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Accessions and Openings for the 4th quarter
FY 2008


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Washington, DC, Area

Among the highly significant records accessioned by the Records Accessioning and Control Team this quarter were 258 cubic feet of directs offers from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. They included the following series: Classification 77, FBI Headquarters Case Files Pertaining to Investigations of Applicants for Federal Employment, Including Presidential Appointments, and U.S. Court Appointments, 1928–82; Classification 94, FBI Headquarters Case Files Pertaining to Research Matters, 1938–82; Classification 102, FBI Headquarters Case Files Pertaining to the Voorhis Act, 1942–82; and Classification 157, FBI Field Office (Indianapolis and San Francisco) Case Files Pertaining to Investigations of Civil Unrest and Disturbances (Racial Matters), 1959–62.

Declassifications

General Records of the Department of the Treasury (Record Group 56)
44.945 cubic feet
Subject Files, 1928–72 (42.336 cubic feet); records relating to Agent Orange, 1961–74 (2.609 cubic feet).

General Records of the Department of State (Record Group 59)
328.627 cubic feet
Administrative Files, 1928–67 (205.484 cubic feet); records relating to Berlin, 1944–88 (14.616 cubic feet); Subject Files relating to U.S. Participation in the South East Asia, 1954–77 (34.025 cubic feet); Security Case File relating to John Stewart Service, 1950–73 (12.6 cubic feet); Correspondence Files, 1960–74 (21.672 cubic feet); Country Files, 1970–78 (16.632 cubic feet); Records of Robert J. McCloskey, 1962–76 (7.056 cubic feet); National Intelligence Survey Program Files, 1958–73 (7.056 cubic feet); Diaries of David K. E. Bruce, 1949–74 (6.462 cubic feet); Records of Douglas MacArthur II, 1951–68 (2.016 cubic feet); Subject Files, 1968–73 (1.008 cubic feet).

General Records of the Department of Justice (Record Group 60)
3.024 cubic feet
Alien Enemy Exclusion and Curfew Violation Case Files, 1941–51 (3.024 cubic feet).

Records of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (Record Group 65)
1782.995 cubic feet
Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Headquarters Case Files, 1924–78 (1757.743 cubic feet); Index Cards to Classification 44 (Civil Rights) Headquarters Case Files, 1923–72 (25.252 cubic feet).

Records of the Office of Strategic Services 1940–46 (Record Group 226)
18.026 cubic feet
Special Funds Records, 1946–47 (18.026 cubic feet).

Records of Naval Operating Forces (Record Group 313)
5.684 cubic feet
Classified Korean War Memoranda, Reports, and War Diaries, 1950–51 (1.512 cubic feet); Training Materials, 1946 (1.512 cubic feet); Classified General Administrative Files, 1944–45 (1.26 cubic feet); Records Related to Personnel and Ships Materials, 1946 (1.4 cubic feet).

Records of the Army Staff (Record Group 319)
67.536 cubic feet
Correspondence and Other Records, 1963–74 (59.472 cubic feet); General Correspondence, 1953–62 (8.064 cubic feet).

Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) (Record Group 338)
.504 cubic feet
Publications Record Set, 1942–44 (0.504 cubic feet).

Records of General Headquarters, Far East Command, Supreme Commander Allied Powers, and United Nations Command (Record Group 554)
5.04 cubic feet
General Administrative Files, 1953–54 (5.04 cubic feet).

