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The Nixon Library has compiled the following list of references to the Supreme Court during the Nixon Administration:

Note: The following resources are meant to be a starting point for research and not a comprehensive list of materials on the subject. We encourage you to visit the Nixon Library.

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White House Tapes

  • Select Conversations About or With Supreme Court Justices

    Please use the Complete Conversations Name List to locate other White House Tape conversations with or about Supreme Court Justices or nominees, including Hugo Black; Harry Blackmun; Warren Burger; G. Harrold Carswell; John Harlan; Clement Haynsworth, Jr.; Lewis Powell, Jr.; William Rehnquist; and Earl Warren.

    • Conversation Number: 9-63
      Conversation Date: 9/17/71
      Participants: Nixon, Burger
      Topic: Hugo Black and John Harlan resignations (x-ref. with 575-4)

    • Conversation Number: 9-93
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Harlan

    • Conversation Number: 9-95
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Harlan (x-ref. with 577-3)

    • Conversation Number: 9-101
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Possible appointments: Richard Poff, William F. Smith, Lawrence Walsh

    • Conversation Number: 9-103
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Rogers
      Topic: Poff and Walsh

    • Conversation Number: 10-4
      Conversation Date: 9/24/71
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: Poff and Jews

    • Conversation Number: 10-49
      Conversation Date: 10/5/71
      Participants: Nixon, Poff
      Topic: Poff withdraws his candidacy

    • Conversation Number: 10-116
      Conversation Date: 10/11/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Byrd, Herschel Friday, Mildred Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 11-26
      Conversation Date: 10/11/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Byrd (x-ref. with 588-2);Women; Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 11-33
      Conversation Date: 10/11/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Lillie, Italians

    • Conversation Number: 11-35
      Conversation Date: 10/11/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 11-40
      Conversation Date: 10/11/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 11-49
      Conversation Date: 10/12/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ziegler
      Topic: Byrd

    • Conversation Number: 11-86
      Conversation Date: 10/14/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: American Bar Association (ABA); First mention of Lewis Powell; Jews

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 11-131
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Howard Baker, Powell, Baker

    • Conversation Number: 11-133
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Powell

    • Conversation Number: 11-138
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Powell, Baker, William Mulligan

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 11-143
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: First mention of William Rehnquist; Powell, Baker, William Smith, Mulligan

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 11-153
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Powell
      Topic: Nixon talking with Powell

    • Conversation Number: 11-155
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Powell

    • Conversation Number: 11-157
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Powell; Women appointees

    • Conversation Number: 12-9
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Powell, Smith, Mulligan

    • Conversation Number: 12-13
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Powell, Baker, Rehnquist

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 12-15
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Powell, Baker, Rehnquist; Nixon makes his decision

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 12-17
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker

    • Conversation Number: 12-19
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Richard Moore
      Topic: Rehnquist, Smith

    • Conversation Number: 12-25
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 12-28
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Rehnquist

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 12-30
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Baker, Powell

    • Conversation Number: 12-62
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Discussion following announcement; Senate confirmation; women

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 12-68
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Burger
      Topic: Congratulations from Burger

    • Conversation Number: 12-71
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Discussion following announcement

    • Conversation Number: 12-78
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: Discussion following announcement; View of Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 13-8
      Conversation Date: 10/26/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ronald Reagan
      Topic: Nixon's appointments; Rehnquist, Lillie, Smith

    • Conversation Number: 16-27
      Conversation Date: 12/6/71
      Participants: Nixon, Powell
      Topic: Nixon talking to Powell

    • Conversation Number: 16-86
      Conversation Date: 12/10/71
      Participants: Nixon, Rehnquist
      Topic: Rehnquist's confirmation

      Audio and transcript also available from American Radioworks

    • Conversation Number: 16-97
      Conversation Date: 12/10/71
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: Colson and Nixon view of Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 146-4
      Conversation Date: 10/4/72
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: 1972 campaign, votes on Nixon's Supreme Court nominees

    • Conversation Number: 172-9
      Conversation Date: 6/9/72
      Participants: Nixon, Kleindienst
      Topic: Nixon view of William Douglas; Supreme Court Justices

    • Conversation Number: 260-21
      Conversation Date: 7/2/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman, and Haldeman
      Topic: Rehnquist's work with White House declassification project

    • Conversation Number: 281-1
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Buchanan
      Topic: Nixon nomination speech preparation

    • Conversation Number: 281-6
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Nixon nomination speech

    • Conversation Number: 281-34
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Richard Moore
      Topic: Nixon nomination speech; Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 281-70
      Conversation Date: 10/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman, Ziegler
      Topic: Nixon speech

    • Conversation Number: 282-26
      Conversation Date: 10/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Richard Moore
      Topic: Powell, Baker, Mulligan, Smith, Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 288-11
      Conversation Date: 10/12/71
      Participants: Nixon, Buchanan
      Topic: Byrd, Lillie; Women

    • Conversation Number: 288-18
      Conversation Date: 10/12/71
      Participants: Nixon, Rose Mary Woods
      Topic: Women and Jews

    • Conversation Number: 289-15
      Conversation Date: 10/14/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Friday, Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 291-11
      Conversation Date: 10/18/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Friday, Lillie, Smith, Powell, Baker

    • Conversation Number: 308-13
      Conversation Date: 12/22/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Rehnquist, Haynsworth, Carswell, Lewis Powell

    • Conversation Number: 419-23 (AOGP)
      Conversation Date: 3/14/73
      Participants: Nixon, Dean, Richard Moore
      Topic: Rehnquist and executive privilege

    • Conversation Number: 484-2
      Conversation Date: 4/21/71
      Participants: Nixon, Dent, et al.
      Topic: Supreme Court decision on busing

    • Conversation Number: 575-2
      Conversation Date: 9/17/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Black's resignation; Walsh, Poff, Smith

    • Conversation Number: 575-4
      Conversation Date: 9/17/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ziegler
      Topic: Ziegler's statement and strategy

    • Conversation Number: 575-7
      Conversation Date: 9/17/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Poff, Smith, Caspar Weinberger, Other possible vacancies

    • Conversation Number: 576-5
      Conversation Date: 9/18/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Poff, Smith

    • Conversation Number: 576-6
      Conversation Date: 9/18/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Poff, Smith, Weinberger, Herschel Friday, other possible nominees

    • Conversation Number: 576-8
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Women appointees (brief discussion)

    • Conversation Number: 576-11
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Harlan (brief discussion)

    • Conversation Number: 577-3
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Harlan (brief discussion)

    • Conversation Number: 577-9
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Black's health

    • Conversation Number: 577-17
      Conversation Date: 9/20/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Nixon's judicial philosophy; Poff

    • Conversation Number: 579-1
      Conversation Date: 9/28/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Black's funeral

    • Conversation Number: 579-3
      Conversation Date: 9/28/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman, Colson
      Topic: Black's funeral; Nixon's view of Supreme Court Justices

