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Washington, DC, Area

General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59)
14 cubic feet
Accessions consist of records regarding UN budgetary matters, military affairs, and disarmament issues. Also included are the paper copies of the 1975 telegrams originally classified Top Secret from the Central Foreign Policy Files. Records unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Reference Staff, 301-837-3510.

General Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60)
2 cubic feet
Accession consists of records relating to the Nazi War Crimes of World War II. Records unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Reference Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (Record Group 218)
64 cubic feet
Accessions consist of records of International Joint Board/Committee files and agreements (ca. 1940–80) and operational planning and reconnaissance/surveillance programs files (ca. 1940–79). Records unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Reference Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations (Record Group 342)
224.6 cubic feet
Accessions consist of records from the nine major commands, 35 field operating agencies, four direct reporting units, and their subordinate elements, which constitute the field organization that carries out the Air Force mission. Records unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Reference Staff, 301-837-3510.

Records of the National Institutes of Health (Record Group 443)
1 cubic foot
Accession consists of the general records of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Xenotransplantation (SACX). The Secretary of Health and Human Services chartered the SACX in July 1999. It was discontinued in June 2005. Secretary's Advisory Committee on xenotransplantation played a role in safeguarding public health while fostering the development of promising strategies to treat tissue destruction, organ failure, and other public health needs. Records unprocessed. Contact the Archives II Reference Staff, 301-837-3510.

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Electronic Records

Records of the Fish and Wildlife Service (Record Group 22)
522,674 logical data records
National Wild Fish Survey Data Base, 1995–2005. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
2,482,836 logical data records
Current Population Survey, March 1973–75: Annual Demographic File (177,100 logical data records); Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 1980: Summary Tape File 2A (2,305,488 logical data records); and Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 1990: Equal Employment Opportunity Files for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands of the United States (248 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 Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
220,936 logical data records
Algodones Dunes Monitoring Studies Files, 1977, 1998–2002 (5 logical data records); Forest Inventory Operations (FOI) Data Files for Oregon (9 logical data records); Microstorms Data Files for Oregon (220,920 logical data records); and Special Status Species Occurrence Final Lists, Wyoming, as of December 2002 (2 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 Management and Budget (Record Group 51)
1,123,321 logical data records
Monthly Electronic Mail Files, November 1992–July 1994. Materials restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the U.S. Geological Survey (Record Group 57)
45,291 logical data records
Prototype Conterminous U.S. Land Cover Characteristics Data Files, 1990. 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 State (Record Group 59)
5,552 logical data records
World Military Expenditure and Arms Transfer (WMEAT) Files, 1989–99. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
1,035 logical data records
Public Affairs Files, 2003 (987 logical data records), and Index to Space Shuttle Mission Operations Videos, 1981–92 (48 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)
3,371,653 logical data records
Reserve Duty Personnel Master File, FY 2005 (1,341,906 logical data records), and Defense Incident-Based Reporting System (DIBRS), February 2006 (2,029,747 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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Record Group 370)
21,408,672 logical data records
Storm Data Files, 1950–2005. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Defense Intelligence Agency (Record Group 373)
53,266 logical data records
Personnel Management Information System (PMIS) Files, 1985 and 1987–99. 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 Transportation (Record Group 398)
1,680,481 logical data records
Commuter Air Carrier Statistics Report of Revenue by On-line Origin and Destination (Data Bank 298C, Schedule T-1), January 2001–September 2002 (87,541 logical data records); T-100 Domestic Segment Data (Data Bank 28DS), 2004–2005 (1,270,204 logical data records); T-100 (f) International Market Data (Data Bank 28IM), 2001–2002 (162,449 logical data records); and T-100 (f) International Segment Data (Data Bank 28IS), 2001–2002 (160,287 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)
469,331 logical data records
Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Surveys, 2000 and 2002. Materials open. 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)
25,763,205 logical data records
Marriage and Divorce Data Files, 1989–95 (2,251,502 logical data records); Matched Multiple Birth Data Set, 1995–2000 (699,144 logical data records); and Multiple Cause of Death Public Use Files, 1989–99 (22,812,559 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 Fish Passage Center (Collection FPC)
2,851,601 logical data records
Data Files Relating to Anadromous Fish in the Columbia Basin, 1984–2005. 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 Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering (Record Group 54)
1.55 cubic feet
This series (54-SBA, 0.8 cubic feet) consists of three albums of photographs documenting research and experiments relating to soil conditions needed to produce better quality sugar beets and for the cultivation of higher yields of the crop. The majority of the photographs are of cultivated fields showing growth differences in sugar beet plants grown in unfertilized fields and those grown in fields fertilized with phosphates. There is extensive documentation of fields in the Red River Valley farming communities of Moorhead and East Grand Forks, MN, as well as farms in Chaska, Sabin, Wells, and Gaylord, MN. In addition, there are a sizeable number of photographs of cultivated fields in western Nebraska, including the communities of Grand Island, Gering, Minatare, and Scottsbluff. There is also documentation of sugar beet cultivation in Colorado in Lamar County and at the Department of Agriculture's Arlington Farm in Virginia, and in New Mexico, Iowa, Wyoming, and California. In many of the photographs the name of the farm owner is noted in the caption. Besides pictures of fields, there are a few images of charts, planting and irrigation methods, farm machinery, laborers, and factories. Materials open and processed. Accession NC3-54-080-003.