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Electronic Records

Records of the Bureau of the Census (Record Group 29)
59,395,787 logical data records
Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 2000: 110th Congress Summary Files—100 Percent and Sample Data (18,000,000 logical data records); Decennial Census of Population and Housing, 2000: State Legislative District Summary File (38,000,000 logical data records); and Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP): 2001, Waves 1-9 Core and Topical Data (3,395,787 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 the Treasury (Record Group 56)
940 logical data records
General Records of the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax. 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 Justice (Record Group 60)
14,986 logical data records
September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Comment Tracking Database Files. Materials closed. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards (Record Group 220)
790 logical data records
Data Files and Reports of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS), 1999–2004 (683 logical data records) and General Records of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, 2006–2008 (107 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 Labor Statistics (Record Group 257)
16,500,000 logical data records
LABSTAT Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Files, 1976–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 Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
4,156,237 logical data records
Active Duty Personnel Master File, FY 2007 (1,433,892 logical data records); Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS), as of April 29, 2008: Korean War and Vietnam Conflict Extract Files (94,796 logical data records); and Reserve Duty Personnel Master File, FY 2006 and FY 2007 (2,627,549 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 Agricultural Statistics Service (Record Group 355)
671 logical data records
Data Publications, 1997–2007 (671 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 Environmental Protection Agency (Record Group 412)
1,399,480 logical data records
Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) Data Files, as of 2000. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Record Group 423)
1,067 logical data records
Criminal Justice Expenditure and Employment Data Files, 2002–2003. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Consumer Products Safety Commission (Record Group 424)
202,422 logical data records
Death Certificates Project Data Base Files, 1973–99. Materials open. Contact the Reference Staff, Center for Electronic Records, at 301-837-0470, or e-mail cer@nara.gov.

Records of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 433)
56,483 logical data records
Mine Operator Accident, Injury, Illness, Employment and Production Report, 2006. 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)
2,071,462 logical data records
Libraries Files: Academic Libraries Survey, FY 2006 (3,928 logical data records); National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2005–2006 (Y36–Y37) (1,173,443 logical data records); National Education Longitudinal Study, 1988: Second, Third, and Fourth Followup Data (88,467 logical data records); and 1987–88, 1990-91, 1993-94 Schools and Staffing Survey and 1988–89, 1991–92, and 1994–95 Teacher Follow-up Survey (805,624 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)
21,354,572 logical data records
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999–2003 (1,069,637 logical data records); 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, and 2001 Birth Cohort, Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Sets (20,258,771 logical data records); and National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), Cycle 6, 2002 (26,164 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 U.S. Pacific Command (Record Group 529)
7,638,104 logical data records
Combat Air Activities Files (CACTA), October 1965–January 1971. 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 Land Management (Record Group 49)
2 cubic feet
The series Federal Land Inventory Maps and Related Records consists of county and land parcel maps showing lands owned by the Corps of Engineers, Quartermaster General, Bureau of Lighthouses and other agencies in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and West Virginia. Also included are tabular listings of parcels, acreages, owners, and related information and correspondence. The National Resources Planning Board assisted in the production of these maps. The date range is 1938–42. Accession NN3-049-94-001.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
3 cubic feet
This series consists of correspondence and reports relating to Forest Service mapping and related aerial photography programs. Subjects covered include the cartographic program budget, map standards, map revisions, map printing, and aerial photographic projects in the several Forest Service regions. Also included are reports relating to the development, in conjunction with the U.S. Geological Survey, of published topographic quadrangle maps covering Forest Service areas in several western states. The date range is 1958–63. Accession NN3-095-93-002.

Records of the Farm Service Agency (Record Group 145)
7 cubic feet
The series Crop Price Support Rate Maps consists primarily of national, regional, state, and other base maps annotated with average crop prices (per bushel), crop loan rates, crop prices paid at various shipment terminals, crop price support rates, and related factors. Also included are tables, graphs, and charts showing the changes over time in these factors and crop production. The major crops covered include barley, corn, flaxseed, grain sorghum, oats, rye, soybeans, and wheat. The date range is 1953–58. Accession NN3-145-001.

Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Record Group 330)
1,271 cubic foot
The series Records of the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service consists of video and sound recordings compiled annually as radio and television spots that cover military justice, security, military heritage, and other topics of interest to service personnel. The records cover the 2006 productions and are open and fully processed. Accession NN3-330-08-005 (1 cubic foot).

The series Records of the Department of the Army consists of motion picture films, videos and accompanying production files of the Defense Information Center (DVIC). The films date from 1945 to 1995 and are partially processed (To date, 400 cubic feet has been processed). Accession NN3-330-07-015 (1,270 cubic feet).

Records of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 433)
75 cubic feet
This series consists of film productions rescued from the WRS film lab in Pennsylvania. The series includes predecessor agency productions from the US Bureau of Mines and the films were made from 1960 to 1983. Accession NN3-433-08-002.

