Guide to Federal Records

Records of Organizations in the Executive Office of the President [EOP]


(Record Group 429)
1963-85
383 cu. ft.

Table of Contents

  • 429.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
  • 429.2 RECORDS OF THE CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RECREATION AND NATURAL BEAUTY 1963-72 3 lin. ft.
  • 429.3 RECORDS OF THE CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY 1965-76 29 lin. ft.
  • 429.4 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY 1968-78 3 lin. ft.
  • 429.5 RECORDS OF THE COUNCIL ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY (CIEP) 1969-77 118 lin. ft.
  • 429.6 RECORDS OF THE SPECIAL ACTION OFFICE FOR DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION (SAODAP) 1968-75 77 lin. ft.
  • 429.7 RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL PROPERTY COUNCIL (FPC) 1970-75 66 lin. ft.
  • 429.8 RECORDS OF THE DOMESTIC COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY 1974-76 15 lin. ft.
  • 429.9 RECORDS OF THE COUNCIL ON WAGE AND PRICE STABILITY 1977-79
  • 429.10 RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CLEMENCY BOARD 1974-75 161 lin. ft.
  • 429.11 RECORDS OF THE PROPERTY REVIEW BOARD (PRB) 1963-85 (bulk 1982-85) 40 lin. ft.
  • 429.12 CARTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (GENERAL)
  • 429.13 SOUND RECORDINGS (GENERAL)
  • 429.14 MACHINE-READABLE RECORDS (GENERAL)
  • 429.15 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

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429.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Established: By Reorganization Plans I and II, effective July 1, 1939, under the Reorganization Act of 1939 (53 Stat. 516), April 3, 1939. Constituent units authorized by EO 8248, September 8, 1939, and subsequently established and abolished by legislation, reorganization plans, and Executive orders. Functions: Provides, through constituent organizations, advice and assistance to the President.

Finding Aids: Preliminary Inventory in National Archives microfiche edition of preliminary inventories.

Security-Classified Records: This record group may include material that is security-classified.

Related Records: Records of the Office of Management and Budget, RG 51.
Records of the White House Office, RG 130.
Records of the Central Intelligence Agency, RG 263.
Records of the National Security Council, RG 273.
Records of the National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development, RG 303. Records of the Office of Science and Technology, RG 359.
Records of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, RG 364.
Records of the Council of Economic Advisers, RG 459.

RECORDS

RECORD TYPES RECORD LOCATIONS QUANTITIES
Textual Records Washington Area 376 cu. ft.
Maps and Charts Washington Area 250 items
Sound Recordings College Park 142 items
Machine-Readable College Park 15 data sets
Still Pictures College Park 167 images

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429.2 RECORDS OF THE CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON RECREATION
AND NATURAL BEAUTY
1963-72
3 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 11278, May 4, 1966, to advise the newly established President's Council on Recreation and Natural Beauty. Terminated by EO 11472, May 29, 1969, with functions transferred to the newly established Advisory Committee on Environmental Quality.

Textual Records: Minutes and other records of committee meetings, 1966-69. Subject and reading files, 1966-69. Publications of committee task forces, 1963-72.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Recreation and Natural Beauty in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

Subject Access Terms: Automobile Scrap Study; Electric Utility Industry, Task Force on Environment; Landscape Architecture, Conference on; Rockefeller, Laurance S.; Rosenberg Study; Scenic Roads and Parkways, Task Force on.

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429.3 RECORDS OF THE CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
1965-76
29 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 11472, May 29, 1969, to advise the newly established Environmental Quality Council. Terminated September 30, 1978, by expiration of final appropriation.

Textual Records: Minutes and other records of committee and subcommittee meetings, 1968-76. Subject and reading files, 1965-76. Annual and other reports, 1971-76.

Photographs (164 images): Committee chairmen Laurance S. Rockefeller and Henry L. Diamond; committee members in session; and prominent figures who attended committee meetings, including President and Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, Charles A. Lindbergh, and Frank Borman, 1967-76 (E). SEE ALSO 429.15.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Citizens' Advisory Committee on Environmental Quality in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government. Records of the Environmental Protection Agency, RG 412.

Subject Access Terms: Antipollution programs; Ecology; Pollution.

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429.4 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY
1968-78
3 lin. ft.

