Finding Aids: Reference Information Paper 90 Appendix J
Reference Information Paper 90
A Finding Aid to Records Relating to American
Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the Vietnam War Era, 1960-1994
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Appendix J: Inventory of the Records of the Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs, 102d Congress (1991-92)
Note: The information in this inventory is subject to change as additional processing of the Committee's records takes place.
[For more information about the records described in Appendix J, contact the Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration, 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20408. Telephone: 202-357-5350]Contents
A. Records Received from Other Agencies . . Series 1-21
B. Records of the Committee . . Series 22-34
C. Investigators Case Files . . Series 35-48
D. Audiovisual Records of the Select Committee . . Series 49-50
E. Electronic Records of the Select Committee . . Series 51
F. Classified Records Filed With Senate Security . . Series 52
2. POLICY FILES OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. 1981-88. 3.8 ft.
a) Documents culled from the records of the POW/MIA Task Group and arranged numerically in numbered folders that document various subjects. They include policy statements, speeches, statistics, rosters, lists, answers to queries, historical information, Egress recaps, discussions of organizational support of the National League of Families and COLIFAN, and an after action report on Operation Homecoming by the U.S. Delegation to the Four Party Joint Military Commission. A "document index" that lists the contents of each folder is available.
b) Correspondence and documents received by Brigadier General Daniel James, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.
c) Records of the DoD/MIA Task Group including a Department of the Army inquiry on Lt. Col. "Bo" Gritz, and POW/MIA Daily Reports (September 1981 to February 1983).
d) Files relating to the Smith/MacIntyre/Gregson video tapes.
e) Records received from the Department of Defense with reference to the capsizing and sinking of the U. S. Drill Ship Glomar Java Sea in the South China Sea, October 25, 1983. Arranged by investigative report.
f) Additional documents tabbed by Mr. Tourison during review of the Special Office for POW/MIA Affairs. The documents include State Department press releases, reports and memos from the National League of Families of POW/MIA in Southeast Asia, newspaper and magazine clippings, and a variety of other lists, reports, excerpts, and letters. The first folder in the subseries contains a list of 591 documents in this subseries.
3. DECLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS OF THE CENTRAL DOCUMENTATION OFFICE, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. 1982-91. 7.7 ft.
b) declassified document packages consisting of declassified documents arranged in packages identified by "CDO Letter Numbers." The numbered CDO Letter packages are unarranged, but are listed in a "Note to Enclosure Listing" that accom- panies the subseries. The Note is annotated to show the box in which a listed document may be found. Each CDO Letter packet contains multiple documents, which are shown on the box list.
c) PW/MIA Weekly Reports, 1982-91, consisting of two chronological collections of reports that overlap somewhat.
4. MIA/POW POLICY DOCUMENTS OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. 1965-91. 1.7 ft.
5. REPORTS AND OTHER RECORDS OF THE JOINT CASUALTY RESOLU- TION CENTER (JCRC), DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. 1971-92. 2.5 ft.
6. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONCERNING OPERATION HOMECOMING. 1973-92. 3.4 ft.
7. LIVE SIGHTING REPORTS OF THE DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. 1962-92. 40.8 ft.
8. LIVE SIGHTING REPORTS USED IN THE SELECT COMMITTEE'S CLUSTER ANALYSIS. 1962-92. 17.2 ft.
9. PRINTOUT OF DATA BASE COMBINING DIA, DIOR, JCRC POW/MIA LISTS. 1961-80. .4 ft.
10. JOINT SERVICES SURVIVAL, EVASION, RESISTANCE, ESCAPE (SERE) AGENCY POLICY RECORDS, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE. 1976-92. 6.8 ft.
11. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY RELATING TO POW/MIA AFFAIRS. 1965-80. 10.5 ft.
12. RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY RELATING TO POW/MIA AFFAIRS. 1976-92. .4 ft.
13. RECORDS OF THE PARIS PEACE ACCORDS TEAM, DEPARTMENT OF STATE. 1968-73. 4.3 ft.
14. WASHINGTON CABLE TRAFFIC (TWX) RELATING TO THE PARIS PEACE ACCORDS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE. 1973-92. 6.8 ft.
15. PARIS EMBASSY CABLE TRAFFIC (TWX) RELATING TO THE PARIS PEACE ACCORDS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE. 1968-72. 11.6 ft.
