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Guide to the Public Affairs Office Collection
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Description
The Public Affairs Office Collection in the NASA Ames History Archives comprises news and communications materials, including press releases, circulars, audio-visual media, subject files, and photographs, that were produced and accumulated by Public Affairs Office staff. These records were used to disseminate information about the Center's activities to the public as mandated by the 1958 National Aeronautics and Space Act.
Background
The public affairs function at NASA Ames has operated under a variety of names. The Public Affairs Office (PAO, Code DI, Code DX), or Public Information Office (Code DXI), Media Relations Office (Code DXI), Media Services Office (Code DXI), External Affairs Office (Code DI), or Communication Branch (Code DXC), has always been part of the Office of the Director (Code D, Code ODA) of the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, CA.
Extent
Number of containers: 58

Volume: 23.5 cubic feet 15,892 digital items
Restrictions
Copyright does not apply to United States government records. For non-government material, researcher must contact the original creator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.