WHCF Subject File - UT: Utilities

According to the White House Central Files manual, this category was used for material on "public utilities in the communications and power (energy) fields. This includes communications by wire or radio, facilities and charges; generating, transmitting and distributing electric power; natural and artificial gas production and distribution."

Intended exceptions were: conservation of natural gas (see NR); hydroelectric projects (see NR); and national security - civil defense (see ND).


UT: Utilities
Executive 4,700 pp. / General 7,200 pp.
Material on energy, research and development, legislation, regulation, production, supply, prices, distribution, and conservation; and occasional items on telecommunications and cable television.

UT 1: Communications and Telecommunications
Executive 200 pp. / General 100 pp.
Material on the technology, planning, development, and regulation of communications systems, including satellites and the Aerosat program, mailgrams, and occasional items on the use of satellites for land surveying and environmental planning.

UT 1-1: Radio and Television
Executive 500 pp. / General 300 pp.
Materials on the radio and television industry, including cable television, CB radios, program quality, interview requests, and equal time restrictions.

UT 1-2: Telegraph - Cables
Executive 50 pp. / General 50 pp.
Material on telegraphs and cables, including regulation of cable television and Amtrak Metroliner Telephone Service.

UT 1-3: Telephone
Executive 100 pp. / General 100 pp.
Material on telephone rates and service, electronic surveillance, and phone messages and interviews.

UT 2: Electricity
Executive 400 pp. / General 250 pp.
Material on the rates, regulation, and facilities of the electrical power industry.

UT 2-1: Public Power
Executive 10 pp. / General 15 pp.
Miscellaneous items on power projects, electric propulsion, public power associations, and unsolicited ideas and views on electricity.

UT 3: Gas
Executive 50 pp. / General 50 pp.
Material on the natural gas industry, including supply, distribution, deregulation, curtailments, conservation of gas and gasoline, safety, Alaska gas, heating, pipelines and taxes.

UT 4: Water Supply
Executive 50 pp. / General 20 pp.
Materials pertaining to water supply, including projects, facilities, shortages, reclamation development, quality, conservation, Safe Drinking Water Act, desalinization, fluoridation, and municipal water systems.

Return to Central Files Subject File Category List * Home Page

Send e-mail to the Gerald R. Ford Library