JFK Assassination Records

John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Register

This register lists all of the records in the JFK Assassination Records Collection at the general series level. Individual documents from many of the series are further described in the JFK Assassination Collection Database. Finding Aids provide additional descriptions of records cited here, but not included in the database.

All of the records described are open for viewing and reproduction, but ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON LINE. For access to these records, contact the Special Access and FOIA Staff, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740, (301) 837-3190, e-mail: specialaccess_foia@nara.gov.


RG 21, Records of U.S. District Courts
  • Records from the District Court Colorado, 1975
    1 Box
    Includes Documents on King vs. Katzenbach
  • Records from the District Court, Northern District of Texas
    3 Boxes
    Porter vs. U.S., CA #3-4247; Porter vs. U.S., CA #3-2282; U.S. vs. 6.5-MM Manlicher-Carcano Military Rifle, CA #3-1171
  • Records from the District Court of Louisiana, New Orleans Division
    1 Box
    Case #68-1063, Clay L. Shaw vs. Jim Garrison, James L. Alcock, and Charles Ward
  • Records from the District Court of Louisiana, New Orleans Division
    1 Box
    Case #70-466, Clay L. Shaw vs. Jim Garrison, Joseph M. Rault, Jr., Cecil M. Shilstone, Willard E. Robertson, Perry Raymond Russo, and Dr. Esmond A. Fatter
  • Records from the District Court of Louisiana, New Orleans Division
    1 Box
    Case #71-135 - Clay L. Shaw vs. Jim Garrison.
  • Records from the District Court of Louisiana, New Orleans Division
    2 Boxes
    Case 70-466b- Shaw v. Garrison; 71-2422- Shaw v. Garrison; and 67-553- Andrews v. Garrison
  • Records from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    1 Box
    Case #2569-70 - Harold Weisburg vs. U.S. General Services Administration and U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
  • Records from the U.S. District Court of Colorado
    1 Box
    King v. U.S.
  • Records from the Eastern Louisiana District, New Orleans
    2 Boxes
    Case 67-553 - Andrews v. Garrison
    Case 70-466-b - Shaw v. Garrison
    Case 71-2422 - Shaw v. Garrison
  • Records from the District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    4 boxes
    Case 67C-1895 - Gordon Novel vs. Jim Garrison and H.M.H. Publishing Co.
  • Records from the District Court, Southern District Of Florida
    BOX 1
    64-353 - US v. RICHARD PAUL PAVLICK
    Records from the District court, District of New Hampshire
    6564 - US v. RICHARD PAUL PAVLICK

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RG 28, Records of the Post Office Department
  • 1 box
RG 36, Records of the U.S. Customs Service
  • 3 inches
RG 38, Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
  • 3 boxes
RG 46, Records of the U.S. Senate
  • Records of the Select Committee to Study Government Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (Church Committee)
    40 Boxes
  • Records of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Regulation & Government Information on JFK Assassination Review Board Nominations
    1 Box
  • Records of the U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee (Eastland Committee)
    1 Box
    Executive Session Transcripts, 1959-64
  • Records of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, 88th Congress (McClellan Committee)
    1 Box
RG 47, Records of the Social Security Administration
  • 1 Box
RG 51, Records of the Office of Management and Budget
  • 61.1B: Director's, Deputy Director's and Assistant Director's Office Files, 1964 - 65
    1 Box
RG 52, Records of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
  • 1 box

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RG 56, Records of the U.S. Department of Treasury
  • 1 Box
RG 58, Records of the Internal Revenue Service
  • 1 Box
RG 59, Records of the Department of State
  • Central Decimal File, 1955-59
    1 Box
  • Lot File 69D186; Records relating to Lee Harvey Oswald and the Warren Commission Report, 1959-64
    2 Boxes
  • Lot File 85D257; Records Relating to Lee Harvey Oswald, 1961-64
    6 Boxes
  • Records of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Passport Office, INR, and Miscellaneous Central Files
    20 boxes
RG 60, Records of the Department of Justice
  • Civil Division Litigation Case Files
    Related to Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
    47 Boxes
  • Records of the Civil Division, 1964-75
    1 Box
  • Records of the Civil Division
    1 Box
    Weisburg vs. Webster
  • Records of the Civil Rights Division, 1967-69
    1 Box
  • Classified Subject Files, 129-11, 1963-81
    65 Boxes
  • Records of the Criminal Division, Office of Enforcement Operations, 1964-92
    4 Boxes
  • Records of the Office of Information and Privacy
    Attorney FOIA Appeal Files
    22 Boxes
  • JFK Assassination Records Kept by Mr. Robert Keuch, Criminal Division, 1963
    (In the National Archives Motion Picture, Sound and Video Branch)

