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Oliver F. Atkins Papers, White House Central Files, 1969-1974
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Oliver “Ollie” F. Atkins was President Nixon’s personal photographer and the chief of the White House Photographic staff (official White House photographer). These files are comprehensive of the Nixon White House years, 1969-1974 and detail the primary mission of the White House Photo Office (keeping a photographic record of Nixon’s presidency). These records also reflect the Photo Office’s involvement with book projects, traveling photo exhibitions, and other functions relating to Nixon’s tenure as president. This file series contains textual documents detailing the day-to-day operations of the Photo Office, a complete copy of the President’s daily schedule, miscellaneous photos and photos and biographical information pertaining to White House staff members, political appointees, and politicians.
11 linear feet, 5 linear inches; 26 boxes
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.
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.