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Accessions and Openings for the 3rd quarter
FY 2008


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Washington, DC, Area

Declassifications

General Records of the Department of the Treasury (Record Group 56)
102.2166 cubic feet
Correspondence, 1974–76 (3.276 cubic feet); Records Released under the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts, 1950–66 (.2448 cubic feet); Chronological Files of William A. Devin, Jr., 1958–64 (.504 cubic feet); Narcotics Enforcement Subject Files, 1965–68 (2.016 cubic feet); Chronological Files of the Deputy to the Assistant Secretary James P. Hendrick, 1962–63 (1.008 cubic feet); Records Relating to Anti-Dumping, 1954–58 (.2016 cubic feet); Minutes and Agenda of the Interagency Committee on Automatic Data Processing (ADP), 1965–70 (.1632 cubic feet); Central Chronological Files, 1974–76 (3.231 cubic feet); Subject Files, 1977 (1.077 cubic feet); Chronological Files, 1974–77 (3.231 cubic feet); Chronological Files, 1973–75 (2.154 cubic feet); Briefing Books, 1971–76 (3.231 cubic feet); Chronological Files of the Special Assistant to the Secretary for Enforcement David C. Acheson, 1965–67 (1.008 cubic feet); Briefing Books, 1971–80 (10.77 cubic feet); Briefing Memorandums on Switzerland, Japan and Germany, 1972–80 (2.154 cubic feet); Briefing on the Middle East, 1974–75 (2.154 cubic feet); Chronological Files of David P. Page, 1954–55 (.504); Narcotics Files, 1949–68 (1.224 cubic feet); Textile Briefing Books of Thomas W. Wolfe, 1963–66 (2.04 cubic feet); Records Relating to Canada, 1963–74 (5.385); Subject Files, 1968–78 (11.847 cubic feet); Records Pertaining to Monetary Reform, 1968–78 (11.847 cubic feet); Records Relating to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), 1962–84 (12.924 cubic feet); Letters and Memorandums, 1974-1976 (3.231 cubic feet); Records of Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary Gerald L. Parsky, 1973–74 (7.539 cubic feet); Records Relating to the International Monetary Fund, 1974–80 (2.154 cubic feet); Records Relating to War Loans Drives and War Financing, 1941–44 (1.008 cubic feet); Subject Files, 1976–77 (4.17 cubic feet); Subject Files of Robert A. Wallace, 1960–62 (1.512 cubic feet); Progress Reports, 1961–65 (.408 cubic feet).

General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59)
9.12 cubic feet
Portugal Subject Files, 1968–80 (8.616 cubic feet); Records Relating to the Committee on Challenges of Modern Society, 1969–72 (.504 cubic feet).

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (Record Group 85)
8.064 cubic feet
Case Files Released Under the Nazi War Crimes and Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Acts, 1947–94.

Records of the Central Intelligence Agency (Record Group 263)
870.347 cubic feet
Summaries, 1947–67 (132.552 cubic feet); Press Information Reports and Digests, 1966-1978 (29.232 cubic feet); Surveys and Abstracts, 1948–75 (41.808 cubic feet); Daily Reports, 1941–81 (666.755 cubic feet).

Records of Naval Operating Forces (Record Group 313)
22.619 cubic feet
Records Concerning Security and Censorship Violations, 1940–44 (1.512 cubic feet); Classified General Administration Files and Action Reports, 1945 (1.077 cubic feet); Outgoing Mail Log,1946 (1.008 cubic feet); Restricted Administrative Files, 1946–48 (17.51 cubic feet); Enlisted Personnel Awards, 1945–46 (1.512 cubic feet).

Records of the Atomic Energy Commission (Record Group 326)
91.176 cubic feet
Correspondence and Related Records, 1947–69 (37.632 cubic feet); Records Relating to Fallout Monitoring and Studies, 1953–64 (26.328 cubic feet); Letters and Memorandums Sent, 1959–69 (27.216 cubic feet).

Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) (Record Group 338)
85.176 cubic feet
Award Case Files, 1950–54.

