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Aging (Counselor to the President)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts, schedules, publications, telephone logs, speeches, invitations, notes, itineraries, and news clippings. The material relates to the Carter Administration's effort to address senior citizen issues. Also included are comprehensive examinations, studies, graphs, and budget data and benefit formulas that provide a detailed view of the social security system.

American Jewish Affairs
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing materials, speeches, press releases, news clippings and miscellaneous printed materials that represent the function of this office. The material illustrate how the office identified priorities and established support for the Carter Administration's policies among American Jewish leaders and Jewish organizations. Ed Sanders and Alfred Moses both served as advisors to the President on American Jewish affairs and as liaisons to the Jewish community.

Appointments/Scheduling/Advance Office
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, schedules, reference notebooks, scheduling logs, speeches, briefing papers, press releases, travel documents, and gate lists. These materials illustrate how this office accounted for the President's day to day schedule, and how the staff planned and organized the President's travel, daily schedules, and appointments. The collection is divided into two parent offices: the Diary Office and the Staff Advance Office.

Aragon, Joseph
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing papers, legal documents, resumes, invitations, news clippings, and printed material. The material relates to Joseph Aragon's position as Special Assistant to the President regarding the Hispanic community, the Community Services Administration (CSA), the Panama Canal Treaties, and the anti-inflation program

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Bass, Jack
The material in this collection consists of book drafts, manuscripts, outlines, correspondence, photographs, audio cassettes, speeches, interview transcripts, news clippings, notes, and research material. The material relates to Jack Bass' work on Taming the Storm: The Life and Times of Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. and the South's Fight Over Civil Rights. The bulk of the collection was created and maintained circa 1987-1993, although some of the content dates from approximately 1956-1997.

Bauer, Patricia
The material in this collection consists of memos, transcripts, cartoons, news clips, commentaries, and briefing summaries that were used in producing the White House News Summaries. The News Summary was issued six days a week for the use of President Carter, White House staff, and various Executive Office branch agencies among others.

Berkowitz, Edward D.
The material in this collection consists of material relating to Edward D. Berkowitz's service as a senior staff member on the President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties. It contains draft copies of large sections of the commission's report annotated by commissioners and staff members, as well as, solicited commentary from interested parties. Also included are minutes of a meeting of the Social Justice Panel, source material, and commission related correspondence. The collection also contains oral histories related to his later work in 1995 with the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA).

Bleicher, Michael N.
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, telephone directories, reports, briefing books, organizational charts, resource publications, booklets, and miscellaneous printed material. The material deals mainly with energy issues.

Bourne, Peter
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, correspondence, notes, speech drafts, reports, briefings, invitations, and printed material. The majority of these files pertain to Dr. Bourne's role as the administration's health and drug expert. The material relate to Dr. Peter Bourne's role as an advisor to Jimmy Carter during the 1976 Presidential campaign, transition period, and his appointment as Assistant to the President for Health Issues, 1977-78.

Brzezinski, Zbigniew
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, reports, correspondence, cables, minutes of meetings, speeches, charts, and maps. Portions of the material relate to the conception and work of the Trilateral Commission in 1972 until after the end of the Carter Administration in 1981. The selections of materials represented in the collection were used by Brzezinski to write his memoir Power and Principle: Memoirs of the National Security Adviser 1977-1981.

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Cabinet Secretary
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, letters, memoranda, studies, recommendations, briefing material, notes, speeches, press releases, news clippings and publications that represent the function of the Office of the Cabinet Secretary. These material illustrate how the Office of the Cabinet Secretary expedited the decisions and policies made by the President and the Cabinet. As Cabinet Secretary, Jack Watson (and subsequently Eugene Eidenberg) attended Cabinet meetings, but they did not have Cabinet level status. Jack Watson served first in this capacity, followed by Gene Eidenberg. This office was responsible for White House liaison with Cabinet members and with governors and mayors and other local government officials. The material currently available for research consists of the files of Jack Watson, Stephen Page, Berry Crawford, Ann Todd, Jane Voget, and the Governors and States file.

Campion, Heather
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, resumes, printed materials, bound reports, invitations, and newspaper articles, and briefing material. The materials relate to her work in Anne Wexler's Office of Public Outreach. This included reaching out to student leaders from high schools and college campuses via White House briefings to discuss the proposed draft registration, and other issues affecting persons 18 years old and older. The majority of the material consists of White House memoranda and correspondence to and from various people and youth oriented organizations.

