The collection includes extensive files on U.S. domestic and international financial and monetary affairs, bank regulation and reform, administration of the Federal Reserve, and related issues. It also includes Dr. Burns' 1969-70 files from the Nixon White House on domestic and economic issues and 1981-85 files from his service as the U.S. Ambassador to West Germany.
264 linear feet (ca. 480,000 pages)
Arthur F. Burns and Helen Burns (accession numbers 83-NLF-007, 86- NLF-028, 87- NLF-037, 88- NLF-031, 94-NLF-018, 98-NLF-018, 00-NLF-004, 02-NLF-052, and 08-NLF-064)
Open. Some items are 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).
Dr. Burns donated to the United States of America his copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections.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: Sandra Raub Mitchell, September 1985 (Revised by: Karen Rohrer, July 1987; William McNitt, August 1994; J.P. Schmidt, 2013-15)
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