WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF RECORDS MANAGEMENT

Subject File, 1981-89

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT-ORGANIZATIONS: EXECUTIVE BRANCH

 

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

 

FG005                    Executive Branch  (0.4 l.ft.; Box 1)

This secondary subject category contains material relating to reorganization plans for the Executive Branch; legislative authorization for reorganization for the Executive Branch; relationship of legislative veto to executive branch reorganization; the administration attempt to reorganize all civil rights divisions of all executive branch agencies and departments; creating regulations for handling the Nixon materials; possible merger of the Department of Energy and Interior, second administration reorganization plans; updating the Department of State for persons whose kidnapping or killing would cause a federal crime (18 U.S.C. Sec. 1751); and White House resignation letters.

 

FG006                   Executive Office of the President (0.3 l.ft., Box 1-2)

This secondary subject category contains material relating to expenditure of travel funds for the Executive Office of the President (EOP); volunteers and interns at various White House offices; strategic planning structure for the EOP; application of ethics statutes for contact post-employment for specific EOP entities; budgeting for the Office of Planning and Evaluation; possible 1984 reorganization of the EOP; 1987 review of management and budgeting of EOP for incoming Chief of Staff Howard Baker; formation and implementation of a “Drug-Free Workplace” plan for the EOP; and reports to Congress on how the EOP handles budgeting for agency detailees.

 

FG006-01               White House Office (86.0 ft; boxes 2-215)

This secondary subject category contains material relating to daily senior staff and staff meeting agendas; scheduling requests; congratulations and gratitude to various White House Staff members; drafts of speeches given by various White House staff members, notably William Clark and Edwin Harper; background information from various organizations and conferences attended by staff members; and administrative and organizational staff memos for White House Staff.

 

The White House Office of Records Management used this category to itemize box inventories for White House staff and office file collections.  These were given case file numbers and can be found throughout this subject category. The casefile consists of the inventories only.

 

FG006-02               Central Intelligence Agency (0.65 ft; boxes 1 and 2)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to appointments, promotions, resignations, and other administrative matters; materials regarding allegations concerning improprieties by William J. Casey and Max Hugel; bills to exempt certain matters relating to the CIA from the disclosure requirements of 5 U.S.C.; Executive Order 12333; section 205 exemption from public availability of financial disclosure reports of CIA employees; proposed blind trust for William Casey; bills regarding the regulation of the disclosure of information held by the CIA; press releases and public statements; speeches given by Director of Central Intelligence; correspondence regarding policy and procedures relating to the CIA; and the “anti-stonewalling Act of 1988.”

 

FG006-03               Council of Economic Advisors (1.1 ft; boxes 3-5)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to resignations, appointments, nominations, recommendations, and other administrative matters; speeches and testimony by the Chairman; Reports to the President on the activities of the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA); and correspondence relating to the possible deactivation of the CEA.

 

FG006-06               Council of Environmental Quality (2.6 ft; boxes 6-12)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to resignations, appointments, nominations, recommendations, and other administrative matters; speeches by the Chairman; The President’s Environmental Quality Report; correspondence regarding the proposed elimination and/or downsizing of the Council of Environmental Quality (CEQ); and the Congressional investigation of CEQ practices.

 

FG006-07               Office of Policy Development (9.5 ft; boxes 13-36)

A secondary subject category containing materials relating to appointments, resignations, and other personnel matters; administrative records matters; budget and OPD financial analysis; speeches; policy development status reports; OPD weekly and monthly activity reports; Office of Policy Information; weekly and monthly reports from the Drug Abuse Policy Office (DAPO); Hispanic/Minority issues; Assistant to the President for Policy Development’s schedule; President’s schedule and draft block schedule; weekly action calendar of OPD and Cabinet Councils.

 

FG006-11               Office of Management and Budget (2.2 ft; 8 boxes)

A secondary subject category containing material relating to recommendations, appointments, resignations, and other administrative matters; articles and correspondence regarding David Stockman; speeches and testimonies regarding budget plans by the Director; and regulatory bulletins and legislative reports. 

 

FG006-12               National Security Council (22.4 l.ft; 67 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains material relating to invitations to NSC staff member for events such as speaking engagements and conferences; correspondence and talking points regarding speech drafts, meetings with government officials, the organization of the NSC following the Iran-Contra scandal, and other administrative matters; transcripts of NSC staff member speeches and interviews; thank you letters from President Reagan to NSC staff members; newsletters and articles;  profile sheets, notes and routing slips.

 

FG006-14               Office of Science and Technology (0.6 l.ft; 2 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to recommendations, appointments, resignations, and other administrative matters in the Office of Science and Technology; articles regarding Dr. George Keyworth; correspondence from scientists such as Edward Teller to President Reagan regarding the urgency in filing the science advisor position; speeches by Dr. Keyworth and President Reagan; papers describing the function of the Office of Science and Technology; 1985 Annual Report by the Committee on Interagency Radiation Research and Policy Coordination, and the 1989 Science and Technology Report and Outlook for 1985-1989. 

 

FG006-15               United States Trade Representative (1.0 l.ft.; 4 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to recommendations, appointments, resignations, and other administrative matters within the office of the Trade Representative; thank you letters from President Reagan to resigning members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations, and correspondence regarding reports that the office of the trade representative would be abolished; statement and draft before various congressional committees; 1983 Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program; and papers on the steel trade and high technology.

 

FG006-17               Council on Wage and Price Stability (1 folder)

                             A secondary subject category containing correspondence, memos

                             and forms regarding the September 1981 termination of the

                             Council.

 

FG006-18               Economic Policy Group (1 folder)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to an endorsement for appointment to the Economic Policy Advisory Board.

 

FG006-19               Office of Administration (.2 l.ft.; 2 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to the functions of the Office of Administration, minutes of the displaywriter user group meetings, division status reports, and papers regarding priority projects.

 

FG006-20               President’s Intelligence Oversight Board (.7 l.ft.; 2 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to resignations; memorandums about reports to the board; functions of the board; draft manuscript of “Congress, the Constitution and Foreign Affairs”; and schedules to meet with President Reagan.

 

FG006-21               President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (.5 l.ft.; 2

boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to the records of the board; Executive Order 12331; non-disclosure agreements; schedule proposals for the president; talking points for meetings; and thank you letters from President Reagan to resigning members of the board.

 

FG006-22               Senior Interagency Group on International Economic Policy (1.0 l.ft.; 3 boxes)

This secondary subject category contains materials relating to SIG-IEP membership; policy process; U.S. participation in Inter-American development banks; an overview of the Export Administration Act; International Development Association; the International Telecommunication Satellite Organization; extraterritoriality; and administrative matters.