FG 91 (Commission on Executive, Legislative and Judicial Salaries) (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 Such items, if found, have been withdrawn for return to the individual with primary proprietary or commemorative interest in them.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 A Document Withdrawal Record (NA Form 14021) has been placed in the front of each folder describing each withdrawn item.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:  < 1.5 in.
  • Number of pages:  207
Organizational Note

The Commission on Executive, Legislative and Judicial Salaries was established December 16, 1967, under the authority of P.L. 90-206. This advisory committee conducts a survey of salaries of Senators, Congressmen, the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, Officers of the Legislative Branch, members of the Judicial Branch and certain positions under the Executive Salary Schedule every four years in order to determine appropriate pay levels and relationship among the Salary Schedule. The findings and recommendations are reported directly to the President. The Commission consists of 9 members, including 3 appointed by the President from the general public. Of the other 6 members, 2 are appointed by the President of the Senate, 2 by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and 2 by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

Scope and Content Note

The records consist of correspondent, press releases, memos and annual reports. Primary correspondents include John Dean, John R. Brown, III, Ken Cole, Tom C. Korologos, H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and other members of the White House Staff, Members of Congress and the Supreme Court.

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