Guide to Federal Records

Records of Presidential Inaugural Committees


(Record Group 274)
1933-97

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 274.1 Administrative History
  • 274.2 Records of the 1933, 1937, 1941, and 1945 Inaugural Committees 1933, 1936-37, 1940-41, 1945
  • 274.3 Records of the 1949 Inaugural Committee 1941, 1948-49
  • 274.4 Records of the 1953 Inaugural Committee 1952-54
  • 274.5 Records of the 1957 Inaugural Committee 1956-57
  • 274.6 Records of the 1961 Inaugural Committee 1953, 1959-61
  • 274.7 Records of the 1965 Inaugural Committee 1957, 1960-61, 1964-67
  • 274.8 Records of the 1969 Inaugural Committee 1961, 1965, 1968-72
  • 274.9 Records of the 1973 Inaugural Committee 1972-73
  • 274.10 Records of the 1977 Inaugural Committee 1976-77
  • 274.11 Records of the 1981 Inaugural Committee 1980-81
  • 274.12 Records of the 1985 Inaugural Committee 1984-85
  • 274.13 Records of the 1989 Inaugural Committee 1988-89
  • 274.14 Records of the 1993 Inaugural Committee 1992-93
  • 274.15 Records of the 1997 Inaugural Committee 1996-97
  • 274.16 Cartographic Records (General)
  • 274.17 Motion Pictures (General)
  • 274.18 Video Recordings (General)
  • 274.19 Sound Recordings (General)
  • 274.20 Still Pictures (General)
274.1 Administrative History

Established: First recognized in law by a joint resolution of January 28, 1881 (21 Stat. 655), authorizing the War and Navy Departments to lend logistical support to the Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, an organization of District of Columbia (DC) residents preparing for the inauguration of President-elect James A. Garfield. Federal and DC Government assistance to the inaugural committee continued and expanded by joint resolution for each subsequent inauguration through 1953. President-elect designated to appoint the inaugural committee, and Federal and DC Government assistance to the committee made permanent by the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act (70 Stat. 1049), August 6, 1956. General Services Administration assistance authorized by the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 Amendment (82 Stat. 1319), October 22, 1968.

Functions: Organizes and directs the social events of a Presidential inauguration, including preinaugural receptions and performances, the Inauguration Day parade, and the inaugural ball. Develops and markets souvenirs, including the official program and/or book and the official medal. Excluded from the Inaugural Committee's oversight is the Presidential and Vice Presidential swearing-in ceremony, a Congressional responsibility undertaken prior to 1901 by a Senate committee and after 1901 by a joint committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Finding Aids: Preliminary inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Related Records: Scrapbook on the inauguration of Herbert Hoover, compiled by 1929 Inaugural Committee Chairman Ulysses S. Grant III, in RG 42, Records of the Office of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital.

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274.2 Records of the 1933, 1937, 1941, and 1945 Inaugural
Committees
1933, 1936-37, 1940-41, 1945

History: Rear Adm. Cary T. Grayson was appointed 1933 Inaugural Committee chairman by Democratic National Committee Chairman James A. Farley, on recommendation of the DC Democratic Central Committee, November 23, 1932. Adm. Grayson was appointed 1937 Inaugural Committee chairman by President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt, December 12, 1936. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies was appointed 1941 Inaugural Committee chairman by President-elect Roosevelt, November 12, 1940. Under wartime conditions, the 1945 inauguration was limited to the swearing-in ceremony. Ambassador Davies was appointed 1945 Inaugural Medals Committee chairman by President-elect Roosevelt, January 17, 1945.

Textual Records (in Roosevelt Library): Records retained by Melvin D. Hildreth, executive secretary of the Grandstand Ticket Committee, 1933, and chairman of that committee, 1937 and 1941, consisting of committee correspondence, reports, and other records concerning grandstand locations, ticket sales, and seating arrangements, 1933, 1936-37, 1940-41. Receipts retained by Hildreth for payments made to the U.S. Mint in exchange for inaugural medals and cases, 1945.

Finding Aids: Inventory included in finding aid to small collections in Roosevelt Library.

Related Records: Papers of Melvin D. Hildreth, 1912-57, in Truman Library. Newsreel footage of 1933, 1937, 1941, and 1945 (Roosevelt) inaugural activities in RG 111, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer; and RG 119, Records of the National Youth Administration. Newsreel footage and sound recordings of inaugural activities in RG 208, Records of the Office of War Information; and in National Archives collection of donated materials.