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Electronic Records

Records of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Record Group 22)
177,739 logical data records
National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife Associated Recreation, 2006. 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 Naval Personnel (Record Group 24)
957,207 logical data records
Navy Enlisted Master File, FY 2000 and FY 2003 (788,939 logical data records) and Officer History File, FY 2002 and FY 2003 (168,268 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 Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
957,207 logical data records
Current Population Survey (CPS) Topical Supplement Files: February, June and November 2003; May, August, September, October, and December 2005; and January, June, September, October, November, and December 2006 (1,867,717 logical data records); 2002 Economic Census Summary Files (25,914,760 logical data records); Records About Grants, Insurance, Loans, Subsidies and Other Economic Assistance Awarded by Federal Agencies, FY2006 (1,286,256 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)
1,051 logical data records
Texas Acquired Minerals Project (TAMP) Geospatial Data Files for Mills County, TX. 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)
2,974,212 logical data records
Monthly Electronic Mail Files, January 1992–June 1994, January–December 1997 and January–December 1999. 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)
11,923,407 logical data records
North American Breeding Bird Survey, as of December 2007. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Federal Communications Commission (Record Group 173)
1,465 logical data records
Congressional Correspondence Files with Index, 2003. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Federal Aviation Administration (Record Group 237)
1,576,384 logical data records
Enforcement Information System: Federal Aviation Regulations and Master Files, 2007. 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 Labor Statistics (Record Group 257)
21 logical data records
Electronic Publications of the Survey of Workplace Violence, 2005. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities (Record Group 288)
165 logical data records
Meeting Books of the National Council on the Arts, April 1965–July 2007. Materials open. 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 Files, FY 2007. 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)
1,960,296 logical data records
Foreign Military Sales Files, FY 2006 and FY 2007 (1,400,302 logical data records) and Military Assistance Program Files, FY 2006 and FY 2007 (559,994 logical data records). Some materials security classified. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (Record Group 359)
1,171,799 logical data records
Monthly Electronic Mail Files, January 1992, November 1992–January 2001. Materials 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)
5,219 logical data records
Scanned Images and Index to the Photographs of Social and Economic Life, Environmental Conditions and Cleanup Operations on the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, ca. 1886–2006. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of Organizations in the Executive Office of the President (Record Group 429)
7,944,506 logical data records
Monthly Electronic Mail Files, November 1992–January 2001. 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 Education (Record Group 441)
260,244 logical data records
Libraries Files: Academic Libraries Survey, FY 2006 and Public, and State Libraries Survey Files, FY 2005 (57,033 logical data records); 1991 Survey of 1989–90 College Graduates (121,212 logical data records); and 1999–2000 Schools and Staffing Survey of 2000-01 Teacher Follow-up Survey (81,999 logical data records). Materials partly 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)
4,040,890 logical data records
1998 Birth Cohort, Linked Birth / Infant Death Data Set. 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 Personnel Management (Record Group 478)
3,735,706 logical data records
Central Personnel Data File, FY 1997: Current Status Master File, Name-Social Security Number Crossreference File, and Standard Code Tables. Materials partly restricted. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Merit System Protection Board (Record Group 479)
73,854 logical data records
Merit Principles Survey, 2005. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Health Resources and Services Administration (Record Group 512)
6,453 logical data records
Area Resources File, as of February 2002 and as of February 2003. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor (Donated Materials Group ADBC)
29,880 logical data records
World War II Prisoners of the Japanese, 2007 Update. 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 Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
84 cubic feet
This series consists of video and sound recordings relating to the nuclear facility at Rocky Flats, CO, which was closed because of hazardous waste contamination, the reduced need for nuclear materials, and lack of support by the public for such facilities. The records range from 1979 to 2000. Accession NN3-434-06-006.

Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
30 cubic feet
This series consists of sound recordings compiled by the public affairs office during the administration of James D. Watkins at the Department of Energy. The recordings were made during press conferences and television interviews. Energy-related topics include the National Energy Strategy. Dates range from 1989 to 1993. Accession NN3-434-095-002.

Records of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
1 cubic foot
This series consists of sound recordings relating to census undercount documents. They document meetings held by census enumerator crew leaders and managers in St. Louis, MO. The meetings were held to determine details about the census interview process. Dates range from 1985 to 1990. Accession NN3-029-08-003.

Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (Record Group 38)
1 cubic foot
The Italian submarines D. Milleiere and Balilla visited the U.S. Navy Yard at Boston, MA, in May 1933. The crew of the USS Dupont used the opportunity to obtain data about the submarines to make comparisons with American submarines. Accession NN-373-115.

Donated Records of Seymour H. Stern, 1915–
1 cubic foot
This moving image contains scenes of Victory in Europe Day in Paris in 1945. Also included are scenes in London filmed by Dr. Seymour H. Stern while sightseeing during his military service in World War II. The date covered is May of 1945. Stern Collection.

Records of the Fish and Wildlife Service (Record Group 22)
4 cubic feet
This accretion to the series consists primarily of annotated published and original manuscript maps that show the purchase or other acquisition of land at sites across the country for the creation of National Wildlife Refuges, National Fish Hatcheries, Wildlife Administration Sites, and Fish Culture Stations. Included on some maps is a land acquisition table that provides additional information on individual parcels acquired for that site. Other maps merely show the changing boundaries or locations of the sites. The date range is 1930–98. Accession NN3-022-08-001.

