Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Office of the United States Trade Representative


(Record Group 364)
1934-78
131 cu. ft.

Table of Contents

  • 364.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 364.2 RECORDS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR RECIPROCITY INFORMATION 1934-63 131 lin. ft.
  • 364.3 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR TRADE NEGOTIATIONS 1969-78
  • 364.4 MOTION PICTURES (GENERAL)
  • 364.5 VIDEO RECORDINGS (GENERAL)
  • 364.6 SOUND RECORDINGS (GENERAL)
  • 364.7 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

364.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: In the Executive Office of the President (EOP), by EO 12188, January 4, 1980.

Predecessor Agencies:

  • Committee for Reciprocity Information (1934-48)
  • Committee for Reciprocity Information (1948-63)
  • Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, EOP (1963-80)
Functions: Directs all trade negotiations of the United States and formulates trade policy for the United States.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Office of the United States Trade Representative in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Records of the Office of the Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Trade, RG 20.

RECORDS
RECORD TYPES RECORD LOCATIONS QUANTITIES
Textual Records Washington Area 131 cu. ft.
Motion Pictures College Park 1 reel
Video Recordings College Park 1 item
Sound Recordings College Park 10 items
Still Pictures College Park 54 images

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364.2 RECORDS OF THE COMMITTEE FOR RECIPROCITY INFORMATION
1934-63
131 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 6750, June 27, 1934, under provisions of the Trade Agreements Act (48 Stat. 945), June 12, 1934, to ascertain the views of U.S. firms regarding tariffs, concessions, and related matters under consideration in trade negotiations. Included representatives of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, State, and the Treasury, with the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Tariff Commission as chairman. Succeeded by a new Committee for Reciprocity Information, established by EO 10004, October 5, 1948, and superseding E0 10082, October 5, 1949. Abolished by EO 11075, January 15, 1963, which created the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, EOP. SEE 364.3.

Textual Records: Correspondence with card index, briefs, transcripts, reports, digests of correspondence and briefs, notices, publications, and press releases, 1934-63.

Related Records: Records of the Commerce Department representative on the Committee for Reciprocity Information in RG 151, Records of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

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364.3 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR
TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
1969-78

History: Established in the EOP by EO 11075, January 15, 1963. Redesignated Office of the United States Trade Representative, 1980. SEE 364.1.

Motion Pictures (1 reel): Interview with Special Representative for Trade Negotiations William Eberle, 1972.

Video Recordings (1 item): Press conference on trade topics held by William Eberle, ca. 1972.

Sound Recordings (10 items): Press conferences, briefings, and speeches by trade negotiators on various subjects pertaining to trade, 1972-76.

Photographic Prints (54 images): Signing ceremonies of the Kennedy Round Trade Agreement, 1969, and meetings of the Tokyo Round Trade Talks, 1978, including informal photographs of President Jimmy Carter, Robert Strauss, W. Michael Blumenthal, ambassadors, and trade ministers (A).

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364.4 MOTION PICTURES (GENERAL)

SEE UNDER 364.3.

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364.5 VIDEO RECORDINGS (GENERAL)

SEE UNDER 364.3.

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364.6 SOUND RECORDINGS (GENERAL)

SEE UNDER 364.3.

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364.7 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

SEE Photographic Prints UNDER 364.3.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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