Crook, OEO Regional Director 1965–67, VISTA Director, 1967–68, and Ambassador to Australia 1968–69, 72 pages
  • Virginia and Wilton Woods, boyhood friends and longtime supporters of LBJ, 12 pages
  • Mary Fish Haselton, legislative assistant to Senator Lyndon Johnson, 1953–60, Foreign Service Officer, Department of State 1960–64 and 1974–79, and former wife of President Johnson's brother, Sam Houston Johnson, 43 pages
  • Donald Cronin, administrative assistant to Senator Lister Hill, eight interviews, 147 total pages
  • J. Waddy Bullion, the Johnsons' tax attorney, Chief Counsel's Office, Bureau of Internal Revenue, 1940–42 and 1945–47, 26 pages
  • John H. Crooker, Jr., lawyer, Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board, 1968–69, 68 pages
  • William Krimer, U.S. interpreter at the Glassboro Summit, Senior Language Officer in the Language Services Division, Department of State, 1963–82, 19 pages
  • Alexander MacDonald "Sandy" Keith, Minnesota state legislator 1960–64, lieutenant governor, 1962–66, Minnesota supreme court justice, 1989-90, Supreme Court Chief Justice, 1990–98, 38 pages
  • Roman Conrad Pucinski, staff reporter and writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1939–59, U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1959–73, National Advisory Council on Vocational Education, 1974–82, Chicago alderman, 1973–91, 36 pages
  • William A. Reynolds, staff member for Senator Robert Kerr, 1953–63, 49 pages

Papers of William H. Crook, Director of the Southwest Region of the Office of Economic Opportunity, 1966; Director of VISTA, 1967–68; and Ambassador to Australia, 1968–69. The files mostly contain material about OEO and VISTA, a small portion about Crook's time as a member of the U.S.-Mexico Border Development Commission 1967, and his time as Ambassador to Australia. The collection is 1.38 cubic feet and is available for research.

Papers of Dean H. Towner, which consists of LBJ's letters concerning Towner's Fulbright Scholarship to Rome, 1961–62. This collection is seven pages (0.00406 cubic feet) and is available for research.

Papers of Dennis Fagan, which consists of his photographic collection pertaining to Lady Bird Johnson and the LBJ Ranch. This collection consists of 1,361 images (0.319 cubic feet) and is available for research.

Richard Nixon Library

Oral history interviews were completed with George Elsey, Morton Halperin, Geoffrey Shepard, Angelo Lano, James Falk, Richard Fairbanks, Terrence O'Donnell, Richard Hauser, Steve Hess, Pamela Bailey, Anthony Lake, Frank Borman, and Powell Moore.

Fifteen 35mm slides from Robert E. MacArthur depicting Mrs. Nixon's activities during the President's visit to Vietnam in 1969.

Slides, negatives, and photographic prints related to candidate Richard Nixon's visit to Southern Methodist University in October 1968, taken by photographer Philip D. Green.

Three original cartoons of Richard Nixon, donated by Jon Kennedy, a cartoonist at the Arkansas Gazette.

Collection of materials relating to the Peace Corps and ACTION, from Kevin Lowther.

Gerald R. Ford Library

Accretion to the Betty Ford Papers, Gerald R. Ford Post Presidential Office Files, and Composite General Accessions collection.

Accretion to the papers of economist Michael Moskow, who held several senior positions under Presidents Nixon and Ford.

Accretion from John Logie of Grand Rapids, a DVD reproduction of a 1936 home movie of a wedding attended by Betty Bloomer.

Jimmy Carter Library

Materials from Pepperdine Professor Dan Caldwell.

Accretion to collection from President Carter's Office.

George H.W. Bush Library

An additional seven cubic feet to the Betty Miller Unterberger Collection. Professor Unterberger was the first woman to receive a Ph.D. from Duke University. She has served on the History Review Panel to the Central Intelligence Agency since 1998, and her donation consists of materials collected during her time on the panel.