    • Conversation Number: 579-10
      Conversation Date: 9/28/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman, et al.
      Topic: Meeting with Republican leaders -nominees; Poff; women

    • Conversation Number: 581-4
      Conversation Date: 9/30/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Poff, Lillie, Sylvia Bacon, Smith, Mulligan, Powell, Friday

    • Conversation Number: 587-3
      Conversation Date: 10/8/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Byrd; first mention of Rehnquist; Women appointees; Potter Stewart

    • Conversation Number: 589-1
      Conversation Date: 10/12/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Herschel Friday and Lillie; Nixon's judicial philosophy; Jews; Byrd

    • Conversation Number: 589-2
      Conversation Date: 10/12/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Women on the Court; Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 590-2
      Conversation Date: 10/13/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Women (brief discussion)

    • Conversation Number: 590-3
      Conversation Date: 10/13/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Nixon view of Justices; Nixon strategy; Friday, Lillie

    • Conversation Number: 592-6
      Conversation Date: 10/14/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman
      Topic: Friday, Smith, Mulligan, Kleindienst

    • Conversation Number: 593-7
      Conversation Date: 10/15/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Lillie (brief discussion)

    • Conversation Number: 593-11
      Conversation Date: 10/15/71
      Participants: Nixon, Ehrlichman, Mitchell
      Topic: Burger's possible resignation over woman appointment; Nixon's view of Supreme Court Justices; Friday

    • Conversation Number: 593-12
      Conversation Date: 10/15/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Burger's resignation threat (brief)

    • Conversation Number: 594-2
      Conversation Date: 10/18/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Friday, Lillie; women, Jews

    • Conversation Number: 595-4
      Conversation Date: 10/18/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Len Garment's assessment: Baker, Weinberger, Friday, Lillie, Smith Jews

    • Conversation Number: 596-3
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Mitchell
      Topic: Powell, Lillie, Smith, Mulligan, Baker, Weinberger

    • Conversation Number: 596-4
      Conversation Date: 10/19/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Leaks

    • Conversation Number: 599-10
      Conversation Date: 10/22/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman, Ziegler
      Topic: Media reaction to nomination

    • Conversation Number: 601-7
      Conversation Date: 10/23/71
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: View of Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 601-12
      Conversation Date: 10/23/71
      Participants: Nixon, Richard Moore
      Topic: Selection process; Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 601-22
      Conversation Date: 10/23/71
      Participants: Nixon, Colson
      Topic: Decision-making process

    • Conversation Number: 602-10
      Conversation Date: 10/26/71
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Senate confirmation hearings

    • Conversation Number: 603-1
      Conversation Date: 10/27/71
      Participants: Nixon, Kissinger, Haldeman
      Topic: Kissinger's view of the appointments; Senate confirmation; Rehnquist

    • Conversation Number: 623-22
      Conversation Date: 11/23/71
      Participants: Nixon, Waller, Eastland, Mitchell
      Topic: Douglas, Rehnquist, Haynsworth,, Carswell

    • Conversation Number: 640-6
      Conversation Date: 12/22/71
      Participants: Nixon, Rehnquist, Powell
      Topic: Nixon meeting Rehnquist and Powell

    • Conversation Number: 682-9
      Conversation Date: 3/10/72
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Carswell (Kleindienst confirmation hearings comparison)

    • Conversation Number: 696-1
      Conversation Date: 3/29/72
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Haynsworth, Carswell (Kleindienst confirmation hearings comparison)

    • Conversation Number: 730-10
      Conversation Date: 6/14/72
      Participants: Nixon, Burger
      Topic: Supreme Court cases; possible appointments

    • Conversation Number: 733-10
      Conversation Date: 6/10/72
      Participants: Nixon, Burger
      Topic: future Supreme Court appointments

    • Conversation Number: 742-8
      Conversation Date: 6/26/72
      Participants: Nixon, Haldeman
      Topic: Carswell and administration opponents' attacks

Textual Materials

  • White House Special Files: Staff Member and Office Files

    • Buchanan
      • Box 13, Haynsworth-Briefing Book Back-up [Researchers could also check Box 12 and Box 14]

    • Colson
      • Researchers should check memos for the President and H Memos for appointment period and the meetings/phone conversations with President
      • Box 44, Carswell (3 folders)
      • Box 115, Supreme Court

    • Dean
      • Box 43, Judicial Inability
      • Box 55, Richard Poff (2 folders)
      • Box 56, Richard Poff (2 folders)
      • Box 70, Supreme Court Appts.
      • Box 70, Supreme Court vacancies

    • Dent
      • Box 1, 1969 Brownell Memos [possible]
      • Box 2, Memos to the President 1969 (3 folders)
      • Box 6, Haynsworth (3 folders)
      • Box 6, Haynsworth (Brownell)
      • Box 8, 1969 Southern GOP (3 folders)

    • Ehrlichman
      • Box 16, Carswell, [G. Harrold]
      • Box 19, Haynsworth, Clement [1969]
      • Box 23 Poff, Richard
      • Box 23, Post-Southern Strategy
      • Box 24, President-Salary and pensions, 7/13/70 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 25, Revenue Sharing [1970-71] [3 of 3], 8/26/69 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 27, Highlights at Symington hearings [2 of 6], 11/10/69 to 1/30/70 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 27, Highlights at Symington hearings [6 of 6], 10/1/69 to 5/22/70 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 28, Unger, Sherman, FNMA, 6/23/70 to 7/29/70 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 29, Veto, 11/28/69 to 6/22/70 [Rehnquist]
      • Box 34, 510 [Supreme Court]
      • Box 34, 510 A [Supreme Court, applications]
      • Box 34, 510 B [Supreme Court, Haynsworth nomination]

