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Accessionings and Openings for the 1st Quarter
FY 2006


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Washington, DC, Area

General Records of the Department of Commerce (Record Group 40)
215 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and some security classified.

Local Public Works Program Subject Files, 1977–81; Briefing Books, 1976–81; Program Policy Subject Files, 1976–80; Speech Files, 1981–84; Overall Economic Development Program Reports, 1969–81; Speeches and Related Records, 1977–79; Press Releases, 1984; Evaluation Studies Reports Files, 1976–79. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Office of Management and Budget (Record Group 51)
22 cubic feet
Veterans Affairs Budgetary Records, 1994–96; Federal Budget Preparation Files, 1993–94; Financial Management Subject Files, 1992–94. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of the Treasury (Record Group 56)
64 cubic feet
International Monetary Group Documents LM 1 to 74 and INFO 1-72. Materials unprocessed and some security classified.

Assistant to Secretary/National Security Affairs: Records Relating to Spain, 1961–71; Policy Papers Pertaining to the National Security Council, 1952–64; Records Relating to National Security Council Programs, 1948–65; Assistant to Secretary/National Security Affairs: Chronological Files of Charles C. Crosswhite, 7/1/1965–2/21/1971; Assistant to Secretary/National Security Affairs: Records Pertaining to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1961–72; Assistant to Secretary/National Security Affairs: Subject Files, 1961–73; Records Pertaining to National Security Programs, 1954–65; Assistant to Secretary/National Security Affairs: Country Files, 1961–71; Records Pertaining to Internal Security Policies, 1948–63.

Materials open. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

General Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60)
1,158 cubic feet
Unclassified records of the Criminal Division. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Record Group 138)
1 cubic foot
Secretary's Administrative Agenda File. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities (Record Group 288)
166 cubic feet
Retired Program Grants 1984–92. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319)
47 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and some security classified.

Security Classified Intelligence and Investigative Dossiers—Impersonal File, 1939–80; Security Classified Intelligence and Investigative Dossiers—Personal File, 1939–76. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
247 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed and some security classified.

Records of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Harassment at the Military Academies. Materials unprocessed.

Defense Budget Files, 1957–74; Research Files, 1966–74; Retirement and Pension Subject Files, 1969–75; Medical Facilities Planning Files, 1970–74; Federal Employment Subject Files, 1963–78; Federal Productivity Studies, 1966–74; Legislative History Files, 1953–74; Manual for Collateral Duty Safety Officers, 1975; Security Subject Files, 1973–75; Economic Assistance Program Files, 1973–74; News Releases, 1962–74; Automatic Data Processing Subject Files, 1966–67; Research Project Orders, 1973–74; Course Files, 1968–74; Administrative Files, 1942–74; Motion Picture Project Files, 1962–84. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Army (Record Group 335)
37 cubic feet
Management Improvement Project Files, 1977–84; Correspondence Files, 1984. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Army Commands, 1942– (Record Group 338)
563 cubic feet
Organization Planning Files, 1956–64; Organization Planning Files, 1959–63; Operational Files, 1954–58; Project Files, 1948–51; Administrative Files, 1957–64; Subject Files, 1952–57; Manpower Division Files, 1955–57; Management Improvement Project Files, 1954–63; Correspondence Files, 1949–50; Publications Record Set, 1946–65; Civilian Personnel Files, 1957–59; History Files, 1945–1964; Publication Record Set, 1943–44;

Administrative Files, 1950–59; Publication Record Set, 1944; General Correspondence, 1942–44; Commercial Traffic Activity Files,[no date provided]; Organizational Files, 1946–50; Publications Files, 1948–50; Correspondence Files, 1951–57; Publication Record Set, 1942–46; Publication Record Set, 1948–57; Medical Department Historical Files, 1951–53; General Correspondence, 1940–64; Special Services Correspondence Files, 1960–62; Weekly Intelligence Reports, 1946–47;