Carter Family Papers
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, form letters, memoranda, studies, recommendations, position papers, notes, speeches, drafts, press releases, news clippings, itineraries, newsletters, pamphlets, polling data, photographs, schedules, vote statistics, advertisement flyers, appointment books, and publications. The records in this collection document Jimmy Carter's early political career in the Georgia State Senate, his term as Governor from 1970-1974; and his membership on the West Georgia Planning Commission. In addition, the collection contains material from the 1970 gubernatorial campaign, gubernatorial trips to South America and Europe, the 1976 presidential campaign, Rosalynn Carter's gubernatorial papers, and Carter's pre-presidential speech files.

Carter, Jack W.
The material in this collection consists of newspaper clippings relating to the 1976 campaign, schedules of appearances by Jack and Judy Carter, and campaign fliers and brochures on various issues. Also included are Jack Carter's notes from law school classes and miscellaneous items pertaining to his time at the University of Georgia Law School.

Carter/Mondale Campaign Committee - 1976
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, letters, handwritten notes, studies, speeches, recommendations, position papers, press releases, briefing papers, proposals, studies, reports, political statements, and news clippings. These records document all aspects of the 1976 presidential campaign. This includes the formation of political strategy; polling data; administrative type of work such as personnel and budget matters; development of recommended positions and proposals on issues; scheduling all activities pertaining to Governor Carter's travel; speeches; field staff operations in other regions; information relating to press procedures; and support staff material for both the Carter family and Walter Mondale.

Chief of Staff
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, publications and personnel materials that represent the function of the Office of the Chief of Staff. This collection also focus on the development of budgets and policies; the process of reorganization of the White House; and the establishment of relations with Congress. A substantial portion of the material relates to Jordan's role as political adviser to the President and special administration goals such as: a separate Department of Education, Middle East initiatives and the passage of the Panama Canal Treaties. The Hamilton Jordan's Confidential Files (Containers 33-37) are in the Digital Library.

Cleland, Joseph Maxwell (Max)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, reports, photographs, press clippings, press statements, speeches, invitations, handwritten notes, and magazines. The material relates to Max Cleland's tenure as a Georgia State Senator, Administrator of the Veterans Affairs Agency, and his participation in the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to improve hospitals. The material reflects his concerns for Vietnam veterans regarding employment, health care, drug abuse, and education. The collection also contains personal correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia

Clough, Susan (Personal Secretary to the President)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, schedules, telephone messages, speeches, newspaper clippings and printed material. The majority of these files are made up of expressions of congratulations upon President Carter's election as President and letters of recommendation to the President regarding possible executive branch employees. Campaign strategies, routine activities of the President, requests for support, efforts to win his party's nomination, and the general election against Ronald Reagan are well documented.

Clymer, Adam
The material in this collection consists of research papers and background materials consisting of notes from newspaper articles, interviews, presidential library documents, and conservative organizations' documents and financial records. This material was used by Adam Clymer to write his book "Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: the Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right." Also included are six computer diskettes containing numerous interviews and reference documents of senators' and presidential candidates' activities. The papers cover topics such as senate elections, the National Conservative Political Action Committee, and U.S. Presidents' handling of canal issues.

Communications (Gerald Rafshoon)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, speech drafts, schedules, newspapers clippings, and other printed material relating to the function of the Office of the Assistant to the President for Communication and the various responsibilities of Assistant Deputy Greg Schneider. The material relates to Gerald Rafshoon's "long-range" attempts to clarify and reinforce the "themes of the Presidency" in the public mind. The collection also contains material from Greg Schneider's Special Projects Office.

Congressional Liaison Office
The material in this collection consists of congressional correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing papers, campaign schedules, legislative reports, congressional mail summaries, telephone call requests, resumes, news clippings, publications and floor charts that represent the function of the Congressional Office.

Council of Economic Advisers
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, briefing books, testimony, speeches, reports, and miscellaneous printed material. The material reflects the duties of the Council of Economic Advisers to assist the President in dealing with both foreign and domestic economic issues. The material details the policy making process for various aspects of foreign and domestic economic issues. Major topics include imports, exports, trade and economic policies, and conditions of foreign countries.