    • Haldeman
      • Haldeman Notes
        • Box 40, 1/16/69 [Warren]
        • Box 40, 5/7/69 [Burger and Fortas]
        • Box 40, 5/16/69 [Fortas]
        • Box 40, 5/17/69 [Fortas]
        • Box 40, 5/20/69 [Burger and Warren]
        • Box 40, 6/23/69 [Warren]
        • Box 40, 9/30/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/1/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/2/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/2/69 [Rehnquist-subject]
        • Box 40, 10/3/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/5/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/6/69 [Rehnquist-subject]
        • Box 40, 10/6/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/7/69 to 10/8/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, Box 40, 10/10/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/13/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/14/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, [10/69] [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/21/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/22/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/25/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 10/27/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/5/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/6/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/11/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/12/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/14/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, [11/69] [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/21/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/22/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 11/28/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 40, 12/1/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 41, 1/19/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 2/4/70 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 41, 2/19/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 2/20/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 2/21/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 2/23/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 2/26/70 [Black]
        • Box 41, 3/21/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 3/25/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 3/26/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 3/31/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, [3/31] [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 4/7/70 to 4/8/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 4/14/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 4/20/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 41, 6/12/70 [Burger]
        • Box 42, 8/28/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 44, 7/1/71 [Rehnquist-participant]
        • Box 44, [9/71] [Black and Harlan]
        • Box 44, 9/1/71 [Burger]
        • Box 44, 9/28/71 [Black and Harlan]
        • Box 44, 10/21/71 [Burger]
        • Box 44, 11/71 [Rehnquist-subject]
        • Box 44, 12/10/71 [Rehnquist-subject]
        • Box 46, 7/28/72 [Burger]
      • Box 52, Memoranda (General) (9/69) [Supreme Court] [letter stating opening and closing date of 1969-1970 term]
      • Box 63, Carswell-FU April 1970
      • Box 69, HRH-Higby-Kehrli Memos 12/70 A-D [Haynsworth]
      • Box 82, Daniel Kingsley 7/71 [Carswell]
      • Box 87, Richard Moore 11/71 [Supreme Court]
      • Box 88, Chotimer, Murray 1971 [Supreme Court]
      • Box 125, Alpha Subject Files Haynsworth
      • Box 139, Memoranda for the President 4/70 [Carswell]
      • Box 139, Memos for the President 4/70 [Haynsworth]
      • Box 168, Meeting with Abe Fortas
      • Box 177, Supreme Court Confirmations [reactions to announcement of Rehnquist and Powell; Burger is mentioned in passing once.]
      • Box 251, Higby Notes Oct. 1969 [Haynsworth]
      • Box 251, Higby Notes Nov. 1969 [Haynsworth]
      • Box 252, Higby Notes-Chron File, Feb. 1970 [Carswell]
      • Box 294 - [H. R. Haldeman Personnel Materials] [memo outlining Burger's ideas for court organization. The contested document with this material is open and available in the corresponding contested materials box. It is a letter from A.G. to H.]
      • Box 297, 1972 Campaign Notes 350 Justices Black and Harlan

    • Krogh
      • Box 1, [Memos 6/69] [Supreme Court]
      • Box 2, Letters Jan.-April 1970 [Carswell]
      • Box 2, Memos 1/70
      • Box 2, Memos 2/70
      • Box 2, Memos 3/70
      • Box 3, Letters May-Dec. 1970
      • Box 4, Memos 12/71
      • Box 6, Warren Burger [letter to JDE from B and two articles B wrote]
      • Box 64, 277 OA #3032 [Judge Warren N. Burger] [most contents refer to reorg. document in Haldeman]

    • Malek
      • Box 2, Judgeships [Sept. 1970-June 1971]
      • Box 2, Judicial Courts and Appointments [1969-Feb. 1972]

    • President's Office Files
      • Handwriting Series
        • Box 2, [Harlow and Dent recommending call to Senator Thurmond to get his comments on Chief Justice nomination, May 22, 1969]
        • Box 2 , [Dent recommending call to Senator Griffin to get his comments on Chief Justice nomination, May 22, 1969]
        • Box 2, [Dent recommending call to Clarke Reed to get his comments on Chief Justice nomination, May 22, 1969]
        • Box 2, [Dent recommending call to Wilbur Mills to get his comments on Chief Justice nomination, May 22, 1969]
        • Box 2, [memo to President about recommended calls, May 27, 1969]
        • Box 2, [Flanigan recommending call to Charles Rhyne to get his comments on Chief Justice nomination, May 27, 1969]
        • Box 2, [from Harlow June 10, 1969; Senate confirmed Burger nomination]
        • Box 3, Handwritten memo for the President, 10/13/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 3, Memo for President from Klein, 10/13/69 to 10/23/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 3, Note from Bryce Harlow recommending telephone call from the President to Robert Dole, 11/10/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 4, Memorandum for the President from Dent, 12/17/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Boxes 4-5, Memo for President from John R. Brown, 1/7/70 to 1/26/70 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 5, Press Conference No. 9, 1/30/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 5, Memorandum for the President from Leonard Garment, 2/25/70 [Black]
        • Box 5, [from Huston; March 4, 1970; Hadley vs. Junior College District of Metropolitan Kansas City]
        • Box 5, [JDE, March 5, 1970; aid to parochial schools; no mention of Burger]
        • Box 5, Memorandum for the President from Lyn Nofziger through Timmons, 3/6/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 6, Memorandum for the President from Timmons, 3/20/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 7, Memorandum for Haldeman from Harry S. Dent, 9/14/70 to 9/15/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 13, Letter to Justice Hugo L. Black from the President, 9/17/71
        • Box 13, [Nixon to Harlan-Burger told Nixon Harlan was in hospital, 9/17/71]
        • Box 16, [from Morgan regarding Burger's opinion in Board of Education v. Scott; March 22, 1972]
        • Box 22, [from Mead via Cole regarding Richmond Supreme Court decision, desegregation, May 31, 1973]
        • Box 22, [from Fairbanks via Cole regarding Supreme Court decision on Clean Air Act-Burger not specifically mentioned; June 11, 1973]
      • Annotated News Summaries Series
        • Box 30, 5/3/69 [Fortas]
        • Box 30, 5/31/69 [Burger]
        • Box 30, 9/15/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 30, 9/26/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/2/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/7/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/10/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/15/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/21/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 10/27/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 31, 12/23/69 [Burger]
        • Box 31, 2/7/70 [Burger]
        • Box 31, 2/11/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 2/19/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 2/19/70 [Burger]
        • Box 31, 2/27/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 2/28/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 3/16/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 3/26/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 3/27/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 3/30/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 4/1/70 [Burger]
        • Box 31, 4/1/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 4/3/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 31, 4/3/70 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 32, 10/14/70 [Black]
        • Box 32, 12/30/70 [Black]
        • Box 32, 2/25/71 [Burger]
        • Box 33, 10/17/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 35, 11/15/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 36, 11/18/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 36, 11/22/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 37, 12/6/71 [Powell]
        • Box 37, 12/6/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 37, 12/7/71 [Powell]
        • Box 37, 12/9/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 37, 1/12/72 [Burger]
        • Box 40, 4/12/72 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 41, 7/21/72 [Burger]
        • Box 42, 8/14/72 [Powell]
      • President's Meeting Series
        • Box 77, Memo from Buchanan, 1/28/69 [Supreme Court appointments]
        • Box 78, Memo from Harlow, 5/20/69 [Burger]
        • Box 79, Memo from Buchanan, 10/14/69, [Haynsworth]
        • Box 79, Memo from Nofziger, 10/24/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 79, Memo from Harlow (12:15 pm), 11/11/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 79, Memo from Harlow (4:30 pm), 11/11/69 [Haynsworth]
        • Box 79, Memo from Ehrlichman, 12/4/69 [Haynsworth-participant]
        • Box 80, Memo from Buchanan, 3/3/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 80, Memo from Buchanan, 3/17/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 80, Memo from Harlow, 4/2/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 80, Memo from Harlow, 4/7/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 80, Memo from Whitaker, 4/9/70 [Carswell]
        • Box 80, Beginning February 15, 1970 [from Keogh on Cabinet meeting, integration] [Burger]
        • Box 81, Memo from Timmons, 8/7/70 [Supreme Court appointments]
        • Box 81, Beginning June 21, 1970 [swearing-in ceremony for Secretary of HEW Richardson and Counsellor Finch] [Burger]
        • Box 82, Beginning August 23, 1970 [August 26, 1970 meeting with Cardinal Cooke in which Lemon case is discussed; no specific mention of Burger]
        • Box 82, Memo from Stephen Bull [Blackmun; swearing-in ceremony for John Irwin, the new undersecretary of State], 9/21/70
        • Box 83, Beginning December 13, 1970 [meeting with Nixon, Burger, JDE, and Mitchell]
        • Box 86, Memo from Eugene Cowen, 9/28/71 [Supreme Court vacancies]
        • Box 86, Memo from Richard Cook, 9/30/71 [Supreme Court nomination]
        • Box 86, Memo from Ehrlichman, 10/8/71 [Supreme Court nomination]
        • Box 86, Memo from Ehrlichman, 10/14/71 [Supreme Court nomination]
        • Box 86, Memo from Ehrlichman, 10/15/71 [Supreme Court nomination]
        • Box 86, Memo from John Andrews, 11/10/71 [Supreme Court nomination]
        • Box 86, Memo from Mort Allin, 11/16/71 [Rehnquist]
        • Box 87, Memo from Krogh, 12/22/71 [receipt of Presidential commissions by Powell and Rehnquist]
        • Box 88, Beginning March 5, 1972 [meeting with Commission on School Finance (busing)] [Burger]
        • Box 89, Memo from Price, 7/24/72 [appointment of Supreme Court justices]
        • Box 89, Memo from Harry Dent, 8/7/72 [Lewis Powell]
        • Box 89, Memo from Krogh, 9/7/72 [Supreme Court appointments]
        • Box 89, Memo from Whitaker, 9/14/72 [age of Supreme Court justices]
        • Box 89, Memo from Nidecker, 9/18/72 [Supreme Court Justice appointments]