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274.3 Records of the 1949 Inaugural Committee
1941, 1948-49

History: Established by President-elect Harry S. Truman under the general chairmanship of Melvin D. Hildreth, November 14, 1948. Organized with an executive staff and 52 committees. Disbanded by June 30, 1949.

Textual Records (in Truman Library): Records of the Offices of the General Chairman and the Executive Secretary, 1948-49, consisting of planning, staffing, and funding records; replies to invitations; and interim and final reports of the principal staff offices and committees. Records of the Publicity Office, including a set of press releases and a final report on radio and television coverage, 1948-49. Records of the Budget and Audit Control Office, including the final financial report, 1948-49. Records of committees responsible for inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; the official medal and other souvenirs; and administrative and logistical services, 1948-49. Records of the Office of the Archivist, 1948-49, consisting of copies of selected records of staff offices and committees; newspaper accounts of inaugural events; and samples of souvenir programs and other memorabilia.

Maps and Charts (in Truman Library): Maps of the parade route; and plans of the U.S. Capitol East Plaza and grounds, the DC National Guard Armory area, and the parade formation area, 1948-49 (10 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Truman Library): Grandstands, 1941, 1948-49 (61 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Related Records: Papers of Melvin D. Hildreth, 1912-57, in Truman Library. Newsreel footage of inaugural activities and a sound recording of inaugural ceremony in National Archives collection of donated materials.

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274.4 Records of the 1953 Inaugural Committee
1952-54

History: Established by Republican National Committee Chairman Arthur E. Summerfield under the chairmanship of Joseph C. McGarraghy, November 8, 1952. Organized with an executive staff and 33 committees. Disbanded by April 30, 1954.

Textual Records (in Eisenhower Library): Records of the Offices of the Chairman and the Executive Secretary, 1952-53, relating to staffing, establishing liaison with Federal and DC Government agencies, issuing invitations, and securing accommodations; and final reports of the principal staff offices and committees. Records of the Publicity Division, including press releases and samples of souvenir programs, 1952-53. Records of committees responsible for inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; the official program and medal; and administrative and logistical support, 1952-54.

Maps and Charts (in Eisenhower Library): Maps of parade route, 1952-53 (15 items). Float charts, 1953 (2 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Eisenhower Library): Presidential parade reviewing stand, media booths, and grandstands, 1952-53 (115 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Motion Pictures (in Eisenhower Library): Inaugural activities, 1953 (1 reel). SEE ALSO 274.17.

Related Records: Newsreel footage of inaugural activities and a sound recording of inaugural ceremony in National Archives collection of donated materials.

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274.5 Records of the 1957 Inaugural Committee
1956-57

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by the Republican National Committee under the general chairmanship of Robert V. Fleming, November 9, 1956. Organized with an executive staff and 34 committees. Disbanded by March 29, 1957.

Textual Records (in Eisenhower Library): Records of the Offices of the General Chairman and the Executive Director, 1956-57, consisting of records relating to staffing and establishing liaison with Federal and DC Government agencies; responses to inquiries about inaugural events and souvenirs; and final reports of the general chairman and the principal staff offices and committees. Records of the Office of the Director of Public Relations and Publicity, including press releases and newspaper accounts of inaugural events, 1956-57. Records of committees responsible for inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; and administrative and logistical services, 1956-57.

Maps and Charts (in Eisenhower Library): Maps of the parade route, 1956-57 (5 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Eisenhower Library): Presidential parade reviewing stand, grandstands, and designs of the Presidential reviewing stand submitted in competition, 1956-57 (129 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Motion Pictures (in Eisenhower Library): Swearing-in ceremony, parade, ball, and other inaugural events, 1957 (6 reels). SEE ALSO 274.17.

Sound Recordings (in Eisenhower Library): Meetings of the executive staff and of subcommittees, and a press conference given by Chairman Robert V. Fleming, 1956-57 (6 items). SEE ALSO 274.19.

Related Records: Newsreel footage of inaugural activities in RG 306, Records of the U.S. Information Agency. A sound recording of inaugural address and additional newsreel footage in National Archives collection of donated materials.

