Contains correspondence, speeches, interviews, legal files, subject files, photographs, audio and video recordings, clippings,
and notes relating to Allen's work in American politics and government. As a specialist in security and foreign policy, Allen
worked on the Nixon and Reagan campaigns and held posts on the National Security Council under each of them. Topics of note
include: Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Richard Nixon, foreign policy, national security, political campaigns, Iran hostage
crisis, Republican National Committee, libel and media abuses, Korea, and Taiwan.
Boxes 3, 13-18, 36-42, 51-53, 60-61, 77, 85-88, and an audiocassette in Box 105 closed during the lifetime of Richard V. Allen.
The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If
there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.