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
12 cubic feet
This accretion to the series consists of engineering drawings for the Coast Guard Cutter Storis (WMEC-38) and 32-foot Port and Waterways Boat. Date range is 1942–92. Accession NN3-26-07-008.

Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers (Record Group 77)
50 cubic feet
This new series consists of architectural plans for the Memorial Amphitheatre, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and other structures at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia (32 cubic feet). Architectural plans include floor plans, elevations, sections, and details of the stonework and other features. Also included are maps and site plans for the cemetery. Date range is 1913–65. NN3-077-07-003.

This new series consists of military installation assessment reports focused on locating and identifying potential environmental contamination as part of several U.S. Army base closure and environmental restoration programs (18 cubic feet). These reports contain historical aerial photographic prints annotated to show locations and types of potential contamination on military installations located throughout the country. Also included are site descriptions, assessment backgrounds, descriptions of methodologies, and aerial photographic analyses, as well as maps of the installations and possible contamination sites. Date range is 1981–95. NN3-077-08-002.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Army (Record Group 335)
4 cubic feet
This new series consists of a relief model, maps, and annotated aerial photographs of the No-Gun-Ri area in Korea. Date range is 1999–2001. Accession NN3-335-04-004.

Records of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (Record Group 416)
1 cubic foot
This new series consists of engineering drawings and related records for crash test procedures and some tested vehicles. Records related to crash tests include drawings of test dummy body assemblies and standard seat assemblies as well as tables and textual records relating to test materials formulation and dummy physical properties. Vehicle related records include engineering drawings of various trucks, vans, and automobiles including the Chrysler Corporation's Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESV) and Research Safety Vehicle (RSV as well as the General Motors ESV and RSV. Also included are vehicle certification requests from vehicle manufacturers; engineering analyses of vehicles produced by Ford, Fiat, Subaru, and other manufactures; Mack truck accident reports; traffic statistics for Utah and Salt Lake City since 1977; and maps of the United States and regional maps showing interstate highway and other transportation infrastructure including airports with FAA control towers, ca. 1975. Date range is 1920–74. Accession NN3-416-08-002.

Records of the United States Army Military District of Washington (Record Group 551)
45 cubic feet
This series consists of large-scale maps and overprinted aerial photographs of Washington, DC, showing logistical planning and features in support of Presidential inaugural ceremonies and special events (parades, concerts, and balls). Also included are building floor plans, seating plans, and related records. Date range is 1961–2000.

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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 report this quarter.

National Archives at Atlanta
Contact archival operations, 770-968-2100.
No report this quarter.

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

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

Federal Courts in Connecticut:
District of Connecticut. Civil action case files (New Haven), 1981–82.
District of Connecticut. Criminal case files (New Haven), 1979–82.

Federal Courts in Maine:
District of Maine, Southern Division. Bankruptcy adversary case files, 1982.
District of Maine, Southern Division. Criminal case files, 1979–82.

Federal Courts in Massachusetts:
District of Massachusetts. Bankruptcy adversary case files, 1979–80.

Federal Courts in New Hampshire:
District of New Hampshire. Civil case files, 1975–82.
District of New Hampshire. Criminal case files, 1979–82.

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
192 cubic feet
Aids to Navigation, 1980–96.
Coast Guard Academy. Advisory Committee Records, 1963–70.
Coast Guard Academy. Cadet Personnel Folders, 1966–76.
Historical Files, 1987–95.
Boston. Merchant Marine Vessel Logs, 1965–74.
Providence. Merchant Marine Vessel Logs, 1973–75.
Vessel Documentation Files, 1979–84.
Vessel Inspection Files, 1960–77.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
3 cubic feet
Augusta, ME. Safety, Fatality, and Inspection Case Files, 1984–87.
Hartford, CT. Safety, Fatality, and Inspection Case Files, 1984–87.
Methuen, MA. Safety, Fatality, and Inspection Case Files, 1987.

General Records of the General Services Administration (Record Group 269)
7 cubic feet
Massachusetts. Real Property Case Files, 1977–87.

Records of the Federal Property Resources Service (Record Group 291)
13 cubic feet
Massachusetts. Real Property Case Files, 1977–82.

Records of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (Record Group 467)
5 cubic feet
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA, Scientific and Technical Publications and Program Records, 1992–99.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21) 111 cubic feet
Federal courts in Illinois:
Northern District of Illinois, Chicago Division. Civil docket sheets, 1982; judgment and order books, 1981.
Northern District of Illinois, Rockford Division. Adversary bankruptcy docket sheets, 1979–82.
Southern District of Illinois, Springfield Division. Closed 1981-82 criminal case files, 1974–82; court minutes, 1978–80.