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274.6 Records of the 1961 Inaugural Committee
1953, 1959-61

History: Preceded by a Pre-Inaugural Committee appointed by the DC Board of Commissioners and jointly chaired by the chairmen of the DC Democratic and Republican Central Committees, July 19, 1960. Inaugural Committee established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect John F. Kennedy under the chairmanship of Edward H. Foley, November 12, 1960. Organized with an executive staff and 30 committees. Disbanded by June 30, 1961.

Textual Records (in Kennedy Library): Correspondence and reports of the PreInaugural Committee, including the chairman's final report, 1960. Records of the Office of the Chairman, 1960-61, including records relating to planning; a scrapbook of photographs and news stories on the 1960 Presidential campaign and preparations for the inauguration; and the chairman's final report, incorporating reports of the principal staff offices and committees. Records of the Office of the Executive Director, consisting mainly of lists of persons and organizations invited to attend inaugural events, 1960-61. Records of committees responsible for inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; publicity and press relations; and administrative and logistical support, including samples of press passes issued at the 1953 inauguration and a 1959 survey of transient housing in DC, 1953, 1959-61.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Kennedy Library): Plans of the Presidential parade reviewing stand and other grandstands, and prizewinning designs of the Presidential reviewing stand, 1960-61 (24 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Motion Pictures (in Kennedy Library): Inaugural activities, 1961 (8 reels). SEE ALSO 274.17.

Sound Recordings (in Kennedy Library): Meeting of Inaugural Parade Committee, January 18, 1961 (3 items). SEE ALSO 274.19.

Photographic Prints (in Kennedy Library): Grandstands along the parade route, January 18, 1961; and guests at the State Governors' Reception, January 19, 1961 (220 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Drawings (in Kennedy Library): Poster of President- elect John F. Kennedy and Vice President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson, and a banner welcoming inaugural guests to DC, 1961 (2 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Finding Aids: Hardee Allen, comp., Records of the 1961 Inaugural Committee, PI 162 (1964).

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274.7 Records of the 1965 Inaugural Committee
1957, 1960-61, 1964-67

History: Preceded by a Pre-Inaugural Committee appointed by the DC Board of Commissioners and jointly chaired by the chairmen of the DC Democratic and Republican Central Committees, July 23, 1964. Inaugural Committee established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Lyndon B. Johnson under the chairmanship of Dale Miller, November 6, 1964. Organized with an executive staff and 30 committees. Disbanded after January 20, 1965, with outstanding legal and financial transactions completed by September 28, 1967.

Textual Records (in Johnson Library): Records of the Office of the Chairman, including correspondence relating to planning, funding, and staffing; newspaper accounts of inaugural events; reports of some 1961 Inaugural Committee offices; and the chairman's final report, incorporating reports of the principal staff offices and committees, 1961, 1964-65, 1967. Records of the Office of the Executive Director, including records relating to personnel, the sale of inaugural license plates, and other administrative matters; and samples of stationery, forms, tickets, and badges, 1964-65. Records of committees responsible for financial accounting, insurance, and contracts, including copies of similar records of the Pre-Inaugural Committee and the 1957 and 1961 Inaugural Committees, 1957, 1960-61, 1964-65. Records of committees responsible for the inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; the official book, program, and medal, and other souvenirs; and administrative and logistical support services, 1964-66.

Maps and Charts (in Johnson Library): Maps of DC and the inaugural parade route; plans of grandstands, including some from the 1961 inauguration, showing location and seating capacity; and floor plans of the National Gallery of Art, 1961, 1964-65 (48 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Motion Pictures (in Johnson Library): Preparations for the inauguration and scenes of inaugural events, 1965 (16 reels). SEE ALSO 274.17.

Photographic Prints (in Johnson Library): Parade photographs taken by the armed forces, 1965 (349 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Finding Aids: William A. Reader, comp., Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the 1965 Inaugural Committee, PI 182 (1975).

Related Records (in Johnson Library): Donated motion picture film of inaugural ceremonies. White House staff photographs of inaugural events. Oral history interview of Inaugural Committee Chairman Dale Miller.

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274.8 Records of the 1969 Inaugural Committee
1961, 1965, 1968-72

History: Preceded by a Pre-Inaugural Committee jointly chaired by a representative of each of the three leading Presidential candidates (Richard M. Nixon, Republican; Hubert H. Humphrey, Democrat; George C. Wallace, American Independent), established October 21, 1968, and disbanded by December 31, 1968. Inaugural Committee established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Nixon under the chairmanship of J. Willard Marriott, November 13, 1968. Organized with an executive staff and 28 committees. Disbanded after January 20, 1969, with outstanding legal and financial transactions completed by 1972.

