FG 116 (Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review) (White House Central Files: Subject Files)


These Presidential historical materials are in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of Title I of the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (44 U.S.C. 2111 note), and implementing regulations. In accordance with the act and regulations, archivists reviewed the file group to identify private or personal as well as non-historical items. Such items, if found, have been withdrawn for return to the individual with primary proprietary or commemorative interest in them.

Materials covered by this act have been archivally processed and are described in this finding aid. Items that are security classified or otherwise restricted under the act and regulations have been removed and placed in a closed file. A Document Withdrawal Record (NA Form 14021) has been placed in the front of each folder describing each withdrawn item. Employees of the National Archives will review periodically the unclassified portions of closed materials for the purpose of opening those which no longer require restrictions. Classified documents may be reviewed for declassification under authority of Executive Order 13526 in response to Mandatory Review Request (NA Form 14020) submitted by the researcher.

  • Linear measurement of materials:   < 1 in.
  • Approximate number of pages:   18
Organizational Note

The Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review was established by act on July 16, 1952, amended in 1966, to hear and determine applications by coal mine operators for annulment or revision of, and temporary relief from, orders of Federal coal mine inspectors or the Director of the United States Bureau of Mines, issued under the authority granted by the Federal Coal Mine Safety Act, as amended. The Board became inactive after March 30, 1970, pursuant to Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969.

Scope and Content Note

The records consist of correspondence, memorandums, and resumes.

Primary correspondents include President Nixon, William Timmons, Harry S. Flemming, Robert J. Freehling, and members of the Board.

Topics include appointments to and resignations from the Board.

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