Federal courts in Indiana:
Northern District of Indiana, South Bend Division. Criminal case files, 1985.
Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division. Bankruptcy docket sheets, 1981–82; adversary bankruptcy docket sheets, 1981–82.

Federal courts in Michigan:
Eastern District of Michigan, Bay City Division. Closed 1982 criminal case files, 1980–84.
Eastern District of Michigan, Flint Division. Criminal case files, 1979–81.

Federal courts in Ohio:
Northern District of Ohio, Cleveland Division. Criminal case files, 1973–82.
Northern District of Ohio, Youngstown Division. Bankruptcy docket sheets, 1982.
Southern District of Ohio, Cincinnati Division. Criminal case files, 1969.
Southern District of Ohio, Columbus Division. Law journal, 1917–19; naturalization order books, 1927–35; repatriation records, 1941–42, 1952–74; correspondence relating to naturalization, 1946–52.

Records of the Internal Revenue Service (Record Group 58)
1 cubic foot
Indianapolis District Office, Indianapolis, IN. News releases, 1987–96.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
23 cubic feet
Chequamegon National Forest, Park Falls, WI. Directives, 1978.
Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, MN. Fire reports, 1974.
Eastern Regional Office, Milwaukee, WI. Directives, 1978; threatened species planning records, 1987; fire reports, 1966–67, 1969, 1981.
Nicolet National Forest, Rhinelander, WI. Fire reports, 1970–71.
North Central Forest Experiment Station, St. Paul, MN. Publications, 1992–97.
Ottawa National Forest, Ironwood, MI. Fire reports, 1973.
Shawnee National Forest, Harrisburg, IL. Law enforcement planning records, 1978; fire reports, 1974.

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
1 cubic foot
Toledo Area Office, Toledo, OH. Safety fatalities-catastrophes records, 1987.

Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
242 cubic feet
Ninth Naval District, Great Lakes, IL. Construction drawings, ca. 1940–90.

Records of the Federal Mediation and Reconciliation Service (Record Group 280)
18 cubic feet Chicago District Office, Chicago, IL. Dispute mediation and technical assistance case files, 1975.

Records of the Federal Property Resources Service (Record Group 291)
19 cubic feet
Chicago Regional Office, Chicago, IL. Real property disposal case files, 1982.

Records of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Record Group 311)
8 cubic feet
Chicago Regional Office, Chicago, IL. Superfund Section 1362 files, 1980–85.

Records of the Defense Logistics Agency (Record Group 361)
55 cubic feet
Defense Supply Center, Dayton, OH. Publications—master record set, 1987.

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

Records of the U.S. Geological Survey (Record Group 57)
1 cubic foot
Water Resources Division. Albuquerque, NM, Field Office. Records relating to hydrology, 1888–09.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
1 cubic foot
Black Hills National Forest, Custer, SD. Special Use Case Files, 1990–2002.

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
10 cubic feet
Great Plains Regional Office, Billings, Montana. Museum property accounting records, 2004; technical reports, 1950–2004. Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, Idaho. News releases, 1945–94.

Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
21 cubic feet
Records relating to assessment and remediation of properties in Monticello, UT, 1980–82.

National Archives at Fort Worth
Contact archival operations, 817-831-5620.
No report this quarter.

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

Laguna Niguel— NARA's Pacific Region
Contact archival operations, 949-360-2641.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
51 cubic feet
Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California (San Diego). Bankruptcy dockets, 1981–81.
Central District of California. Civil Dockets, 1977–81; Criminal transcripts, 1974–75.
District of Arizona, Phoenix Division. Naturalization records, 1972–99.
District of Arizona, Tucson Division. Civil dockets, 1981–82.

Records of the United States Customs Service (Record Group 36)
18 cubic feet
Office of Investigations, Douglas, AZ. Neutrality investigation case files, 1987–91.
Office of Investigations, Nogales, AZ. Neutrality investigation case files, 1983–91.
Office of Investigations, Phoenix, AZ. Neutrality investigation case files, 1977–91.
Office of Investigations, San Diego, CA. Neutrality investigation case files, 1990–91.
Office of Investigations, Yuma, AZ. Neutrality investigation case files, 1987–90. Materials partially restricted.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
145 cubic feet
Angeles National Forest, Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers District. Special Use Case Files, 1928–73.
Angeles National Forest. Photographs, 1932–70; Special Use Permits—Mount Baldy Ski Area, 1908–99.
Cleveland National Forest. Grazing Advisory Board Records, 1979–80; Subject Files, 1975–76.
Inyo National Forest. Grants and Agreements, 1983–97.
Kaibab National Forest. History Program Record, 1910–99.
San Bernardino National Forest, Arrowhead Ranger District. Historical Maps, 1926–78.

