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Inventory of the James C. Miller papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement Statement

  • Title: James C. Miller papers
    Date (inclusive): 1971-1989
    Date (bulk): 1981-1989
    Collection Number: 89059
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 177 manuscript boxes (73.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, studies, statistics, clippings, and other printed matter relating to domestic policy in the United States during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan, and especially to policy regarding regulation of commerce, planning and implementation of the federal budget, and administration of federal government agencies.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Miller, James Clifford.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items, computer media, and digital files. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos, films, or digital files during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James C. Miller papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    James C. Miller III is an American economist, former US government official, and Hoover Institution senior fellow. He has held numerous government positions throughout his career, including chairman of the Federal Trade Commission (1981-1985) and director of the Office of Management and Budget (1985-1988). In 1981, Miller was administrator for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and executive director for Vice President George H.W. Bush's Presidential Task Force on Regulatory Relief. Between 1977 and 1981, he was a resident scholar at the Center for the Study of Government Regulation at the American Enterprise Institute, serving as co-director of the center from 1978 to 1981.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The James C. Miller papers consist primarily of speeches and transcripts relating to domestic policy in the United States during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan. Writings, memoranda, correspondence, notes, reports, studies, photographs, and printed matter are also included. The collection spans the years 1971 through 1989, with the bulk of the material covering the period from 1981 to 1988. Subjects include regulation of commerce, planning and implementation of the federal budget, and administration of federal government agencies.

    Arrangement Statement

    Descriptions of contents reflect the majority of items in each box. Please note that not all items or subjects in a container may be listed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States--Politics and government--1981-1989.
    United States--Commerce.
    Trade regulation--United States.
    Budget--United States.
    United States. Federal Trade Commission.
    United States. Office of Management and Budget.
    Reagan, Ronald.