Program Analysis Files, 1962; Unit History Files, 1949–53; Ammunition Reports, 1943–44; Publication Record Set, 1942–44; Publication Record Set, 1943–44; Publication Record Set, 1942–43; Personnel Correspondence, 1941–46; Publication Record Set, 1943; Publication Record Set, 1942–43; Staff Memorandums, 1942–43; General Correspondence, 1942–44; Publication Record Set, 1945–46; Publication Record Set, 1946; Publication Record Set, 1943; Publication Record Set, 1944; Special Services Planning Files, 1946–58; Publication Record Set, 1943–46;

Correspondence Files, 1942–43; Program Analysis Files, 1961; Training Operation Files, 1959; General Correspondence, 1941–45; Correspondence Files, 1946–48; Administrative Files, 1956–62; Disciplinary Control Board Files, 1957–61; General Correspondence Files, 1941–44; Newspaper Files, 1956–63; Budget Estimates, 1949–51; Planning Files, 1951–56; Administrative Files, 1947–50; Operations Files, 1948–56; Training Administration Files, 1951; General Correspondence Files, 1943–46; Communications Security Files, 1942–45; Training Instruction Files, 1950–59; Correspondence Files, 1951–57.

Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342)
47 cubic feet
Base Reports1976–79; Statistical Personnel Reports, 1961–75; Program Control and Element Cost Records, 1975; Real Property Case Files, 1948–71; Contract Management Records, 1969; Program Studies, 1978–79; Real Property Case Files, 1974–75; Real Property Case Files, 1975; Real Property Case Files, 1958–74; Reserve Orders, 1977; Administrative Orders, 1978–79; Administrative Records, 1967–69; Administrative Records, 1974; Base Closure Records, 1963–79; News Releases, 1972.

Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the Maritime Administration (Record Group 357)
88 cubic feet
Ship Specification Files. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Old Military and Civil Records Staff, 202-357-5396.

Records of the Defense Logistics Agency (Record Group 361)
65 cubic feet
Annual transfer from the Washington National Records Center. Materials unprocessed.

Budget Estimates and Review Files, 1977–84; Contract Compliance Files, 1974; Program Review Files, 1968–74; Security Clearance Policy Files, 1970–74; Publications, 1967–84; Contract Policies and Procedures Files, 1978–84; Standardization Program Files, 1982–84. Materials open. Contact the Archives II Military Records Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the National Institutes of Health (Record Group 443)
171 cubic feet
Central Files of the Office of the Director. Materials unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Civilian Records Staff, 301-837-3480.

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Electronic Records

Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
Approx. 17,005,067 logical data records
Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 2000: Congressional District Atlas, 109th Congress of the United States (544 logical data records). Annual Import and Export Data Banks, Export Non-Contiguous Data Bank Files, and Harmonized Commodity Master Files (Schedule B), 2004 (2,986,336 logical data records). Commodity Flow Survey (CFS), 1997 and 2002 (approximately 11,000,000 logical data records). Current Population Surveys: Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement, March 2004 and March 2005 (551,525 logical data records). Current Population Survey Topical Supplements: Veterans Supplement, August 2001; Veterans Supplement August 2003; School Enrollment and Computer Use Supplement, October 2003; Food Security Supplement , December 2003; Cell Phone Supplement, February and November 2004; Fertility Supplement, June 2004; Volunteer Supplement, September 2004; School Enrollment, Language Proficiency and Disability Supplement, October 2004; Voting and Registration Supplement, November 2004; and Contingent Work Supplement, February 2005 (2,466,662 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263)
3,983 logical data records
Index to U-2 Mission Plot Slides (Unclassified), 1956–65 (1,688 logical data records). Index to U-2 Mission Plot Slides (Classified), 1956–65 (2,295 logical data records). Materials partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319)
4 logical data records
Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS), FY 2004 (4 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
24,445,510 logical data records
Records of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies, July 2004–August 2005 (1,377 logical data records). Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS), FY 2003 snapshot (24,444,133 logical data records). Task Force records open; DEERS partially restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Employment and Training Administration (Record Group 369)
165,713 logical data records
Benefit Accuracy Measurement (BAM), 1994–96. (165,713 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)
20,100 logical data records
Mt. Mitchell Ship Data, 1991–93 (20,100 logical data records). National Benthic Infaunal (NBI) Database, 1993–2003 (157,989 logical data records) Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Federal Transit Administration (Record Group 408)
Approx. 600,000 logical data records
National Transit Database (NTD), 1979–2001 (approx. 600,000 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
51,153 logical data records
Official Copy of the Energy Information Administration Publications Cleared and Released in Electronic Form, 1996–2003 (51,153 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