History: Established by Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1970, effective April 20, 1970, and organized by EO 11556, September 4, 1970. Terminated by Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1977, effective March 26, 1978, with some functions transferred to the President for delegation elsewhere in the EOP and all other functions transferred to the Department of Commerce.

Textual Records: General correspondence, 1968-74. Records relating to federal funding of public broadcasting, 1971-78. Records relating to programming, facilities, and technological developments, 1971-78. Published articles, 1972-77.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Office of Telecommunications Policy in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

Subject Access Terms: Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB); Public Broadcasting System (PBS).

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429.5 RECORDS OF THE COUNCIL ON INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY
(CIEP)
1969-77
118 lin. ft.

History: Established, effective January 19, 1971, by a memorandum from President Richard M. Nixon to newly appointed members of CIEP, January 18, 1971. Given statutory recognition by the International Economic Policy Act of 1972 (86 Stat. 646), August 29, 1972. Terminated September 30, 1977, by expiration of final appropriation.

Textual Records: Security-classified central files, 1972-77 (83 ft.), with indexes, 1971-77. Security-classified numbered decision and study memorandums, 1971-74. Security-classified staff members' working papers, 1974-77. Security-classified records of the Executive Committee, 1973-74; the Senior Review Group, 1971-74; and the Operations Group, 1971-73. Security-classified and unclassified legislative history files, 1972-76. CIEP history, 1971-77. Security-classified records relating to U.S. sugar policy, 1971-76. Security-classified National Security Council numbered decision and study memorandums relating to international economic policy, 1969-76. Published annual and special reports, 1971-77.

Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Council on International Economic Policy in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.

Subject Access Terms: Trade, balance of; Economy, international; Exports.

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429.6 RECORDS OF THE SPECIAL ACTION OFFICE FOR DRUG ABUSE
PREVENTION (SAODAP)
1968-75
77 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 11599, June 17, 1971, and given statutory recognition by the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972 (86 Stat. 65), March 21, 1972. Terminated June 30, 1975, as provided by the establishing act.

Textual Records: Records of the executive director's and deputy director's offices, and of subordinate units, consisting of correspondence; minutes of meetings; speeches; and studies of state, local, and international drug prevention programs, 1971-73. Records of advisory bodies to SAODAP, including the Federal Executive Drug Abuse Council, the Methadone Treatment Policy Review Board, and the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, 1971-74. Publications relating to federal drug abuse programs, 1968-75.

Related Records: Records of the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse in RG 220, Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards.

Subject Access Terms: DuPont, Robert; Federal Strategy for Drug Abuse and Drug Traffic Prevention, 1974, 1975; Jaffe, Jerome; Perito, Paul; Strategy Council on Drug Abuse.

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429.7 RECORDS OF THE FEDERAL PROPERTY COUNCIL (FPC)
1970-75
66 lin. ft.

History: Property Review Board established by EO 11508, February 10, 1970. Terminated by EO 11724, June 25, 1973, with certain functions transferred to newly established FPC. FPC reconstituted, and functions redefined, by EO 11954, January 7, 1977. Terminated by EO 12030, December 15, 1977, with residual functions transferred to Director, Office of Management and Budget.

Textual Records: Correspondence, 1972-75. Subject files, 1970-75. Federal real property case files, 1970-75. Case files relating to ceremonial dedications of excess federal real property to parks and to recreation and wildlife preservation purposes, 1971-75.

Related Records: Records of the Federal Property Resources Service, RG 291.

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429.8 RECORDS OF THE DOMESTIC COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON THE RIGHT TO
PRIVACY
1974-76
15 lin. ft.

History: Established by a memorandum from President Richard M. Nixon to newly appointed committee members, February 23, 1974. Terminated following submission of final report, September 1, 1976.

Textual Records: Security-classified project files, 1974-75. Security-classified correspondence with public and private organizations, and unclassified correspondence with federal agencies and privacy consultants, 1974-76. Records relating to the State and Local Privacy Seminar (Washington, DC), December 15-17, 1974, and to the Roundtable Conference on Information Policy (Washington, DC), October 8-9, 1975.

Sound Recordings (11 items): Proceedings of the Roundtable Conference on Information Policy (Washington, DC), October 8-9, 1975. SEE ALSO 429.13.

Subject Access Terms: Privacy Act of 1974.