A second series (54-SBE, 0.75 cubic feet) consists of photographs documenting research and experiments relating to the use of fertilizers to increase sugarcane and sugar beet yields and to produce better quality sugar beets. A significant number of the photographs are of fields of plants showing growth differences in sugar beet plants or sugarcane grown in unfertilized fields as opposed to those grown in fertilized fields. In many of the photographs the name of the farm owner or the name of the plantation is noted in the caption. Besides pictures of fields, there are a few images of charts, the planting of crops, harvesting beets and cutting cane by hand, farm machinery, laborers, sugar mills, laboratories, and factories. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-3 NC3-54-080-003.

Records of the Internal Revenue Service (Record Group 58)
1.5 cubic feet
The series consists of posters relating to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) programs and services, tax laws, and taxpayer obligations, which were created by or for various offices within the agency. The posters generally fall into two groups: those designed to appeal to taxpayers and other IRS customers and those designed to inform IRS employees. A small number of posters, however, are directed at both audiences. Some of the posters contain messages in Spanish. Materials open and processed. Accession NN3-58-007-002.

Records of the Social Security Administration (Record Group 47)
35 cubic feet
This series consists of audio recordings of Social Security public information spots and musical radio shows produced by the Social Security Administration. The radio shows were hosted by singers such as Tammy Grimes, Harry Chapin, Johnny Mathis, and Carol Channing. Rita Moreno and Jose Ferrer hosted Spanish radio broadcasts. Materials opened and processed. Accession NN3-47-85-004.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
173 cubic feet
This artificially created videotape series, based on the physical format of the original recordings, was maintained by the Office of Public Affairs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The series contains recordings of early NASA experiments with recording and transmission of television signals, as well as original NASA film productions and stock footage distributed to network news outlets and coverage of international events of 1963 through 1965, including footage of John F. Kennedy visiting foreign countries; President Kennedy's assassination; the decline in health of Pope John XXIII; the coronation of Pope Paul VI; and the 1964 Olympic games from Tokyo, Japan. Original NASA coverage includes the Saturn 5 rocket launch; launch footage of several Apollo manned missions; and recordings related to the Skylab satellite program. Numerous recordings cover many phases of the Project Mercury MA-9 mission of May 15, 1963. Materials opened and processed. Accession NN3-255-00-003.

