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Accessions and Openings for the 1st quarter
FY 2011

View Accessions and Openings for all quarters since July 2001.

Washington, DC, Area

The Records Accessioning and Control Team continued to complete the in-processing paperwork associated with the annual "P" move of records from the Washington National Records Center (WNRC). During this quarter, 1,406 cubic feet of late transfer records from WNRC were also added to NARA's permanent holdings. This quarter the team completed 77 WNRC accessioning jobs for a total of 664 cubic feet. In calendar year 2010, the team completed 192 accessioning jobs for the 2010 "P" move and late transfers that total 22,539 cubic feet of records. At the end of the quarter, 50 WNRC jobs remained to be closed out, amounting to a total of 4,679 cubic feet of records. Additionally 95 WNRC jobs scheduled for the Annual P 2011 move in February amounting to a total of 22,328 cubic feet of records are currently being processed.

During the first quarter, the Records Accessioning and Control Team completed and closed out 195 direct offer jobs for a total of 2,527 cubic feet. At the end of the quarter, 68 direct offer jobs remained to be closed out amounting to a total of 9,504 cubic feet of records.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation continues to transfer records as direct offers to the National Archives. During the first quarter, we received 4,398 cubic feet of Headquarters and Field Office Class 100 records and 80 cubic feet of Class 105 records.

During this quarter, the State Department transferred telephone transcripts of Henry Kissinger's conversations with various individuals.

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Electronic Records

Records of the U.S. Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
481,006 logical data records
Records of the Federal On-Scene Coordinator (FOSC): Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Correspondence Files, 1989–93. Materials 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 State (Record Group 59)
421,152 logical data records
Central Foreign Policy File: Electronic Telegrams, 1977. Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or cer@nara.gov.

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Regional Archives

Anchorage   |   Atlanta   |   Boston   |   Chicago   |   Denver   |   Fort Worth   |   Kansas City   |   New York City   |   Philadelphia   |   Riverside   |   St. Louis   |   San Francisco   |   Seattle

All records are open for research unless noted otherwise.

National Archives at Anchorage
Contact archival operations, 907-271-2441.
No report this quarter.

National Archives at Atlanta
Contact archival operations, 770-968-2100.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
10 cubic feet
Shuttle-related Class 1 MSFC-released documents handbooks, plans, procedures, reports, and specifications; 1978–2006.

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

National Archives at Chicago
Contact archival operations, 773-948-9000.
No report this quarter.

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

Records of the United States Customs Service (Record Group 36)
1 cubic foot
Great Falls, MT, Investigative Office. Investigative case files relating to neutrality violations, 1966–89.

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
21 cubic feet
Colorado State Office. Serial case file indexes, 1910–54. Oil shale patent contest letters, 1920–50.
Rock Springs, WY, Field Office. Right-of-way case files, 1982–84.

Records of the National Park Service (Record Group 79)
22 cubic feet
Southwest Regional Office, Santa Fe, NM. Planning Division records, 1963–95.

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
24 cubic feet
Klamath Basin Area Office. Homestead entry records, 1901–2001.
Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Sacramento, CA. Records relating to reclamation camps and project facilities, 1955–87.

Records of the Agricultural Research Service (Record Group 310)
1 cubic foot
Natural Resources Research Center, Fort Collins, CO. Cooperative agreements and memorandums of agreement, 1988–89.

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

National Archives at Kansas City
Contact archival operations, 816-268-8013.

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

Federal courts in Kansas:
District of Kansas, Topeka Division, Closed Civil Case Files, 1985 and prior. (12 cubic feet)
District of Kansas, Wichita Division, Closed Criminal Cases, 1983–85 (2 cubic feet); Closed Civil Cases, 1982–85 (20 cubic feet).
District of Kansas, Kansas City Division, Closed Criminal Cases, 1983–85 (6 cubic feet); Closed Civil Cases, 1976–85 (48 cubic feet).

Federal courts in Missouri:
Western District of Missouri, Central Division, Jefferson City, Closed Civil Cases, 1978–85 (51 cubic feet)
Western District of Missouri, Western Division, Kansas City, Closed Civil Cases, 1977–85. (27 cubic feet)
Western District of Missouri, Southern Division, Springfield, Closed Civil Cases, 1977 and 1982. (1 cubic foot)
Western District of Missouri, Western Division, Kansas City, Closed Criminal Cases, 1981–85 (31 cubic feet)
Western District of Missouri, Northern Division, St. Joseph, Closed Criminal Cases, 1984. (1 cubic foot)
Eastern District of Missouri, Northern Division, Hannibal, Closed Civil Cases, 1985 and prior. (9 cubic feet)
Eastern District of Missouri, Southeastern Division, Cape Girardeau, Closed Civil Cases, 1985 and prior. (17 cubic feet)
Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division, St. Louis, Closed Civil Cases, 1985 and prior. (124 cubic feet)

Federal courts in Iowa:
Southern District of Iowa, Western Division, Council Bluffs, Closed Civil Cases, 1985. (2 cubic feet)
Southern District of Iowa, Central Division, Des Moines, Closed Civil Case Files, 1985 (13 cubic feet); Closed Criminal Cases, 1979–85 (25 cubic feet).

Federal courts in Nebraska:
District of Nebraska, Omaha Division, Closed Civil Cases, 1976–85. (32 cubic feet)
District of Nebraska, Omaha Division, Closed Criminal Cases, 1975–85. (4 cubic feet)

Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers (Record Group 77)
9 cubic feet
Department of the Army, U.S. Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, Investigational Projects, 1965–90.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
4 cubic feet
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Kansas City Area Office, Inspection Cases—Safety Fatality and/or Catastrophe, FY 1989–90 (2 cubic feet).

Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Wichita Area Office, Inspection Cases—Safety Fatality and/or Catastrophe, FY 1989–90 (2 cubic feet ).

Records of the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (Record Group 258)
9 cubic feet
USDA Risk Management Agency, Product Management Division, Kansas City, MO, Program Specific Handbooks, 1968–2005 (3 cubic feet).
USDA Risk Management Agency, Product Management Division, Kansas City, MO, Loss Adjustment Handbooks, 1987–2005 (6 cubic feet).

Records of the United States Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
105 cubic feet
United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, St. Louis, Pleadings Case Files, 1985.

Records of the United States Bankruptcy Courts (Record Group 578)
6 cubic feet
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Missouri, St. Louis, Closed Bankruptcy Adversary Cases, 1985 and prior.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
20 cubic feet
U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Closed Criminal Cases, December 1975–November 1984.

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
10 cubic feet
Marine Inspection Office—New York, NY: Official Log Books—Merchant Vessels, 1979.

Records of the Department of the Navy (Record Group 181)
7 cubic feet
U.S. Naval Training Device Center—Port Washington, NY: R & D Drawings, June 1964 and prior.

U.S. Fleet Weather Central—FPO, NY: R & D Drawings, April 1963.

Records of the United States Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
379 cubic feet
Case Files, 1979–85 "Blue Files."
Briefs, 1985 "Red Files."
Case Files (Previously Sealed), 1979–85.

Records of the General Services Administration (Record Group 291)
120 cubic feet
Real Property Disposal Case Files, 1963–73.

National Archives at Philadelphia
Contact archival operations, 215-606-0112.
No report this quarter.

National Archives at Riverside
Contact archival operations, 951-956-2000

Records of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Record Group 22)
17 cubic feet
Endangered and Threatened Species, Carlsbad, CA, 1973–90.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
153 cubic feet
Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, CA, Project Files, 1976–2003.
Fleet Analysis Center, Corona, CA, Technical Reports, 1970–84.
Naval Air Warfare Assessment Center, Corona, CA, General Correspondence, 1988–89.
Office of Naval Research, Pasadena, CA, Project Files, 1949–84.
Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Port Hueneme, CA, Project Files, 1980–84.
Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA, Project Files, 1983–84.
Naval Air Warfare Center, Point Mugu, CA, Primary Program Records, 1965–89; Engineering Drawings, 1973–83.

National Archives at St. Louis
Contact archival operations, 314-801-0800

Records of the National Archives and Records Administration (Record Group 64)
61 cubic feet
NRP-64-2010-010, World War I Army Awards Card File, ca. 1918–ca. 1940. (57 cubic feet)
NRP-64-2010-011, World War I Army Awards Precedence Files, 1918–1920. (4 cubic feet)

National Archives at San Francisco
Contact archival operations, 650-238-3501.
No report this quarter.

National Archives at Seattle
Contact archival operations, 206-526-6501.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
103.392 cubic feet
United States District Court, District of Idaho, All Divisions
    Case Indices, 1890–1990.
    Docket Books, 1905–92.
    Judgment and Order Books, 1954–91.
    Judgment and Order Books (Bankruptcy), 1985–98.
    Miscellaneous Case Files, 1900–20.
    Miscellaneous Case Files (Commissioner Cards), 1900–90.

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
9.968 cubic feet
Idaho State Office: Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Designation Case Files, 1971–92.

Records of the Public Buildings Service (Record Group 121)
459.242 cubic feet
Region 10, Seattle
    Original and As-Built Drawings, 1873–1998.
    Real Property Disposal Case Files, 1981–82.

Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
8.96 cubic feet
Thirteenth Naval District, Local Activity Office Histories, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest Region, 1964–69. (2.154 cubic feet)
Thirteenth Naval District, Ship and Ordnance Engineering Drawings, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, ca. 1960s–1976 (4.74 cubic feet). Records are classified.
Thirteenth Naval District, Shore Station Construction Records, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, 1961–97. (2.066 cubic feet)

Records of the Office of the Chief of Transportation (Record Group 336)
.71 cubic feet
Port of Embarkation, Seattle: Organizational History Files.

Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
6.18 cubic feet
Richland Office: Old Settlers Collection (1.077cubic feet); DuPont Collection (5.103 cubic feet).

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Herbert Hoover Library

During the first quarter of FY 2011, the Hoover Library received less than one foot (-1) of material as an accretion to the Papers of Robert Goodwin related to the establishment of the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library. Among the items in the accretion were several interesting blueprints. The library acquired 23 periodicals during the quarter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

During the first quarter, .010 cubic feet of recent manuscript acquisitions were accessioned.

Most notable among this quarter's accessions are Franklin D. Roosevelt's New York State income tax return for the year 1939 and related documents (gift of Myron Bloom in honor of Eugene and Ruth Rosenzweig) and additional photographic and miscellaneous materials related to Leon Perskie's 1944 photographic session in which he took FDR's official campaign portrait (gift of Beatrice Perskie Foxman and Dr. Stanley B. Foxman).

Twenty-six new books, 29 periodicals, and 38 vertical file items were added to the printed materials collections.

Eighty-nine new objects were accessioned into the museum collection: 75 politically themed objects transferred from archives (from the Isador and Carol Lubin Papers donated by Ann Buttenwieser); a 1940 Franklin D. Roosevelt campaign poster (donated as an anonymous gift through Stuart A. Miner); two Soviet World War II posters (donated by Boris Yeltsin as part of a World War II exhibit presented to the library); two National Recovery Administration (NRA) items and a Townsend Plan banner (donated by Gary Myerscough); five objects transferred from the archives (from the Grace Tully Papers deeded by the Chicago Newspaper Liquidation Corporation); a "The Friends of Franklin D. Roosevelt" button (transferred from the archives from William H. Kirwin, Jr., material); and a pewter bowl and Val-Kill bedside table (deeded after a long-term incoming loan by Chandler Roosevelt Lindsley).

