Donated Historical Materials
Author of the book, “Life and Times of Judge Frank M. Johnson”. Most of this collection consists of book drafts, manuscripts, outlines, correspondence, photographs, audio cassettes, speeches, interview transcripts, newsclippings, notes, and research materials used to write this biography. 3 linear feet, 1 linear inch. 1987-1993.
Bauer, Patricia E.
Bauer was the editor of the White House News Summary from November, 1977 through September, 1979. Most of this collection is a set of those News Summaries, but it also contains memos, newspaper articles and editorial cartoons. 5 linear feet, 1977-1979.
Benes, a Miami banker, sought the release of political prisoners in Cuba. These materials deal solely with this topic. 1 linear inch, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection consists of materials relating to his service as a senior staff member on the President’s Commission for a National Agenda for the Eighties, 1979-1981; and thirty transcripts of oral history interviews conducted in conjunction with a research project on the Health Care Financing Administration, 1994-1996. 10 linear inches, 1979-1996.
Bleicher, Michael N.
This collection includes Energy Department briefing books, lab reports, publications and subject files relating to Bleicher’s work at the Department of Energy. 5 linear feet, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Bonnen, James T.
This collection consists of material relating to James Bonnen’s service with the Federal Statistical Reorganization Project. 7 linear feet, 1979-1980. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Bourne, Peter G.
After advising Jimmy Carter during the 1976 campaign, Bourne served as Special Assistant to the President for Health Issues. This collection consists of an unpublished manuscript of Bourne’s book on the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign. 2 linear inches, 1975-1976. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Brown served as the Secretary of Defense throughout the Carter administration. This collection primarily includes SALT II briefing books and 19 photograph albums. 2 linear feet, 1977-1980. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection includes electrostatic copies of Brzezinski Trilateral Commission files, 1972-1975, as well as material from his service as National Security Adviser, 1977-1981. 20 linear feet, 1972-1981. 17 linear feet available for research. Microfiche remains unprocessed and unavailable for research.
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. 1 linear foot, 9 linear inches. 1978-1981
Carter, Hodding lll
This collection consists of various material from the 1976 campaign and includes many newspaper clippings. 6 linear feet, 1974-1976. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection from the President’s eldest son deals primarily with the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign. 10 linear inches, 1975-1976.
Carter Family Papers
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. The files consist of correspondence, memoranda, studies, recommendations, position papers, notes, speeches, drafts, press releases, news clippings, itineraries, newsletters, pamphlets, schedules, vote statistics, appointment books, and publications. 1940-1976. 58 linear feet, 7 linear inches open for research. 15 linear feet, 9 linear inches remains unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Carter, Jimmy, Pre-Presidential
This collection includes material from Jimmy Carter’s state senate campaign and correspondence from his state senate term; gubernatorial campaign material and Governor Carter’s personal working files; the 1976 Carter/Mondale Campaign Committee material; papers from his tenure on the Sumter County school board; correspondence and reports from his Lion’s Club membership; reports and delegate information from his tenure as the 1974 Congressional Campaign Chairman; and correspondence and reports from his membership with the West Central Georgia Planning and Development Association. 1,165 linear feet, 1962-1976. 200 linear feet available for research. Jimmy Carter’s official records as Governor of Georgia are available for research at the Georgia Department of Archives and History, 330 Capitol Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30334.
Carter, Jimmy, Post-Presidential
Although the Library is in possession of material from the post-Presidential period, the material is unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Carter, Judy Langford
This collection deals primarily with the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign. A significant amount of this material includes her suits and dresses which she wore to White House events. 27 linear feet, 1975-1976. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
As Deputy Secretary of State during the Carter administration, Christopher handled the negotiations for release of the Americans held hostage in Iran. This collection contains scattered material on the hostage crisis. Much of the collection, however, deals with Christopher’s service as a Deputy Attorney General during the Lyndon Johnson administration and with various aspects of his legal career in Los Angeles. 109 linear feet, 1962-1993. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Cleland served as director of the Veterans Administration, 1977-1981, and later as Georgia’s Secretary of State. This collection generally deals with Cleland’s activities in both of these positions. Also included in the collection is a small series of correspondence relating to Cleland’s service as a U.S. Army officer in Vietnam, ca. 1967-1968. 39 linear feet, 1967-1981.