    • President's Personal Files
      • Box 1, November 1969 [Chilton poll on nomination of Haynsworth]
      • Box 2, Memoranda from the President, April 1970 [Blackmun nomination]
      • Box 6, Burger, Warren
      • Box 8, Fortas and Warren [Fortas' resignation], [May 1969]
      • Box 9, Haynsworth, Clement
      • Box 11, Marshall, Thurgood
      • Box 16, Warren [May 1969] [premature announcement of Justice Abe Fortas' resignation]
      • Box 48, Speech File, April 23, 1969, remarks at dinner honoring Chief Justice Earl Warren, White House
      • Box 49, Remarks announcing nomination of Burger 5/21/69
      • Box 49, [May 22, 1969 Conversation with newsmen on nomination of Chief Justice]
      • Box 49, 6/23/69 visit to Supreme Court Box 73, RN Address on Busing
      • Box 51, September 26, 1969, Notes on Press conference [Haynsworth]
      • Box 52, October 20, 1969, Notes on Press conference regarding Clement F. Haynsworth as nominee for U.S. Supreme Court Justice
      • Box 52, October 29, 1969, Notes for remarks for meetings with Senators regarding U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Clement Haynsworth
      • Box 53, November 21, 1969, Statement regarding Senate rejection of U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Clement F. Haynsworth
      • Box 53, December 4, 1969, Notes on remarks on Clement F. Haynsworth's retention as Circuit Judge
      • Box 56, 2/16/70, Statement-Supreme Court order re schools
      • Box 56, March 21, 1970, Notes for Press Conference [Carswell nomination]
      • Box 57, April 9, 1970, Statement on Senate Rejection of U.S. Supreme court nominee G. Harrold Carswell [and Clement Haynsworth]
      • Box 65, 3/11/71, National Conference on the Judiciary, Williamsburg, VA
      • Box 69, October 21, 1971, Television and radio statement on nominations to the U.S. Supreme Court, White House. Major Topics: judicial philosophy issue; Lewis F. Powell; William Rehnquist; post-announcement comments
      • Box 186, Haynsworth
      • Box 186, Haynsworth Briefing

    • Staff Secretary
      • Box 83, Presidential memos-Dent 1970?
      • Box 83, Presidential memos-1971 Dent
      • Box 83, Presidential memos-1972 Dent
      • Box 85, Presidential memos-Harlow 1970?
      • Box 85, Presidential memos-1973 and 1974 Harlow
      • Box 95, Harry S. Dent?

    • Young
      • Box 10, Justice-general-[probably not applicable]
      • Box 17, Poff/Supreme Court
      • Box 17, Supreme Court Nominations
      • Box 17, Press-Supreme Court Nominations

    • Ziegler
      • Box 4, Haynsworth Nomination
      • Box 32, RN Meetings-Judicial


  • White House Special Files: Subject Files (Confidential Files)

    • Box 22, FG 38/# Senate Committees
    • Box 22, FG 51 Supreme Court (2 folders)

  • White House Central Files: Alphabetical Name Files

    • Warren E. Burger

  • White House Central Files: Subject Files

    • FG 51 Supreme Court

  • Daily Diary

    • 12/18/70-8:45 to 9:31 The President had breakfast in the family dining room with Burger, Mitchell, and Ehrlichman

Other Audovisual Materials

Description of the motion picture film shot of Nixon presenting Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist with their certificates of appointment to the Supreme Court.
From the Audiovisual Collection

Description of the motion picture film shot of Nixon presenting Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist with their certificates of appointment to the Supreme Court.
Date:  December 1971
Roll-Frame number:   1211-169-72

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  • Audio Collections

    • White House Communications Agency (WHCA) Sound Recordings Descriptions [See Also:  WHCA Sound Recordings Finding Aid]

      File/ID No.: I-139
      Date: 7/12/1974
      Subject: Funeral service for Chief Justice Earl Warren at the Washington Cathedral
      Time: 60:00
      File/ID No.: P-690109
      Date: 1/21/1969
      Subject: Remarks at swearing-in for WH staff w/Chief Justice Earl Warren
      Time: 0:05:46
      File/ID No.: P-690110
      Date: 1/22/1969
      Subject: Remarks at swearing-in for Cabinet w/Chief Justice Earl Warren
      Time: 0:20:00
      File/ID No.: P-690111
      Date: 1/24/1969
      Subject: Remarks at swearing-in for Walter Hickel w/Chief Justice Earl Warren
      Time: 03:50
      File/ID No.: P-690525
      Date: 5/21/1969
      Subject: Announcement of Warren Burger as new Chief Justice, w/Burger
      Time: 03:27
      File/ID No.: P-690526
      Date: 5/22/1969
      Subject: Remarks to the press on the nomination of Warren Burger
      Time: 44:00
      File/ID No.: P-690622
      Date: 6/23/1969
      Subject: Remarks at swearing-in of Chief Justice Warren Burger w/Earl Warren
      Time: 08:32
      File/ID No.: P-691207
      Date: 12/4/1969
      Subject: Announcement of Judge Clement Haynsworth's continuation on Circuit Court w/Haynsworth
      Time: 02:33
      File/ID No.: P-700313
      Date: 3/14/1970
      Subject: Remarks at Gridiron Dinner w/Agnew, JM, Warren Burger, Senator Edmund Muskie
      Time: 11:27
      File/ID No.: P-700406
      Date: 4/9/1970
      Subject: Remarks to press re Judge Carswell and future nominations to the Supreme Court
      Time: 02:00
      File/ID No.: P-711015
      Date: 10/21/1971
      Subject: Televised remarks re choice of Supreme Court nominees
      Time: 14:37
      File/ID No.: P-730201
      Date: 2/1/1973
      Subject: Remarks at Nat'l Prayer Breakfast at Wash. Hilton w/AA, Congressman Myers, Justice Blackmun, Senator Mark Hatfield, Speaker Carl Albert, Secretary Johnson [sic], Billy Graham
      Time: 08:35
      File/ID No.: S-401
      Date: 12/6/1973
      Subject: Swearing-in of Gerald R. Ford as Vice President, with Speaker of the House of Representative Carl Albert, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger
      Time: 10:51
  • Motion Film Collections