Counsel to the President
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing papers, legal documents, and miscellaneous printed material. These materials relate to information regarding all official White House legal issues including domestic matters and foreign policy treaties. The files also consist of legal advice given to the president on personal and political situations.

Cuban-Haitian Task Force
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memos, briefing books, press clippings, reports, telephone logs, and report summaries. The material relates to the Task Force that was created to manage and coordinate the processing and resettlement of Cuban-Haitians entrants in the United States. Topics covered in this collection include immigration and refugees.

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Dean, John Gunther
The material in this collection consists of personal papers contains copies of official documents, personal notes, memoranda, correspondence, briefing papers, cables and photographs. The material documents the career of U.S. diplomat John Gunther Dean both during and after he left the U.S. Foreign Service.

Dolvin, Emily
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, notes, diaries, flags, biographical manuscripts, newspaper clippings, invitations, photographs, presidential campaign literature and sound recordings. The material includes Emily Dolvin's manuscript detailing Carter family campaigning, and memoranda addressed to her. Also included is Tom Gordy's diaries which he kept as a prisoner of war during World War II; a manuscript he later wrote about the experience; and an American flag he found while a prisoner of war. The Jimmy Carter files cover Jimmy Carter's political career from his 1970 campaign bid for governor to the post-presidential period. The material reveals the vigorous schedule of the Carter campaign workers

Donovan, Hedley W.
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, correspondence, speeches, briefing material, and energy reports. These files contain reports on energy and budgetary matters but not much material concerning Donovan's work with commissions or special studies. "Memos to the President, 8/21/79 - 8/14/80 [CF, OA 706]", contains material which covers the entire year Mr. Donovan was at the White House and documents his primary duties while he was Senior Adviser to the President.

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First Lady's Office
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, letters, memoranda, agendas, messages, invitations, itineraries, schedules, reports, menus, lists, resumes, briefing papers, background information, telephone logs, speeches, press releases and clippings. These material relate to information regarding all official White House social functions; First Lady speeches, interviews, and correspondence; and her trip itineraries and schedules. Information on Rosalynn Carter's special projects such as mental health, community projects, volunteerism, the aged, Cambodian relief efforts, and women's issues.

Free, James
The material in this collection consists of the 1980 presidential campaign files of James Free between 1979-1981. This material relates to his involvement as the Deputy Campaign Manager over thirteen southern states. This collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, lists of state campaign managers, supporter lists, and campaign strategies. Also included are daily political reports, delegate selection information, election data, and numerous state political files.

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Guth, David
The material in this collection consists of press wire copies, notes, transcripts of interviews, taped interviews, speeches, and news reports. The material relates to David Guth's accumulation of press articles and interviews during the 1976 presidential campaign. The collection also includes transcripts and audio cassettes of his personal interviews of both Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.

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Harden, Richard
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, briefing papers, notes, speeches, legal documents, reports, press clippings, contracts, receipts, and miscellaneous printed material. These records relate to Richard Harden's responsibilities as Special Assistant to the President for Information Management. This series also includes material regarding Harden's liaison with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CIPA). In addition, records include Harden's ad hoc projects such as managing the travels of Lillian Carter, securing entertainment contracts for the 1976 inaugural celebrations, and administering the Federal Election Committee and Democratic National Committee finance operations.

Harris, Hubert
The material in this collection documents Hubert Harris' role as Assistant Director to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and his involvement in fundraising for the Carter-Mondale 1976 presidential campaign. The material includes memorandums, personal and business correspondence, legislative reports, campaign and budget material, newspaper clippings, travel information for government-related trips, and personal memorabilia.

Hertzberg, Hendrik
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, reports, press clippings, handwritten notes, speeches, speech drafts, and background subject material. The material documents the speech writing methods of Hendrik Hertzberg during the Carter administration. Many of the larger prominent speeches are accompanied by input from various departments and advisors, and other speechwriters. Some of this material contains handwritten notes by the creator, other speechwriters, and occasionally President Carter. Also included are background subject materials, correspondence, and reports for writing President Carter's speeches.