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RG 64, Records of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Administrative Records relating to the Warren Commission, 1965-91
    8 Boxes
  • Administrative Files of the Office of Presidential Libraries, 1967-83
    2 Boxes
  • Miscellaneous files of Marion Johnson and Mike Simmons, 1963-77
    1 Box
  • Office of the Archivist James B. Rhoads, 1968-79
    1 Box
  • Office of the Archivist Robert Baumer
    Personal, 1966-67
    1 Box
  • Records from the Office of the General Counsel (NSL)
    2 boxes
  • Records of Archivist Wayne C. Grover, 1964-65
    1 Box
  • Records of the Office of the Deputy Archivist
    3 Boxes
  • Reference files of the Office of the National Archives, 1964-76
    16 Boxes
  • Warren Commission Documents Reviewed by the FBI for the House Select Committee on Assassinations, 1964
    1 Box
  • Documents relating to the disposition of the casket of President Kennedy
    1 inch

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RG 65, Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Over 400 cubic feet
  • Contact Special Access and FOIA Staff for series listing
RG 77, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • 2 Boxes
  • Grave Site records
RG 79, National Park Service
  • Abbie Rowe Photographs Funeral of President John F. Kennedy, November 22-25, 1963
    In the custody of the National Archives Still Pictures Branch
RG 84, Foreign Service Posts of the U.S. Department of State
  • 1 Box
RG 85, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • 7 Boxes

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RG 87, Records of the U.S. Secret Service
  • Official Case File of the Assassination of President Kennedy, 1963-64
    12 Boxes
  • White House Police Post Logs and Attachments
    25 Boxes
  • Newspaper Clippings
    7 Boxes
  • Agency Archives Records
    3 Boxes
  • Intelligence Division
    1 Box
  • Historical Vault
    1 Box
  • Miscellaneous Files
    1 box
RG 118, Records of U.S. Attorneys and Marshals
  • DOJ Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, Office of Legal Counsel
    2 boxes

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RG 127, Records of the U.S. Marine Corps
  • 2 Boxes
RG 130, White House Communications Agency
  • 1 Box
RG 218, Records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Central Files, 1962-63
    Lemnitzer, Taylor, and Wheeler Papers
    4 Boxes
  • Vietnam Documents
    1 Box
RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • House Select Committee on Assassination (HSCA) Access list and Log of Immunized Executive Session Testimony
    1 Box
  • HSCA Briefing Books for Subcommittee Hearings
    11 Boxes
  • HSCA Budget Summaries, Financial Statements and Other Records from Budget Officer Howarth
    1 Box
  • HSCA Chronological Press Clippings
    2 Boxes
  • HSCA CIA FOIA Documents
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Committee Members Notebook
    1 Box
  • Public Hearings, Special Media
    1 Box
  • Audio Cassettes
    1 Box
  • Classified Mail Registers
    1 Box
  • Clay Shaw Transcripts
    1 Box
  • HSCA Consultant Contracts
    Box 1
  • HSCA Drafts and Proofs of Final Report
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Exhibits from Executive Session Hearings
    2 boxes

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  • HSCA FBI Jack Ruby File (I) & (II)
    40 Boxes
    "44-24016"
  • HSCA FBI Lee Harvey Oswald File
    56 Boxes
    "105-82555"
  • HSCA FBI File on JFK Assassination
    71 Boxes
    "62-109060"
  • HSCA FBI Liaison with the Warren Commission
    17 Boxes
    "62-109090"
  • HSCA Firearms Panel Photographic Evidence
    1 Box
  • HSCA Guard Station Log-in/Log-out Register of Staff
    1 box

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  • HSCA Segregated CIA Collection
    160 Boxes
  • HSCA Segregated CIA Collection (staff notes)
    36 Boxes
  • HSCA Segregate CIA Collection (microfilm)
    81 Boxes
  • HSCA Legal Department Charts of Material Requested
    1 Box
  • HSCA Mail and Document Registers
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Letters Received from the Public after the HSCA's Expiration
    1 Box
  • HSCA Letters sent by Acting Chief Counsel and Director A.B. Lewis
    1 Box
  • HSCA Letters Sent By B. Chardak and T. Roberts, Public Information Office
    1 Box
  • HSCA Letters Sent By Director and Chief Counsel R.A. Sprague
    2 Boxes