Records of the Department of the Navy (Record Group 428)
51 cubic feet
This series consists of film footage produced and collected by General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, in Groton, CT. The focus of this series is nuclear submarines and activities depicting their construction, development, testing, launching, commissioning, and trials. Some of the submarines included in this series are the USS Nautilus (SSN-571), USS Seawolf (SSN-575), USS Skate (SSN-578), USS Washington (SSBN-598), USS Ethan Allen (SSBN-608), USS Lafayette (SSBN-616) and the USS Narwhal (SSN-671). This series also contains films that relate to the development, construction, and testing of weapons systems, new marine technologies, and research submersibles. A majority of the films in this series contain unedited footage. Materials opened and processed. Accession NN3-428-06-004.

Records of the National Science Foundation (Record Group 307)
17 cubic feet
The series "Records Relating to Operation Deepfreeze, 1955–87" consists of architectural and engineering drawings of scientific research stations in Antarctica. Included are drawings showing floor plans, elevations, site plans, mechanical and electrical work, and details of barracks, laboratories, tunnels, libraries, shelters, storage buildings, mess halls, and other facilities. Coverage exists for Brockton Station, Byrd Station, Eights Station, Hallett Station, Marble Point, McMurdo Station, New and Old South Pole Station, Palmer Station, Plateau Station, Scott Base, and Siple Station. Also included are a small number of maps of various stations and aerial photographs showing the locations of Marble Point, McMurdo Station, Plateau Station, and the Pole Stations. Materials opened and processed. Accession NN3-307-06-004.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
9 cubic feet
The series "Maps and Plans of the Norfolk Naval Air Station, 1944–59" consists of architectural drawings of buildings, shops, hospitals, schools, chapels, athletic fields, the magazine, quarters, underground cables and pipes, the fuel distribution system, and harbor and aviation facilities of the Naval Air Station at Norfolk, VA. Included are site plans, elevation drawings, and floor plans. Also included are maps of the station showing the harbor, the airport, and the location of buildings throughout the complex. Materials opened and processed. Accessions NN3-181-94-001 and NN3-181-99-003.

Records of the Bureau of Aeronautics (Record Group 72)
partial processing, 1,000 cubic feet
The series "Aircraft Plans, 1942–62" consists of engineering and technical drawings of aircraft construction from the Naval Air Development Center (NADC). Materials opened and processed. Accession NC3-181-80-002G.

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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.
No new accessions this quarter.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
2,257 cubic feet

Federal Courts in Alabama:
Northern District, Birmingham Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Northern District, Huntsville Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Middle District, Montgomery Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Southern District, Mobile Division. Civil cases, 1981.

Federal Courts in Florida:
Northern District, Gainesville Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1975–81.
Northern District, Marianna Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Northern District, Panama City Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Northern District, Pensacola Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Northern District, Tallahassee Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1973–81.
Middle District, Jacksonville Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Middle District, Orlando Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Middle District, Orlando Division. Naturalization declarations, petitions, orders, and transfers, 1935–91.
Middle District, Tampa Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.

Federal Courts in Georgia: Northern District, Atlanta Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Northern District, Gainesville Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Northern District, Newnan Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Northern District, Rome Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Middle District, Albany Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Middle District, Americus Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Middle District, Athens Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Middle District, Columbus Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Middle District, Macon Division. Criminal cases, 1981.
Middle District, Valdosta Division. Civil cases, 1978–81.
Southern District, Augusta Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1978–81.
Southern District, Brunswick Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Southern District, Savannah Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1968–81.
Southern District, Swainsboro Division. Civil cases, 1976–81.

Federal Courts in Kentucky:
Eastern District, Ashland Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Eastern District, Covington Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Eastern District, Lexington Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Eastern District, London Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Eastern District, Pikeville Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1971–81.
Western District, all terms. Criminal index, 1974–81.
Western District, Louisville Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Western District, Owensboro Term. Civil cases, 1981.
Western District, Paducah Term. Civil and criminal cases, 1971–81.

Federal Courts in Mississippi:
Northern District, Aberdeen Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Northern District, Clarksdale (Delta) Division. Civil cases, 1980–81.
Northern District, Greenville Division. Civil cases, 1980–81.
Northern District, Oxford Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Southern District, Biloxi Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.
Southern District, Hattiesburg Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Southern District, Jackson Division. Civil cases, 1980–81.
Southern District, Meridian Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81.