  • Video Collections

    • White House Communications Agency (WHCA) Videotape Descriptions  [See Also:  WHCA Videotape Finding Aid]

      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3504
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: Special on Haynsworth Nomination to Supreme Court w/Clark Mollenhoff and Sen. Cook
      Date: 1969-11-11
      Time of Day: 2130
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3562
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "60 Minutes" w/Haynsworth interview
      Names/Participants: Clement Haynsworth, nominee for the Supreme Court
      Date: 1969-12-09
      Time of Day: 2200
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3673
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "Face The Nation" w/Senators Gurney and Tydings on the Carswell vote
      Names/Participants: Senators Edward Gurney and Millard Tydings
      Date: 1970-04-05
      Time of Day: 1230
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 3676
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: Carswell Nomination [to the Supreme Court]
      Date: 1970-04-08
      Time of Day: 1300
      Source: WTOP, WRC
      Producer: CBS, NBC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT(?)
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4478
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "The Supreme Court and The Pentagon Papers"
      Date: 1971-06-26
      Time of Day: 2100
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4488
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "The Supreme Court and The Pentagon Papers"
      Date: 1971-06-30
      Time of Day: 2200
      Source: WRC
      Producer: NBC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4498
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "A Conversation with The Chief Justice"
      Names/Participants: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger
      Date: 1971-07-05
      Time of Day: 2000
      Source: WMAL
      Producer: ABC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 0:30
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4537
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: "[Supreme Court] Justice Black and The Constitution"
      Date: 1971-07-20
      Time of Day: 2200
      Source: WTOP
      Producer: CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4731
      Format: 2 inch Title/Event: "Face The Nation", with Senator James Buckley; "Agronsky & Company"
      Names/Participants: "FTN": U.S. Senator James Buckley
      Date: 1971-10-17
      Time of Day: 1130,1230
      Topic/Subject: "Ag&Co": the group discusses Supreme Court nomination by President Nixon
      Source: WTOP,WTOP
      Producer: CBS;Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc.
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 4740
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: President Nixon nominates Lewis Powell and William H. Rehnquist to the Supreme Court. (NBC and CBS commentary)
      Names/Participants: Lewis Powell, William H. Rehnquist
      Date: 1971-10-21
      Time of Day: 1930
      Source: WRC,WTOP
      Producer: NBC,CBS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT on commentary
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 7088
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: Report of Supreme Court Tape Decision
      Date: 1974-07-24
      Source: local Washington D.C. network affiliates
      Producer: ALL NETWORKS
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      File/ID#: WHCA VTR# 7090
      Format: 2 inch
      Title/Event: The Supreme Court Decision
      Date: 1974-07-24
      Time of Day: 2330
      Source: WRC
      Producer: NBC
      Restriction(s): COPYRIGHT
      Program Time: 1:00
      Weekly News Summary Videotapes

      Each videotape contains copyrighted news stories from evening network news broadcasts.

      Typewritten logs containing abstracts of the contents of these videotapes are available for research in the Moving Image and Sound Research Room (Rm. 4000) at the National Archives at College Park.

