Records of the National Council on Marine Resources and
(Record Group 303)
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Established: In the Executive Office of the President by the Marine Resources and Engineering Development Act of 1966 (80 Stat. 203), June 17, 1966.
Functions: Provided advice and assistance to the President in developing a national marine science and technology program.
Abolished: April 30, 1971, by failure of appropriations.
Successor Agencies: Office of Science and Technology, pursuant to Presidential letter, May 28, 1971.
Security-Classified Records: This record group may include material that is security-classified.
Related Records: Record copies of publications of the National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
History: Consisted of the Vice President (chairman); Secretaries of State, Commerce, Transportation, the Interior, the Navy, and Health, Education, and Welfare; Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission; and Director of the National Science Foundation. Staff work performed by an executive secretariat. Initially funded for two years; appropriation renewed, 1968 and 1969. Terminated, 1971. SEE 303.1.
Textual Records: Correspondence, 1966-69, 1971. Minutes of meetings, 1966-70. Contract files, 1966-69, 1971. Congressional hearings files, 1966-70. Administrative files, 1967-70. Press releases and informational issuances, 1965-69. Administrative history files, 1966-68. Reference materials, 1966-70.
Photographs: Visits and meetings of Vice President Hubert Humphrey, 1966-68 (HV, 199 images). Oceanographic activities, 1967 (M, 41 images).
Color Slides: Marine and oceanographic activities, 1966-69 (S, 303 images).
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.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.