Federal Courts in North Carolina:
Eastern District, all divisions. Civil, criminal, and miscellensous case indexes, 1952–87; miscellaneous orders, 1952–81; rules of the court, 1952–85; attorneys admitted to practice, 1952–85; and bankruptcy judgments and dismissals, 1979–84.
Eastern District, Elizabeth City Division. Civil cases, 1981; criminal dockets, minutes, and orders, 1979–91.
Eastern District, Fayetteville Division. Civil cases, indexes, minutes, dockets, and orders, 1957–85; criminal cases, indexes, minutes, dockets, and orders, 1951–86; general minutes, 1946–85; naturalization petitions and certificate index, 1926–91; and U.S. commissioner's index, 1961.
Eastern District, New Bern Division. Civil cases, 1981; criminal dockets and orders, 1957–85; naturalization declarations, petitions, orders, and certificates, 1907–91.
Eastern District, Raleigh Division. Civil cases, dockets, and orders, 1951–89; general minutes, 1944–57; naturalization declarations, petitions, orders, certificates, and transfers, 1926–91.
Eastern District, Wilmington Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1980–81; criminal orders, 1979–85.
Eastern District, Wilson Division. General minutes, 1974–81; civil cases, dockets, and orders, 1955–84; criminal cases and dockets, 1955–84.
Middle District, All Divisions. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.
Western District, Ashville Division. Civil case files, 1981.
Western District, Charlotte Division. Civil and criminal case files, 1981.
Western District, Statesville Division. Civil and criminal case files, 1980–81.

Federal Courts in South Carolina:
District of South Carolina, all divisions. Civil and criminal cases, 1972–81.

Federal Courts in Tennessee:
Eastern District, Knoxville Division. Civil cases, 1981.
Eastern District, Greeneville Division. Civil cases, 1980–81.
Middle District, Nashville Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Western District, Memphis Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981.
Western District, Jackson Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–81.

Records of the United States Bankruptcy Courts
Federal Courts in Alabama:
Northern District, Birmingham Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Southern District, Mobile Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.

Federal Courts in Florida:
Middle District, Jacksonville Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.
Middle District, Orlando Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.
Middle District, Tampa Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.
Southern District, Miami Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.

Federal Courts in Georgia:
Northern District, Atlanta Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Northern District, Newnan Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Northern District, Rome Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Middle District, Columbus Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Southern District, Augusta Division. Bankruptcy dockets, 1986–87
Southern District, Dublin Division. Bankruptcy dockets, 1986–87.
Southern District, Savannah Division. Dockets and adversary proceedings, 1980–87.
Southern District, Statesboro Division. Bankruptcy dockets, 1986–87.
Southern District, Waycross Division. Bankruptcy dockets, 1986–87.

Federal Courts in Kentucky:
Eastern District, Lexington Term. Adversary proceedings, 1979–81.
Western District, all terms. Bankruptcy dockets, 1980–81.

Federal Courts in Mississippi:
Northern District, all divisions. Dockets and adversary proceedings, 1975–81.
Southern District, Biloxi Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Southern District, Jackson Division. Adversary proceedings, 1979–81.

Federal Courts in North Carolina:
Eastern District, Wilson Division. Adversary proceedings, 1979–81.
Middle District, all divisions. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Western District, all divisions. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.

Federal Courts in Tennessee:
Eastern District, Chattanooga Division. Adversary proceedings, 1981.
Eastern District, Knoxville Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.
Middle District, Nashville Division. Adversary proceedings, 1979–81.
Western District, Memphis Division. Adversary proceedings, 1980–81.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
38 cubic feet
Kennedy Space Flight Center, Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Administrative records of the director's office, 1960–69. Administrative records of the deputy director's office, 1963–69.

National Archives at Boston
Contact archival operations, 781-663-0121 or 866-406-2379.

Records of the Food and Consumer Services (Record Group 462)
1 cubic foot
Special Supplemental WIC Market Coupon Demonstration Project Files, 1989.

National Archives at Chicago
Contact archival operations, 773-948-9001.
No new accessions this quarter.