Records of the Naval Districts and Shore Establishments (Record Group 181)
918 cubic feet
Fleet Industrial Supply Center, Regional Contracts Department, San Diego, CA. Drawings and Specifications, 1955–79.
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Technical Library, Point Mugu, CA. Drawings and Specifications, 1960–80.
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons, China Lake, CA. Project Case Files, 1958–82; Lab Correspondence Serial Logs, 1961–61.
Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division, Point Mugu, CA. Primary Program Records, 1950–82; Drawings and Specifications, 1955–91.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Diego, CA. Drawings and Specifications, 1955–59; Shore Station Construction Drawings and Specifications, 1959.
Naval Facilities Engineering Service, Technical Information Center, Port Hueneme, CA. Project Case Files, 1967–82.
Naval Facilities Engineering, Seabee Logistics Center Command, Port Hueneme, CA. Project Case Files, 1969–82.
Naval Weapons Station, Seal Beach. Primary Program Records, 1981–83.
Navel Construction Battalion, Sea Floor Engineering Division, Port Hueneme, CA. Project Case Files, 1967–79.
Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA. Project Case Files, 1964–81.
Office of Naval Research, San Diego Regional Office. Technical Reports—USC, 1950–81; Primary Program Records—Laser Project, 1987–87; Project Case Files—Skyhook Balloon, 1948–78.
Space and Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR), San Diego, CA. Technical Reports, 1968–77; Project Case Files, 1970–82; Technical Reports, 1979–80.
Materials partially restricted.

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

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

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

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

Records of District Courts of the United States, (Record Group 21)
.10 cubic foot
Western District of Washington—Seattle: Court Orders, 1942–57.

Records of the Bureau of Land Management, (Record Group 49)
2 cubic feet
Oregon State Office: Photographs and Slides, 1964–96.
Idaho State Office, Salmon Field Office: Advisory Board Minutes, 1936–88.

Records of the Forest Service, (Record Group 95)
8 cubic feet
Malheur National Forest: Press Releases—Mixed Series, 1944–73.
Mountt Baker—Snoqualmie National Forest: Special Use Permits—Significant Case Files—Crystal Mountain and Other Projects, 1960–2001.
Accession NN3-551-05-001.

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

During the third quarter, the library accessioned 2,765 pages (1.72 cubic feet) of recent manuscript acquisitions.

Notable archival acquisitions this quarter include two volumes of a diary of Warren Delano III, 1880–82, and a journal of Edward Delano, 1882 (gift of Anne B. Adams); handwritten memoirs by Adm. John L. McCrea, naval aide to the President (gift of his stepdaughter, Judy Tobey); two handwritten letters of introduction by Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt on behalf of Oakley Wigg of Hyde Park (gift of the estate of Florence K. Wiley); programs from the unveilings of the portraits of the President and Mrs. Roosevelt at the White House (gift of the White House Office of the Curator); autograph letter, 1929, from New York Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt to Mrs. Sinclair Jacobs (gift of Steven T. Morgan); temporary appointment, 1918, of Percival V. Harris to Lieutenant in the United States Navy, signed by FDR as Acting Secretary of the Navy (gift of Ann B. Harris); photocopies of letters and other materials related to Adm. Cary T. Grayson and his interactions with the Roosevelts (gift of Cary T. Grayson, Jr., and Priscilla Grayson); copies of newspaper articles and other materials related to the life and career of Frank C. Walker, Postmaster General and Democratic National Committee Chairman during the later years of the Roosevelt Presidency (gift of Mr. T. J. Walker); historical materials related to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., and his parents (deposited by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.).

On June 7, a major auction of FDR-related documents and memorabilia amassed by Drs. Joseph and Deborah Plaud took place at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, TX. Due to generous terms offered by the sellers and the support of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, the library's representative at the auction successfully bid on several important items for the collections, including a 1939 handwritten narrative by Harry Hopkins on the reorganization of the Supreme Court; a 1932 autograph letter from FDR to Jouett Shouse seeking to reunite the Democratic Party following the nominating convention; a rare 1920 Cox/Roosevelt jugate campaign poster; a large collection of personal letters written by original "Brains Truster" Raymond Moley to his wife; a 1696 Native American land deed for the area that would become known as Hyde Park; a variety of folk art representations of the Roosevelts; and a telegram from Herbert Hoover to President-elect Roosevelt following the unsuccessful assassination attempt on FDR's life in February 1933.

During the quarter, 25 items were accessioned into the museum collection: 24 new acquisitions and 1 previously deaccessioned item in the museum collection.

