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Edward E. David Papers, White House Central Files, 1969-1974
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Description
Edward E. David served in the Nixon Administration as Science Advisor to the President, Director of the Office of Science and Technology, Chairman of the Federal Council for Science and Technology, and Chairman of the President’s Science Advisory Committee. These files reflect David’s responsibilities in assisting in the reorganization of the Federal government’s scientific complex, the initiation of reciprocal research agreements with several countries, the reestablishment of a technological partnership between the government and private industry, increasing the Federal science budget, and the application of esoteric research techniques to such problems as food production, mass transit, and the conservation of natural resources.
Extent
59 linear feet, 11 linear inches; 137 boxes
Restrictions
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.
Availability
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.