A deed of gift was completed for the Juliet McLennan Papers. McLennan served in several capacities on the Bush/Quayle campaign in 1988, and her papers document the campaign from an insider's perspective.

A deed of gift was completed for the Jack Kemp Papers. Kemp served as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1989 to 1993. His donated collection complements the HUD materials located in the Bush Presidential Collection.

William J. Clinton Library

The Clinton Library accessioned approximately 229.59 cubic feet of textual material this quarter:

  • The Stephen Charla Collection of materials on the 1992 Clinton Presidential Election
  • The Ambassador Inderfurth Collection of Clinton transition material

OPENINGS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Papers of Curtis Roosevelt, the eldest grandson of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. The collection consists mainly of Mr. Roosevelt's files from his service in the United Nations as Chief of the Non-Governmental Organizations Section. The NGO Section assisted civil, labor, church, and other nongovernmental groups interested in United Nations activities, 4.8 cubic feet.

Harry S. Truman Library

All accessions from the third quarter are open for research:

  • Accretions to the Ken Hechler Papers, the Ted Sanders Papers, and the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection.
  • Transcripts of oral history interviews with Valeria LaMere, Alex Petrovic, and Dwain Reynolds. The interviews were conducted and the transcripts donated by the Harry S Truman National Historic Site, National Park Service.
  • Architectural drawings of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City, MO. The drawings, dating from the construction of the courthouse in 1934, were donated by Kansas City, MO.

Papers of Gil Shaw, a Coast Guard participant in the funeral of Harry S. Truman. The papers consist primarily of newspaper clippings, fact sheets, and other materials concerning Truman's presidency, death, and funeral, 1970–72, less than one-half of one linear foot.

Papers of Niles W. Bond, a State Department official. The papers consist of correspondence and memoranda between the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army, and other officials regarding the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Korea, 1947–49, less than one-half of one linear foot.

The World War II Collection. The collection contains historical materials relating to World War II that have been donated to the Truman Library over the years, including printed materials, scrapbooks, correspondence, reports, and memorabilia. Most of these materials were originally opened for research as part of the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection (MHDC) or the General Historical Documents Collection (GHDC), 1932–96, 2 linear feet, 7 linear inches.

John F. Kennedy Library

An addition to the Personal Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, economist, educator, author, and diplomat. Correspondence, memoranda, draft manuscripts of books and articles, reports, speeches, interviews, testimonies, and news clippings covering his early career, early government service, Harvard University, the 1960 Presidential election campaign as well as other Presidential and Senatorial campaigns, diplomatic papers, and his career as an author. Open in part.

Series 6 and 7 of McGeorge Bundy, author, professor, and government official. 142.988 cubic feet.

The papers of Winifred Armstrong. Subject files relating to donor's work as a speechwriter and staff member for Senator John F. Kennedy. 2.52 cubic feet.

Three additions to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection. 0.100 cubic feet.

Reprocessed and created an item-level inventory of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards collection. Includes various materials submitted by award recipients, such as transcripts, audio and video recordings, clippings, newsprint and photographs. 25.091 cubic feet.

Finished reprocessing the papers of H. Bentley Hahn, Post Office Department employee; inventor of the ZIP Code. Materials relating to the development of the Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP Code). 0.504 cubic feet.

Oral history interview of Roy Cohn (RFK Project).

Lyndon B. Johnson Library

The oral history transcripts of Walter Judd, Richard Spinn, Irwin Wolkstein, William Crook, Virginia and Wilton Woods, J. Waddy Bullion, Mary Fish Haselton, Donald Cronin, A.M. "Sandy" Keith, and William Krimer, 544 pages.

Office Files of Joseph Califano, 1 box; Office Files of James Gaither, 3 boxes; Office Files of Walter Jenkins, 1 box; Office Files of John Macy, 2 boxes; Office Files of Harry Middleton, 1 box; Office Files of Fred Panzer, 8 boxes; Office Files of George Reedy, 6 boxes.