Among the new acquisitions are a Cartier pendant timepiece given to Sara Delano Roosevelt by her husband James Roosevelt in 1881 (donated by the estate of Laura Delano Eastman); a raincoat owned by Eleanor Roosevelt (donated by Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill, ERVK); and a complete set of original tools sold with the 1936 model Ford Phaeton that was used by the President in Hyde Park and, after his death, by his widow (donated by Charles A. J. Halpin III).

The printed materials collections added 44 new books, 34 periodicals and 137 vertical file items during the quarter. Also accessioned into the collection were 47 previously deaccessioned books that were identified during the FDR Book Collection project.

Harry S. Truman Library

The library acquired the Trinity Episcopal Church Records (about 800 pages; ca. 1945–73), consisting of copies of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other items pertaining to the church activities of Mr. and Mrs. Truman and the wedding of their daughter Margaret. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Gil Shaw Papers, a U.S. Coast Guard officer (about 1,600 pages; ca. 1970–72), consisting of documents and sound recordings relating to the funeral of Harry S. Truman. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Joseph F. Healey Papers, a friend of Harry S. Truman (about 25 pages; ca. 1933–64), consisting of invitations and programs for Presidential Inaugurations and other events. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Frank W. Rucker Papers, a journalist (about 150 pages; ca. 1968–73), consisting of a typescript of his memoir and other writings, mostly relating to his career with the Independence Examiner. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired the Howard Sachs Papers, U.S. District Court Judge (about 25 pages; ca. 1933–80), consisting of copies of correspondence from Bess and Margaret Truman. This collection is closed pending processing.

The library acquired correspondence, legal documents, maps, and blueprints that are part of Record Group 269: Records of the General Services Administration (about 800 pages; ca. 1960–79), documenting construction projects at the Harry S. Truman Library and the acquisition of land near the library. This material is closed pending processing.

The library acquired a ledger book listing disbursements of the 1949 Inaugural Committee, which is part of Record Group 274: Records of Presidential Inaugural Committees (about 50 pages; ca. 1948–49). This material is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to the Rufus Burrus Papers, a friend and attorney of Harry S. Truman (about 800 pages; ca. 1950–56), consisting of his appointment books. This accretion is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to the Lowell Mason Papers, a member of the Federal Trade Commission (about 7,200 pages; ca. 1945–65), relating to his life and service on the Commission. This accretion is closed pending processing.

The library acquired an accretion to the Truman Anniversary Concert, Inc., Records (about 800 pages; ca. 1984–96), consisting of meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, and other items documenting the activities of the corporation. This accretion is closed pending processing.

Nine books, dissertations and theses based in part on research at the library were added to the collection during the quarter.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

More than 43,074 pages were reviewed during the quarter. Reviewing was completed on the following collections, which were opened for research this quarter: American Bible Society papers and Abbott Washburn papers.

During the third quarter, 7,800 pages were added to the library holdings including papers of Davis E. Boster, John E. Archibold, and Fran Smith Johnson. Additional papers for William M. Rountree and Helen Geis Westland were also accessioned.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library accessioned 11 textual accessions totaling 50 cubic feet including:

  • Two accretions to the Personal Papers of Edward M. Kennedy. Staff files 1973–2000; also constituent mail regarding the senator's health, 2008. 37 cubic feet. Closed.
  • One accretion to the Personal Papers of David Broder. Research files relating to American Presidential campaigns, elections, and studies, other topics. 11 cubic feet. Closed.
  • One accretion to the Personal Papers of Theodore C. Sorensen. Correspondence, clippings, and notes regarding the Kennedy Family and LBJ; a box containing a pen used by JFK, a desk calendar, a napkin ring, a silver box given to Sorensen by Charles de Gaulle, other items. 0.25 cubic foot. Closed.
  • Four accretions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection, including the papers of Elizabeth Evans (Malawi), Sydney Kling (South Africa), and Starley Talbott (South Africa); an addition to the papers of Michael Santarelli (Ethiopia); and 17 oral history interviews. Open.
  • Two accretions to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection, from Toni Christine Leonowich, consisting of an original poem, "The Second Shot Heard around the World!" written by the deceased daughter of the donor and from Rev. F. Richard Garland, consisting of an original handwritten and typescript copy of poem by donor, "In Memory of JFK—1963." Open.
  • One accession to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection, papers from Helena Kaffe, consisting of a poster and guide to the RFK Remix Audiowalk in San Jose, CA, an art project created by the donor for the City of San Jose Public Art Program. Open.

