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The White House Photographic Office Collection documents the activities of President Nixon, his family, and administration between 1969 and 1974.

  • The Collection contains 350,000 images.

A small sample of the collection is described and some electronic copies are available in the National Archives and Record Administration's Archival Research Catalog (ARC) database.


Photographic subjects include:

  • meeting with prominent social, political, and cultural personalities
  • Presidential domestic and foreign trips
  • social events involving the First Family
  • official portraits of the President, First Family, and high ranking members of the Nixon administration
  • the 1969 and 1973 Inaugurations
  • the 1972 Presidential campaign

About the Finding Aid

The Finding Aids for this collection include:

  • 131 binders containing approximately 22,000 contact sheets arranged in chronological order
  • a "master print file" of some 6,500 prints arranged by subject content matter

Contact the Nixon Library staff for more information about this finding aid.

Copyright Information  [See Also:  Copyright Policy Restrictions on Audiovisual Materials]

Most images in this collection are work products of the U.S. Federal Government.

How to Get Copies  [See Also:  Obtaining Audiovisual Materials]

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