Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Lewis Engman Papers, White House Central Files, 1970-1974
Collection Number: 6174870
Engman, Lewis A., 1936-1995
Extent: 2 linear feet, 7 linear inches; 6 boxes
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Abstract: Lewis Engman served as a Special Assistant to the President in the Office of Consumer Affairs, Assistant Director of the Domestic
Council, and Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. His principle areas of concern were tax policy, housing, school finance,
and trade regulation. The majority of the collection is the Subject File Series which documents Engman’s activities, correspondence,
and involvement in policy issues relating to the Administrative Conference of the U.S., banking, consumerism, housing, and
Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Language of Material: English
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.
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.
Lewis Engman Papers, White House Central Files, 1970-1974. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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
The collection of Lewis Engman documents his activities and responsibilities as a White House Staff Member of the Office of
Consumer Affairs, Assistant Director of the Domestic Council and Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. His principal areas
of concern were tax policy, housing, school finance and trade regulation.
The Engman collection consists of two series, a Subject File Series and a Director's Review Series. The majority of the collection
is the Subject File Series which documents Lewis Engman's activities, correspondence and involvement in policy issues relating
to the Administrative Conference of the U.S., banking, consumerism, housing and the Department of Housing and Urban Development,
and taxation pertaining to school finance. This series is indexed alphabetically. The Director's Review Series is a small
series of budget reports for fiscal years 1973 and 1974 from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Department of
Justice, Department of Commerce, and the Department of Treasury, prepared for the Director's Reviews. This series is indexed
in chronological order.
Other holdings in the Nixon Presidential Materials relating to the subject contents of Lewis Engman's collection include the
White House Subject Files FG 6-15 (Domestic Council), FG 24 (HUD), HS (Housing), TA (Trade), and the Special Files of John
D. Ehrlichman in his capacity as the Executive Director of the Domestic Council on President Nixon's Staff, and Egil Krogh
as Assistant Director of the Domestic Council.