Textual Records (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Minutes and other records of the Pre-Inaugural Committee relating to the selection of an inaugural theme and to preliminary logistical planning in collaboration with Federal and DC Government agencies, 1968. Records of the Office of the Chairman relating to planning, funding, and staffing, including copies of reports of some 1961 and 1965 Inaugural Committee offices, and the final reports of the chairman, the executive director, and the principal staff offices and committees, 1961, 1965, 1968-71. Records of the Office of the Executive Director relating to invitation control, license plate distribution, coordination of committees by five coordinators, and other administrative matters, 1968-69. Records of staff offices relating to media promotion; services to members of Congress, state governors, and cabinet members-designate; and records management for archival purposes, 1968-72. Records of committees responsible for the inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; the official book, program, and medal, and other souvenirs; and administrative and logistical support services, 1968-69. Samples of invitations, badges, and souvenirs, 1969.

Maps and Charts (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Maps of the inaugural parade route, some showing location of control posts and concession stands; chart showing distribution of promotional materials to broadcast stations; and an organizational chart of the Concessions Committee, 1969 (9 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Seating plans of U.S. Capitol grandstands, DC National Guard Armory, and Sheraton Park Hotel; floor plans of various hotel ballrooms and of the Museum of History and Technology; and Presidential parade reviewing stand, media stands, and other grandstands, 1969 (102 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Motion Pictures: Inaugural ceremonies, 1969 (6 reels). SEE ALSO 274.17.

Video Recordings : Inaugural concert, held in Constitution Hall, January 18, 1969 (2 items). SEE ALSO 274.18.

Sound Recordings: Interviews with General Chairman J. Willard Marriott and some committee chairmen, radio report on the inaugural medal, and Inaugural Prayer Service held at the Department of State, 1969 (8 items). SEE ALSO 274.19.

Photographic Prints (in Nixon Presidential Materials): State Governors' Reception, President-elect Nixon and Vice President-elect Agnew, cabinet members-designate, the inaugural seal, inaugural parade floats entered by minority groups, and President Nixon accepting a gold inaugural medal subsequent to his inauguration, 1969 (105 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Photographic Negatives (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Floor plans of the Sheraton Park Hotel, site of the State Governors' Reception, 1969 (4 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Slides (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Official seal and medal, and slides promoting sale of the official inaugural book, 1969 (56 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Transparencies (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Views ultimately rejected for publication in the official book, and portraits of President Nixon, 1969 (60 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Drawings (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Nixon campaign posters, posters and lithographs bearing the portraits of President-elect Nixon and Vice President-elect Agnew, posters promoting parade ticket and souvenir sales, and banners bearing the names of Nixon and Agnew, 1969 (17 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

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274.9 Records of the 1973 Inaugural Committee
1972-73

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Richard M. Nixon under the chairmanship of J. Willard Marriott, November 22, 1972. Organized with an executive staff and six groups, each group divided into committees. Disbanded by March 31, 1973.

Textual Records (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Records of the Office of the Chairman relating to planning, funding, and staffing, including the final reports of staff offices, group directors, and committees, 1972-73. Records of the Office of the Executive Director relating to publicity, press relations, and invitations, 1972-73. Records of Group I relating to budget, personnel, office management, procurement, and invitation control, 1972-73. Records of Group II relating to the staging of the inaugural ball and other events, 1972-73. Records of Group III relating to the staging of the inaugural parade; the marketing of the official book and medal, and other souvenirs; and the granting of concessions, 1972-73. Records of Group IV relating to the planning of special activities for the state and territorial governors, state societies, ethnic minorities, veterans' groups, and young voters, 1972-73. Records of Group V relating to the participation of DC businesses and schools; the procurement of hotel accommodations; and the distribution of guidebooks, 1972-73. Records of Group VI relating to the construction of parade reviewing stands and the coordination of military, law enforcement, and medical personnel on duty during inaugural activities, 1972-73. Samples of tickets, badges, blank forms, and souvenirs, 1973.

Maps and Charts (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Maps of the inaugural parade route; floor plans of the Museum of Natural History, the Kennedy Center, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art; and seating plans of the Kennedy Center, 1972-73 (29 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Grandstands and parade floats, 1972-73 (140 items). SEE 274.16.

Motion Pictures: Inaugural activities, 1973 (34 reels). SEE 274.17.

