FG 131 (Federal Reserve System) (White House Central Files: Subject Files)

Scope and Content Note

The subject category is composed of correspondence, notes, telegrams and cables, press releases, cross-references, guest lists, schedules, maps, and site plans concerning the Federal Reserve System.

Correspondents include: Arthur F. Burns, William McChesney Martin, Peter M. Flanigan, George P. Shultz, Herbert L. Stein, Paul W. McCracken, Paul A. Volcker, H.R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman, Dwight L. CHapin, and David M. Parker.

The terms Executive and General used before the code FG 131 generally determine the source of the material thus coded. Items designated Executive are communications between the President, White House staff members and federal officials, foreign dignitaries, and other prominent people. Items designated General are communications between White House staff members, members of Congress and the general public.

Related subject categories in the White House Central Files include:

BE Business-Economics

FG 6 Executive Office of the President

FG 12 Department of the Treasury

FG 36 Senate Committees

FI Finance

FO Foreign Affairs

PR 7 Public Relations-Engagements-Appointments-Interviews

Trade TA

The Name File and the Staff Member and Office Files also hold materials related to the subject category, as do the Staff Member and Office Files and White House Central Files file groups which were taken into the White House Special Files.


Topics covered include monetary and economic policies, balance of payment problems, unemployment rates, inflation rate, the federal budget, money supply, tax reform policy, development of fiscal and price-wage control policies, and appointments to vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board.

FG 131/A

Topics covered include announcement of appointment of Arthur F. Burns as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board; plans and schedules for the swearing-in ceremony for Dr. Burns; nominations and appointments to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board; and letters of resignation from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board.

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