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Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973
    Dates: 1970-1973
    Collection Number: 6821518
    Creator/Collector: Harper, Edwin Leland, 1941-
    Extent: 5 linear inches; 1 box
    Repository: Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
    Abstract: Dr. Edwin Harper served as a Special Assistant to the President and as Assistant Director of the Domestic Council. The Harper Special Files include information on revenue sharing and Presidential appearances.
    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

    Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973. 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

    Dr. Edwin L. Harper served as a Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Director of the Domestic Council during the years 1970 to 1973. Harper's Special Files materials are subject files which deal exclusively with matters related to the President. Included in these papers are notes from four Cabinet meetings in 1971 and 1972 which deal with revenue sharing, a plan which Harper helped develop. The subject of revenue sharing is reflected in planning itineraries and background information for Presidential trips to meet state and local officials. Also included are memoranda listing possible Presidential appearances for 1972, with descriptions of places to be visited and the concerns of those communities and organizations. Other Harper materials are included in the White House Central Files Staff Member and Office Files. The materials are arranged into one series: SUBJECT FILES: PRESIDENTIAL, 1970-73: Box 1: Nixon Achievements. Presidential-Autograph. Backgrounder for Western States (Mid. July '71). President's Domestic Policy Backgrounder. Meetings--w/Cabinet. President - Meetings [1972-73] [1 of 2]. President - Meetings [1972-73] [2 of 2]. Presidential Messages. Presidential - Schedule Proposals. Presidential Telephone Calls.

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