Hispanic Affairs
The material in this collection consists of papers created by Esteban Torres, Special Assistant to the President for Hispanic Affairs and five of his staff members. The files include correspondence, memoranda, notes, speeches, reports, schedules, telephone messages, miscellaneous printed material, newspaper clippings, and travel vouchers. The files document the office's attempts to represent the Hispanic community at the federal government level.

Hoyt, Mary Finch
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, memos, social office scheduling updates, trip reports, and press materials relating to the Carter Family. The material relates to Mary Hoyt's role as Press Secretary to the First Lady. Topics include the scheduling and updating of social office events, releasing press information, memorandums regarding the Carter Family, and other specific memorandums from Hoyt to Rosalynn Carter.

Hufstedler, Shirley
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, correspondence, letters, reports, briefing materials and speeches. The material relates to Shirley M. Hufstedler's role as Secretary of Education during the Carter Administration including the creation, organization, regulation, and functions of the Department of Education. The material dates from the Department's creation in 1979 until the end of the administration in 1981. Major topics include desegregation of higher education institutions, youth issues, her nomination papers, and budget issues for the new Department of Education.

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Inflation (Special Adviser to the President)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, briefings, studies, speeches, press releases, reports, news clippings, telephone logs, itineraries, invitations to press related events, and program itineraries. This material relates to the Administration's efforts in addressing rising inflation concerns.

International Year of the Child
This material in this collection consists of memoranda, letters, correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, briefing materials, speeches, newspaper clippings, resumes, biographical material, pamphlets, brochures, agendas, program information, and notes. In addition, the collection contains audiovisual material such as photographs, filmstrips, slides, and audio recordings.

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Jagoda, Barry
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, photographs, press clippings, press briefings, handwritten notes, magazines, and notebooks. These papers include information relating to media appearances made by the president, public broadcasting issues, international communications policy, and cultural affairs issues. In addition, the materials also contain records regarding the 1976 presidential campaign, debates, and the transition period.

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Kraft, Tim (Special Assistant to the President)
The material in this collection consists of incoming correspondence, with Kraft's responses, invitations, brochures, and miscellaneous material sent to Kraft. The correspondence is primarily of a personal and social nature and only tangentially concerned with Kraft's duties as Special Assistant, though some of those sending congratulations or invitations also had working relationships with Kraft. Those seeking information on Kraft's day-to-day functions in scheduling appointments are advised to consult the White House Central Files, Federal Government-Organizations (FG) 6-1-1/Kraft, Tim.

Kraft, Tim
The material in this collection consists of information on the transition period, the president's daily schedule, and specific appointments, items dealing with political appointees and congressional liaison matters, and guidance to staff on scheduling matters. In addition, the material include items relevant to Kraft's political activities in both the 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns. The collection consists of memoranda, reports, clippings, correspondence, notes and charts.

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Lairo, Alexander N.
The material in this collection consists of newspaper clippings, campaign literature, and magazines. The material relates to a 1976 campaign organization called Americans Overseas for Carter-Mondale. The material reflects the organization that was the brainchild of John A. Ryan, an international businessman and Democratic activist who previously ran international advocacy campaigns for the 1960 Kennedy campaign, the 1964 Johnson campaign, and the 1968 primary campaign of Hubert Humphrey.

Lipshutz, Robert J.
The material in this collection covers the forty-five year relationship between Robert J. Lipshutz and President Jimmy Carter as his legal counsel, advisor, and friend. The material in this collection consists of correspondence, speeches, notes, reports, news clippings, book drafts, outlines, legal and financial documents, and miscellaneous printed material. This material focuses on Lipshutz's work with Jimmy Carter during his tenure as State Senator, Governor of Georgia, U.S. President, and founder of the Carter Center.

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Martin, Louis (Black Affairs)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, resumes, photographs, miscellaneous printed material, newspaper clippings, desk calendars, mailing lists, telephone messages, speech drafts concerning anything interesting to the blacks, minority, and women communities from 1978-1981. Material in this collection focuses on education, community service, urban development, housing, small business, and civil rights.

McDonald, Alonzo (Assistant to the President and White House Staff Director)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, handwritten notes, and printed material. These records relate to Alonzo McDonald's responsibility as the White House Staff Director in advising the President on filling various White House positions. This collection also contains material relating to McDonald's temporary position as Assistant to Robert Strauss, United States Special Trade Representative. Also included is material reflecting his position as Director of the Speechwriter's Office, and his membership on the President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties.