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

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
40 cubic feet
Denver, CO, Office. Photographs, 1940–2000. Plats of the Lawton Project, 1903.

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

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

Federal courts in Arkansas:
Western District, El Dorado Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1970–86.
Western District, Fayetteville Division. Civil cases, 1981–86.
Western District, Fort Smith Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1970–84.
Western District, Harrison Division. Civil cases, 1982–87.
Western District, Hot Springs Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1981–87.
Western District, Texarkana Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1979–87, and U.S. magistrates dockets, 1946–68.
Eastern District, Little Rock Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1974–86.
Eastern District, Jonesboro Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1970–83.
Eastern District, Pine Bluff Division. Civil and criminal cases, 1973–82.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
35 cubic feet
Ouachita National Forest, AR. Directives, 1964–74, and land records, 1900–1954.
Texas National Forests, TX. Planning files, 1968–72.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
50 cubic feet
Austin, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1986–87.
Baton Rouge, LA, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1986–87.
Corpus Christi, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1987.
Dallas, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1986.
Fort Worth, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1986–87.
Houston, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1985–87.
Little Rock, AR, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1985–87.
Lubbock, TX, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1977–88.
Oklahoma City, OK, Office. Safety, fatality, catastrophe files, 1983–88.

Records of the Federal Aviation Administration (Record Group 237)
167 cubic feet
Mike Monroney Aeronautics Center, Oklahoma City, OK. Directive management case files, 1976–86; management project files, 1982–95; training program files, 1987–99; and historical program files, 1989–94.

Records of the Federal Property Resources Service (Record Group 291)
131 cubic feet
Dallas–Fort Worth Regional Office, PMDS, GSA Region VII (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Texas), real property.

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

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

Federal Courts in Missouri:
Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division (St. Louis). Clerk's docket, May Term 1868.

Federal Courts in Nebraska:
District of Nebraska, Omaha Division. Criminal case files and civil case files, 1980.

Records of United States Attorneys (Record Group 118)
2 cubic feet
Northern District of Iowa, all divisions. Criminal docket books, 1920–22.
Northern District of Iowa. Grand jury docket books, 1913–25, and register of complaints and attorney's actions, 1923–29.
Northern District of Iowa, Cedar Rapids Division. Criminal docket books, 1923–30.
Northern District of Iowa, Eastern Division (Dubuque). Criminal docket books, 1923–30.
Northern District of Iowa, Western Division (Sioux City). Criminal docket books, 1922–27.

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

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

National Archives at Philadelphia
Contact archival operations, 215-606-0112.
No 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 Forest Service (Record Group 95)
8 cubic feet
Boise National Forest: Organization Charts, mixed series, 1945–73. Flathead National Forest: Special Use Permits, 1992–2000. Umpqua National Forest: Directives, mixed series, 1972–73. Range Allotment Management Plans, mixed series, 1970–74. Special Use Permits, mixed series, 1949–1967.

Records of United States Attorneys (Record Group 118)
1 cubic foot
Western Judicial District of Washington: Significant Case Files – D. B. Cooper, Case #72-0451, 1972.

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Herbert Hoover Library

The library accessioned a five-foot accretion to the papers of Elliot Rosen, a scholar of the Hoover-Roosevelt transition. The library also accessioned four feet of research files of Mordecai Lee, professor of governmental affairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, from his recently published book, Institutionalizing Congress and the Presidency: The U.S. Bureau of Efficiency, 1916–1933.

The museum received four significant donations: 1) black-and-white framed pictures of Hoover's birthplace and the Hoover blacksmith shop; 2) a donation from Lewis H. Strauss of a one-page (handwritten) note from Mr. Hoover to the donor's mother, Alice Strauss; 3) three aprons and a pair of cuffs that servants wore during the Hoover administration; and 4) U.S. Food Administration certificates with Hoover's signature transferred from the Hoover archival collection to the museum collection.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

Notable archival acquisitions this quarter include the papers, recordings, and research materials of Curtis Roosevelt, the eldest grandson of President and Mrs. Roosevelt; research files of Mordecai Lee related to the Office of Government Reports; an "Eyes for the Navy" certificate issued to J. W. Bridwell by Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Roosevelt; papers and memorabilia of Frederick C. Schneider, Jr., a member of the 240th Military Police Battalion stationed in Hyde Park during World War II, donated by his widow Helen M. Schneider; and an April 14, 1945, edition of the Calcutta (India) Statesman announcing the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, donated by Ross D. Netherton.