16. SELECTED RECORDS OF SPECIAL ASSISTANT FRANK A. SIEVERTS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE. 1965-72. 18.4 ft.
17. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY REPORTS OF POW/MIA SIGHTINGS. 1976-92. .4 ft.
18. FOREIGN MEDIA REPORTS AND OTHER RECORDS RELATED TO POW/MIA AFFAIRS OF THE FOREIGN BROADCAST INFORMATION SERVICE (FBIS). 1974-92. .4 ft.
19. FILES OF THE MINORITY STAFF OF THE SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE (TRACY USRY FILES). 1968-90. 12.4 ft.
20. COPIES OF SELECTED PAPERS OF HENRY KISSINGER. 1969-74. .4 ft.
21. RECORDS RECEIVED AFTER FEBRUARY 1, 1993. 1967-85. 7 ft.
B. Records of the Committee
22. TRANSCRIPTS OF DEPOSITIONS. 1991-92. 13.7 ft.
23. DEPOSITION AND WITNESS CASE FILES MAINTAINED BY THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF CLERK. 1991-92. 12 ft.
24. WORKING FILES OF STAFF DIRECTOR FRANCES A. ZWENIG. 1991-92. 5.1 ft.
25. MISCELLANEOUS FILES OF CHIEF CLERK NANCY CUDDY. 1991-92. .8 ft.
26. FILES OF DEPUTY CHIEF CLERK RICHARD SMITH. 1991-92. 1.3 ft.
27. WORKING FILES OF CHIEF COUNSEL WILLIAM CODINHA. 1991-92. 8.1 ft.
28. FILES OF PRESS SECRETARY DEBRA DEYOUNG. 1991-92. .5 ft.
29. WORKING FILES OF CAMILLA J. BARTLES. 1991-92. 1.3 ft.
30. COMMITTEE CORRESPONDENCE FILE. 1991-92. 3.4 ft.
31. TRANSCRIPTS AND PRINTED VERSIONS OF HEARING TESTIMONY. 1991-92. 3 ft.
32. BRIEFING BOOKS. 1991-92. 1.3 ft.
33. COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT AND COMMITTEE PRINT. 1992-93. 2 ft.
34. CLUSTER ANALYSIS MAP. 1 map
35. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR HILTON FOSTER. 1991-92. 17.2 ft.
36. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR ALEX GREENFIELD. 1991-92. 1.3 ft.
37. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR SEDGEWICK TOURISON. 1991-92. 9 ft.
38. WITNESS FILES AND OTHER RECORDS OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGA- TOR NEAL E. KRAVITZ. 1991-92. 6 ft.
39. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR TOM LANG. 1991-92. 2.5 ft.
40. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR BARRY VALENTINE. 1991-92. .8 ft.
41. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR JON D. HOLSTINE. 1991-92. 3.4 ft.
42. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR HAROLD H. NICKLAS. 1991-92. .8 ft.
43. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR JOHN ERICKSON. 1991-92. 2.1 ft.
44. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR WILLIAM E. LEGRO. 1991-92. 5.6 ft.
45. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR STEVE GEKOSKI. 1991-92. .4 ft.
46. WORKING FILES OF COMMITTEE INVESTIGATOR BOB TAYLOR. 1991-92. 3.8 ft.
47. CASE FILE RELATING TO PAUL B. WHIPKEY. 1957-92. 1.2 ft.
48. RECORDS RELATING TO THE INVESTIGATION OF ROBERT R. GARWOOD. 1965-92. 3 ft.
D. Audiovisual Records of the Select Committee
49. AUDIO RECORDINGS OF DEPOSITIONS AND HEARINGS. 2 ft.
50. VIDEOTAPES OF COMMITTEE HEARINGS, TELEVISION NEWS, DOCU- MENTARIES, AND OTHER PRODUCTIONS.4 ft.
E. Electronic Records of the Select Committee
51. ELECTRONIC RECORDS.
F. Classified Records Filed with Senate Security
52. OFFICE OF SENATE SECURITY CLASSIFIED FILE. 92 ft.
Note: Compiled by Charles E. Schamel. Published by the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, 1996.
Web version prepared 1999. Additions and changes incorporated in the Web version are between brackets  and in italics.