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Classification 94: Research Matters

This classification was established in 1938 to handle research matters including general correspondence with the public, organizations, law enforcement officers, and the media. Originally these matters were contained in Classification 62. Many Classification 62 files were relocated to Classification 94.

In the Field Offices this classification covers research matters in a more narrow sense while most public relations material is found in classification 80. Headquarters files fall into six broad categories, some of which are also contained in classification 94 in the Field Offices. These categories include:

1. Correspondence
2. Movie, TV, and Radio Scripts
3. Mailing Lists
4. Parole Matters
5. FBI Training Materials
6. Speeches, Press Releases & Other Public Relations Matters.

NARA holdings for Classification 94: Research Matters

The following records under Classification 94: Research Matters are not yet described in NARA's online catalog. Please contact NARA's Special Access Program at with your reference request.

Record GroupFinding Aid EntrySeries Title
65UD 08D 3Classification 94 - Research Matters, FBI Headquarters Case Files, 1938 - 1982
65UD 09D 8Classification 94 - Research Matters, FBI Headquarters Case Files, 1938 - 1982
65UD 10D 3Classification 94 - Research Matters, FBI Headquarters, Case Files
65UD 09D 11Classification 94 (Research Matters) FBI Headquarters Case Files, 1938 - 1983

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