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Darrell Trent Papers, White House Central Files, 1969-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Darrell Trent Papers, White House Central Files, 1969-1974
    Dates: 1969-1974
    Collection Number: 6219812
    Creator/Collector: Trent, Darrell Melvin, 1938-
    Extent: 4 linear feet, 5 linear inches; 10 boxes
    Repository: Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
    Abstract: Darrell Trent served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy to Peter Flanigan. He was primarily associated with the Office of Emergency Planning, the Civil Aeronautics Board, the Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Small Business Administration. These files reflect a wide variety of topics: ambassadors, American Revolutionary Bicentennial Commission, aeronautics, and trade.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Some materials may be unavailable based upon categories of materials exempt from public release established in the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974.

    Publication Rights

    Most government records are in the public domain; however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings, that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.

    Preferred Citation

    Darrell Trent Papers, White House Central Files, 1969-1974. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

    Acquisition Information

    These materials are in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of Title I of the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-526, 88 Stat. 1695) and implementing regulations.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This file group documents the activities of Darrell Trent, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy to Peter Flanigan. He was primarily associated with the Office of Emergency Planning, Civil Aeronautics Board, Interstate Commerce Commission, and the Small Business Administration. Trent was born in Missouri in 1939, and grew up in Kansas. He attended Stanford University, and the Wharton School of Business. He earned an M.B.A. at the Columbia Graduate School of Business in 1964. Before participating in Nixon's 1968 campaign, Trent was board chairman of five corporations in the Midwest. He was also Commissioner of the General Services Administration's Property Management and Disposal Service. During the Reagan administration, he served as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Transportation. These files reflect a wide variety of topics: Ambassadors, American Revolutionary Bicentennial Commission, Civil Aeronautics Board, Federal Trade Commission, and a sizable portion of materials relating to personnel matters. Principal correspondents include John Ehrlichman, Peter Flanigan, and Bill Timmons.