  • White House Photo Office Still Picture Roll Descriptions

    Roll Number: 0008
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 400
    No. of Images: 33
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Middle distance photos of Nixon, Agnew, and others prior to, during, and after the swearing-in ceremonies.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Agnew, Judy Agnew, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Dirksen, Gerald Ford, Earl Warren, Mamie Eisenhower, Muriel Humphrey, Billy Graham, Mike Mansfield, John McCormack, William Rogers, unidentified guests and dignitaries
    Frames Selected: 3, 4, 5, 9, 12, 19, 21
    Roll Number: 0012
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 400
    No. of Images: 15
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: 0A-2A: Middle distance shots of Nixon giving his Inaugural Address. Participants1: Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Earl Warren, Pat Nixon, Judy Agnew, Agnew, Hubert Humphrey, Mike Mansfield, Dirksen, other dignitaries and guests
    Date2: 1/20/1969
    Event2: 3A-14A: Motorcade to the Inaugural Parade stand. View of a marching band. Guests in the reviewing stand talking to Nixon.
    Participants2: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Mamie Eisenhower, Agnew, Judy Agnew, Agnew children, guests
    Frames Selected: 2A, 4A, 5A, 10A, 11A, 13A
    Roll Number: 0022
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 34
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: 2A-6A: The presidential party going up Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol for the Inauguration. 8A-36A: Close and distant shots of Nixon taking the oath of office and giving his Inaugural Address.
    Participants1: Nixon, Billy Graham, Lyndon Johnson, Earl Warren, Pat Nixon, dignitaries, crowd
    Frames Selected: 16A,18A,19A
    Roll Number: 0043
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 25
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/21/1969
    Event1: Frames 2A/3 through 25A/26
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, and White House Staff members.
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0044
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 14
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/21/1969
    Event1: Frames 2/2A through 15/16: White House Staff swearing-in. Includes good candid images of Nixon with Earl Warren.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Haldeman, V. Knauer, A. Armstrong, and others.
    Frames Selected: 9/9A
    Roll Number: 0046
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 10
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Frames 0A/1 through 9A/10: Swearing-in of Nixon Cabinet members
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Cabinet members, and others.
    Frames Selected: 1A/2
    Roll Number: 0047
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 30
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Frames 0A/1 through 29A/30: Swearing-in of Nixon Cabinet. Excellent individual images of Nixon and Earl Warren with each Cabinet member.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Cabinet members, and others.
    Frames Selected: 3A/4, 5A/6, 7A/8, 10A/11, 12A/13, 14A/15, 16A/17, 18A/19, 20A/21, 21A/22, 23A/24, 25A/26, 28A/29
    Roll Number: 0068
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 400
    No. of Images: 11
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/24/1969
    Event1: Frames 1 - 11: swearing-in ceremony of Walter J. Hickel as Secretary of the Interior. Frame 11 is a head and shoulders portrait of a smiling Hickel.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Hickel, and unidentified woman.
    Frames Selected: 4A/5
    Roll Number: 0084
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of Agriculture Clifford M. Hardin, Mrs. Hardin, Chief Justice Earl Warren.
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0085
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of the Treasury David M. Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy, Chief Justice Earl Warren.
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0086
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of HEW Robert H. Finch, Mrs. Finch, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0087
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Director of the Budget Robert P. Mayo, Mrs. Mayo, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0088
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Postmaster General Winton M. Blount, Mrs. Blount, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0089
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of HUD George W. Romney, Mrs. Romney, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0090
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, Mrs. Laird, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0091
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Ambassador to the United Nations Charles W. Yost, Mrs. Yost, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0092
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of State William P. Rogers, Adele Rogers, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0093
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of Transportation John A. Volpe, Mrs. Volpe, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0094
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of Labor George P. Shultz, Mrs. Shultz, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0095
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Attorney General John N. Mitchell, Mrs. Mitchell, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0096
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Interneg
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Overbey
    Date1: 1/22/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony.
    Participants1: Nixon, Secretary of Commerce Maurice H. Stans, Mrs. Stans, Chief Justice Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0145
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1000
    No. of Images: 27
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/30/1969
    Event1: 1A/2-19A/20: Nixon addressing members of the Dept. of Justice.
    Participants1: Nixon, John Mitchell, unidentified persons
    Date2: 1/30/1969
    Event2: 20A/21-27A/28: Nixon shaking hands in crowd surrounding his exit from Dept. of Justice.
    Participants2: Nixon, unidentified persons
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0146
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1000
    No. of Images: 13
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/30/1969
    Event1: 1A/2-13A/14: Nixon addressing members of the Dept. of Justice.
    Participants1: Nixon, John Mitchell, unidentified persons
    Frames Selected: 5A/6
    Roll Number: 0147
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1000
    No. of Images: 22
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/30/1969
    Event1: 2/2A-19/19A: Nixon addressing members of the Dept. of Justice. Good podium shots of Nixon and John Mitchell.
    Participants1: Nixon, John Mitchell, unidentified persons
    Date2: 1/30/1969
    Event2: 21/21A-24: Nixon and John Mitchell viewing bust of Robert F. Kennedy.
    Participants2: Nixon, John Mitchell
    Frames Selected: 13/13A, 24
    Roll Number: 0177
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Ektachrome
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony of Nixon.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Pat Nixon, Sen. Dirksen, Sen. Mansfield, Billy Graham, John Mitchell, William Rogers, Melvin Laird, unidentified persons
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0178
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Ektachrome
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Medium distance shot of Nixon delivering his inaugural address.
    Participants1: Nixon, Agnew, Earl Warren, Pat Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, Mansfield, Dirksen, Billy Graham, John Mitchell, William Rogers, unidentified persons
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0184
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Ektachrome
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: View of Nixon swearing-in ceremony taken from behind him.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Agnew, Pat Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, other persons
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0185
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Ektachrome
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Long distance shot of inaugural seating area, with Nixon and Pat Nixon in photo op position.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Judy Agnew, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Agnew, Hubert Humphrey, Dirksen, others
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0190
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: Ektachrome
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Long distance shot of Nixon delivering Inaugural Address.
    Participants1: Nixon, Judy Agnew, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Agnew, Hubert Humphrey, Billy Graham, Mike Mansfield, John McCormack, others
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0199
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak TriXPan 600
    No. of Images: 14
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 2/4/1969
    Event1: 1-14: Swearing-in ceremony for: Council of Economic Advisers members Herbert G. Stein, Hendrik S. Houthakker, and Chairman Paul W. McCracken; Counselor to the Pres. Dr. Arthur F. Burns; and Dir. of the Off. of Emergency Preparedness George A. Lincoln
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Arthur Burns, George Lincoln, H. Houthakker, H. Stein, P. McCracken, Ziegler, various family members
    Frames Selected: 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14
    Roll Number: 0317
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: unknown
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Swearing-in of Nixon as President
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon Johnson, Mrs. Johnson, Judy Agnew, Spiro Agnew, Mike Mansfield, Gerald Ford, Billy Graham, Dirksen, others
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0351
