New Document Releases

The Nixon Library has approximately 46 million pages of documents and is working toward making more of this massive collection available to the researcher via the Internet. The Library periodically releases new material and scans representative documents from these collections. The dates below link to these selected document scans.

November 15, 2017 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files, Henry A. Kissinger Telcons, White House Central Files: Subject Files, and White House Special Files: Staff Member and Office Files.

June 14, 2017 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files and Henry A. Kissinger Telcons.

January 18, 2017 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files and White House Special Files: Staff Member & Office Files.

Alexander Butterfield Materials

On December 6, 2016, the Nixon Library released newly acquired files of Nixon administration staff member Alexander P. Butterfield. The 50 pages of digitized documents available here are those containing the original handwriting of President Richard Nixon, Congressman Gerald Ford, and a handwritten letter from future Ohio Governor John Kasich.

September 7, 2016 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files and White House Special Files: Staff Member & Office Files.

May 26, 2016 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files and Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversation Transcripts.

November 30, 2015 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the National Security Council Files, Henry A. Kissinger Office Files, and White House Central Files: Subject Files: FG (Federal Government-Organizations): FG 6-11-1 (White House Staff).

May 20, 2015 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files: Staff Member & Office Files and the National Security Council Files.

August 21, 2013 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files of Barbara Franklin and John R. Price, and the National Security Council File series.

June 26, 2012 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files of First Lady's Press Office; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

November 10, 2011 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files of Kenneth Cole; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

July 21, 2011 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files of David Gergen and William E. Timmons; and the National Security Council File series.

December 9, 2010 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files of Bryce N. Harlow, Lawrence M. (Larry) Higby, and Sanford Fox; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

July 2, 2010 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files: Staff Member & Office Files: Daniel Patrick Moynihan; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

January 11, 2010 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the Committee for the Re-Election of the President Collection; White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

June 23, 2009 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversations (Telcons).

December 2, 2008 Materials Release

Included documents are from file segments for the Committee for the Re-Election of the President Collection; White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files, Staff Member & Office Files; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Office Files and the National Security Council Institutional Files.

November 28, 2007 Materials Release

Approximately 10,000 documents that were previously withheld from public access have been reviewed for release and/or declassified under the mandatory review provisions of Executive Order 12958, as amended, or in accordance with 36 CFR 1275.56 (Public Access Regulations).

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  • July 11, 2007 Materials Release

    As part of the agreement between the National Archives and the Nixon Foundation governing the transfer of facilities of the private Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace to the National Archives and its new federal Nixon library, the Foundation has donated approximately 78,000 pages of formerly closed documents about President Richard Nixon’s life and political activities.