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  • HSCA Letters sent by H. Gonzalez
    1 Box
  • HSCA Letters sent by T. Downing
    1 Box
  • HSCA Letters sent Regarding Information, Access, and Compliance
    4 Boxes
  • HSCA Miscellaneous Press Clippings
    4 Boxes
  • HSCA Monthly Reports submitted to the Committee on House Administration
    1 Box
  • HSCA Non-Disclosure Forms and Related Materials Maintained by the Chief Clerk
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Notes and Roll Call Records Taken by the Chief Clerk at Hearings
    4 Boxes
  • HSCA Notices of Intent to Issue Subpoenas
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Numbered Files
    302 Boxes

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  • HSCA Numbered Photographic Materials
    12 Boxes
  • HSCA Office files of Budget Officer Thomas Howarth
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA Posted Airline Reimbursements and Other
    Refund Records
    1 Box
  • HSCA Press Clippings
    16 Boxes
  • HSCA Public Hearings Exhibit
    1 Box
  • HSCA Public Hearings Press Materials
    2 Boxes
  • HSCA Published Exhibits ("F" Numbered Exhibits)
    8 Boxes
  • HSCA Recording Equipment Register
    1 Box
  • HSCA Records created or received after the Committee's Expiration
    1 Box
  • HSCA Records of the Chief Clerk Relating to Hearings
    1 Box

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  • HSCA Records of the Criminal District Court #3
    Dallas County, State of Texas vs. Jack Ruby
    4 Boxes
  • HSCA Records relating to Library of Congress Research Projects
    1 Box
  • HSCA Records Supporting Funding Resolutions
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Classified Visitors
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Electrostatic Copies made
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Letters sent to Chairman Louis Stokes
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Numbered Documents
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Outgoing Mail
    1 Box
  • HSCA Register of Visitors
    1 Box
  • HSCA Report on Lee Harvey Oswald's Trip to Mexico City
    1 Box

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  • HSCA Security Administration Files
    2 Boxes
  • HSCA Security Classified Files
    6 Boxes
  • HSCA Staff Payroll Records
    3 Boxes
  • HSCA State of Texas vs. Jack Ruby Newspaper Exhibits
    30 Boxes
  • HSCA Stewart McKinney's Briefing Material
    1 Box
  • HSCA Subpoena Log and Log Sheets
    1 Box
  • HSCA Subpoenas
    1 Box
  • HSCA Summaries and Indexes for Executive Session Hearings
    1 Box
  • HSCA Tables of Contents and Indexes to Individual Serials in the FBI - Ruby Investigation File
    1 Box
  • HSCA Transcripts of CBS Television News Broadcasts
    2 Boxes
  • HSCA Transcripts of Immunized Executive Session Hearings
    4 Boxes
  • HSCA Transcripts of Interviews
    1 Box
  • HSCA Travel Orders
    1 Box
  • HSCA Vouchers
    10 Boxes
  • HSCA House Select Committee on Intelligence (Pike Committee)
    3 Boxes

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RG 263: Records of the Central Intelligence Agency RG 266: Records of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Meetings of the Securities and Exchange Commission, 1963
    1 Box
RG 267: Records of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Case #77-178 , Robertson vs. Wegmann
    1 Box

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RG 272: Records of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • Entry 01: Proceedings and Minutes of Executive Sessions of the Commission, 1963-64
    1 Box
  • Entry 02: File Classification Manual, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 03: Register of Letters Received (Incoming Mail Log), 1963-64
    1 Box
  • Entry 04: List of Numbered Commission Documents (List of Basic Source Materials), 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 05: Index to Names in Secret Service Reports, 1964
    6 Boxes
  • Entry 06: Index to Addresses and Telephone and Other Numbers in Secret Service Reports, 1964
    2 Boxes
  • Entry 07: Name Index to Certain Commission Documents, 1964
    3 Boxes
  • Entry 08: Numbered Commission Document File, 1963-64
    66 boxes

