[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 17, 2013)]


[Pages 42805-42807]

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]

[FR Doc No: 2013-17136]



SUMMARY: This notice announces the opening of additional Nixon

Presidential Historical Materials by the Richard Nixon Presidential

Library and Museum, a division of the National Archives and Records

Administration. Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with Sec.

104 of Title I of the Presidential Recordings and Materials

Preservation Act (PRMPA, 44 U.S.C. Sec. 2111 note) and Sec.

1275.42(b) of the PRMPA Regulations implementing the Act (36 CFR Part

1275), the Agency has identified, inventoried, and prepared for public

access approximately 340 hours of Nixon White House tape recordings and

additional textual materials with certain information redacted as

required by law, including the PRMPA.

DATES: The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum intends to

make the materials described in this notice available to the public on

August 21, 2013, at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum in Yorba

Linda, CA, beginning at 9:30 a.m. PDT/12:30 p.m. EDT. In accordance

with 36 CFR 1275.44, any person who believes it necessary to file a

claim of legal right or privilege concerning access to these materials

must notify the Archivist of the United States in writing of the

claimed right, privilege, or defense within 30 days of the publication

of this notice in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is located

at 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA. Researchers must have a

NARA researcher card, which they may obtain when they arrive at the

Library. All of the tapes and selections from the additional materials

will be available at www.nixonlibrary.gov. Petitions asserting a legal

or constitutional right or privilege that would prevent or limit public

access to the materials must be sent to the Archivist of the United

States, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Rd., College

Park, Maryland 20740-6001.


Presidential Library and Museum, 714-983-9131.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following materials will be made

available in accordance with this notice:

1. NARA's Nixon Library is proposing to open approximately 2905

conversations which were recorded between April 9 and July 12, 1973.

These conversations total approximately 340 hours of listening time

(338 h 47 m of tape opened and 342 h 13 m of tape reviewed). This is

the fifteenth opening of Nixon White House tapes since 1980. There are

no transcripts for these tapes. Tape subject logs, prepared by the

Nixon Library, are offered for public access as a finding aid to the

tape segments and a guide for the listener. There is a separate tape

log entry for each conversation. Each tape log entry includes the names

of participants; date and inclusive times of each conversation;

location of the conversation; and an outline of the content of the

conversation. Listening stations will be available on a first come,

first served basis at the Library in Yorba Linda. The newly released

tapes will also be available on August 21, 2013 on the Web at http://www.nixonlibrary.gov at 9:30 a.m. PDT/12:30 p.m. EDT. The Nixon Library

reserves the right to limit listening time in response to heavy demand.

2. Previously restricted textual materials. Volume: 31 cubic feet.

A number of textual materials previously withheld from public access

have been reviewed for release and/or declassified under the systematic

declassification review provisions and under the mandatory review

provisions of Executive Order 13526, the Freedom of Information Act (5

U.S.C. Sec. 552), or in accordance with 36 CFR 1275.56 (Public Access

regulations). The materials are from integral file segments for the

National Security Council (NSC Files and NSC Institutional Files);

along with the White House Special Files; White House Central Files;

The President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board file; and RG87 and


3. White House Central Files, Staff Member and Office Files.

Volume: 72.5 cubic feet. The White House Central Files Unit was a

permanent organization within the White House complex that maintained a

central filing and retrieval system for the records of the President

and his staff. The Staff Member and Office Files consist of materials

that were transferred to the Central Files but were not incorporated

into the Subject Files. The following file groups will be made

available: Franklin, Barbara and Price, John.

4. White House Central Files, Oversize Attachment Files. Volume:

0.25 cubic foot. The White House Central Files Unit was a permanent

organization within the White House complex that maintained a central

filing and retrieval system for the records of the President and his

staff. The Oversize Attachment Files were a means of filing and

organizing materials that were too bulky or odd-sized to be placed in a

file folder. Listed is the oversize attachment from the White House

Central Files, Oversize Attachment Files in the opening: OA (5720)

5. White House Central Files, Name Files: Volume: 4 cubic feet. The

Name Files were used for routine materials filed alphabetically by the

name of the correspondent; copies of documents in the Name Files were

usually filed by subject in the Subject Files. The following Name Files

folders will be made available:

Abbott, H-J

Abbott, John Hancock

Abbott, K-R

Abbott, Richard

Abbott, Robert

Abbott, Robert B.

Abbott, Roberta

Abbott, S-Z







Abel, A-E

Alexander, H

Alexander, Henry

Bank, A-H

Berlin, Richard E.

Butts, U-Z

Champion, D-G

Chase, M


Clausen, L-Z

Cook, Donald

Finch, Robert H

First National City Bank of NY

Gates, T

Hampton, Lionel



Irving, T



McCall, H

McCloy, John J.

McCrea, Q-Z

McNeill, F-K

McNeill, L-R

Meyer, John

Morgan, Gr

Moore, George S-Z

Moore, George


Murphy, George


Petersen, W

Peterson, Ru

Peterson, Ra

Regan, A-E


Rockefeller, David

Shriver, Sargent

Shultz, George P.


Smathers George A. (Sen)

Dated: June 28, 2013.

David S. Ferriero,

Archivist of the United States.

[FR Doc. 2013-17136 Filed 7-16-13; 8:45 am]