General Records of the Department of Education (Record Group 441)
496,376 logical data records
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1998 (496,376 logical data records). Materials restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Record Group 442)
6,080,004 logical data records
National Hospital Discharge Survey, 1979–2002 (6,080,004 logical data records). Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

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Special Media

Records of the Naval Ship Systems Command (Record Group 344)
51.65 cubic feet
This series, "Ship Plans (Hull series), 1972–81," consists of ship engineering drawings. These drawings include feasibility studies and modernization plans for Iowa Class battleships. The accretion is completed. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-344-05-002.

Records of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Record Group 311)
15 cubic feet
This series, "Flood Insurance Maps, 1975–2004," consists of flood elevation determination maps and flood insurance rate maps published by the Federal Insurance Administration under the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These records include some preliminary versions of these maps called either flood hazard boundary maps or flood boundary and floodway maps and some related flood insurance studies. These maps were designed to depict flood-prone areas within selected counties and communities participating in the National Flood Insurance Program for purposes of calculating Federal flood insurance rates based on 100-year and 500-year flood occurrences and other hazard factors. The map coverage is for the state of Pennsylvania. Materials processed and open. Accession NN3-311-05-004.

Records of the Agency for International Development, (Record Group 286)
44 cubic feet
This accession, "Photographic Slides / Prints/ Negatives / Contact Sheets / Finding Aids, 1961–1982," consists of photographs, which are mainly black-and-white, documenting U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) programs and activities in several countries. Among the programs documented are aid for agriculture, economic growth, transportation development, education, health, and humanitarian assistance. Included are pictures of man-made and natural disasters, impoverished conditions, urban planning projects, and volunteer organizations. Of note are photographs of India's first atomic energy plant, a malaria eradication program in Brazil, damage to the Dominican Republic by Hurricane David, family planning programs in Pakistan, and tsetse fly research. Also included are several photographs taken of a visit to Zambia by U.S. Representative Tom Ridge and U.S. Senator John Heinz. In addition, there are several color photographs of poppy fields in Pakistan. Materials processed and open. Accession NN3-286-02-006.

Records of the U.S. Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
1 cubic foot
The accession, "Armed Forces 'Newsmap' 1942-1945," consists of 200 posters from World War Two. Newsmaps were a weekly issuance of the U.S. Army, which was published to relay news about the progress of World War Two in the Pacific and the European Theaters to members of the military. The publications featured photographs and maps and were designed for posting on bulletin boards or other display areas. Materials processed and open. Accession NN3-026-04-006.

General Records of the Department of Education (Record Group 441)
8 cubic feet
This accession "Video Tapings of Secretary Richard W. Riley and Secretary Rod Paige, September 1993–November 2004" document the activities and outreach effort of the Department of Education. Public service programs and off-air recordings make up the bulk of this accession. Off-air recordings are of Secretaries Riley and Paige appearances on network news programs. The programs aired on NBC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN, PBS, and FOX. Also included in this accession are teleconferences, ceremonies, town meetings, a White House Summit on education, press releases, and Secretary Paige's confirmation hearings. Materials processed and open. Accession NN3-441-05-005.

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Regional Archives

Anchorage   |   Atlanta   |   Boston   |   Chicago   |   Denver   |   Fort Worth   |   Kansas City   |   Laguna Niguel   |   New York City   |   Philadelphia   |   San Francisco   |   Seattle

All records are open for research unless noted otherwise.