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: unknown
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Medium shot of Nixon being sworn in as President.
    Participants1: Nixon, Earl Warren, Pat Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, Mike Mansfield, Everett Dirksen, Lyndon Johnson, Judy Agnew, Billy Graham, others
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0454
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: unknown
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: N. Y. News
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Middle distance shot of Nixon taking the oath of office.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, other dignitaries
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 0851
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 34
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 4/23/1969
    Event1: 2-5: Kissinger children at the conference table in the Cabinet Room.
    Participants1: David Kissinger, Elizabeth Kissinger
    Date2: 4/23/1969
    Event2: 6-35: Various aspects of the black tie dinner in honor of Chief Justice Earl Warren: 6: guest and aides; 7-12: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren entering the Grand Hall; 13-20: kitchen scenes with chefs, waiters, kitchen help.
    Participants2: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren, chefs, kitchen help, guest
    Frames Selected: 3, 12, 20, 26
    Roll Number: 0853
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 35
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 4/23/1969
    Event1: Black tie dinner in honor of Chief Justice Earl Warren. Frames 1A-5A: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren entering the Grand Hall; 6A-35A: close-ups of a chef and various dishes.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren, White House chef
    Frames Selected: 3A, 14A, 20A, 27A, 28A
    Roll Number: 0854
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1200
    No. of Images: 21
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 4/23/1969
    Event1: Black tie dinner in honor of Chief Justice Earl Warren. Frames 2A-3A: Chef and help in the kitchen; 4A: Nixon addressing dinner guests; 5A-8A: the Nixons and Warrens in a receiving line; 9A- 22A: opera singer Mildred Miller entertains.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren, Mildred Miller, White House chef, kitchen help, guests
    Frames Selected: 18A
    Roll Number: 0856
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Kodacolor X 160
    No. of Images: 8
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 4/23/1969
    Event1: Black tie dinner in honor of Chief Justice Earl Warren: 3-5 distance shots of the Nixons and Warrens entering the Grand Hall; 6-7 the receiving line; 8-10 group shots after the entertainment.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren, Mildred Miller, Wesley Posvar, pianist, unidentified guests
    Frames Selected: 7, 9
    Roll Number: 0857
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Kodacolor X 160
    No. of Images: 9
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 4/23/1969
    Event1: Black tie dinner in honor of Chief Justice Earl Warren: 2A/3-6A/7 close-ups of the Nixons and Warrens; 7A/8-10A/11 Mildred Miller and her pianist performing.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren, Mildred Miller, pianist
    Frames Selected: 5A/6
    Roll Number: 1114
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 13
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 5/21/1969
    Event1: Middle distance shots of Nixon, being televised, introducing his nominee for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Warren Burger.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, Margaret Elizabeth Burger, Mr. & Mrs. Wade Burger, Agnew, John Mitchell, other Cabinet members, guests
    Frames Selected: 5A/6
    Roll Number: 1115
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 15
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 5/21/1969
    Event1: Distance shots of Nixon, being televised, introducing his nominee for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Warren Burger.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, Agnew, Cabinet members, Burger family members, guests
    Frames Selected: 10A
    Roll Number: 1116
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Kodacolor X 160
    No. of Images: 5
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 5/21/1969
    Event1: Close shots of Nixon with his nominee for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Warren Burger and the Burger family.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, Margaret Elizabeth Burger, Mr. & Mrs. Wade Burger
    Frames Selected: 2A, 5A
    Roll Number: 1117
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 12
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 5/21/1969
    Event1: Close shots of Nixon with Warren Burger and Burger family members during the televised announcement of Burger's nomination to be Supreme Court Chief Justice.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, Margaret Elizabeth Burger, Mr. & Mrs. Wade Burger
    Frames Selected: 4A/5, 8A/9, 11A/12
    Roll Number: 1118
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 12
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 5/21/1969
    Event1: Distance shots of Nixon introducing his nominee to be Supreme Court Chief Justice, Warren Burger.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, guests
    Frames Selected: 9
    Roll Number: 1428
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 19
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 6/23/1969
    Event1: Distance shots of Nixon and others following the swearing-in ceremony of Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 1429
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 18
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 6/23/1969
    Event1: Distance shots of Nixon and others following the swearing-in ceremony of Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, Earl Warren, Mrs. Earl Warren
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 1458
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800v
    No. of Images: 17
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 6/29/1969
    Event1: A choir performing at a worship service. The Nixons standing at the North Portico door with Dr. Louis Finkelstein and with Chief Justice Warren Burger and Mrs. Burger. The two couples and Dr. Finkelstein in a receiving line after worship services.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Dr. Louis Finkelstein, Warren Burger, Mrs. Warren Burger, guests
    Frames Selected: 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 14
    Roll Number: 1574
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 23
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 7/20/1969
    Event1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and guests at the worship service in various gorupings.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Warren Burger, Col. Frank Borman, Ziegler, guests
    Frames Selected: 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 16, 20, 21, 22
    Roll Number: 1575
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 26
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 7/20/1969
    Event1: Organist at worship service. Nixon posing, and in a receiving line, with special guests.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Col. & Mrs. Frank Borman, Warren Burger, Rep. & Mrs. John Buchanan, Sen. & Mrs. Mark Hatfield, Dr. & Mrs. Paul Smith, organists, guests
    Frames Selected: 1, 6, 12, 20, 22, 24, 25
    Roll Number: 1580
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Kodacolor X 160
    No. of Images: 7
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 7/20/1969
    Event1: Worship service and receiving line.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Warren Burger, Dr. & Mrs. Paul Smith, guests
    Frames Selected: 3, 4
    Roll Number: 2550
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 26
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 12/4/1969
    Event1: 5-16: Close shots of Nixon and Judge Clement Haynsworth at a press conference after the judge's rejection for a Supreme Court position.
    Participants1: Nixon, Clement Haynsworth
    Date2: 12/4/1969
    Event2: 19-30: Connie Stuart and Penny Adams at a press briefing.
    Participants2: Connie Stuart, Penny Adams
    Frames Selected: 12, 23, 24, 26, 27, 30
    Roll Number: 2551
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 15
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 12/4/1969
    Event1: 4-13: Nixon seated informally with Judge Clement Haynsworth and Ehrlichman. 14-17: Nixon and Haynsworth at a press conference.
    Participants1: Nixon, Clement Haynsworth, Ehrlichman, press corps members
    Frames Selected: 7
    Roll Number: 3291
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 1000
    No. of Images: 7
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Schumacher, Karl
    Date1: 4/9/1970
    Event1: 4A-10A: President Nixon briefing Press Corps about the Senate vote on Judge Harold Carswell, nominee for the Supreme Court
    Participants1: President Nixon
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 3292
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 6
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Grove, Andrew
    Date1: 4/9/1970
    Event1: 2-7: President Nixon briefing Press Corps about the Senate vote on Judge Harold Carswell, nominee for the Supreme Court
    Participants1: President Nixon
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 3740
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 24
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 6/24/1970
    Event1: 2-25: President Nixon participating in swearing-in ceremonies for Elliot Richardson, Secretary designate of HEW and Robert H. Finch, Counsellor-designate
    Participants1: President Nixon, Mr. Richardson, Mr. Finch, Chief Justice Warren Burger Frames Selected: 4, 14, 18
    Roll Number: 3741
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Pan-X 32
    No. of Images: 27
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Grove, Andrew
    Date1: 6/24/1970