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429.9 RECORDS OF THE COUNCIL ON WAGE AND PRICE STABILITY
1977-79

History: Established by the Council on Wage and Price Stability Act (88 Stat. 750), August 24, 1974. Additional regulatory functions assigned by EO 12092, November 1, 1978; withdrawn by EO 12288, January 29, 1981. Funding beyond June 5, 1981, terminated by the Supplemental Appropriations and Rescission Act (95 Stat. 74), June 5, 1981. Authorization for appropriations terminated by the Banking and Related Programs Authorization Adjustment Act (95 Stat. 432), August 13, 1981.

Photographic Prints (3 images): Council officials Barry P. Bosworth, Alfred E. Kahn, and R. Robert Russell, 1977-79 (W). SEE ALSO 429.15.

Related Records: Cost, price and profit, and wage and fringe benefit cost data in RG 432, Records of the Economic Stabilization Programs, 1971-1974.

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429.10 RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL CLEMENCY BOARD
1974-75
161 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 11803, September 16, 1974, to examine and make recommendations on cases of persons who applied for a Presidential pardon for acts committed between August 4, 1964, the date of passage of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, and March 28, 1973, the date on which the last U.S. combatants left Vietnam. Amended by EO 11837, January 30, 1975, to extend the application period from January 1, 1975, to March 1, 1975. Terminated, effective September 15, 1975, by EO 11878, September 10, 1975, with remaining administrative duties transferred to the U.S. Attorney General.

Textual Records: Minutes of board meetings, 1974-75. Records relating to the disposition of cases, including case summaries ("Case Packets," 144 ft.); weekly lists of docketed cases; and tabulations of final decisions, 1974-75. Records relating to board operations, 1974-75. Final report, 1975.

Specific Restrictions: As specified by the Presidential Clemency Board, case summaries and correspondence of the board with the Congress are open only to employees of the Department of Justice acting as the successors in interest of the board; litigants needing documents relating to their cases; and other researchers by permission of the board's successor in interest.

Sound Recordings (131 items): Meetings held by the board to discuss basic policy matters and to consider disputed clemency cases, 1974-75. SEE ALSO 429.13.

Machine-Readable Records (15 data sets): Case dispositions, computer programs, and a demographic survey of applicants, 1975, with supporting documentation.

Related Records: Some records have been retained by the Office of the Pardon Attorney, Department of Justice. Records of the U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia, 1950-1975, RG 472.

Subject Access Terms: Amnesty; Conscientious objection; Desertion; Draft resistance; Military justice.

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429.11 RECORDS OF THE PROPERTY REVIEW BOARD (PRB)
1963-85 (bulk 1982-85)
40 lin. ft.

History: Established by EO 12348, February 25, 1982, to develop and review federal real property acquisition, utilization, and disposal policies. Abolished by EO 12512, April 29, 1985, due to failure of appropriation, with functions dispersed among the Domestic Policy Council, the President's Council on Management Improvement, and the Office of Management and Budget.

Textual Records: Records of the Office of the Executive Director, including PRB meeting minutes, with background material, 1982-83; correspondence, reports, news clippings, and other records relating to real property functions and activities of Executive branch agencies ("Agency Data Files"), 1980-84; subject files, 1982-84; weekly activity reports, 1982-84; records concerning the budget, 1982-85; and records relating to legislation, lawsuits, and other legal matters, 1981-83. Records of the Office of the Executive Staff, including a subject file, 1980-84; a reading file, 1982-84; individual staff members' weekly activity reports, 1982-83; records relating to outleasing, real property disposition, and agency surveys of under-used property, 1981-84; and real property case files, 1978-84, with related records on case file administration, 1982-84.

Maps (250 items, in Washington Area): Prepared by the Forest Service, showing boundaries of real properties administered by the Forest Service, 1963-83.

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429.12 CARTOGRAPHIC RECORDS (GENERAL)

SEE Maps UNDER 429.11.

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429.13 SOUND RECORDINGS (GENERAL)

SEE UNDER 429.8 AND 429.10.

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429.14 MACHINE-READABLE RECORDS (GENERAL)

SEE UNDER 429.10.

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429.15 STILL PICTURES (GENERAL)

SEE Photographs UNDER 429.3. SEE Photographic Prints UNDER 429.9.


Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
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