Sound Recordings (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Press briefing by Chairman J. Willard Marriott and Executive Director Jeb Magruder; interview with executive staff members; and entertainers' auditions, 1972-73 (4 items). SEE 274.19.

Photographic Prints (in Nixon Presidential Materials): Application photographs of bands, drill teams, and equestrian units wishing to march in the inaugural parade, 1972-73 (69 images). SEE 274.20.

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274.10 Records of the 1977 Inaugural Committee
1976-77

History: Preceded by a Pre-Inaugural Consultant, Donald E. Doll, loaned by IBM, August 1976. Inaugural Committee established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Jimmy Carter under the co-chairmanship of Bardyl R. Tirana and Vicki Rodgers, November 8, 1976. Incorporated in DC as a nonprofit organization, November 10, 1976. Organized with administrative, operational, and logistical support offices. Disbanded by February 28, 1977.

Textual Records (in Carter Library): Records of the Pre-Inaugural Consultant, including a summary of consultant activities, 1976- 77. Records of the Co-Chairpersons relating to planning, funding, and staffing, 1976-77. Records of administrative offices relating to finances, personnel, and office procedures, including the executive director's final report incorporating the reports of the various offices, 1976-77. Records of operational offices relating to the staging of inaugural events, including the parade, post-inaugural parties, and free public events; the marketing of souvenirs; liaison with the Congress, state organizations, and other groups; press relations; and invitations, 1976-77. Records of logistical support offices relating to transportation, accommodations, and security, 1976- 77.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Carter Library): Lafayette Park, showing location of media installations, 1976 (1 item). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Sound Recordings (in Carter Library): Entertainers' auditions, 1976-77 (11 items). SEE ALSO 274.19.

Transparencies (in Carter Library): Construction requirements for parade floats, 1976 (27 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

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274.11 Records of the 1981 Inaugural Committee
1980-81

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Ronald Reagan under the joint chairmanship of Robert K. Gray and Charles Z. Wick, November 21, 1980. Incorporated in DC as a nonprofit organization, November 21, 1980. Organized with 3 executive directors and an executive advisor supervising an executive staff and 29 groups. Disbanded by February 28, 1981.

Textual Records (in Reagan Library): Records of the Offices of the Co-Chairmen, the Executive Directors, and the Executive Advisor relating to planning, funding, and staffing, including weekly and final reports of some executive staff offices and groups, 1980-81. Records of executive staff offices relating to personnel, procurement, media relations, security, and transportation, 1980-81. Records of groups responsible for staging inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; marketing the official book and other souvenirs; ensuring the participation of ethnic minorities and other special interest groups; and providing logistical support services, 1980-81.

Maps and Charts (in Reagan Library): Maps of the U.S. Capitol grounds, the inaugural parade staging area and route, and Lafayette Square, 1981; organizational charts of the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee, 1981; and flow charts used in invitation and ticket control, 1981 (18 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Reagan Library): U.S. Capitol reviewing stands, the Presidential parade reviewing stand, and grandstands and television platforms along the parade route, 1981; and floor plans of the Sheraton Washington Hotel and the John F. Kennedy Center, 1981 (76 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Video Recordings (in Reagan Library): Recordings of the inaugural gala in Washington, DC, and "satellite" inaugural balls held in other parts of the country; and promotional announcements of inaugural events, 1981 (16 items). SEE ALSO 274.18.

Sound Recordings (in Reagan Library): Radio spot announcements publicizing the inaugural gala, 1981 (2 items). SEE ALSO 274.19.

Drawings (in Reagan Library): Posters and boards promoting the sale of souvenirs and advertising bus transportation to the inaugural gala, 1981 (28 items). SEE ALSO 274.20.

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274.12 Records of the 1985 Inaugural Committee
1984-85

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect Ronald Reagan under the general chairmanship of Michael K. Deaver and the chairmanship of Ronald H. Walker, November 15, 1984. Incorporated in DC as a nonprofit organization, November 16, 1984. Organized with an executive staff and six divisions. Disbanded by March 31, 1985.