The library accessioned oral history interviews with 16 people:

  • John Doar
  • Polly Fitzgerald
  • Edward Kennedy
  • Theodoro Moscoso
  • Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.
  • Providencia Paredes
  • I. M. Pei
  • N. Thompson Powers
  • Mary Ann Ryan
  • Philip J. Ryan
  • Walter Sheridan
  • Eunice Shriver
  • Michael F. Skerry
  • Robert Troutman, Jr.
  • Eunice Ford Williams
  • Rosalind W. Wyman

Deeds were completed for an addition to the personal papers collections of Theodore C. Sorensen, Patrick DeLeon, and 17 RPCV oral histories.

A total of 69 photograph items (49 prints and 20 negatives), 37.5 hours of audio (audiocassettes, ¼-inch tape reels, CDs), and 16.75 hours of moving images (DVD discs, VHS and Beta-SP video cassettes) were accessioned and described.

13 DVDs and 12 rolls (six each negative and positive) of microfilm of Hemingway's correspondence were received from the Finca Vigia in Cuba.

Continued processing all accretions to the Personal Papers of John Kenneth Galbraith, Closed.

Created an initial inventory for two accretions to the personal papers of Theodore Sorensen. 2.25 feet. Closed.

Created an initial inventory for an accretion to the personal papers of David Broder. 11 feet.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

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

  • Frederick O'Reilly Hayes, Bureau of the Budget, 1953–63; member of the 1964 Task Force on the War Against Poverty, Office of Economic Opportunity, 1965–66, 38 and 43 pages.
  • R. Max Brooks, Austin architect who did several projects for the Johnsons, husband of Marietta Moody Brooks, a Johnson campaign employee, 33 and 37 pages.
  • William F. Jackson, military aide to Vice President Johnson, 41 pages.
  • James P. Nash, Austin native and longtime friend of the Johnsons, 24 pages.
  • Marie Lindau Olson, Texas National Youth Administration (NYA) staff, 28 pages.
  • Inez Hughes, teacher at Marshall High School where Lady Bird Johnson attended, 10 pages.
  • Robert Montague, assistant senior adviser to the 21st Vietnamese Infantry Division, MACV, 1964–65, staff member to White House Special Assistant Robert Komer, staff member for First Infantry Division commander William De Puy, 36 and 51 pages.
  • Thomas D. Mills, hospital corpsman in the White House, 1963–68, medical liaison at the LBJ Ranch 1968–75, 40 pages.
  • George Pazianos, Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee, 1964–66, 15 pages.
  • Wroe Owens, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1942–45, and Austin lawyer, 13 pages.
  • Annette M. Ludeman, longtime Cotulla resident and teacher, 25 pages.
  • Radcliffe Killam, oilman and rancher from Laredo, Texas, 14 pages.
  • Ruth Prokop, LBJ's Vice Presidential Senate Office, 1961–62; President's Commission on the Status of Women staff, 1962–63; confidential assistant and legislative counsel, Office of Consumer Affairs, 1963–66; Department of Housing and Urban Development 1966–69, 42 and 17 pages.
  • Sidney "Sub" Pyland, friend of LBJ's at Southwest Texas State Teachers College, 27 pages.

The audiovisual archives also accessioned one audiotape from the President's Committee on Consumer Interests and .10 cubic feet of material from the library's technical services unit's ongoing documentation of LBJ Library events.

Gerald R. Ford Library

The library completed work for 34 accessions this quarter, including accretions to the papers of Susan Ford Bales, Arthur Burns, Melvin Laird, the Gerald R. Ford Foundation, and the Public Statements by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. The library also received additions to the Composite Oral History Accessions, the Composite General Accessions, and Composite Grand Rapids Accessions collections.

The library acquired the Ford Family Photograph Albums, 1913–2005 (30 cubic feet), containing mostly photographs, but also some letters and other scrapbook materials that document the lives of Gerald and Betty Ford and their family.

The library acquired the James L. Trimpe 30-30 Club Scrapbook, 1930–2005 (0.2 cubic feet, containing materials from the 1930 Grand Rapids South High School championship football team and its subsequent reunions, including the 1974 reunion that included a visit to the White House as the guest of team member Gerald R. Ford.

The library accessioned the papers of Warren L. "Bill" Gulley, 1974–77 (0.2 cubic feet), including Air Force One manifests for flights taken by the Ford family.

Donations to the museum collections included a 2008 painting of the USS Monterey by Stanley Stokes; a large collection of Ford family photo albums and other miscellaneous items from Mrs. Betty Ford; an invitation to the second Ford-Carter Presidential debate; a ticket to a 1932 University of Michigan football game; four Albert Capraro dresses worn by Susan Ford during her father's presidency; and a lifetime achievement award presented posthumously to Gerald Ford by the The Economic Club of Grand Rapids.