Papers of John Connally, 7 boxes; Papers of William H. Crook, 3 boxes; Papers of Alain Enthoven, 2 boxes; Papers of Goldye E. Levi, 2 boxes; Papers of Charles Marsh, 27 boxes; Papers of William Westmoreland, 2 boxes.

Vice Presidential Security File, 1 box.

White House Social Files, Alpha File, 6 boxes; White House Social Files, Seating Charts 1 box; White House Social Files, Liz Carpenter's Files, 1 box.

National Security File, Agency File, 5 boxes; National Security File, Files of Charles E. Johnson, 2 boxes; National Security File, Files of Walt Rostow, 1 box; National Security File, Files of William J. Jorden, 1 box.

White House Central Files, Subject File for Public Relations (PR), 1 box.

Richard Nixon Library

Approximately 154 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House consisting of approximately 994 conversations primarily from January 1973. The conversations covered topics such as the conclusion of a peace settlement between the United States and the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the return of American POWs, President Nixon's second inauguration, the U.S. and Europe, the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, energy policy, the reorganization of the executive branch, and the first Watergate trial. This was the 13th opening of Nixon White House tapes since 1980, and with this release approximately 2,371 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House are now available to the public.

The opening also consisted of approximately 10.5 cubic feet of previously restricted materials from the White House Special Files, Staff Member and Office Files; the National Security Files; and the Henry A. Kissinger Files. The materials included documents on U.S. policy toward Europe, on U.S. policy in the Middle East, on the investigation of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the investigation of Jack Anderson, also known as the Radford Affair, and on the conduct of the war in Cambodia and Vietnam. The opening also included CIA Bay of Pigs materials personally delivered to the White House in 1971 by the Director of Central Intelligence, Richard Helms, at President Nixon's request. The President asked for these materials in support of activities associated with the so-called Plumbers unit. Although other copies of these documents have been released by the CIA on its web site, these materials were not previously publicly known to have been received by the Nixon administration.

White House Central Files, Subject Files: FG 170 (National Commission on Fire Prevention and Control), FG 210 (Public Advisory Committee on Trade Policy), FG 211 (Public Land Law Review Commission), FG 212 (Quetico-Superior Committee), FG 213 (Railroad Retirement Board), FG 214 (Renegotiation Board), FG 215 (Securities and Exchange Commission), FG 219 (Southern Interstate Nuclear Board), FG 220 (Subversive Activities Control Board), GI (partial release consisting of several folders from GI 2 and GI 3), and ME (partial release consisting of one folder from ME 1).

Also released were the White House Central Files of Kenneth Cole, White House Central Files, Alpha Name Files for Borman, Frank (Col.) and Olsen, P., White House Central Files, Staff Member and Office Files: White House Executive Clerk Reading File (consisting of Memorandums to the Heads of Departments and Agencies), and RG 87 (Records of the U.S. Secret Service), Installation and Maintenance of the White House Sound Recording System and Tapes.

Gerald R. Ford Library

The first nine boxes (covering the letters A-M) of the National Security Adviser. Presidential Subject File collection, containing folders on a wide variety of foreign affairs and national security matters. Among the larger files opened so far are those relating to the Camp David Meeting of Foreign and Finance Ministers on Energy, Sept. 28–29, 1974; chemical and biological weapons; Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; communications; congressional matters; energy policy; European Community; fisheries legislation (200-mile limit); food/food aid/World Food Conference; foreign assistance/Military Assistance Service Fund, foreign military sales, jet engines (JT-10D License), and Law of the Sea.

Two additional series from the National Security Adviser. NSC International Economic Affairs Staff: Files, (1973) 1975–76. The chronological files in the collection ("Robert Hormats Chronological File" and "Timothy Deal Chronological File") are now available for research. They contain materials accumulated by NSC senior staff member Robert Hormats and his assistants and concern such topics as economic relations with specific countries, international economic summits, trade, foreign investment, energy, oil prices, OPEC, food aid, grain sales, Maritime affairs, and foreign aid. The two subject files in this collection were opened to research in 2007, so all of the series are now available.