Harry S. Truman Library

The library acquired the Papers of Leslie Biffle: correspondence, invitations, programs, photographs, printed materials, memorabilia, and other items mostly documenting Biffle's career as Secretary of the Senate; his relations with Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and other prominent persons, and his involvement in Democratic Party politics (about 2,000 pages, ca. 1918–68). This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Papers of Patrick H. Gallen: photocopies of correspondence with Harry S. Truman and other items (about 80 pages, ca. 1938–64). This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Papers of Samuel B. Smizer: his World War II diary, with related notes (about 40 pages, 1945). This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to the Papers of Edward C. Gillette: correspondence, legal documents, and artifacts relating to President Harry S. Truman, President Ronald Reagan, and Captain Donald MacDonald, who served aboard President Truman's yacht, the USS Williamsburg (about 30 pages, ca. 1931–94). This material is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to the Papers of John Saucer: military personnel records, photographs, and printed materials relating to Harry S. Truman's service in the Missouri National Guard (about 20 pages, ca. 1905–81). This material is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to Record Group 46: Records of the United States Senate: Bills Introduced by Senator Harry S. Truman: photocopies of bills provided by the Center for Legislative Archives, NARA (about 600 pages, 1939–44). This material is closed pending processing.

The library acquired and opened for research a small accretion to the Papers of John B. Moullette, consisting of a memoir of his experiences at sea (less than one linear foot, 2010).

The library acquired and opened for research two small accretions to the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection: MHDC 979 (Mortician's Notes on the Embalming of President Franklin D. Roosevelt) and MHDC 980 (Correspondence from Harry S. Truman and Bess Truman to William S. Mason, 1941–63).

1,124 photographs and 1,490 original negatives, plus 4 rolls of microfilm.

Fourteen (14) new museum accessions were logged during the quarter, so the total artifact count for the museum collection stands at 27,516.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

The following papers were accessioned this quarter:

  • Heller, Sam R.: Additional Papers, 1951–2002.
  • Larson, Arthur, Special Assistant to the President, and Malcolm C. Moos, Special Assistant to the President and later Administrative Assistant to the President: Additional Records 1937–61 (bulk 1957–61).
  • Harlow, Bryce N.: Papers, 1952–63.
  • Weatherford, Ruby M.: Additional papers, 1944.
  • Two hundred twenty-three new items were accessioned into the collection, mostly library transferred items.
  • Two Eisenhower paintings were donated to the museum from a private collection.

Manuscript Accessions:

  • Heller, Sam R.: Additional Papers, 1951–2002.
  • Larson, Arthur, Special Assistant to the President, and Malcolm C. Moos, Special Assistant to the President and later Administrative Assistant to the President: Additional Records 1937–61 (bulk 1957–61).
  • Harlow, Bryce N.: Papers, 1952–63.
  • Weatherford, Ruby M.: Additional papers, 1944.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library accessioned 11 acquisitions totaling 0.704 cubic feet, including:

Textual

  • One addition to the Personal Papers of Theodore Sorensen, including a dictated memorandum re: October 7, 2010, meeting with President Barak Obama. Includes microcassette, microcassette player, and transcription. 3 items; 0.252 cubic feet. Closed.
  • One addition to the Personal Papers of Carl Kaysen, including documents relating to JFK's first-strike plan and Mr. Kaysen's role in NSA during JFK administration, 1 folder or 0.025 cubic feet. Closed.
  • One addition to the Presidential Papers of John F. Kennedy, including papers from the White House Usher's Office containing a press release from the WH Social Secretary and two lists of dinner attendees. 1 folder or 0.025 cubic feet. Closed.
  • Three additions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection. Two accretions to the papers of D. Wayne Linn (Malawi, 1973–75) including manuscript chapters 1, 3, 4, and 5 of his memoir. One folder or 0.025 cubic feet. Open. Papers of Gene White, Pakistan (1962–64) including files relating to Mr. White's work as a municipal engineer in Peshawar. 0.252 cubic feet. Closed.
  • Two additions to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection, including papers from Ronald Rubin consisting of a program, "John F. Kennedy Testimonial Dinner," Joliet, IL (October 24, 1959) and letter, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to Meyer Davis, February 20, 1962; and papers from Charles Bubello consisting of notes from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, photographs, and other materials relating to Joseph Bubello's role as chauffeur for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in New York City were accessioned, processed, and opened. Two folders or 0.050 cubic feet. Open.
  • Three additions to the Tributes Collection, including papers from John Dobbyn consisting of a short memoir, "The Dobbyn Family and the Kennedy Family: A Remembrance," discussing primarily Dick Dobbyn's role as treasurer for JFK's senatorial campaign, the JFK Library, and his role as friend to Joseph P. Kennedy; first-day issue stamps commemorating JFK consisting of a 1964 memorial edition and 1967 50th birthday anniversary edition; and papers from Anna and Richard Roelofs consisting of a hand-annotated musical score ("Requiem fur JFK"), program, and note from composer (Robert Carl), February 18, 1968, memorial concert for JFK held at Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, were accessioned, processed, and opened. Three folders or 0.075 cubic feet. Open.

AV: Still Images

  • Two additions to the Miscellaneous Photograph Accessions Collection, totaling four prints. Total volume less than 1 cubic foot. Open.