McDonald, Alonzo L.
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, correspondence, lists of calls, news clippings, notes in steno pads, telephone records, schedules, notes, letters, policy discussions, and staff meeting and Cabinet minutes. This collection documents his administrative duties as White House Staff Director, including handwritten notes that discuss or describe policy implementation. Other notes are personal reflections by Alonzo McDonald on current administrative and administration situations.

McIntyre, James
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, cabinet summaries, reports, speeches, telephone logs, invitations, testimonies, printed material, and briefing material. The material focuses on budgetary matters and economic issues including memoranda to the President, and White House memoranda that documents McIntyre's role in formulating various aspects of the Administration's economic policies. The material also documents the heavy demands on McIntyre as a speaker from various organizations and groups.

Mills, Helen
This material in this collection consists of correspondence, reports, printed material, and photographs. The material relates to the anti-nuclear movement in Georgia in the 1970's, and the role of Georgians and conservationists in Jimmy Carter's 1976 presidential campaign.

Mitchell, Martha (Bunny)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, invitations, resumes, and printed material relating to Martha (Bunny) Mitchell's duties during the Carter Administration. The collection also contain the plans and arrangement of meetings, trips, and speeches for President Carter regarding minority business enterprises and urban policy in Washington, D.C. Other material in this collection focuses on African-Americans, women, award ceremonies, small business, and community service.

Moffett, George D.
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, speeches, news clippings, transcripts, audio tapes, and published documents. The material relates to George Moffett's research files for his dissertation and book on the ratification of the Panama Canal Treaties. In addition to typical research notes and materials, this collection includes material from his Committee of Americans for the Canal Treaties (COACT) office files; White House memoranda made available to him during his service in Hamilton Jordan's Chief of Staff Office; and published hearings on the Canal Treaties before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Morefield, Richard
The material in this collection consists of material relating to the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis in which Richard Morefield was one of the 52 U.S. captives who were held for 444 days. The collection contains correspondence, including letters to and from Richard and Dorothea during the crisis. Also included is Dorothea Morefield's personal diary she kept while Richard was held hostage. Other material includes newspapers, press clippings, magazines, photographs, videos, cassette tapes, and artifacts. The artifacts consist mainly of gifts given to Richard Morefield by the federal government and California state and local governments.

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National Agenda for the Eighties
The material in this collection consists of meetings transcripts, reports and drafts, minutes, agendas, memoranda, correspondence, papers, articles, speeches, handwritten notes, background papers, chronological files, contracted papers, draft position papers, work plans, panel reports, and audio visual material. The materials relate to the President's Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties that President Jimmy Carter created on October 24, 1979, by E.O. 12168.

National Commission on Neighborhoods
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, meeting minutes, lists, research plans, biographical information, press releases, work plans, press clippings, hearing summaries, brochures, agendas, pamphlets, and audio-visual materials. The material relates to the Commission's role to empower and conduct appropriate studies, and investigate neighborhoods to recommend changes in public policy that includes the federal government in conservation and revitalization of neighborhoods.

Neville, Carlton
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, resumes, printed materials, bound reports, and briefing material. The material relates to Carlton Neville's service as National Director of Conservationists for the 1976 Carter/Mondale Campaign Committee; and his service as coordinator of the Carter Task Force on Energy during the subsequent transition following Carter's election to the presidency.

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Ode, Robert C.
The material in this collection consists of clippings, correspondence, invitations, notes, proclamations, reports, resolutions, telegrams, and general textual records. Material also contains summaries of events in Iran prepared by the U.S. Department of State during the time of the Iran hostage crisis. The collection also includes the diary of Robert Ode that he maintained during his captivity. The majority of material in the collection documents the concern and support of the American people, especially schoolchildren, regarding the hostages and their families.

Office of Science and Technology (Frank Press)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing materials, publications, news clippings, and phone messages. Also included are invitations, photographs, statistical charts, and reports. The material relates to the environment, energy, transportation, and conservation.

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Plains Files
The material in this collection consists of materials sent to Plains, Georgia to be available to President Jimmy Carter while writing his memoirs. The material details foreign and domestic policy in the Carter administration. The collection also includes a small amount of pre-Presidential and post-Presidential material.