National Archives at Anchorage
Contact archival operations, 907-261-7820.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
13 cubic feet
Civil case files, closed in 1985 from the District of Alaska, Anchorage. Adversary case files, 1987–88, from the Bankruptcy Court, District of Alaska, Anchorage.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
28 cubic feet
Special Use Permits, 1954–96, for the Chugach National Forest. Fiscal and Accounting Management Decimal Files, 1976. Land and Resource Management Planning Decimal Files, 1977–83, for the Tongass Stikine Area. Documentation for the Whittier Fire Station; material gathered in cooperation with the Alaska State Historic Preservation Officer according to Historic American Buildings Survey, Level II standards. There are blue print drawings, photograph negatives, and proof sheets. Directives, 1959–80, Region 10, Juneau.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
5 cubic foot
Commander's Files, 1950–61; these consist mainly of correspondence files of an administrative nature concerning the naval air facilities on Kodiak and Adak, AK, covering all matters relating to housing of military and civilian personnel. Commandant's Correspondence Files, 1955–56.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
215 cubic feet
Southern District of Alabama, Mobile Division. Criminal case files, 1980.
Eastern District of Kentucky, London Division. Criminal case files, 1979–80.
Western District of Kentucky, Paducah Division. Civil case files, 1980.
Northern District of Mississippi, Greenville Division. Civil case files, 1980.
Southern District of Mississippi, Vicksburg Division. Naturalization records, 1902–46.
All Divisions of South Carolina. Historical bankruptcy case files, 1980; civil case files, 1974–80; criminal case files, 1977–80.
Eastern District of Tennessee, Winchester Division. Criminal case files, 1968–77.
Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division. Civil case files, 1976–80, and criminal case files, 1978–80.

Records of the General Services Administration (Record Group 291)
19 cubic feet
Real property disposal case files, 1979, from the Information Management Branch, Atlanta, GA.

Records of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Record Group 442)
8 cubic feet
Final published reports of public health assessments, 2001–2003, for the Agency for Toxic Substances, Atlanta, GA.

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

National Archives at Chicago
Contact archival operations, 773-948-9001.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
16 cubic feet
Southern District of Ohio, Columbus Division, bankruptcy docket sheets, 1974–79.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
6 cubic feet
Cincinnati, OH, District Office, fatality-catastrophe inspection case files, 1989; Cleveland, OH, District Office, fatality-catastrophe inspection case files, 1984; Indianapolis, IN, District Office, Fatality-catastrophe inspection case files, 1984.

Records of U.S. Army Commands, 1942– (Record Group 338)
5 cubic feet
Fort Sheridan, IL. Records of military construction projects, ca. 1958–77.

Records of the Defense Logistics Agency (Record Group 361)
2 cubic feet
Defense Supply Center, Columbus, OH. Publication record sets, 1984.

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

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
7 cubic feet
Bridger-Teton National Forest, Jackson, WY. Special use permit files, 1946–94.

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
51 cubic feet
Information Management Division, Denver, CO. Case files on Yangtze Gorge and Three Gorges Dam, China 1943–96.
Great Plains Regional Office, Billings, MT. Records relating to management of cooperative programs, 1959–85.

Records of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
173 cubic feet
Tenth Circuit, Denver, CO. Appeals case files, 1973–78. Briefs and appendixes, 1977–78.

Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
1 cubic foot
Grand Junction (CO) Project Office. Community relations files, 1984–2001.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
296 cubic feet
Western District of Louisiana, Shreveport Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1967–81.
Western District of Texas, Midland Division. Civil and criminal dockets, 1968–87.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
2 cubic feet
Austin, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1984.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
46 cubic feet
Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. R&D correspondence files, 1961–70.

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

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

National Archives at New York City
Contact archival operations, 212-401-1620 or 866-840-1752.
No new accessions this quarter.

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

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

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

Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers (Record Group 77)
5 cubic feet
Seattle District. Civil Works Project Photographs and Negatives—Wynoochee Dam Project, ca. 1964–72. Howard Hanson Dam, ca. 1940–61.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
1 cubic foot
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Directives, 1964–78.

Records of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (Record Group 100)
1 cubic foot
Boise Area Office. Safety Fatality Investigations, 1984.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
3 cubic feet
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Naval Facilities Northwest. Aerial Photographs—Adak Naval Facilities, 2001.

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Herbert Hoover Library

Two items: 1) a sunbonnet that is purported to have been worn by Lou Henry Hoover when she went fishing in Oregon and 2) a carved miniature village of Dixmude, Belgium, ca. World War I.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Major manuscript donations received during the quarter included the Papers of John Wesley Hanes, totaling approximately 70 linear feet. This significant addition to the library's holdings was a transfer donation from the University of Wyoming's American Heritage Center.