Ronald Reagan Library

The library had three acquisitions this quarter. They are:

Cabot, Mabel Hobart (Brandon): Papers, 1983–2004 (less than 1 cubic foot) This acquisition consists of materials donated by Mabel Hobart Cabot pertaining to her service as social secretary to the White House during the Reagan administration. The materials contain items pertaining to the Williamsburg Summit held in 1983; consisting of brochures, schedules, photographs, and other related ephemera. The donation also includes items related to President Reagan's funeral services in Washington, DC, in 2004.

Dunlop, George S.: Papers, 1986–89 (less than 1 cubic foot) This acquisition consists of materials donated by George S. Dunlop pertaining to his service as Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment. The materials include speeches and other public statements, correspondence, photographs, and publicity materials created by the Department of Agriculture.

Van Court, Arthur: Photographs, 1967–69 (2,744 items) This acquisition consists of photographs taken by Arthur Van Court while serving as Governor Reagan's driver and bodyguard. The photographs include official events and private gatherings with family and friends.

William J. Clinton Library

During the quarter, the Clinton archival staff received approximately 1.5 cubic feet of textual material. We received seven unsolicited collections, which were made up entirely of books and totaled approximately one cubic foot, and one deed of gift collection, the Steve Strauss Collection. The Steve Strauss Collection consisted of 1992 Clinton campaign material and totaled .5 cubic foot. In addition, .5 cubic foot of Presidential records was transferred from the White House Office of the Curator to the Clinton Library.

OPENINGS

Harry S. Truman Library

The library opened for research the Lloyd J. Graybar Papers, Professor of History, Eastern Kentucky University (1 linear foot, 4 linear inches; 1946–88). The papers consist primarily of correspondence between Graybar and veterans of the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in July 1946 which Graybar collected for a book.

The library opened for research the Mary Wallace Papers, sister-in-law of Bess Truman (less than one half of one linear foot; 1919–88). The papers include correspondence, handwritten notes, photographs, two scrapbooks, and other materials mostly related to her connections with the Truman family.

The library opened for research the Bruce D. Forsyth Papers, White House Dentist and Assistant Surgeon General, Public Health Service, 1945–53 (10 linear inches; 1945–90). The papers include a diary, correspondence, photographs, and dental records, documenting Dr. Forsyth's career as White House dentist.

The library opened for research the Forrest McCluney Papers, Office of Research and Intelligence, Department of State, 1945–50; European Director, Radio Free Europe, 1950–51; Deputy Chairman, American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, Inc., 1951–52 (5 linear feet, 8 linear inches; 1937–65). The papers include correspondence, reports, and photographs pertaining to his career.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

Over 43,074 pages were reviewed during the quarter. Reviewing was completed on the following collections which were opened for research this quarter: American Bible Society papers and Abbott Washburn papers.

John F. Kennedy Library

Processed two additions to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection: from Toni Christine Leonowich, consisting of an original poem, "The Second Shot Heard around the World!" written by the deceased daughter of the donor and Rev. F. Richard Garland, consisting of an original handwritten and typescript copy of poem by donor, "In Memory of JFK—1963." 2 items.

Processed one addition to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection, from Helena Kaffe, consisting of a poster and guide to the RFK Remix Audiowalk in San Jose, CA, an art project created by the donor for the City of San Jose Public Art Program. 2 items.

Processed four additions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection, the papers of Elizabeth Evans (Malawi), Sydney Kling (South Africa), and Starley Talbott (South Africa); and an addition to the papers of Michael Santarelli (Ethiopia). 33 items, 0.25 cu foot.

Gerald R. Ford Library

The library opened the Composite General Accessions: Worden/Delaney USS Monterey Digital Collection, consisting of low and high resolution scans of 13 photographs and 3 documents related to Gerald Ford's World War II tour of duty on the USS Monterey, 1944.

Jimmy Carter Library

The library opened the Congressional Liaison Office—Valerie Pinson Files.

William J. Clinton Library

The library opened 77,127 pages in response to FOIA requests this quarter.

George Bush Library

The library opened three large accretions to the Robert M. Teeter Papers (1967–2004), political strategist and survery research specialist, consisting of 138 videotapes, the bulk of which relate to Teeter's role as senior campaign adviser in the 1988 and 1992 Presidential campaigns of George H.W. Bush. Included are campaign advertisements, interviews, debates, speeches, and news reports from Presidential election campaigns [(1976) 1984, 1988, and 1992] and various mayoral, gubernatorial, and state and U.S. Senate elections in the same period. Also included are eight campaign ads from George W. Bush's Texas gubernatorial race and 1999 inauguration, and Oliver North testimony before a joint Congressional Committee on the Iran-Contra Affair.

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