Records of U.S. Foreign Assistance Agencies, 1948–1961 (Record Group 469)
1 cubic foot
This series consists of sound recordings capturing the proceedings of the Istanbul Regional Conference. The proceedings contain addresses and discussions relating to the organization, personnel, and programs of the Foreign Operations Administration. The recordings were made in 1953. These materials are open and fully processed. Accession NN3-469-92-001.

Records of the National Trust for Historic Preservation: Plans for Historic Buildings
194 cubic feet
This series of donated materials consists of architectural drawings of historically significant properties throughout the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The drawings mostly relate to renovation projects conducted by the National Trust for Historic Preservation at the time the properties were added to the National Register of Historic Places. For each project, there may be site plans, section and elevation plans, detail drawings, and floor plans depending on the nature and extent of the renovation work. Types of property include military forts, historic districts, parks, factories, churches, schools, libraries, stores, railroad stations, museums, court houses, theaters, plantations and farms, municipal buildings, and houses of prominent Americans. The date range of these drawings is 1970–79. DM-NTHP.

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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)
35 cubic feet

Federal Courts in Maine:
District of Maine. Attorney Admission Cards, 1870–1945.

Federal Courts in Rhode Island:
District of Rhode Island. Bankruptcy Docket Books, 1981–82.
District of Rhode Island. Civil Action Case Files, 1977–82.

Federal Courts in Vermont:
District of Vermont. Civil Action Case Files, 1978–82.
District of Vermont. Criminal Case Files, 1976–82.

Records of the National Park Service (Record Group 79)
4 cubic feet
Records Documenting National Park Service Response to 9/11, 2001–2005.

Records of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
83 cubic feet
Case Files, 1982.
Briefs and Records, 1982.

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

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
8 cubic feet
Federal courts in Illinois:
Southern District of Illinois, East St. Louis Division. Naturalization index, 1907–10; naturalization index, 1939–63; naturalization index, 1962–87; facts for petitions for naturalization, ca. 1920; declarations of intention, 1934–78; naturalization petitions, 1939–91; naturalization transfer petitions, 1954–89; military petitions, 1943–55; repatriation records, 1948–64; petitions for name change, 1992–2003; applicants for naturalization to be administered the oath of allegiance, 1992–2003; naturalization orders, 1939–92.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
24 cubic feet
Eastern Regional Office, Milwaukee, WI. Historic photographs from individual forests, ca. 1900–70.

Records of the Selective Service System, 1940– (Record Group 147)
1,935 cubic feet
Indiana State Office, Indianapolis, IN. Selective Service registration cards and classification records for men in Indiana with years of birth 1922–57.
Michigan State Office, Lansing, MI. Selective Service registration cards and classification records for men in Michigan with years of birth 1922–57.
Ohio State Office, Columbus, OH. Selective Service registration cards and classification records for men in Ohio with years of birth 1922–57.

Records of the Railroad Retirement Board (Record Group 184)
2 cubic feet
Chicago, IL. Records relating to the Navajo Indian Workers Program, 1942–75.

Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Record Group 255)
416 cubic feet
John H. Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH. Architectural drawings, ca. 1942–90.

Records of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Record Group 403)
64 cubic feet
Chicago Regional Office, Chicago, IL. Litigation case files, 1996–2001; litigation case files, 1998–2001; litigation case files, 1998–2002; litigation case files, 1999–2002.

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

Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
2 cubic feet
New Mexico State Office. Memorandums of understanding, 1972–97.

Records of the Bureau of Reclamation (Record Group 115)
21 cubic feet
Lower Colorado Regional Office, Boulder City, NV. Water repayment contracts, 1916–89. International water compacts, 1960–83.
Great Plains Regional Office, Billings, MT. Water sales and delivery records, 1963–91. Repayment contracts, 1963–89.
Upper Colorado Regional Office, Salt Lake City, UT. Land management records, 1992–2000.

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 the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
55 cubic feet
USCGS Venturious (WMEC 625). Official Merchant Marine Log Book, 1973–76.
USCGC to Bridge. Official Merchant Marine Log Book, 1971–75.
USCGC Conifer (WLB-301). Official Merchant Marine Log Book, 1975–94.
USCGC to Bridge. Unit Log Book, 1981–85.