The new acquisitions include four Franklin D. Roosevelt commemorative stamp covers from Russell D. Sibert, a 1946 "Fala at Hyde Park" MGM movie poster, and a limited-edition parabolic Jazz bowl from artist Viktor Schreckengost that is identical to a bowl he produced in 1930.

Harry S. Truman Library

The library acquired the papers of Niles W. Bond, a State Department official during the Truman administration (less than one linear foot, ca. 1947–49). The papers include correspondence with the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, and Secretary of the Army regarding the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from Korea. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of May Southern Wallace, sister-in-law of Harry S. Truman (less than one linear foot, ca. 1946–76). The papers include photographs, printed material, and scrapbooks concerning Margaret Truman and the Truman family. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of Martha Ann Swoyer, niece of Harry S. Truman (less than one linear foot, ca. 1940–91). The papers include copies of letters from Truman to Swoyer and other items. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of Alonzo Hamby, historian and biographer of Harry S. Truman (about 15 linear feet, ca. 1945–95). The papers include copies of correspondence and newspaper clippings, research notes, manuscript drafts, and other items mostly relating to Hamby's books, Beyond the New Deal and Man of the People. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the papers of John Robertson Clagett, an official in the War Crimes Division of the Judge Advocate General's Office (less than one linear foot, ca. 1944–46). The papers include correspondence, photographs, and other items relating to Clagett's work in the War Crimes Division. This collection is closed pending processing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

During the quarter, the museum acquired 214 items of 1952 and 1956 campaign posters and related items from Dr. John Pendergrass.

The library added more than 17,000 pages to its holdings during the quarter from the accretions to the papers of Fred C. Scribner, Jr., and Abbott Washburn and the World War II Participants and Contemporaries collection.

As part of its efforts documenting World War II, the Eisenhower Library continued the nationwide solicitation of personal papers, diaries, printed material, and photographs of veterans who served overseas or on the home front. Manuscript items were received from eight individuals this year. To date, the archives section has collected some 83 linear feet of material from 501 donors.

Ten oral histories was accessioned this quarter: Sherman Adams (OH-539); Ruth Buchanan (OH-540); Jacqueline Cochran (OH-541); Barbara Eisenhower (OH-542); John S. D. Eisenhower (OH-543); Andrew Goodpaster (OH-544); Robert Hallman and James F. McCown (OH-548); Bryce Harlow (OH-545); Stewart E. McClure (OH-546); and George Tames (OH-547). Finding aids were prepared for 19 oral histories. The library received permission from Columbia University to change the restrictions on Malcolm Moos OH-503 from PRRCQ to PRCQ.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library accessioned 25 textual accessions totaling 88 cubic feet including:

  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, economist, educator, author, professor of economics, Harvard University (1949–75). Correspondence and writings. 40 feet. Closed pending processing.
  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of Kay Halle, journalist, author, and Kennedy family friend. Management papers for the Kay Halle estate, including inventories, registers, tapes, books, and photographs. 2.25 feet. Closed awaiting deed.
  • Veterans Administration Records. Copies of Navy personnel files of John F. Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy. 0.25 cubic feet.
  • The Papers of Patricia Kennedy Lawford, sister of John F. Kennedy. Founder, National Committee for the Literary Arts. Files related to the establishment of the John F. Kennedy Library and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. 1 foot. Closed pending processing.
  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of Edward Moore Kennedy, brother of President Kennedy. Senator from Massachusetts, (1963–  ). Videos received from Senator Kennedy's office through the Presidential Materials Staff. 30 feet. Closed pending deed.
  • Eight accretions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection and 22 oral history interviews with:
    • Katie Langland, Guatemala (1999–2001)
    • G. Wright Meyer, Haiti (1999–2002)
    • Lucinda Boyd, Nigeria (1962–64)
    • Jack Finlay, Nigeria (1961–63)
    • John Skeese, Nigeria (1961–63)
    • Heather Mortenson, Sri Lanka (1997–98) and Ecuador (1998–2000)
    • Marge Shannon Snoeren, Nigeria (1964–66)
    • Roger Howard, Tanzania (1965–67)
    • Prudence Barber, Colombia (1962–64)
    • Laura Buchs, Micronesia (1997–99)
    • Sophie Zermuehlen, Morocco (1983–85)
    • Lisa Goldman, Lesotho (1991–93)
    • Cristina Kyle, Armenia (2003–2005)
    • Tom Katus, Tanganyika (1961–63)
    • James Good, Philippines (1982–84)
    • Anne Thompson, Tanzania (1965–67)
    • Molly Bogan, Paraguay (2003–2005)
    • Ann Cohen, Marshall Islands (1989–91)
    • Joseph Roberts, Guyana (1997–2000) and Romania (2000–2002)
    • James Chapman, Nepal (1975–
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    • Lynn Polloi, Palau (1966–69)
    • Alan Olsen, Palau (1966–69)

One addition to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection and seven additions to the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection were accessioned, processed, and opened.

A total of 358 photograph items and 76 hours of audio were accessioned and described.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

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

  • Louis Shanks, Austin furniture dealer, member of the Austin City Council, and Mayor Pro Tem, 19 pages.
  • L. Wade Lathram, Director of the Office Personnel Administration, Agency for International Development (1963–65), Director of Office of Civil Operations at the American Embassy in Vietnam (1966–67), and Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in South Korea (1968–71), 37 pages.

The following personal papers collections were accessioned during this quarter:

  • Glen P. Wilson, Assistant to Senator Lyndon Johnson (1955–57), staff member of the Senate Special Committee on Space and Astronautics (1958–59) and Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1959–77); an accretion (four cubic feet) of NASA materials, 1963–82.
  • An accretion of three cubic feet to the Personal Papers of Sheldon S. Cohen, Commissioner of the IRS (1965–69), consisting of speeches, diaries, and materials on White House activities in conferences and foundations, 1962–75.
  • Frederick O'Reilly Hayes, Assistant Commissioner for Urban Planning and Community Development of Urban Renewal Administration (1961–63), containing three cubic feet of material pertaining to OEO, CAP, and other domestic programs.
  • Files of Dallas Morning News, consisting of two cubic feet of the Washington bureau files on Lyndon Johnson and his family, 1940s–73.
  • Edwin L. Weisl, Jr., Assistant Attorney General in charge of Land and Natural Resources (1965–67) and in charge of the Civil Division, Department of Justice (1967–69), containing four cubic inches of correspondence between the Weisl family and Lyndon Johnson
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  • A 16-page accretion to the Personal Papers of Drew Pearson, columnist, consisting of "thank-you" notes, photographs, and a guestbook page concerning his 70th birthday party in 1967.
  • An accretion of 41 cubic feet to the Personal Papers of W. Thomas Johnson, covering his activities from Deputy Press Secretary to Chairman, President, and CEO of the CNN News Group, 1965–2000.
Gerald R. Ford Library

The library completed work for 24 accessions this quarter, including the papers of James Lynn. This collection contains material related to his government service under President Ford as Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Assistant to the President for Management and Budget.

The library also received a scrapbook from Hortense Klebe. Her father created this scrapbook, which includes letters from state Governors, as well as territorial and national leaders, regarding their thoughts on the 1976 bicentennial celebration.

The library also received accretions to the James Cannon Papers, Melvin R. Laird Papers, Gerald R. Ford Scrapbooks, Gerald R. Ford Post-Presidential Office Files, Gerald R. Ford Personal Papers, Betty Ford Papers, Composite General Accessions, Composite Grand Rapids Accessions, Gerald R. Ford Foundation Office Files, and the U.S. Department of Defense Historical Office collection.