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  • Entry 09: Records relating to "Key Persons," 1963-65
    74 Boxes
  • Entry 10: Records relating to "Other Individuals and Organizations Involved or Interviewed," 1963-64
    43 Boxes
  • Entry 11: Records relating to "Government Agencies Involved," 1963-64
    7 Boxes
  • Entry 12: Records Relating to "Investigation & Evidence,"
    1963-64
    13 Boxes
  • Entry 13: Correspondence Relating to Photographs and Press Clippings,
    1963-64
    1 Box
  • Entry 14: Investigative Reports Relating to Photographs and Films, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 15: Photographs, 1963
    2 Boxes
  • Entry 16: Press Clippings and Newspapers, 1961-64
    46 Boxes
  • Entry 17: Correspondence Relating to Films and Tape Recordings, 1963-64
    1 box

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  • Entry 18: Films, 1963
    This Series is in the Custody of NNSM (Motion Pictures, Sound and Video Branch)
  • Entry 19: Radio Tape Recordings, 1963
    This Series is in the Custody of NNSM (Motion Pictures, Sound and Video Branch)
  • Entry 20: Presidential Commission Administrative Records, 1963-64
    7 Boxes
  • Entry 21: Memorandums and Minutes Concerning Conferences and Staff Meetings, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 22: Records Relating to the "Protection of the President," 1963-64
    2 Boxes
  • Entry 23: Correspondence relating to "Public Comments and Inquiries," 1963-64
    9 Boxes
  • Entry 24: Letters Received by the Chief Justice, 1963
    2 boxes

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  • Entry 25: Alphabetical Files of Outgoing Letters and Internal Memorandums, 1963-64
    5 Boxes
  • Entry 26: Reading File of Outgoing Letters and Internal Memorandums, 1963-64
    3 Boxes
  • Entry 27: Records relating to the Preparation of the Report of the Commission, 1964
    6 Boxes
  • Entry 28: Manuscript of the Report and Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    77 Boxes
  • Entry 29: Index to Names of Persons Involved in the Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    3 Boxes
  • Entry 30: Index to Exhibits Relating to Depositions, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 31: Galley Proof of the Report and Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    7 Boxes
  • Entry 32: Page Proof of the Report and Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    33 Boxes
  • Entry 33: Records of the Government Printing Office relating to the Report of the Commission, 1964
    51 Boxes

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  • Entry 34: Correspondence on Publication of the Report and Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 35: Notebook relating to Witnesses and Their Testimony, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 36: Subject Index to Proceedings of Hearings of the Commission, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 37: Proceedings of Hearings, 1964
    29 Boxes
  • Entry 38: Proceedings of Session at Which Testimony of Mark Lane Was Heard, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 39: Steno type Notes of Proceedings, 1964
    16 Boxes
  • Entry 40: Depositions, 1964
    Boxes 51
  • Entry 41: List of Exhibits, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 42: Exhibits and Other Evidence, 1964
    148 Boxes
  • Entry 43: Large Visual Aids, 1964
    This Series Contains a Scale Model of Dealey Plaza Area in Dallas and the Basement of the Dallas Police Department

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  • Entry 44: Office files of Staff
    35 Boxes
  • Entry 45: Oswald-Ruby Chronology and Summary of Chronology, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 46: "Report of Meetings of Members of Staff," 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 47: Indexes to Subjects Relating to the Assassination and to Oswald, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 48: Outline of Evidence Relating to the Assassination, 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 49: Records Relating to the Interrogation and Trial of Jack Ruby, 1964
    3 Boxes
  • Entry 50: "The Oswald Case: Mark Lane's Testimony to the Warren Commission," 1964
    1 Box
  • Entry 51: Photograph of the Commission, n.d.
    1 Box
  • Entry 52: Related Material received from the Secret Service, 1963-65
    1 Box
  • Entry 53: "Wound Ballistics of 6.5-MM Mannlicher-Carcano Ammunition," 1965
    1 Box
  • Warren Commission Documents Released as a Result of the 1993 Review, 1963-64
    25 boxes

