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 Such items, if found, have been withdrawn for return to the individual with primary proprietary or commemorative interest in them.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 A Document Withdrawal Record (NA Form 14021) has been placed in the front of each folder describing each withdrawn item.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: < 14 in.
- Number of pages: 2,923
The records consist of correspondence, memorandums, press releases, and personnel actions. Primary correspondents include the President, William Timmons, John D. Ehrlichman and other Senior White House Staff Members. These files also contain correspondence from private citizens and representatives of various legal, business, and financial institutions within the private sector. Topics include the nomination, recommendation, appointment, resignation and retirement of individuals who served on the various Independent Agencies, Boards and Commissions during the Nixon administration.
The terms "Executive" [Ex] and "General" [Gen] are used before the code FG 56 to identify the source of the materials within a specific file. Files designated [Ex] are communications among national, foreign, state and local governments and their agencies, members of Congress, and other prominent people. Files designated [Gen] are communications between Government officials and private citizens, institutions, and other private interests.
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