Material pertaining to the general subject of public relations, human interest, including requests of various kinds.
The principal correspondents in this file include the President and American citizens.
The terms Executive and General which are used before the subject file codes indicate the source of the materials. Items designated as Executive are communications between the leaders and agencies of foreign, national, state and local governments, and prominent persons. Items designated as General are communications between Government officials and private citizens and organizations. The topics filed under each heading are generally similar.
The types of records found in the subject files include original incoming letters; carbons and electrostatic copies of outgoing letters; memorandums; and withdrawal sheets for materials either transferred as audiovisual items or withdrawn for national security or privacy considerations.
Corresponding Oversized Attachment 4942 and 4488 have been processed and are available in White House Central Files: Processed Oversized Attachments. Corresponding Oversized Attachments 3770, 4079, 4184, 5383, 6021 and Confidential File Oversized Attachment 148 have not been processed.
PR PUBLIC RELATIONS
PR 1 Administration Appreciation Letters
Presidential and Staff Letters sent in appreciation of services.
PR 2 Administration Complaints – Criticisms
PR 3 Administration Support
PR 4 Anonymous – Illegible Communication
PR 5 Autographs – Photographs – Holographs
PR 5-1 Granted
PR 5-2 Holographs – Presidential Handwriting
PR 6 Contests – Essays
PR 7 Engagements – Appointments
Filed by subject when possible and cross referenced here.
PR 7-1 Granted
PR 7-2 Presidential Telephone Calls
PR 8 Exhibits – Fairs – Expositions
Subdivided by ST or CO where to be held. For Trade Fairs – SEE: TA.
PR 8-1 American Bicentennial Celebration
Includes Sites – Plans, etc.
PR 9 Graphics
Includes charts, maps, and posters. For Nautical charts SEE: SC.
PR 10 List of Names – Mailing Lists
PR 11 Motion Pictures – Film Strips – Recordings
PR 12 Pens
PR 12-1 Furnished
PR 13 Petitions – Resolutions – Multiple Signatures
Filed here subdivided by ST # from General public. Cross important petitions. Includes “Open and Chain” letters (not subdivided).
PR 13-1 From State Officials
Subdivided by number assigned to State (only Executive material filed here); cross referenced by subject.
PR 13-2 From Local Government Officials
Subdivided by name of city or county (only Executive material filed here); cross referenced by subject.
PR 14 Presidential Favors
Includes correspondence from the public containing requests and replies which comply with or reject them.
PR 14-1 Children
Requests of general nature.
PR 14-2 Contributions – Donations – Personal loans
Includes donations for hobby collections or fund-raising functions.
PR 14-3 Dedications to the President
Books – musical compositions.
PR 14-4 Entertainments
At the White House or elsewhere for the President and First Lady.
PR 14-5 Excerpts
Includes quoting or misquoting the President.
PR 14-6 Forewords
PR 14-7 Impersonations
PR 14-8 Opinions – Statements – Questionnaires – Articles
PR 14-9 President’s Name – Likeness
Includes use of name in Advertising.
PR 14-10 Sell to the President
PR 14-11 Sit for Portrait Painters – Sculptors
Includes photographing the President.
PR 14-12 Sponsorship
Patron – Patroness – honorary chairman
PR 14-12-1 Godfather
PR 14-13 Publishing or Pressing Button – Ringing Bell
PR 14-14 Flags flown over the White House
PR 14-15 Flags flown over the Capitol
PR 14-16 Requests for items that President has given as gifts to others
Includes Christmas gifts given to the staff.
PR 15 Public Opinion Polls
Includes Gallup Poll, political polls and surveys. Polls filed here and cross referenced by subject.
PR 16 Publicity – Newsleaks
Includes news media, White House Press Corps and photographers.
PR 16-1 Broadcasts – Telecasts
Includes subject of broadcasts by the President.
PR 16-2 Press Conferences
Includes Press Briefings.
PR 16-2-1 Press Accreditation and Passes
PR 16-3 Presidential News Analysis
PR 16-4 White House Clearances
PR 17 Seminars – Lectures – Forums – Debates – Symposiums
PR 18 White House Tours - Visitors
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EX PR 3 Administration Support 9/15/1970-9/30/1970 [9/16/1970-9/25/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 10/1/1970-10/15/1970 [10/2/1970-10/15/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 10/16/1970-10/31/1970 [10/21/1970-10/27/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 11/1/1970-11/14/1970 [11/5/1970-11/13/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 11/15/1970-11/30/1970 [11/16/1970-11/30/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 12/1/1970-12/15/1970 [12/1/1970-12/15/1970]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 12/16/1970-12/31/1970
EX PR 3 Administration Support 1/1/1971-1/31/1971 [1/12/1971-1/25/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 2/1/1971-2/28/1971 [2/2/1971-2/26/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 3/1/1971-3/31/1971
EX PR 3 Administration Support 4/1/1971-4/30/1971 [4/1/1971-4/28/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 5/1/1971-5/31/1971 [5/4/1971-5/28/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 6/1/1971-6/30/1971 [5/2/1971-6/30/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 7/1/1971-7/31/1971 [7/1/1971-7/29/1971]
EX PR 3 Administration Support 8/1/1971-9/30/1971 [8/2/1971-9/29/1971]
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