Material from this collection encompasses Baroody’s work for Melvin Laird in Congress and at the Defense Department, 1961-73; and for Presidents Nixon and Ford as head of the White House Office of Public Liaison, 1973-77. Republican Party activities, policy positions, and presidential campaigns (especially 1964 and 1976) are also among the topics. See also the Laird Papers and the Baroody Files for closely related material. Material from Baroody’s work as head of the American Enterprise Institute remains wholly unprocessed and closed to research.
200 linear feet (ca. 400,000 pages)
William J. Baroody III (accession number 97-NLF-019)
All series covering Baroody’s government service, 1961-77, can be made available to research with significant advance consultation. Some items may be temporarily restricted under terms of the donor's deed of gift, a copy of which is available on request, or under National Archives and Records Administration general restrictions (36 CFR 1256). The remainder of the collection, dating from 1977-88, is wholly unprocessed and therefore closed to research.
William J. Baroody III donated to the United States of America all copyrights which he has in (a) such of the Materials as are unpublished and (b) in such of William J. Baroody, Jr.’s unpublished writings as may be among any collections of papers received by the United States of America from others and deposited in National Archives collections. The copyrights to materials written by other individuals or organizations are presumed to remain with them. Works prepared by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duties are in the public domain.
Prepared by Meghan Lyon, March 2007; updated by William McNitt, November 2007
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