Eleventh Coast Guard District. San Pedro, CA. Unit Logs, 1982–86.
Eleventh Coast Guard District. Terminal Island, CA. Unit Logs, 1983–86.
Eleventh Coast Guard District. San Diego, CA. Unit Logs, 1981–85.

Sector LA/LB. Regional Exam Center. Vessel Folders, 1984.
Sector LA/LB. Regional Exam Center. Vessel Inspection Files, 1969–76.
Materials partially restricted.

Records of the Forest Service (Record Group 95)
71.5 cubic feet
Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Ranger District. Fire Incident History, 1980–86.
Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Ranger District. History Program Files, 1908–91.
Angeles National Forest, San Gabriel Ranger District. Special Use Permits, 1931–96.
Angeles National Forest, Santa Clarita Ranger District. Special Use Files, 1933–95.
Angeles National Forest, Santa Clarita Ranger District. Fire Histories, 1974–84.
Angeles National Forest. Fox Air Attack Base. Fire Histories, 1910–94.
Angeles National Forest, Supervisor's Office. Fire Incident History, 1975–99.

Inyo National Forest. White Mountain Ranger District. Fire Management Files, 1981–98.

National Archives at New York City
Contact archival operations, 212-401-1620 or 866-840-1752.

Records of District Courts of the United States (Record Group 21)
37 cubic feet
Federal Courts in New York:
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Closed Civil Docket Books, 1982. (18 cubic feet)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Opinions, 1982. (19 cubic feet)

Records of the United States Coast Guard (Record Group 26)
276 cubic feet
Casualty Maintenance System Documentation, 1993–2001; 2001 and prior. (70 cubic feet)
General Index of Abstract of Title—Preferred Mortgages, 1949 and prior. (3 cubic feet)
Official Log Books, 1970–77. (116 cubic feet)
Vessel Abstracts of Title, 1972 and prior. (5 cubic feet)
Vessel Folders, 1956–72; 1961–80 (Marine Safety Office, Buffalo, NY). (19 cubic feet)
Vessel Folders, 1979 and prior (Vessel Documentation Office, New York, NY). (10 cubic feet)
Vessel Folders, 1979 and prior; 1983 and prior (Marine Inspection Office, New York, NY). (53 cubic feet)

Records of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Record Group 100)
2 cubic feet
Inspection Cases—Safety Fatality and/or Catastrophe, 1986–87 (Avenel, NJ). (1 cubic foot)
Inspection Cases—Safety Fatality and/or Catastrophe, 1986–87 (Marlton, NJ). (1 cubic foot )

Records of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Record Group 276)
639 cubic feet
Board Opinions, October 1920–82. (29 cubic feet)
Case Records—Blue Files, 1972–82; 1982. (326 cubic feet)
Case Records—Red Files, 1982. (227 feet)
Docket Sheets, 1978–79; 1982. (8 cubic feet)
Minutes, 1975–January 1982. (31 cubic feet)
Minutes—Court Room Tapes, 1976–82. (18 cubic feet)

Records of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (Record Group 311)
1 cubic foot
Reading/Chronological Files, October 1986–September 1987. (1 cubic foot)

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
11 cubic feet
Directorate Files, 1973–84. (1 cubic foot)
International Committee (ICFA) Files, 1982–90. (1 cubic foot)
Project Planning and Design Files, 1975–83. (1 cubic foot)
US/China Joint Committee Files, 1978–96. (3 cubic feet)
US/Japan Committee Files, 1977–96. (3 cubic feet)
US/USSR Joint Coordinating Committee Files, 1975–88. (2 cubic feet)

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.

General Records of the Bureau of Land Management (Record Group 49)
6 cubic feet
California State Office: Unpatented Serial Land Entry Case Files.
Susanville District Office, California State Office: Grazing Advisory Board Files, 1935–90.

General Records of the U.S. Attorney's Office (Record Group 118)
40 cubic feet
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of California: Significant Case Files from Land Division, 1969–93; Significant Case Files with Classified Information, Grand Jury Dockets; Significant Case Files with Confidential Information, Land Division Check Registers, 1946–61.