AV: Moving Images and Sound Recordings

  • One addition to the Miscellaneous Recordings Collection, one reel of 8mm home movie film showing Robert F. Kennedy campaigning in Plattsburgh, NY, during the 1964 senatorial campaign. This accession totals approximately 30 minutes. Open.
  • Thirteen additions to the NLJFK Recordings Collection of moving image and audio documentation of activities and events at the Kennedy Library, totaling approximately 19.5 hours. Open.
  • Six additions to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Collection (#184), including oral history recordings of 15 returned Peace Corps Volunteers; one video production documenting the training, work, and later lives of the Brasil III group; and one audio recording of Senator Robert F. Kennedy addressing the Tanzania X group at their training facility at Syracuse University in October, 1965. These items total approximately 22 hours. Open.

Deeds of Gift

  • A deed of gift was completed for the Papers of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (Courtesy Storage materials). Approximately 76 cubic feet. Closed.
  • Deeds of gift were also returned for the Personal Papers of Dan Lazorchick, Michael S. Reynolds, and accretions to the papers of Frank Mankiewicz, and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
  • Deeds of gift were returned for the Oral History Interview of John Glenn, the Oral History Interview of Ken Hechler, and 26 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Interviews.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

The library accessioned the Papers of Hattie Belle Hoffman, 0.025 cubic feet, which consist of original letters from various politicians to Hoffman, who was a civic and political organizer for the Democratic Party in Dallas, 1951–72. This collection is available for research.

The library also accepted two accretions. The first was of 2.76 cubic feet of newspaper clippings to the Papers of Frances Lewine, Associated Press reporter.

The second accretion was of 18 cubic feet to the Papers of Elizabeth Carpenter. This accretion consists of speeches, awards, and printed material.

The Audiovisual Department accessioned 0.084 cubic feet of material from the Technical Services Department's ongoing documentation of LBJ Library events.

Richard Nixon Library

During the past quarter, the library has accessioned oral histories conducted by Library Director Timothy Naftali with Bob Woodward, Benjamin Bradlee, and Ben Wattenberg.

Gerald R. Ford Library

During the quarter, the library accessioned accretions to the Charles Orlebeke Papers, Roy Wetzel Papers, Gerald R. Ford Funeral Materials, White House Telephone Office Files, White House Usher's Office Files, and Composite General Accessions collection.

The library also accessioned files of the White House Office of the Chief Executive Clerk, 1974–77 (6 cubic feet), including material related to appointment nominations by President Ford, biographies of nominees, Senate receipts, transcripts of Presidential interviews with the press.

On October 15, staff picked up an accretion to the Roy Wetzel Collection.

Jimmy Carter Library

The library continues to receive material from President Carter's Office. New acquisitions include material from Judy Langford, Peter Bourne, Mary King, and Rupert Cutler.

George Bush Library

The Textual Archives Department accessioned four cubic feet of Post-Presidential records from the Office of George Bush.

The Audio-Visual Department accessioned 152 photographs and six photo CD accretions to the Post-Presidential Collection from the Office of George Bush. There were 16 archival transfers during the quarter, which included three videos, one audiocassette, and 15 photographs.

The archives completed deeds of gift for the Fred Zeder, Dorothy Craig, Donald Quartel, and Anne Armstrong Collections.

William J. Clinton Library

The Clinton Library accessioned approximately 20.556 cubic feet of textual material this quarter. The library received three unsolicited collections from various donors. The library also received three collections from the Clinton Family for courtesy storage.

The audiovisual department received approximately 8.007 cubic feet of internal transfers from the textual staff during holdings maintenance, systematic processing, and FOIA processing this quarter. AV also received approximately 1.008 cubic feet of donated/courtesy storage material.

The museum staff received two new donations in this quarter.

George W. Bush Library

The museum received 4.25 cubic feet of material this past quarter, including 2.15 cubic feet of internal transfers from textual staff, 1.3 cubic feet of approved donations, and 0.8 cubic feet of unsolicited donations.

Staff accessioned and inventoried a total of 126.3 cubic feet of unsolicited donated material, including artifacts, photographs, textual documents, and ephemera. The collections include the Andrea Ball collection (3.0 cubic feet); Wheeler Films Collection (0.1 cubic feet); Susanna J. Klenk Collection (0.1 cubic feet); Ronald C. Lazof Collection (12.0 cubic feet); Don Evans Collection (108 cubic feet); Laura Bush Spoken from the Heart Manuscript Collection (2.0 cubic feet); Russell D. Sibert Collection (1.0 cubic feet); and the Ari Fleischer Collection (0.1 cubic feet).

OPENINGS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

On November 15, the library opened two important collections, both of which were acquired by the library in July 2010 as part of the resolution of longstanding negotiations with Hollinger International/Sun Times-Media/Chicago Newspaper Liquidation Corporation:

The Grace Tully Archive, totaling 6.552 cubic feet, is actually composed of three smaller collections: the Grace Tully Papers, the Marguerite A. LeHand Papers, and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Papers. The Tully and LeHand Papers provide a window into the inner workings of the Roosevelt White House and reveal the extent to which the two secretaries were both part of FDR's official family as well as how they interacted personally with many important figures of the time. The FDR Papers contain drafts of speeches, correspondence and other materials handled by Tully and LeHand in the course of their duties as personal secretaries to the President.

The Margaret Suckley/FDR Letters collection, totaling .010 cubic feet, is composed of 21 handwritten letters from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Margaret "Daisy" Suckley dated from 1932 to 1943. Suckley was a distant cousin, sometime traveling companion, and confidante of FDR. She also served as an archivist at the Roosevelt Library during its first decades. The collection also includes eleven additional items related to FDR that were part of the Suckley/FDR Letters acquisition.

Harry S. Truman Library

The library opened for research, in their entirety or in part, about 2,000 pages of documents containing information that previously had been closed for reasons of national security. The documents are from the Papers of Harry S. Truman (President's Secretary's Files, Confidential File, National Security Council Files, and Psychological Strategy Board Files), S. Everett Gleason, Gordon Gray, James Hendrick, John Melby, Charles Murphy, David Niles, and George Richards, and from Record Group 286: Records of the Agency for International Development: Records of Gordon Gray.