Harry S. Truman Library

The library acquired the following collections:

Papers of Leonard Lyons, newspaper columnist (less than one linear foot, ca. 1956–71). The papers consist of letters from Bess W. Truman to Lyons, thanking him for books that he gave to the Trumans. Closed pending processing.

The Papers of Emmet O'Neal, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, consist of writings by Filipinos recalling their experiences during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. (2 linear feet, ca. 1947–50). Closed pending processing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Accretions to the papers of Robert B. Anderson, Oliver M. Gale, Jarold A. Kieffer, and the World War II Participants and Contemporaries collection.

The papers of George A. Horkan and Henry T. Kirkland were acquired.

John F. Kennedy Library

Accretions to the papers of Edward M. Kennedy comprising computer tapes from groups and government agencies, 1981–82; staff files (Trina Vargo, 1980–93, and Lisa Young, 1991–93); Palm Beach press videos, 1990–91; EMK's Harvard notebooks, 1950–56; 1980 Presidential campaign files. 8 cubic feet. Closed.

Personal Papers of William L. Batt, Jr., Administrator, Area Redevelopment Administration (1961–65). Papers contain correspondence, memorandums, hearings, bills, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous personal materials. 16 cubic feet. Closed pending processing.

Accretion to the personal papers of Lincoln Gordon, Ambassador to Brazil (1961–66). 48 pages. Closed pending processing.

Personal Papers of Jarold Kieffer, Executive Director, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Files related to the creation of the National Cultural Center (later renamed JFK Center for Performing Arts). 4 cubic feet. Closed pending processing.

Special media consisting of 1,067 photograph items, 100 feet of black-and-white motion picture film, 10.5 hours of video tape/DVDs, 27 hours of sound recordings.

Lyndon B. Johnson Library

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

  • Stanley L. Greigg (U.S. Congressman, 1965–67; Director of the Post Office Department's Office of Regional Administration, 1967–69), 20 pages;
  • William H. Darden (staff member for Senator Richard Russell; Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1968–73), Interview II, 31 pages;
  • Owen Joseph Donley (Administrative Assistant to Senator George McGovern, 1963–71; Office of the General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1980–89), 19 pages;
  • Jewell Malechek Scott (ranch employee while married to Lyndon Johnson's ranch foreman, Dale Malechek, and Johnson's post-Presidential secretary, 1969–73; National Park Service employee; employee of KTBC and the Johnsons; chaperone and ranch staff person), three interviews totaling 135 pages;
  • Samuel A. Adams (CIA analyst, 1963–73; author and producer of CBS documentary about U.S. intelligence in Vietnam), Interview II, 20 pages;
  • Miguel Aleman (President of Mexico, 1946–52), 23 pages;
  • Gerri Whittington (secretary for President Johnson, 1963–69), two interviews totaling 20 pages;
  • Orville Freeman (Secretary of Agriculture, 1961–69), Interview IV, 24 pages;
  • Kathy Teague (widow of Harold Teague, a pilot for Johnson whose plane crashed near the ranch in 1961), 20 pages.

Gerald R. Ford Library

Accretions to the papers of Robert Orben. This donation included correspondence, publications, index cards, and carbon copies of joke material, clippings, speeches, speech material, books, and other items that document Mr. Orben's career as a comedy writer for political and entertainment personalities and his role in the Ford administration. 27 feet.

Accretions to the Robert Teeter Papers, Yanek Mieczkowski Research Interviews, James Cannon Research Interviews, Gerald R. Ford Scrapbooks, Gerald R. Ford Post-Presidential Office Files, Gerald R. Ford Personal Papers, Susan Ford Bales Papers, Birge S. Watkins Files, the Composite General Accessions and the Composite Grand Rapids Accessions.