General Records of the Department of Energy (Record Group 434)
60.2 cubic feet
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory: Magnet Newspaper Index, 1957–65, Crocker Laboratory R&D Photographs, 1936–60, Photographs of the Iron-Free Double Focusing Beta-Spectrometer, 1960–62, CFO/Budget Records, 1946–84, Motion Picture Film of Radiological Therapy at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, 1961–68, Engineering Drawing Notebooks, 1957–67, Engineering Drawings, 1942–45, Television Tape Cassettes Documenting Research in the Life Sciences Division, Donner Lab, 1965–85, Bevelac Equipment Videotapes and Bevatron User Safety Training Videotapes, 1994, Historic Films of Lawrence Berkeley Lab, 1956–70, 25" Bubble Chamber 88 Cyclotron General Chemistry Drawings, 1955–65, Bevatron and 88" Cyclotron Experimental Facilities (8M through 9K), 1958–60, 9c, 9d, 9l, 9m, 9k for 88" Cyclotron, 1960–61, Audiovisual Records of Critical Technologies Research Meetings, 1992, R&D Technical Documents of Dr. Cornelius Tobias, 1944–69, Technical Information Division AEC Reports, 1955–81, Leo Brewer's Technical Documents Related to Thermodynamics and the Manhattan Project, 1938–45, Photographs of Bevatron Crew on top of Shielding, 1954–63, SuperHILAC Size 2 Engineering Drawings, 1970–76, Physics/DZERO Group Technical Documents, 1968–72, Superconductivity R&D Technical Documents of Richard Wolgast, 1959–69, Actinide Group R&D Administrative Records, 1960–70, Actinide Group R&D Technical Records, 1962–74, Kenny/Helmholz and Moyer Group Logbooks, 1951–67, Electronic Engineering Drawings for the AGS at Brookhaven, 1954–73, 27" Cyclotron Exhibit for Smithsonian Documentation, 1936–77, Audiovisual Records of Glenn T. Seaborg, 1953–91, LBL Historic Audio Records, 1955–75, Budget Office Records, 1979–87, Director's Office Tiger Team Videotapes, 1990–91, Director's Office Presentation Lantern Slides, 1950–70, Ronald Madaras Lead Glass Wall Technical Documents and Notebooks, 1973–76, Time Projection Chamber PEP-4 Drawings, 1978–83, Audio Visual Services' Historic Film Collection, 1971–81.

National Archives at Seattle
Contact archival operations, 206-336-5115.
No report this quarter

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Presidential Libraries

Accessions Openings

ACCESSIONS

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library

During the quarter, 129 pages (.010 cu. ft.) of recent manuscript acquisitions were accessioned.

Notable archival acquisitions this quarter include a collection of handwritten letters from Franklin D. Roosevelt's physical therapist, Navy Commander George A. Fox, to his wife, 1934–45, donated by Steven Lomazow, MD; a handwritten letter by Justine W. Chalfin of New York City to her infant son recounting the events of President Roosevelt's funeral and the National Day of Mourning, April 14, 1945, donated by Betsy Chalfin; a fold-out map of Washington, DC, on the back of which is written the vote tallies for the Vice-Presidential nominees from the 1944 Democratic National Convention, donated by Christine C. Townley.

Also acquired this quarter were 26 phonograph albums of important speeches recorded from the radio during the 1930s and 1940s, including speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Crown Prince Olav of Norway, Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, the King and Queen of England, Anthony Eden, and Dwight D. Eisenhower; gift of Norman Hulme.

During the quarter, 65 objects were accessioned into the museum collection: 54 previously unaccessioned items in the collection; 7 new acquisitions; and 4 items transferred from the archives department.

The seven new acquisitions include two 19th-century Letras Y Figuras watercolors produced in the Philippines for Sarah A. Delano and her brother Edward, FDR's great aunt and uncle (donated by the Estate of Laura Delano Eastman); two 1944 Democratic National Committee badges and two Democratic donkey pins (donated by Christine C. Townley); and an FDR Memorial Series First Day of Issue Stamp Cover (donated by the Manassas Museum System).