Cohen, Allan S.
This collection contains material related to Cohen’s work on the creation of the Department of Education with the Ad Hoc Committee for a Cabinet Secretary of Education and on the Secretary of Education’s transition team. 14 linear feet, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Costle, Douglas M.
Most of this collection contains material related to Costle’s tenure as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981. Material also includes a small amount of material from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, 1972-1974; and material from his Vermont activities including his 1994 Costle for Senate papers. 73 linear feet, 1972-1994. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
One notebook, summarizing the activities of “Health Volunteers for Carter/Mondale,” an independent organization formed to support the election of the Carter/Mondale ticket but not affiliated the campaign. 5 linear inches, 1976. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This material contains correspondence between Terry Adamson and Lloyd Cutler concerning their services to President Carter in connection with the publication of Carter’s memoirs. 1 linear foot, 1980-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
During the Carter administration, Cutler was the first Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Conservation, Research, and Education, Department of Agriculture. This collection contains material from this period and earlier material from his time at the National Wildlife Federation; as assistant executive director of the Wilderness Society; as senior vice president of the National Audubon Society and other environmental related positions. 137 linear feet, 1962-2000. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Dean, John Gunther, Ambassador
John Gunther Dean served as a United States Diplomat from 1974-1988. He served as the United States Ambassador to five different nations under four different U.S. Presidents. This collection documents Dean’s career both during and after he left the U.S. Foreign Service. 8 linear feet, 4 linear inches available for research.
Dolvin, Emily Gordy
Jimmy Carter’s aunt donated family material and documents concerning Jimmy Carter’s political career. The family material includes Tom Gordy (the President’s uncle) items from World War II. 1 linear foot, 1941-1985.
Eizenstat served as Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs and Policy. This collection includes electrostatic copies of Eizenstat’s notes, 1977-1981, on various domestic and foreign policy topics. The original notepads remain in the donor’s possession. Also included are briefing books and correspondence, primarily on the 1976 campaign and 1976-1977 transition. 66 linear feet, 1970-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Family Liaison Action Group (FLAG)
On March 15, 1980, the families of the 53 American hostages in Iran formed FLAG as a mutual support organization. Although the State Department provided assistance to FLAG, it essentially was a private organization. This collection consists of correspondence and memorabilia sent to FLAG by the general public. 60 linear feet, 1980-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Papers from the Carter Center Conference, “The Carter Presidency: Policy Choices in the Post New Deal Era”. 1997. 3 linear feet, 1997. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection consists of correspondence, memorandums, lists of campaign managers by state, support lists and daily political reports. Topics include political campaign strategies, election data and delegate selection information. The majority of this material is related to Free’s involvement with the 1980 presidential campaign. 6 linear feet, 2 linear inches. 1979-2006.
Guth, David W.
Guth was employed as news director for two Georgia radio stations during the 1976 Presidential campaign: WDEC in Americus and WXLX in Milledgeville. This collection includes transcripts of news stories and Guth’s interviews with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. 5 linear inches, 1975-1977.
This collection contains memorandums, personal and business correspondence, reports on legislation, and federal budget information related to Harris’s role as Assistant Director to the Office of Management and Budget. Much of the legislative material relates to his responsibilities managing legislative affairs and acting as a liaison between the White House and Congress regarding the federal budget. In addition, this series contains correspondence, memorandums, and newspaper clippings related to his involvement with the 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns. 10 linear feet, 1 linear inch. 1973-1976.
Hertzberg was a speechwriter in the Carter White House from February 14, 1977, to the end of the administration. He became Chief Speechwriter in May, 1979. This collection documents Hertzberg’s work during that period of time. 20 linear feet, 1977-1980. 17 linear feet, 11 linear inches available for research. Balance unavailable for research.
Hoyt, Mary Finch
Collection contains memos, background briefing documents, notes, and press clippings concerning her role inches 1977-1980 as Press Secretary to Mrs. Carter. 2 linear feet, 7 linear inches, 1977-1981.