Jimmy Carter Library

The library continues to add material from the Carter Center. Donor deed donations included Solar Panels from the White House during Carter's administration; Unity College in Maine made the donation. Jan Hefner from the Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation donated photographs of President Carter. John Gunter Dean added files on the Beautification of Cardinal Cooke to his collection.

George Bush Library

The library received approximately 18 linear feet of textual material for accessioning. These materials consisted of the donation of the Robert ("Bobby") Holt papers and accretions to the George Bush Post-Presidential papers. Holt, a businessman from Midland, TX, has served in various capacities throughout George Bush's political career, including National Finance Chairman for Bush/Quayle 1992, and as co-chairman of the American Bicentennial Inauguration Committee (1993).

The museum has stored 528 post-Presidential artifacts this quarter.

The painting USS George H.W. Bush by Stan Stokes was donated to the library by the artist.

Six black-and-white photographs of the construction of the Panama Canal, 1918, were donated by George MacNeil, Houston, TX.

William J. Clinton Library

The Clinton Library received three new collections (one deed of gift and two unsolicited collections) this quarter. The Stanley E. Cohen deed of gift collection consists of correspondence between Cohen and senior executives with the Washington Post regarding their coverage of Travelgate. The two unsolicited collections are A Guide Book to the Personal Origin Collections of the Russian State Archive of the Economy, donated by the Russian State Archive, and The President's Programs in the U.S.A.: The Outline of Economic Policy, 1933–2004, donated by Ven Motylev.

OPENINGS

Harry S. Truman Library

The library opened for research the papers of Earl D. Johnson, Assistant Secretary of the Army from 1950 to 1952 and Under Secretary of the Army from 1952 to 1954 (7.5 linear feet, 1940–55). The papers consist of correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, memorandums, photographs, and speeches primarily relating to Johnson's military career and his service as an official in the Department of the Army during the Truman and Eisenhower administrations.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library processed an addition (0.75 cubic feet) to the White House Staff Papers of Dean F. Markham, consisting of correspondence, planning and public relations materials, transcripts and records of meetings, publications, and background materials. 23 feet.

Integrated declassified portions (0.25 cubic feet) of the personal papers of McGeorge Bundy, concisting of personal and professional papers. Approximately 30 feet of the last two series remain closed for review.

Processed the White House staff files of Dan H. Fenn. The files relate to Fenn's position as staff assistant to President John F. Kennedy and his involvement in government recruitment. 3.75 feet.

Processed the Veterans Administration Records of John F. Kennedy. 0.25 cubic feet.

Preserved, rearranged, and described the Personal Papers of Ronald M. Linton, an environmental affairs consultant. The papers consist of research and background materials concerning the environment. 20 feet.

Jimmy Carter Library

Betty Rainwater's Press Office Files were opened. The Files of Beth Abramowitz of the Domestic Policy Staff and Tim Kraft's office files were processed and opened.

Ronald Reagan Library

The library opened 32,377 pages this quarter in response to FOIA. The opened material included select folders from various staff and office files including staff collections for the Appointments & Scheduling Office; Elizabeth Dole; Executive Secretariat, NSC—Country File & National Security Decision Directives (NSDDs); Donald Fortier; David Gergen; Charles Hobbs; Robert Kimmitt; Nelson Ledsky; Edwin Meese; Near East and South Asia Affairs Directorate; Gregory Newell; and Frederick Ryan. WHORM Subject File categories include select case files within CO163 (Turkey), FE010-01 (Access to Records), HO (Holidays), HU030 (Genocide) and IV085 (Invitations, 1985).

The following collections were opened in whole: James Cicconi, Daniel Crippen, Richard Darman, and John Tuck.

Major topics covered in the openings include Acid Rain; Micronesia; NATO; Presidential Scheduling; Reagan Correspondence; Turkey; and Welfare.

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