FG 115 (Regional Advisory Council on Regional Economic Development) (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 Such items, if found, have been withdrawn for return to the individual with primary proprietary or commemorative interest in them.

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  • Linear measurement of materials:   5.25 in.
  • Approximate number of pages:   840
Organizational Note

The Federal Advisory Council on Regional Economic Development was established by Executive Order 11386, December 28, 1967, to promote coordination of activities of the Federal Government relating to regional economic development, and to provide coordination, guidance, and review for the regional commissions under title V of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.

Scope and Content Note

The records consist of correspondence, memorandums, transmittal memorandums, and reports. Primary correspondents include President Nixon, John Campbell, Edwin Harper, and Peter G. Peterson. Topics include Upper Great Lakes Regional Commission Plan, revenue sharing, Four Corners Regional Commission Development Plan, administrative make-up of the Council, and the Regional Economic Development Plan of October 1972. Oversize Attachments 8720 and 10449 have been processed and integrated into the collection.

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