The library opened for research about 800 pages of documents containing information that previously had been closed because of donor restrictions. The documents are from the Papers of Harry S. Truman (Papers Pertaining to Family, Business and Personal Affairs; President's Secretary's Files; and Confidential File).

The library opened for research an accretion to Record Group 64: Records of the National Archives and Records Administration: Records of the Harry S. Truman Library: Director's Reading File (11 linear feet, 10 linear inches; 1972–85).

The library acquired and opened for research a small accretion to the Papers of John B. Moullette, consisting of a memoir of his experiences at sea (less than 1 linear foot; 2010)

The library opened for research oral history interviews with Edward D. Lilly (Historian and Advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Psychological Warfare) and Dixie Pollard (Friend of Harry S. Truman).

The library acquired and opened for research two small accretions to the Miscellaneous Historical Documents Collection: MHDC 979 (Mortician's Notes on the Embalming of President Franklin D. Roosevelt) and MHDC 980 (Correspondence from Harry S. Truman and Bess Truman to William S. Mason, 1941–63).

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

During the quarter the agencies returned 145 pages of declassified material, 257 pages of material declassified in part; and 23 pages denied in full.

Systematic review resulted in 4,188 pages of Staff Secretary Cabinet Minutes and Johns Hopkins materials being declassified.

RAC Returns: 107 pages processed during quarter

  • Declassified: 5 documents/55 pages
  • Portions exempted: 21 documents/39 pages
  • Denied in full: 5 documents/24 pages

Re-reviews of donor-restricted material resulted in an additional 3,374 pages being opened for research.

John F. Kennedy Library

Continued processing audiovisual materials in the Personal Papers of Katherine Halle. Correspondence, telegrams, manuscripts, photographs, campaign materials, news clippings, and printed materials. Includes interviews and transcripts of broadcasts on the Kennedy and Churchill families, political campaigning, John F. Kennedy's inauguration, the Eminent Americans Program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the restoration of Blair House, and honorary American citizenship for Winston Churchill. Open in part.

Processed two additions to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection, including papers from Ronald Rubin consisting of a Program, "John F. Kennedy Testimonial Dinner," Joliet, IL (October 24, 1959) and Letter, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to Meyer Davis, February 20, 1962; and papers from Charles Bubello consisting of notes from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, photographs, and other materials relating to Joseph Bubello's role as chauffeur for Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in NYC. Two folders or 0.050 cubic feet. Open.

Processed three additions to the Tributes Collection, including papers from John Dobbyn consisting of a short memoir, "The Dobbyn Family and the Kennedy Family: A Remembrance," discussing primarily Dick Dobbyn's role as treasurer for JFK's senatorial campaign, the JFK Library, and his role as friend to Joseph P. Kennedy; first-day issue stamps commemorating JFK consisting of a 1964 memorial edition and 1967 50th birthday anniversary edition; and papers from Anna and Richard Roelofs consisting of a hand-annotated musical score ("Requiem fur JFK"), program, and note from composer (Robert Carl), February 18, 1968, memorial concert for JFK held at Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University. Three folders or 0.075 cubic feet. Open.

Processed two additions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection, papers of D. Wayne Linn (Malawi, 1973–75) including manuscript chapters 1, 3, 4, and 5 of his memoir. One folder or 0.025 cubic feet. Open.

Completed re-processing of the Edwin R. Bayley Papers. Government official; Director of Public Information, Peace Corps (1961); Special Assistant, Office of the White House Press Secretary (1961); and Director, Information Staff, Agency for International Development (1961–63). Photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, and speech files relating to the White House Press Office, the Peace Corps, AID, and Wisconsin political affairs. Originals deposited in the Wisconsin State Historical Society. 1.008 cubic feet. Open.

Completed re-processing of the Douglas Brinkley Papers. Historian. Author, Dean Acheson: The Cold War Years, 1953–71 (1992). Photocopies of background research materials, correspondence, and drafts of the book. .756 cubic feet. Open.

Completed re-processing of the Clark M. Clifford Papers. Clifford (1906–98) was a Kennedy family attorney and Presidential adviser. Personal files and papers relating to the 1960 Presidential transition; Clifford's investigation of the authorship of Profiles in Courage; and legal matters. 1.008 cubic feet. Open.

The transfer of Tape 113 from reel-to-reel into digital format was completed this quarter. The full openings of Tapes 109, 110, and 111 will occur in the upcoming quarter, likely in two separate openings.

In response to a research request, the Declassification Unit reviewed three Hollinger boxes totaling 2,550 pages of the Louis Oberdorfer Papers. All items reviewed were deemed appropriate for opening and returned to Research.

The unit also reviewed a Hollinger box of early Kennedy Library correspondence; two documents (2 pp.) were submitted for review, while all other items were deemed appropriate for opening.

The mandatory review numbers for the library include: 99 mandatory review cases submitted to agencies for review, which amounted to 534 documents totaling 1,592 pages. As a result of mandatory review decisions, the Kennedy Library has reviewed 364 documents totaling 2,063 pages: 239 documents totaling 1,080 pages were declassified, 106 documents totaling 918 pages were sanitized, and 19 documents totaling 65 pages were exempted.

Under Remote Access Capture (RAC), 253 RAC documents totaling 1,300 pages were reviewed: 55 RAC documents totaling 519 pages were declassified, 139 documents totaling 540 pages were sanitized, and 59 documents totaling 241 pages were exempted.