Hufstedler, Shirley M.
Hufstedler was the first Secretary of Education, and these files reflect that responsibility. Included are a chron file, speeches, budget information, and other material on the Department of Education. 9 linear feet, 1979-1981.
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, photographs, press clippings, press briefings, handwritten notes, magazines, and notebooks relating to Barry Jagoda’s work as Media Advisor to President Jimmy Carter. These papers include information relating to media appearances made by the President; radio, television, and public broadcasting issues; communications policy; and the arts. In addition, the materials also contain records regarding the 1976 presidential campaign, debates, and the transition period, as well as some information on the 1980 presidential campaign. 2 linear feet, 7 linear inches. 1976-1986.
Material concerning his tenure as Undersecretary of HUD and as Chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board during the Carter administration. 4 linear feet, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Jordan served as director of the 1976 and 1980 Carter/Mondale campaigns and as White House Chief of Staff. This collection generally deals with Jordan’s various activities prior to his White House service. Much of the material focuses on the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign. 4 linear feet, 1970-1976. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
King, Mary E.
Collection contains correspondence, notes, and publications from her tenure as Deputy Director of ACTION during the Carter administration. Also contains material from her work during the 1976 campaign as adviser on women’s issues; and papers from her work as civil rights activist from 1962-1965. 35 linear feet, 1962-2001. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection contains memorandums, notes, schedules, and correspondence relating to Kraft’s high level role in the 1976 presidential campaign, transition team, and later as advisor and appointments secretary to President Carter. 1 linear foot, 3 inches, 1975-1980.
Lairo served as Vice-Chairman of American Overseas for the Carter/Mondale campaign. Material consists of correspondence, campaign literature, photographs, and news clippings. 12 linear feet, 1976.
Linowes, David F.
Linowes chaired the Privacy Study Commission for President Carter. Included are office files, clippings, and publications. 5 linear inches, 1977-1979. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Lipshutz, Robert J.
Lipshutz was an early political supporter of Jimmy Carter who served as Counsel to the President, 1977-1979. From 1979 to the present he has continued to serve as legal adviser to Jimmy Carter. 62 linear feet, 2 linear inches, 1966-2010.
McDonald joined the White House staff in August, 1979, as Assistant to the President with responsibility as White House staff director. This collection consists of correspondence and charts on organizing the presidency. 36 linear feet. 7 linear feet available for research, 1979-1992.
McIntyre, James T.
McIntyre served as Deputy Director and later as Director of the Office of Management and Budget. This collection generally deals with his service in these positions. 27 linear feet, 1976-1981.
This Atlanta supporter of Jimmy Carter worked in the Peanut Brigade and Conservationists for Carter. 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. 10 linear inches, 1972-1980.
Moffett, George D.
Moffett served as Director of Research for the Committee of Americans for the Canal Treaties, a private organization designed to mobilize public support for ratification of the Panama Canal treaties. COACT was formed in October 1977 and disbanded after Congress ratified the treaties in the spring of 1978. In April 1978, Moffett became Staff Assistant to President Carter, and later that year he became an assistant to Hamilton Jordan, providing staff support on such foreign policy issues as the SALT II treaty. 5 linear feet, 1977-1985.
These files are primarily the national security files of Vice President Mondale, which includes material related to foreign visits, national security issues, presidential review memoranda, SALT material, and other subjects. This collection also contains some material from David Aaron, James Johnson, (executive assistant to the VP), and a very small amount of material from Mondale’s Senate files. 119 linear feet, 1977-1981. 7 linear feet, 10 linear inches available for research.
Morefield, Richard H.
Morefield was one of the hostages held in Iran. This collection mainly contains 3-D items, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and video and audio tapes. Also included is a small amount of correspondence, letters, and a diary. 14 linear feet, 1979-1980.
These files were created during Neville’s service as National Director of Conservationists for Carter/Mondale during the 1976 campaign and as coordinator of the Carter Task Force on Energy during the subsequent transition. Most of the material consists of correspondence and reports from environmental activists. 23 linear feet (17 linear feet, 1 linear inch open for research), 1970-1977.