Two additional segments of the Melvin R. Laird Papers, relating to his work as Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1972. The first concerns equal opportunity and race relations in the military. The primary focus is on African Americans, although it also includes items on women, the handicapped, and other minorities. The second segment concerns drug abuse among military personnel.

Papers of Charles J. Orlebeke, Department of Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, 1975–77. The collection focuses on the areas of housing, community development, and urban policy with much relating to the work of the President's Committee on Urban Development and Neighborhood Revitalization. Access to the materials requires advance consultation with an archivist before a visit to the library in order to request that specific folders be added to the library's review-for-access queue. (9.3 linear feet)

The library added several thousand newly declassified pages to the artificial collection Ford Library Project File of Documents Declassified through the Remote Archive Capture (RAC) Program. The RAC Project File provides access to copies of declassified documents that are embedded in closed, unprocessed parent collections.

An accretion to the papers of Eric D. Thuma in the Composite General Accessions collection, 1976–80. The material consists of 194 slides, one photograph, and digital images on two CD-ROMs related to President Ford's 1976 reelection campaign activities in Michigan, the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit, and Professor Thuma's Oakland Community College radio documentary, The Making of the President in the Bicentennial Year and his public service radio program, Epilogue. Included are campaign photographs on a variety of subjects and transcripts of Thuma's interviews with numerous and various political and public figures, including Walter Cronkite, Trustee Lee Bollinger, Father Charles Coughlin, John Dean, George Will, and Rock Hudson.

The library opened the audiovisual materials in the papers of Trustee Roderick M. Hills, Counsel to the President and Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman in the Ford administration, Corporate Executive and Attorney, 1975–2005. Included are audio and photos of SEC Chairman Hills's April 1976 appearance on Wall Street Week and audio of his November 1976 address to the Economic Club of New York, various post-Ford administration speeches, and a set of audio recordings from the 1979 AEI Forum, "Choosing Presidential Candidates: How Good is the New Way?" (0.1 cubic feet).

Jimmy Carter Library

Additional Carter Family Papers.

State Files series and Speech Files.

Congressional Liaison-Robert Maher Subject Files.

Ronald Reagan Library

Governor's Papers of Ronald Reagan, 1967–75, Legislative Unit, Boxes L312 through L650. The collection, now open in full, consists of copies of legislation submitted to the Governor for his signature, copies of earlier versions of the bills, and reports completed by various departments of the state government assessing the impact of the legislation.

Segments of the White House Speechwriting Office: Speech Research Office, 1987–1/20/1989, and case files 1-200000 for White House Office of Records Management Subject File category FG006-01 (White House Office). This is approximately the years 1981–83.

The Howard Baker and Ken Duberstein collections. The material consists of administrative material handled by the chief of staff including the transition to the George H.W. Bush administration. Subject files are linked to events from the last two years of the Reagan administration: recovering from the Iran Contra investigation; Supreme Court nominees; and U.S.-USSR summits and arms control.

The Peter Keisler collection. The material covers the nominations of Robert Bork and Anthony Kennedy to the Supreme Court, and his work on the Legal Analysis Team studying legal issues related to the Iran-Contra investigations. The bulk of his material consisted of printed and published material. This segment also includes any WHORM Subject File case files relative to Keisler.

The Presidential Briefing Papers, consisting of a work sheet listing the President's activities for an individual day. Attached are briefing papers or appointment/scheduling memos briefly outlining each of the President's activities of the day.

George H. W. Bush Library

Records processed in response to the following Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request have been opened for research: 2004-0145-F (WHORM Subject Code CO134, Saudi Arabia).

William J. Clinton Library

Records processed in response to the following Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request have been opened for research: 2006-0886-F Call logs of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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