In the NSF, POF, WHCSF, Abba Schwartz Papers, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Papers, and Louis Oberdorfer Papers: 200 documents, 707 pages were declassified systematically.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

The archives staff processed 2.07 cubic feet of material from the White House Central Files, Subject File, PR; 0.828 cubic feet of material from the White House Social Files, Alpha File; 2.484 cubic feet of material from the White House Social Files, Gift Unit; 2.016 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Alain Enthoven; 95.22 cubic feet of material from the Papers of John Connally; 2.3 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Wilbur Cohen; 1.512 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Bromley K. Smith; 4.554 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Harry Frantz; 0.276 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Kenneth Ashworth; 0.173 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Eugene Zuckert; 0.025 cubic feet of material from the Papers of Hattie Belle Hoffman; and 1.008 cubic feet of material from the Post-Presidential Intelligence Briefings File.

Mandatory Review
One hundred and fifteen new cases were assigned this quarter; 1,161 pages were submitted for declassification review. A total of 2,296 pages were processed following return to the library by agencies. Of these, 1,489 pages were declassified in full, 866 pages opened in part, and 641 pages exempted from declassification.

Systematic Review
The library reviewed 10,205 pages this quarter and declassified 5,352 of those pages.

Richard Nixon Library

On December 9, the library opened 265 hours of White House Tapes, over 140,000 pages of Presidential records, and 75 hours of video oral histories. The White House Tapes cover conversations from February and March 1973 and cover topics ranging from the cease-fire in Vietnam, the release of American POWs, Watergate, the Middle East, the Black September Organization, state visits of Golda Meir and King Hussein, the Wounded Knee incident, and Wage and Price controls.

The library also released over 2,500 pages of formerly classified national security records relating to U.S. policy towards Chile and formerly classified materials from the files of White House aides H. R. "Bob" Haldeman and John Ehrlichman.

The bulk of the newly released documents come from the collection of Sanford Fox, the Chief of the White House Social and Entertainment Office. Archivists also processed materials from the Bryce Harlow and Lawrence Higby files.

The library also released 43 oral history interviews. Included in the opening are interviews conducted with former Senators George McGovern and Lowell Weicker, former Secretary of the Treasury Paul O'Neill, former Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz, former U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Earl Silbert, George Elsey, Peter Flanigan, David Gergen, Morton Halperin, Lee Huebner, Terry Lenzer, Dana Mead, Jerry Schilling and Gerald Warren.

The Nixon Library Mandatory Review team continues the work of clearing the backlog of requests that require agency declassification review and processing documents returned by agencies for public release as part of scheduled Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (PRMPA) openings.
    102 documents and 611 pages declassified
    120 documents and 882 pages sanitized
    64 documents and 335 pages exempted

The Systematic Review opening on December 9, 2010, provided final determinations for 167 documents and 1,095 pages of previously restricted materials from the National Security Council Files, National Security Council Institutional Files, and White House Special Files:
    69 documents and 439 pages declassified
    98 documents and 656 pages sanitized

The Mandatory Review team received agency determinations on 325 documents from 31 active cases for a total of 2,124 pages. Staff entered the decision information and updated the document status in the Mandatory Review database:
    166 documents and 993 pages declassified
    118 documents and 978 pages sanitized
    41 documents and 153 pages exempted

Gerald R. Ford Library

The library opened 16 more boxes of the collection National Security Adviser. Trip Briefing Books and Cables for Henry Kissinger, 1974–76. The collection contains communications exchanged between Henry Kissinger and White House and State Department officials while Kissinger was traveling abroad. Files contain Kissinger's detailed reports of his meetings with foreign leaders and the progress of negotiations he was conducting, as well as detailed summaries of concurrent events in Washington and elsewhere in the world. Substantive materials on U.S. relations with the countries Kissinger was visiting and on foreign policy issues in general also appear. Open folders now cover August 1974 through part of July 1976. The staff expects to open additional increments of this collection over coming months.

The library opened National Security Adviser. Trip Briefing Books and Cables of President Ford, 1974–76, (9 cubic feet). The collection contains primarily briefing books prepared for President Ford's trips abroad and his meetings with foreign leaders. Files also include materials pertaining to advance work and planning, State Department and White House cable traffic, and travel communications to and from Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft. Topics include, for example, arms control, Middle East peace negotiations, the Helsinki agreements, and the international economy.

The library opened National Security Adviser, White House Situation Room: Intelligence Briefings for Former President Nixon, 1974–77 (less than 1 cubic foot). The collection contains memoranda sent periodically by the Ford White House to former President Richard Nixon with reports and analysis of world events, often based on intelligence sources. Each memorandum covers a one to two week period and is from 10 to 15 pages in length.

The library opened 29 oral history interviews with Gerald Ford's associates and others that are part of the James M. Cannon Research Interviews and Notes. Many interviews focus on the period from October 1973 to December 1974 including Gerald Ford's nomination and confirmation as Vice President, Watergate, Nixon impeachment, Nixon pardon, and Nelson Rockefeller's nomination and confirmation as Vice President. Interviewees include members of Congress: Carl Albert, Howard Cannon, Hamilton Fish, Barry Goldwater, Mike Mansfield, and Charles Wiggins. Others are with White House staff members: Philip Buchen, Alexander Haig, Robert Hartmann, and William Seidman. A few of the interviews have other fairly specific focuses: Michael Deaver (1976 Reagan campaign), Andrew Goodpaster (Chief of Staff system), Richard Helms (CIA), Edward Levi (Department of Justice), Arthur Quern (Domestic Council), and Peter Rodman (Henry Kissinger/National Security Council).

The library opened the David W. Belin Papers (1961) 1963–98 (28 cubic feet). The collection contains material concerning Belin's work on the staffs of the Warren Commission (1964), which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the Rockefeller Commission (1975), which investigated alleged intelligence community abuses of U.S. law. The bulk of the collection concerns Belin's work as an author and an advocate for the findings of the Warren Commission.