Textual Records (in Reagan Library): Correspondence of the General Chairman concerning committee staff appointments and invitations to inaugural events, 1984-85. Records of the Office of the Chairman relating to planning, funding, and publicity, including a set of committee publications and the final reports of the principal staff offices and divisions, 1984-85. Records of the Office of the Director and General Manager dealing mainly with financial matters, 1984-85. Records of the Operations Division relating to the staging of inaugural events, including the parade and the ball; the issuance of credentials; the construction of parade grandstands; and the maintenance of liaison with Federal and DC Government agencies providing assistance, 1984-85. Records of the Marketing Division relating to the sale of the official book and other souvenirs, 1984-85. Records of the Public Liaison Division relating mainly to the securing of hotel accommodations, 1984-85. Records of the Invitations and Ticket Control Division, and of the Administrative Services Division, 1984-85. Copies of the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee's operations plans and instructions, 1984-85. Samples of stationery, tickets, badges, and souvenirs, 1984-85.

Maps and Charts (in Reagan Library): Seating charts of the Presidential parade reviewing stand and of other inaugural event sites, 1984-85 (2 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans (in Reagan Library): Plans of the Presidential parade reviewing stand, other grandstands, and television platforms; floor plans of inaugural ball sites; and a layout of the Pageant of Peace on the Ellipse, 1984-85 (67 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Video Recordings (in Reagan Library): Nationwide telecast of the Presidential and Vice Presidential galas, January 19, 1985 (6 items). SEE ALSO 274.18.

Photographic Prints (in Reagan Library): Souvenirs, for publication in sales catalog, 1984-85 (57 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Photographic Negatives (in Reagan Library): Souvenirs, for publication in sales catalog, 1984-85 (55 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Slides (in Reagan Library): Souvenirs, for publication in sales catalog, 1984-85 (4 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Transparencies (in Reagan Library): Souvenirs, for publication in sales catalog, 1984-85 (92 images). SEE ALSO 274.20.

Drawings (in Reagan Library): Souvenirs, for publication in sales catalog, 1984-85 (1 image). SEE ALSO 274.20.

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274.13 Records of the 1989 Inaugural Committee
1988-89

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect George Bush under the joint chairmanship of Bobby Holt and Penne Percy Korth, November 1988. Disbanded, April 1989.

Textual Records: Correspondence of Co-Chairman Penne Percy Korth, 1988-89. Correspondence of Executive Director Stephen M. Studdert, 1988-89. Numbered document file maintained by the Executive Secretariat, 1988-89. Records of the operations executive staff, including correspondence of the principal director and his deputy and assistant deputy, 1988-89. Correspondence, reports, and other records, 1988-89, of the following operating divisions: Administrative, Finance, Communications, Marketing, Public Liaison, Events, Congressional Affairs, Tickets, and Invitations. Records of groups responsible for technical communications, procurement, personnel, volunteers, receptions, correspondence, and transportation, 1988-89. Final reports ("After-Action Reports") of the various divisions and offices, 1989. Copy of the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee's operations plan, 1988.

Maps and Charts: Maps of DC, showing sites of inaugural events (13 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

Architectural and Engineering Plans: Floor plans of various inaugural activity sites, and parade grandstand plans, 1988-89 (22 items). SEE ALSO 274.16.

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274.14 Records of the 1993 Inaugural Committee
1992-93

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President-elect William Clinton under the chairmanship of Ron Brown, Linda Bloodworth Thomason, and Harry Thomason, November 1992. Disbanded, 1993.

Textual Records: After action reports, 1992-93.

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274.15 Records of the 1997 Inaugural Committee
1996-97

History: Established, pursuant to the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies Act, by President William Clinton under the joint chairmanship of Terence McAuliffe and Ann Dibble Jordan, November 1996. Disbanded, 1997.

Textual Records: Ceremonial events files, 1996-97.

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274.16 Cartographic Records (General)

SEE Maps and Charts Under 274.3-274.5, 274.7-274.9, and 274.11- 274.13.
SEE Architectural and Engineering Plans Under 274.3-274.6 and 274.8-274.13.

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274.17 Motion Pictures (General)

SEE Under 274.4-274.9.

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274.18 Video Recordings (General)

SEE Under 274.8, 274.11, and 274.12.

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274.19 Sound Recordings (General)

SEE Under 274.5, 274.6, and 274.8-274.11.

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274.20 Still Pictures (General)

SEE Photographic Prints Under 274.6-274.9 and 274.12.
SEE Photographic Negatives Under 274.8 and 274.12.
SEE Slides Under 274.8 and 274.12.
SEE Transparencies Under 274.8, 274.10, and 274.12.
SEE Drawings Under 274.6, 274.8, 274.11, and 274.12.


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