    Event1: 2-28: President Nixon participating in swearing-in ceremonies for Elliot Richardson, Secretary designate of HEW and Robert H. Finch, Counsellor-designate
    Participants1: President Nixon, Mr. Richardson, Mr. Finch, Chief Justice Warren Burger
    Frames Selected: 10, 23
    Roll Number: 3742
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Pan-X 32
    No. of Images: 9
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Grove, Andrew
    Date1: 6/24/1970
    Event1: 2A-10A: President Nixon participating in swearing-in ceremonies for Elliot Richardson, Secretary designate of HEW and Robert H. Finch, Counsellor-designate
    Participants1: President Nixon, Mr. Richardson, Mr. Finch, Chief Justice Warren Burger
    Frames Selected: 8A
    Roll Number: 5434
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 15
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Schumaker, Byron
    Date1: 1/5/1971
    Event1: 1-10: Middle distance shots of Nixon, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and others during the signing of the Circuit Court Executives Bill.
    Participants1: Nixon, Warren Burger, Judge Alfred Murrah, Rowland Kirks
    Date2: 1/5/1971
    Event2: 11-15: Nixon standing and seated with Ambassador John Freeman.
    Participants2: Nixon, John Freeman
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 5558
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 23
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Schumacher, Karl
    Date1: 1/29/1971
    Event1: Associate Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart swearing in Rogers Morton as Secretary of the Interior.
    Participants1: Nixon, Justice Potter Stewart, Rogers Morton, Agnew, Rogers family members, unidentified guests
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 5560
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 32
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Schumaker, Byron
    Date1: 1/29/1971
    Event1: 1-6: Distance shots of Nixon at a breakfast for Senate and House Republicans.
    Participants1: Nixon, Kissinger, Shultz, Ehrlichman, Congressmen
    Date2: 1/29/1971
    Event2: 10-22: Distance shots of Nixon signing the Budget.
    Participants2: Nixon, Shultz, officials
    Date3: 1/29/1971
    Event3: 23-30: Associate Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart swearing in Rogers Morton as Secretary of the Interior. 31-35: Nixon standing with Rogers Morton and his family. Participants3: Nixon, Justice Potter Stewart, Rogers Morton, Morton family members, Agnew, guests
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 5562
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Kodacolor X 160
    No. of Images: 9
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Schumaker, Byron
    Date1: 1/29/1971
    Event1: Associate Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart swearing in Rogers Morton as Secretary of the Interior.
    Participants1: Nixon, Justice Potter Stewart, Agnew, Rogers Morton, Morton family members, guests
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 5643
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 18
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 2/11/1971
    Event1: Close shots of the swearing-in ceremony of John Connally as Secretary of the Treasury.
    Participants1: Nixon, Justice Harry Blackmun, John Connally, Mrs. John Connally, Pat Nixon
    Frames Selected: 5
    Roll Number: 5644
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 15
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 2/11/1971
    Event1: Shots of the swearing-in ceremony of John Connally as Secretary of the Treasury.
    Participants1: Nixon, Justice Harry Blackmun, John Connally, Mrs. John Connally, Pat Nixon, David Kennedy, guests
    Frames Selected: 8
    Roll Number: 5645
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 30
    Color/B&W: B&W Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 2/11/1971
    Event1: 1A-7A: Gordon Metcalf, Chariman of the Board of Sears,Robuck, presenting Nixon with a mechanical bank as David Kennedy watches.
    Participants1: Nixon, David Kennedy, Gordon Metcalf
    Date2: 2/11/1971
    Event2: 10A-32A: Posed shots of participants at the swearing-in of David Kennedy as Ambassador-at-large.
    Participants2: Nixon, David Kennedy, Mrs. David Kennedy, Justice Harry Blackmun, Mrs. Blackmun, William Rogers, Maurice Stans
    Frames Selected: 5A, 16A, 24A, 29A
    Roll Number: 5755
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 13
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 2/26/1971
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony of George Bush as U.N. Ambassador. Good shots of Nixon and Justice Potter Stewart with George and Barbara Bush.
    Participants1: Nixon, Wilbur Mills, Laird, David Kennedy, William Rogers, George Bush, Barbara Bush, Potter Stewart, Pat Nixon, Agnew
    Frames Selected: 3A/4, 5A/6, 11A/12
    Roll Number: 5796
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 22
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 3/2/1971
    Event1: Nixon seated at his desk surrounded by Chief Justice Warren Burger, John Mitchell, and American Bar Association President Edward Wright.
    Participants1: Nixon, John Mitchell, Warren Burger, Edward Wright
    Frames Selected: 4, 9, 18, 20, 22
    Roll Number: 5843
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 28
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Knudsen, Robert L.
    Date1: 3/11/1971
    Event1: 2A-12A: Nixon: being greeted upon arrival by Gov. Linwood Holton and others; standing with Chief Justice Warren Burger and others; shaking hands with colonial band members.
    Participants1: Nixon, Linwood Holton, Warren Burger, unidentified officials, band members, aides
    Date2: 3/11/1971
    Event2: 13A-29A: At the National Confererence on the Judiciary distance shots of Associate Justice Tom Clark, Gov. Linwood Holton, and Nixon addressing the attendees.
    Participants2: Nixon, Tom Clark, Linwood Holton, officials, attendees
    Frames Selected: 5A, 12A ,28A
    Roll Number: 6005
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 2
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 4/8/1971
    Event1: Nixon standing with a group of college students, holding a framed certificate.
    Participants1: Nixon, Bryan Lewis, Jenifer Pine, James Little, Erich Hoffman, Harmon Carswell, Susan Horsley, Carol Eags, Amy Gellis
    Frames Selected: 2A
    Roll Number: 6287
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 5
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 5/12/1971
    Event1: Swearing-in ceremony of Jerris Leonard, performed by Justice Harry A. Blackmun. Nixon posing with the Leonard family.
    Participants1: Nixon, Justice Harry A. Blackmun, Jerris Leonard, Marieellen Leonard, Mary Alice Leonar, Gib Leonard, John Leonard, Katie Leonard, Frank Leonard, Danny Leonard
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 6747
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 26
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 7/3/1971
    Event1: 3-26: Nixon, Speaker Carl Albert, and Chief Justice Warren Burger in a receiving line, greeting members of the Bicentennial Commission. 27-28: Posed shots of Nixon and Pat Nixon standing with Commission Chairman David Mahoney and Mrs. Mahoney.
    Participants1: Nixon, Carl Albert, Warren Burger, Mr. & Mrs. David Mahoney
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 6748
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 12
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 7/3/1971
    Event1: Nixon, Speaker Carl Albert, Chief Justice Warren Burger, and Bicentennial Commission Chairman David Mahoney standing for a television audience at the Bicentennial opening ceremonies.
    Participants1: Nixon, Carl Albert, Warren Burger, David Mahoney
    Frames Selected: 9, 13
    Roll Number: 7047
    Film Size: 4x5
    Film Type: unknown
    No. of Images: 1
    Color/B&W: Color
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 1/20/1969
    Event1: Nixon taking the oath of office during his inauguration.
    Participants1: Nixon, Pat Nixon, Earl Warren, Hubert Humphrey, Billy Graham, Mike Mansfield, unidentified men and women
    Frames Selected: none
    Roll Number: 7555
    Film Size: 120
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 7
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 10/21/1971
    Event1: Nixon with press photographers prior to a televised speech announcing Supreme Court nominees Lewis Powell and William Rehnquist.
    Participants1: Nixon, press photographers
    Frames Selected: 2/3A, 5A/6A
    Roll Number: 8108
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 16
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Atkins, Oliver
    Date1: 12/22/1971
    Event1: Nixon with Supreme Court Justice Powell
    Participants1: Nixon and Powell
    Date2: 12/22/1971
    Event2: Nixon shaking hands with Justice Powell
    Participants2: Nixon and Justice Powell
    Date3: 12/22/1971
    Event3: Nixon shaking hands with Justice Rehnquist
    Participants3: Nixon and Justice Rehnquist
    Date4: 12/22/1971
    Event4: Presentation to Justices Powell and Rehnquist
    Participants4: Nixon,Justices Powell and Rehnquist
    Frames Selected: 3,4,7,8,16
    Roll Number: 8109
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 6
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 12/22/1971
    Event1: Nixon talking with Justice Rehnquist
    Participants1: Nixon and Rehnquist
    Frames Selected: 7
    Roll Number: 8110
    Film Size: 35mm
    Film Type: Kodak Tri X Pan 800
    No. of Images: 21
    Color/B&W: B&W
    Photographer: Kightlinger, Jack
    Date1: 12/22/1971
    Event1: Nixon shaking hands with Justice Rehnquist
    Participants1: Nixon and Chief Justice Rehnquist
    Date2: 12/22/1971
    Event2: Nixon with the families of Supreme Court Justices Rehnquist and Powell
    Participants2: Nixon, andJustice Powell and his family
    Date3: 12/22/1971
    Event3: Nixon and the family of Justice Rehnquist
    Participants3: Nixon and the family of Chief Justice Rehnquist
    Frames Selected: 12,14,17

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  • Public Papers
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  • Primary Sources
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