Jimmy Carter Library

The Jimmy Carter Library opened the following materials—Staff Secretary Files and files from Jim Free's donated collection.

The library submitted 89 mandatory review cases totaling 1,355 pages. Agencies returned a total of 421 pages; 293 were fully declassified, 120 pages were sanitized, and 8 pages were exempt.

Ronald Reagan Library

The Reagan Library received approval to open 162,461 pages this quarter in response to FOIA, systematic, and personal paper processing notifications.

Material opened in response to FOIA requests includes folders from the following collections: David Addington; Martin Anderson; Linda Arey; Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs; Christina Bach; Norman Bailey; Pamela Bailey; William Ball; Michael Baroody; Joanna Bistany; Judy Black; Morton Blackwell; Ralph Bledsoe; Danny Boggs; Robert Bonitati; Wendy Borcherdt; Jack Burgess; Andrew Card; Robert Carleson; Jane Carpenter; Michael Castine; Bruce Chapman; David Chew; Donald Clarey; Benedict Cohen; Sherrie Cooksey; Coordination Office, NSC; Counsel to the President: Appointee Files; Counsel to the President: Records; Christopher Cox; Kenneth Cribb; Richard Davis; Rhett Dawson; Michael Deaver; Paula Dobriansky; Michael Driggs; Meg Shields Duke; Donald Eberly; Economic Policy Council; Executive Secretariat: NSC Meeting Files; Executive Secretariat: NSDDs; Fred Fielding; Donald Fortier; Craig Fuller; Stephen Galebach; H. Lawrence Garrett; David Gergen; H.P. Goldfield; Richard Hauser; Edwin Harper; Edmund Hawley; Anne Higgins; J. Douglas Holladay; Kevin Hopkins; Mary Jo Jacobi; Dee Jepsen; James Jenkins; James Kelly; Nancy Kennedy; George Keyworth; Linas Kojelis; Sven Kraemer; Robert Kruger; William Lacy; Latin American Affairs Directorate; David Laux; Frank Lavin; Office of Legislative Affairs; Ronald Lehman; Michael Luttig; Donald Ian MacDonald; Mari Maseng; C. Dean McGrath; David McIntosh; Edwin Meese; Mary Anne Meloy; Thomas Moore; Jay Moorhead; Richard Morris; Rick Neal; William Niskanen; M.B. Oglesby; Eileen Peterson; Office of Policy Development; Office of Political Affairs; Office of Presidential Advance; Office of Presidential Personnel; Office of the Press Secretary; Office of Private Sector Initiatives; Office of Public Affairs; Alan Charles Raul; Nancy Risque; Peter Rusthoven; Frederick Ryan; Gaston Sigur; Robert Sims; Jay Stephens; Shirin Tahir-Kheli; Jacqueline Tillman; Carleton Turner; Charles Tyson; Lee Verstandig; David Waller; Raymond Walters; White House Council for a Drug Free America; White House Office of the Executive Clerk; Richard Williams; Wendell Willkie; and D. Edward Wilson.

The following collection was opened in full: Office of Media Relations.

Material opened in response to FOIA requests includes case files from the following White House Office of Records Management subject files: CM001 (Chemicals); CM002 (Coal); CM003 (Food and Kindred Products); CM003-01 (Alcoholic and Other Beverages); CM003-02 (Dairy Products); CM003-03 (Fruits and Vegetables); CM003-04 (Grain—Mill Products—Livestock Feed); CM003-05 (Livestock); CM003-06 (Meat-Seafood-Poultry); CM004 (Fixtures and Furniture); CM005 (Instruments and Related Products); CM006 (Lumber—Wood—Paper); CM007 (Machinery-Motors); CM008 (Metal Products); CM009 (Miscellaneous Manufactures); CM010 (Ordnance and Accessories); CM011 (Commodities – Petroleum); CM012 (Plastic-Rubber—Tires—Leather Products); CM013 (Stone—Clay and Glass Products); CM014 (Textile—Apparel); CM015 (Tobacco); CM016 (Transportation Equipment); FG006-11 (Office of Management and Budget); FG006-12 (National Security Council); GI002 (Gifts to the President); LA002 (Conditions—Employment—Unemployment); LA002-03 (Youth Employment); LA003 (Unions-Fair Labor Standards); LE (Legislation); ME001-01 (Weddings-Anniversaries); ME001-02 (Birthday Greetings); ME001-03 (Sympathy—Condolences); ME002 (Messages to Organizations); ME002-03 (Governmental Groups); ME002-06 (Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and TV Stations); ME003 (Messages Denied); ND006 (Intelligence); ND008 (Preparedness, Military); ND013 (Ships-Submarines); ND019 (Conscription—Induction—Draft—Deferment—UMT); PQ (Procurement); TA (Trade); TA003 (Exports); TA004-03 (Food and Kindred Products, Trade); TA004-14 (Textiles—Apparel); TR004 (First Lady Trips); TR036-01; TR155; TR211-02; UT001-03 (Telephone); WE (Welfare); WE004-01 (United Community Campaigns); WH002 (Buildings and Grounds); WH002-01 (Buildings Management, White House); WH004 (Office Management, White House); WH004-01 (Mail Reports, White House); WH005 (Personnel Management, White House); WH006 (Security—Protection—White House); WH007 (Supplies—Materials—Services); WH008 (Telecommunications, White House); WH009-01 (Aircraft—Helicopter—White House); and WH009-02 (Automobiles, White House).