Powell, Jody
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, briefing notes, memorandums, interviews, handwritten notes, speeches, schedules, and telephone logs. Also included are surveys conducted by Cambridge Survey Research (CSR), trip materials, itineraries, press releases, and pool reports. Topics include integrity in government, the 1980 campaign platform, government reorganization, and general election strategy.

Pre-Presidential Papers
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, form letters, memoranda, studies, recommendations, position papers, notes, speeches, press releases, news clippings, itineraries, newsletters, pamphlets, polling data, voting statistics, campaign advertisements, appointment books, and publications. The materials document, to a small extent, Jimmy Carter's early political career in the state Senate; his 1966 and 1970 gubernatorial campaigns; and appointments to local boards and commissions in Georgia.

President's Commission on Mental Health
The material in this collection consists of biographical information, fact sheets, schedules, participant lists, briefing notes, summaries, papers, correspondence, itineraries, agendas, meeting minutes, reports, testimony transcripts, and background materials. These materials represent the functions of the President's Commission on Mental Health, established by Executive Order No. 11973, and signed by President Carter on February 17, 1977.

President's Management Improvement Council
This material in this collection consists of memoranda, correspondence, resumes, notes, vouchers, affidavits, news clippings, reports, and routine administrative materials. Also included are drafts of The President's Management Improvement Council (PMIC) studies, publications, printed material, background material, status reports, copies of Executive Order 12157, and PMIC meeting minutes. The material relates to the improvement of management practices and program performance in the federal government.

Press Office
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, briefing papers, press releases, news conferences, pool reports, daily schedules, speech drafts, wire copies, photographs, press clippings, and miscellaneous printed material. These materials illustrate how the Press Office, under the direction of Press Secretary Jody Powell, coordinated the daily press briefings for electronic and print media representatives. This office also routinely issued copies of all of Carter's official statements and scheduled his interviews with the media.

Public Liaison
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, petitions, printed material, speeches and briefing material on issues that represent the function of the Office of Public Liaison. These materials illustrate how this office was a conduit to the President from religious and ethnic groups and for organizations representing neighborhoods, civil rights, human rights, business and trade, consumer rights, women, youth, energy and the handicapped. Special attention was paid to those groups ordinarily without resources or finances to have an effective voice.

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Rafshoon, Gerald
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, notes, budget material, production data, itineraries, telephone messages, invitations, speeches, statements, release forms, brochures, and other miscellaneous advertising material maintained by Gerald Rafshoon's Atlanta-based advertising agency from 1970 to 1980. In addition, the collection also contains a large audio visual file of photographs, slides, video tapes, interview transcripts, sound recordings, campaign commercial films, and brochures. The material relates to Jimmy Carter's overall political career as he was one of Rafshoon's most important clients during this period. This collection does not contain Rafshoon's White House files as Assistant to the President for Communications from May 1978 to August 1979. Researchers interested in such materials should examine Rafshoon's files that are included within the Carter Library's White House Staff collections.

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Schlesinger, James
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, mailing forms, polling material, booklets and miscellaneous printed material. This material was written and received by people involved with establishing the Department of Energy (DOE). These people included William A. Morrill of the Energy Policy and Planning Office, Alvin Alm, Assistant Secretary for Policy and Evaluation, George Hall of the Office of Energy Policy Planning, and Robert W. Fri, Acting Administrator of the Energy Research and Development Agency, which was later absorbed by the Department of Energy.

Short, Milton
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, letters, correspondence, press releases, financial information, notes, inaugural information, invitations, speeches, news clippings, and volunteer contact lists. The materials demonstrate the amount of personnel and time needed to conduct a presidential campaign. The materials relate to both state and local campaign issues as well as the administrative necessities of campaign management.

Solomon, Anthony M.
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, invitations, memoranda, notes, reports, and speeches. The material relates to his position as a high-ranking policymaker in the Treasury Department as Under Secretary for Monetary Affairs. The materials reflect his expertise in domestic and international economics, trade and energy, and management of public debt.

Speechwriter's Office
The material in this collection consist of speeches, speech drafts, edited and final copies, press releases, press conference transcripts, briefing material, fact sheets, news clippings, correspondence, resumes, job applications, notes, reports, background material, and publications. Also included are internal staff communications, statements, and annotations within the speech drafts by the President, Vice-President, and other administration officials. The collection also includes speeches and speech drafts for Rosalyn Carter and other members of the White House Staff. Reference material on various topics related to the 1980 campaign, and information on Ronald Reagan's statements are also included.