The printed materials collections added 26 new books, 16 reels of microfilm, 31 periodicals and 113 vertical file items during the quarter. Also accessioned into the collection were 159 previously unaccessioned books that were identified during the FDR Book Collection project.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Library

New acquisitions for the quarter totaled 472 artifacts that were transferred from the Archives as well as gifts from two private collectors of political memorabilia.

More than 13,700 pages were reviewed during the quarter. Reviewing was completed on papers of Fran Smith Johnson, and the collection was opened for research this quarter.

During the quarter, 42,011 pages were added to the library holdings, including additional papers of John E. Archibold and the papers of Ralph A. Young.

John F. Kennedy Library

The library accessioned 30 textual accessions totaling 23.543 cubic feet, including:

  • An accretion to the Personal Papers of Edward M. Kennedy. Get-well cards and gifts sent to Senator Kennedy in July 2008. 15 cubic feet. Closed.
  • Personal Papers of Winifred Armstrong. Subject files relating to donor's work as a speechwriter and staff member for Senator John F. Kennedy. 2 cubic feet. Closed.
  • Seven accretions to the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Collection (RPCV) including papers of:
    • Mike Schmicker (Thailand)
    • Michael Bujazan (Colombia)
    • Paula Hirschoff (Kenya)
    • Charles Parton (Malaysia)
    • Lawrence Lihosit (Honduras)
    • Wayne D. Linn (Malawi)
    • Wanda Mayberry (Philippines)
  • Eight RPCV oral history interviews:
    • Susan Berk-Seligson and Michael Seligson (Costa Rica, 1968–70)
    • Charles Kreiman (Ethiopia, 1968–70)
    • Mary Frantz (Afghanistan, 1968–70)
    • John Frantz (Afghanistan, 1968–70)
    • Mike Farmer (Nepal, 1963–65)
    • Vincent O'Hern (Liberia, 1965–67)
    • Farrar M. Atkinson (Philippines, 1962–64)
    • Tally Briggs Johnson (Mongolia, 1999–2001)
  • Ten additions to the Miscellaneous Accessions Collection
  • Two additions to the John F. Kennedy Tributes Collection

A total of 3,822 photograph items (49 prints, 3,339 transparencies, 263 b/w negatives, and 171 digital images), 18.75 hours of audio, and 45.40 hours of moving images (DVD and VHS) were accessioned and described.

Deeds of gift were completed for two personal papers collections (Winifred Armstrong, Ray Graham), one Returned Peace Corps personal papers collection, and 19 oral histories of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library

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

  • Florence Mahoney, health advocate instrumental in the founding of the National Institutes of Health, 26 pages
  • Mary Rather, staff member for Senator Alvin Wirtz and later Lyndon Johnson, 1941–75, 7 interviews, totaling 156 pages
  • Max Frankel, journalist and executive director for the New York Times, 1986–94, 44 pages
  • Anthony Partridge, Assistant general counsel for Community Action Programs and Office of Economic Opportunity, 23 pages
  • James Shannon, National Institutes of Health director, 1955–68, 57 pages
  • Josh H. Groce, San Antonio attorney, 21 pages
  • William Gorham, Department of Defense, 1962–65, HEW, 1965–68, 28 pages
  • David E. McGiffert, Undersecretary of the Army, 1965–69, and Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, 1977–81, 28 and 17 pages
  • William A. Knowlton, MACV staff, 1966–68, secretary of the Army general staff, 1968–70, 70 pages
  • Williard Deason, state director of NYA; manager and owner of KVET radio station, 1946–65; Interstate Commerce Commission, 1965–75, 31 pages, 9 pages, 10 pages

The Audiovisual Department accessioned a collection of Edward R. Murrow "This I Believe" broadcasts on 82 phonograph LPs. This accession amounts to 2.372 cubic feet of material.

Richard Nixon Library

During this quarter, the library added video oral histories with former clerk to Judge John J. Sirica D. Todd Christofferson, former White House special counsel Charles W. Colson, former Justice Department prosecutor Earl Silbert, former White House professional staff member Becky Bovell, and former National Security Council deputy director Richard V. Allen.