George Bush Library

During the quarter, the Bush Library received approximately 201.17 linear feet of material for accessioning. This consisted donations of the Dr. D. Allan Bromley Collection (90.0 linear feet), the Dr. Esther Lee Bearden Collection (1.0 linear foot), historical materials from Congressman Henry Bonilla (.01 linear foot), and an accretion to the James Cicconi Collection (.15 linear feet). The archives also received an unsolicited donation of books from Robert Grumbacher of Wayne, PA.

The audiovisual department accessioned 54 video, 25 photographic, and 1 audio accretion to the George Bush Post-Presidential Collection. The 25 photos are digital images of former Presidents Bush and Clinton in Houston announcing the Bush/Clinton Katrina Relief Fund.

OPENINGS

Harry S. Truman Library

Papers of Dale M. Hellegers, historian (11.2 linear feet, 1915–96). The collection mostly consists of copies of correspondence, memorandums, reports, and minutes of meetings relating to the U.S. military occupation of Japan after World War II and the creation of the postwar Japanese constitution. It also includes transcripts of interviews conducted by Hellegers and others, printed materials, typed and handwritten notes, sound recordings, and other items. Hellegers compiled these materials while writing her book, We, the Japanese People: World War II and the Origins of the Japanese Constitution (2001).

Papers of Richard C. Holbrooke, diplomat and author (less than one linear foot, 1987–88). The papers mostly consist of transcripts of interviews that Holbrooke conducted with Clark M. Clifford while the two men were collaborating on Clifford's memoirs, Counsel to the President (1991). The interviews document Clifford's service as naval aide and special counsel to President Harry S. Truman, his legal and professional career, and his role as an unofficial adviser to Presidents Truman, Kennedy, and Johnson.

Papers of Oscar Peace, an officer in the U.S. Navy (less than one linear foot, 1945–47). The papers consist of certificates, photographs, and memorabilia mostly collected during President Truman's cruise aboard the USS Missouri in September 1947.

Papers of Russell P. Andrews, Special Assistant to the Assistant to the President (less than one linear foot, 1940–54). The collection contains correspondence, reports, and photographs pertaining to Andrews's service on the White House staff from 1950 to 1952.

An oral history interview with Raphael Green, a member of the secretariat of the 1946 mission to Korea and Manchuria headed by Ambassador Edwin W. Pauley.

John F. Kennedy Library

Scrapbooks belonging to John F. Kennedy from the period 1940–52 and containing news clippings and articles. 6.5 cubic feet.

Personal papers of William H. Tucker, Commissioner, Interstate Commerce Commission (1961–67); author, Parachute Soldier (1994). Correspondence, reports, speeches, and files of cases pending before the ICC; notes, photographs, manuscripts, and book draft. 48 feet.

Personal papers of Anne M. Whalen, political activist, Syracuse, NY, 1960–68. Letters, campaign materials, newspapers, and magazines relating to the campaigns of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy. 0.25 cubic feet.

Personal papers of William Flick. Letters, clippings, and photographs related to a 1950s West Point cheating scandal. 0.25 cubic feet.

Personal papers of Linda Marschner, Kennedy enthusiast and supporter. Correspondence and memorabilia relating to the Kennedy family. 0.25 cubic feet.

Four additions to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection and seven additions to the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection.

An accretion to the personal papers of James M. Pines, Peace Corps associate representative in Ecuador, 1962–63. Diaries and letters. Two volumes.

Nixon Presidential Materials Staff

Tthe Nixon Staff opened 50,000 pages of records. About 41,000 pages of these records came from the following files series in National Security Files: the Vietnam Subject Files, Vietnam Country Files, and Kissinger Office Files, Agency and Congressional Files. The Staff also opened about 2,500 pages of documents from Mandatory Review cases, as well as documents from our White House Central Files, Name Files, and documents from the WHCF, Staff Member and Office Files, J. Fred Buzhardt, Jr., concerning the commutation of James Hoffa's prison sentence in 1971.

Gerald R. Ford Library

The library completed the review and opened 500 pages of Melvin Laird Papers relating to the development of the all-volunteer armed forces as a replacement for the military draft during Mr. Laird's tenure as Secretary of Defense, 1969–73.

The library opened 3,000 pages from the American Citizens Concerned for Life Papers and 1,500 pages of the John Robson Papers.

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