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RG 276: Records of the United States Court of Appeals
  • Records of the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
    2 Boxes
RG 306: Records of the United States Information Agency
  • Miscellaneous Case Files from USIA
    The audio and video tapes in this series are in the Custody of NNSM (Motion Pictures, Sound and Video Branch)
  • Photographs of President John F. Kennedy's Funeral, 1963
    This Series is in the Custody of NNSP (Still Pictures Branch)
RG 319, Records of the Army Staff
  • ACSI G2 Counterintelligence Organizations
    1 Box
RG 335: Records of the U.S. Army
  • Califano Papers
    15 Boxes
  • Army Ballistics Tests, Chemical Research and Development Labs, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
    2 boxes
RG 338, Records of U.S. Army Commands
  • Headquarters Files, Pentagon Telecommunications Center
    2 Boxes
RG 342: Records of the U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations
  • Special Andrews Air Force Base Duty Operations Log from 11/22-25/ 1963 and 6/5-6/1968
    1 Box
  • 36900, 1963-64
    Finding Aid is Available; This series is in the Custody of NNSM (Motion Picture Sound and Video Branch)
RG 373: Records of the Defense Intelligence Agency
  • 1 box
RG 436: Records of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • 1 box
RG 457: Records of the National Security Agency
  • Office of Policy
    1 box

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RG 541: Records of the Assassination Records Review Board
  • "2" Series
    25 Boxes
  • "3" Series
    18 Boxes
  • "4" Series
    124 Boxes
  • "5" Series
    97 Boxes
  • "7" Series
    25 Boxes
  • "8" Series
    4 Boxes
  • "9" Series
    25 Boxes
  • "10" Series
    7 Boxes
  • Files of Christopher Barger
    7 Boxes
  • Files of K. Michelle Combs
    17 Boxes
  • Files of Laura Denk
    16 Boxes
  • Director's Files
    8 Boxes
  • Files of Joe Freeman
    11 Boxes
  • Files of T. Jeremy Gunn
    35 Boxes
  • Files of Ronald G. Haron
    35 Boxes
  • Files of Kim Herd
    12 Boxes
  • Files of Douglas P. Horne
    20 Boxes
  • Files of Manuel Legaspi
    1 Box
  • Files of Irene Marr
    9 Boxes
  • Files of David Marwell
    21 Boxes
  • Master Set of Medical Deposition Exhibits
    9 Boxes
  • Miscellaneous Files
    33 Boxes
  • Files of Dennis Quinn
    6 Boxes
  • Files of Chet Rhodes
    1 Box
  • Files of Brian Rosen
    2 Boxes
  • Files of Bob Skwirot
    13 Boxes
  • Files of Kevin Tiernan
    19 Boxes
  • Files of Thom Wilborn
    1 Box
  • Files of Joan Zimmerman
    43 Boxes
  • Files still awaiting processing
    109 (Box count approximate, records still undergoing processing)
Papers Donated to the ARRB

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Records from the Herbert Hoover Library
  • Clark Mollenhoff Files re: U.S. v. Garrison
    1 Box
Records from the Harry Truman Library
  • Records relating to the assassination
    1 Box
Records from the Gerald Ford Library
  • Buchen/Dannenhaur Files, 1975
    1 Box
  • Cargill/Hardy Files, 1975-76
    1 Box
  • Clark Mollenhoff Papers, 1971
    1 Box
  • Files of the President's Commission on CIA Activities within the United States (Rockefeller Commission), 1975
    6 Boxes
  • Gerald R. Ford Congressional Papers, 1963-76
    14 Boxes
  • Gerald R. Ford Personal and Post-Presidential Papers, 1963 - 91
  • James Wilderotter Files, 1975 - 76
    1 Box
  • Jeanne Davis/John Mathenty NSC Convenience File, 1975-76
    1 Box
  • John Marsh/Richard Cheney Files, 1975
    1 Box
  • Kissinger/Scowcroft Files, 1975-76
    1 Box
  • Michael Duval Files, 1975
    1 Box
  • Philip Buchen Files, 1975-76
    1 Box
  • Records from the Ford Library to interfile
    2 Federal Records Center Cartons
  • Kennedy Assassination Material (including audio and video tape)
Records from the Kennedy Presidential Library
  • Records relating to Assassination, 1963-64 (includes 1 box of Re-internment Photographs and 5 boxes of RFK Diaries, Telephone Logs, and Telephone Messages
    14 Boxes
Records from the Johnson Presidential Library
  • 85 Boxes
Records from the Carter Presidential Library
  • Records relating to the Assassination, 1977-81
    1 Box
Miscellaneous Records
  • Valuable Documents Collection in the National Archives
    Includes Records from Record Groups 64, 87, and 272

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