The library also received a dozen slides showing Pat Nixon's August 1969 trip to South Vietnam from Robert E. MacArthur.

The curatorial department in Yorba Linda received:

  • One gazebo on display on the library grounds. The gazebo, used at Tricia Nixon's Rose Garden wedding, had been on annual loan to the Foundation. The White House has now transferred it permanently to NARA.
  • Bracelet pattern teacups and saucers (2) on display in the Lincoln Sitting Room, which were also transferred from the White House to Nixon Library collections
  • Small, plush elephant toy with Nixon campaign buttons from Tom Coon
  • Fifteen Nixon campaign bumper stickers from Amber Henninger
  • Nixon homemade campaign tie, door ads, cards, flyers, bumper stickers, and campaign buttons from Anne Larson Schutz
  • Red, white, and blue Nixon coin bank from Judith Keigley
  • McKinley memorial pin and button from Judith Van Skike
  • Four news clippings, 1968 Presidential handbook, Nixon/Lodge Connecticut hat, and eight campaign pins from Julie Bartlett, Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library
  • One melamine plate showing the 1969 Moon landing from Jonna Koehn
  • Four boxes of Swell Cigars gum and cards representing 1968 candidates Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace, and Robert F. Kennedy from Jody Schmalz

Gerald R. Ford Library

The museum accessioned its 17,000th artifact this quarter: an anti–Nixon/Agnew campaign poster. Other acquisitions included two prints given to President Ford by French President Giscard D'Estaing in 1975 (from the State Department); a 1932 Princeton vs. Michigan football program; a handmade leather cap left as a memorial to Gerald R. Ford; a Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy T-shirt; two tickets from a recent McCain/Palin speaking event; a commemorative Gerald and Betty Ford plate; and a 1960s period Republican Congressional cookbook signed by the author and Gerald R. Ford.

The library completed work for 15 accessions, including accretions to Gerald R. Ford's Post- Presidential Office Files (81.25 cubic feet), Funeral Materials (38.5 cubic feet), Personal Papers (3.25 cubic feet), Personal Financial Papers (16 cubic feet), and Scrapbooks (0.5 cubic feet). The library also received accretions to the Betty Ford Papers (21 cubic feet), the Composite Oral History Accessions and the Composite General Accessions collections. The library added 8 books, 13 serials, and 6 vertical file items to the collection.

George Bush Library

During the quarter, the Bush Library received approximately 2.0 linear feet of textual material for accessioning. This material consisted of one accretion to the George Bush Post-Presidential Papers.

The Textual Archives received the following donated books:

  • If You Elect Me President: Behind the Scenes of a Presidential Election
  • A Legacy of Innovation: Governors and Public Policy
  • A Legacy of Leadership: Governors and American History

The Audiovisual Department accessioned 182 photographic accretions to the post-Presidential collection from the Office of George Bush. It also accessioned 2 video recordings, 10 audio recordings, and 2 photographs of donated historical material.

The Audiovisual Department processed 100 transfers from the textual archives.

There were 77 post-Presidential artifacts accessioned and processed this quarter. The post Presidential collection processed to date is 40,955.

There were 1,474 Presidential artifacts accessioned and processed this quarter. The total processed Presidential artifact collection is 28,118.

The George Bush Library and Museum's collection contains a total of 69,073 processed artifacts.

William J. Clinton Library

During the quarter, the library received approximately two cubic feet of textual material. It received three unsolicited collections, including a book, Joined by History, donated by the Embassy of the Philippines and the Brooke Shearer Collection. The Brooke Shearer Collection consists of 1992 Clinton/Gore campaign materials and totals two cubic feet.

The museum staff received four new donations in this quarter.

OPENINGS

Jimmy Carter Library

The library opened the following materials:

Congressional Liaison Office—William Cable Files, James Free Files, Terrence Straub Files.
1976 Campaign Files; Field Office, Director—Tim Kraft Subject Files, Press Office—Linda Peek Subject Files.

William J. Clinton Library

The library opened 57,772 pages in response to FOIA requests this quarter.

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