FOIA topics covered include: Amerasian Children; Arms Control; Asia; Australia; Canada; Caribbean Basin Initiative; Catholic Issues; Central America; Richard (Dick) Cheney; China; Church; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Energy; Exxon Corporation; France; Germany; Housing; IBM Corporation; Italy; KAL 007 Shoot-down; Korea; Micronesia; Middle East; NATO; New Zealand; Nicaragua; North Korea; Nuclear Arms; Pakistan; Poland; Presidential Transition; President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control; Reykjavik Summit; Donald Rumsfeld; SDI; South America; Soviet Union; Space Policy; State of the Union Speeches; Synthetic Fuels; United Kingdom; US-USSR Summits; the Vatican; Veterans Affairs; and Women.

The library sent out 3,326 pages for agency review. Agencies returned 6,959 pages. Two notifications were sent to the White House on classified pages this quarter.

Using White House or State Department guidelines, 465 pages were declassified. Declassification actions to another 6,959 pages were applied.

George Bush Library

The Bush Library received permission to release the following records for research (187,114 pages). FOIA Requests:
2000-1202-F (Future United States/Soviet Union/Soviet Republics—4,348 pages)
2003-0345-F (Australia—5,050 pages)
2003-0614-F (Vice Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief—52,532 pages)
2003-0737-F (Christian Coalition—30 pages)
2004-0248-F[1] (CSCE—7,217 pages)
2004-0416-F[1] (NSC/DC Mtgs, NSDs & NSRs related to the Persian Gulf War—3,200 pages)
2004-0724-F (U.S.-Panama—866 pages)
2004-0733-F (Chile—2,306 pages)
2004-0735-F (Brazil—3,704 pages)
2004-0736-F (Brazil—2,286 pages)
2004-0742-F[2] (Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt—160 pages)
2004-0839-F (President Bush's 1989 Trip to Poland and Hungary—4,662 pages)
2004-0967-F (Economic Assistance to Poland and Hungary—12,218 pages)
2004-1289-F (Persian Gulf War—4,800 pages)
2004-1517-F[3] (Official Working Visit of President Mobutu—40 pages)
2004-1891-F[3] (Fair Housing—700 pages)
2004-2314-F[2] (Nigeria—227 pages)
2005-0335-F (President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology—88 pages)
2005-0337-F (Office of Science and Technology Policy—32 pages)
2005-0338-F (Office of Science and Technology Policy—150 pages)
2005-0506-F[2] (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Island—29 pages)
2005-0577-F (United State-Libya Relations—17 pages)
2005-0999-F (United States-Somalia Relations—6,400 pages)
2005-1000-F (United States-Somalia Relations—20 pages)
2005-1001-F (United States-Somalia Relations—35 pages)
2005-1014-F (Yeltsin Visit to the United States—52 pages)
2005-1364-F (Caribbean Basin Initiative—384 pages)
2005-1365-F (Caribbean Basin Initiative—39 pages)
2006-1073-F (Liberia—116 pages)
2006-0040-F(Strategic Defense Initiative—2,851 pages)
2006-0257-F (Disability Civil Rights—57,375 pages) 2006-0575-F (Selected Robert L. Hutchings Files—1,436 pages)
2008-1088-F (NSRs 3, 12, & 14—47 pages)
2008-1257-F (Baker-Shevardnadze Wyoming Meeting 09/90—237 pages)
2008-1258-F (Condoleezza Rice Selected Files—6 pages)
2008-1259-F (Baker-Shevardnadze New York Meeting, September, 1990—94 pages)
2008-1274-F (Baker Trip to Soviet Union, August 1990—54 pages)
2008-1278-F (United States Officials Meeting with Akhzomev—51 pages)
2009-0292-F (Nationalist Movements in Chechnya 1989–90—188 pages)
2009-0364-F[1] (Selected Senegal Files—361 pages)
2009-0705-F (Kenyan Government Ministers' Visit/National Prayer Breakfast 1990—73 pages)
2009-0806-F[1] (Selected Files Related to Congressman Mark Siljander—15 pages)
2009-1295-F (Follow-On-to-Lance (FOTL)—13 pages)
2009-1404-F(People to People International—285 pages)
2009-1432-F[1] (U.S./Soviet space relations—21 pages)
2010-0601-F (Bush/Markovic Meeting—32 pages)
2010-0602-F Scowcroft/Tudjman Meeting—8 pages)
2010-0603-F (Bush/Jovic Meeting—14 pages)
2010-0604-F (Santer and Delors Visit—226 pages)
2010-0605-F (Yugoslavia Transformed—5 pages)
2010-0606-F (North Atlantic Council Meeting—20 pages)
2010-0624-F(Raymond G.H. Seitz—247 pages)
2010-0793-F (White House Fellowship Program—722 pages)
2010-1074-F (Donald Ian MacDonald—26 pages)
2010-1703-F (White House Menus—500 pages)
2010-1754-F (Theodore Geisel—40 pages)

Systematically Reviewed Records:
2007-0594-S[1] (Lee Liberman—5,744 pages)
2010-1632-S (NSC—H Files—NSD Files—4,715 pages)

During the quarter, the Bush Library received permission to release 4,267 pages of declassified records and refiled them into the open environment. Included in these releases were more than 2,200 pages of declassified memoranda of telephone conversations (telcons) and memoranda of meeting conversations (memcons) between President Bush and world leaders.

William J. Clinton Library

The Clinton Library processed seven mandatory reviews: 126 pages released by agencies in full/217 pages released by agencies in part/118 pages released using White House declassification guidelines/10 pages released using Department of State declassification guidelines/0 pages through notification.

The following FOIA requests were released during this quarter:
2006-0466-F   Speechwriter Jonathan Prince
2006-0459-F   Speechwriter Anthony Blinken
2006-0230-F   Susan Rice/Rwanda
2006-0296-F   Sandy Berger/Rwanda
2010-0767-F   Subject Files related to White House Fellowship program
2009-0387-F   Integration of HUD in Vidor/Beaumont Texas
2008-1647-F   Correspondence related to Hotel Okura in Tokyo, Japan

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