Ode, Robert E.
Ode, a career foreign service employee, was one of the American hostages held in Iran in 1979-1981. This collection consists primarily of correspondence and memorabilia sent to Ode by the general public. 11 linear feet, 1979-1981.
Pastor, Robert A.
This material relates to Pastor’s involvement with President Carter and the Carter Center’s dealings with Nicauraugan issues. 1 linear foot, 1989-1996. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Petkas, Peter J.
Peter Petkas was Director of Project Management for Government Reorganization, 1977-78 and appointed as Director of U.S. Regulatory Council, 1979-1981. Material contains memorandums, correspondence, and reports relating to regulatory reform and government reorganization. 9 linear feet, 1977-1980. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Pope, John and Betty
These manuscripts and three-dimensional objects donated to the museum document the long-term friendship and political support of these southwest Georgia neighbors of the Carters. 6 linear feet, 1972-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Powell served as White House Press Secretary, 1977-1981. This collection also includes material from Powell’s service as press secretary to Governor Jimmy Carter, 1971-1975, and material concerning the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign. 25 linear feet, 5 linear inches, 1971-1981.
Rafshoon, Gerald M.
These files of Gerald Rafshoon Advertising, Incorporated, reflect Rafshoon’s role as media adviser to Jimmy Carter from 1966 through the 1980 election campaign. The material supplements the Staff Office Files of the Assistant for Communications. 198 linear feet (Audiovisual); 3 linear feet, 11 linear inches (Textual), 1970-1980.
Short served as a coordinator for the 1976 Carter/Mondale campaign in North Carolina. This collection documents his activities at the local and state levels in North Carolina during the campaign. 1 linear foot, 4 inches, 1974-1977.
Solomon, Anthony M.
The material relates to his position as a high-ranking policymaker in the Treasury Department as Under Secretary for Monetary Affairs, from January 1977 to February 1980. Topics include international trade, energy, and international monetary matters. 5 linear feet, 3 linear inches, 1977-1980.
Thomas Jr., Kenneth H.
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. 3 linear feet, 1 linear inch, 1730-1988.
vanden Heuvel, William J.
This collection reflects vanden Heuvel’s position as a co-chair of Jimmy Carter’s 1976 presidential campaign in New York. 5 linear inches, 1975-1976.
Wall, James M.
Wall, the editor of the Christian Century, served as the director of the 1976 and 1980 Carter/Mondale campaigns in Illinois. This collection primarily deals with his duties during these campaigns as well as the 1972 McGovern campaign in Illinois. 6 linear feet, 2 linear inches, 1972-1984.
Wallace, Robert Ash
Wallace served as Research Director of the Joint Economic Committee of Congress’s Special Study on Economic Change. Congress established the SSEC to conduct long-range studies of the consequences of the economic, social, political, international, and technological changes that had taken place since the end of World War II. 4 linear feet, 1977-1980.
Watson, Jack H.
Watson served as White House Cabinet Secretary, Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs, and Chief of Staff. This collection includes Watson’s 1976-1977 campaign/transition file. 70 linear feet, 1955-1982. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
Wilson served as an aide to Secretary of the Interior Cecil Andrus. This collection reflects that responsibility. 24 linear feet, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and unavailable for research.
This collection includes material from the 1976 campaign Florida Primary. 6 linear feet, 2 linear inches 1975-1976.
Wolf served as Ambassador to Austria during the Carter Administration. These files include correspondence, speeches, clippings, and photographs documenting his tenure as ambassador. This collection also includes the diary of his wife’s experience’s while in Vienna, Austria. 19 linear feet, 1977-1981. Unprocessed and not available for research.
This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, news conference transcripts, and news summaries. The majority of the memorandums relates to his role as Deputy Press Secretary regarding the reorganization of the press office staff. Since Wurfel also worked for the Carter/Mondale presidential campaign, this series includes some campaign information such as manuals, media feedback correspondence, and various publications. 1 linear foot, 3 linear inches. 1976-1979.