Staff Secretary
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, notes, speeches, briefing material, daily schedules, press releases, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous printed material that represent the function of the Office of the Staff Secretary. The Presidential Handwriting File primarily consists of the daily contents of the President's outbox, filed chronologically according to the date when each item left the Oval Office. The first 2 years (1977-1979) of Presidential Handwriting are on the Digital Library

Strauss, Robert
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, briefing papers, speeches, polling samples, resumes, and printed matter. The material relates to Strauss' duties as Special Counselor on Inflation. In addition to administrative correspondence, the material includes extensive communications between Strauss and his staff to business and labor leaders. This correspondence contains surveys of their opinions about the Carter administration's inflation program.

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Thomas, Kenneth
The material in this collection consists of memos, letters, correspondence, press releases, financial information, lists, notes, inaugural information, invitations, speeches and newspaper articles. The file relates to Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter's family genealogy.

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United States-Japan Economic Relations Group
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, schedules, memoranda, agendas, notes, speeches, press releases, wire copies, meeting minutes, and reports. The materials relate to the functions of the U.S. Section of the United States/Japan Economic Relations Group that was established as an ad hoc public advisory group of the Department of State on April 23, 1981, by 22 U.S.C. 2656.

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vanden Heuvel, William J.
The material in this collection consists of memoranda, notes, flyers, speeches, pamphlets, photographs, convention material, platform material, press packets, and position papers. This material reflects William vanden Heuvel's position as a chairperson of Jimmy Carter's 1976 presidential campaign in New York State.

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Wall, James
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, voting statistics, recommendations, press clippings, newspapers, magazines, invitations, brochures, delegate lists, and photographs. The material relates to James Wall's role as director of the Illinois 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns. The series also contains material relating to his political involvement with Democratic conventions, George McGovern's 1972 campaign, and the White House Fellowships program.

Wallace, Robert Ash
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, outlines, notes, drafts, clippings, unpublished testimony, budgets, scholarly papers, and published documents. The material contains information relating to Robert Ash Wallace's role serving as Research Director of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress's 1977-1980 Special Study on Economic Change (SSEC). The collection illustrates the underlying thesis of the SSEC that was since World War II, economic, social, political, international, and technological conditions had changed and were continuing to change.

Weddington, Sarah (Women)
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, invitations, memoranda, reports, notes, speech drafts, publications, newspaper clippings, briefing papers, card files, and computer printouts. The material relate to the office's efforts in the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA); the appointment of women to key positions; and formulating legislation in cooperation with the Congressional Liaison Office that affected women. In addition, this collection contains a large amount of material relating to the 1980 campaign including the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and the President's Speakers Bureau.

Wexler, Anne
The material in this collection consists of letters, memorandums, briefings, strategies, invitation lists, position papers, notes, speeches, news clippings, itineraries, newsletters, pamphlets, schedules, legal documents, telephone logs, and publications. These records document Anne Wexler's duties as Special Assistant for Public Outreach including getting the public involved in the development of Presidential priority issues, drafting legislation for those priority issues, and the development of strategy to get the issues before the Congress.

White House Office of Administration
The materials in this collection consist of correspondence, reports, briefing material, staffing summaries, and printed material related to Hugh Carter's role as Special Assistant to the President for Administration. The topics are wide ranging and include energy conservation measures within the White House and Camp David; staffing and travel budgets; day to day functions of the White House; records management and Presidential Libraries; issuance of Presidential Proclamations and other material.

Wise, Phillip
The material in this collection consists of campaign files collected by Phil Wise from 1970-1981. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, clippings, schedules, polling results, canvassing project documentation, issue statements, speeches and campaign staff training manuals. This material relates to the 1976 and 1980 Florida Primary Campaign and the 1976 and 1980 General Election Campaign.

Wurfel, Walter
The material in this collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, news conference transcripts, and news summaries. The majority of memorandums relate to his role as Deputy Press Secretary regarding the reorganization of the White House Press Office. Materials also include campaign manuals, media feedback, correspondence, and various publications.

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