COLLECTION FINDING AID

CONTAINER LIST



GERALD R. FORD CONGRESSIONAL PAPERS, 1949-73

PRINTED MATERIALS SUB-GROUP, 1947-73





CONTAINER LIST

Congressional Publications - General

  • Directories
    Biographical Directory of the American Congress - 1950, 1961 and 1971 editions
    Congressional Directory - 1947-73
    Congressional Pictorial Directory - 1953-71
    Congressional Staff Directory - 1959, 1966 and 1969-72
  • Manuals, Rules, Procedures and Precedents
    Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, Rules and Practice of the House of Representatives - 89th-93rd Congresses
    Rules and Manual of the Senate - 1967-69
    Cannon's Procedures in the House of Representatives
    Hinds' and Cannon's Precedents of the House of Representatives
  • Proceedings and Debates
    Congressional Record, 1949-73
    Congressional Record Remarks of Gerald R. Ford (Only those pages from the publication containing remarks by Ford), 1956-73
    House Journal - 1949-50, 1953-56, 1960-70, 1972
  • Committee Hearings
    School Prayer, 1964
    Foreign Trade and Tariff Proposals, 1968
  • Committee Reports
    State Taxation of Interstate Commerce, 1964
    Social Security Amendments of 1971
    State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972 (volume 2 only)
  • Miscellaneous
    Calendars of the House, 1963/4-1971/2
    Documents Illustrative of the Formation of the Union of the American States, 1927
    The Constitution of the United States: Analysis and Interpretation, 1963
    Extension of the Capitol Project: Report and Recommendations, 1966 (volume IV only)

Public Works

  • Hearings and Reports, 1949-50
  • Report of the Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army, 1948-51 (1949 missing)

Appropriations and Budget

  • Hearings and Reports
    1948-49 Military only
    1951-64 All government agencies - ca. 400 volumes
  • Appropriations, Budget Estimates. Etc., 1949-1972/3
  • Mutual Security Act
    Laws and Reports, 1953-64
    Appropriations, 1954-62
  • Defense Appropriations
    Bills, FY 1952-65
    Defense Department Semiannual and Annual Reports, 1950-62 (missing 1958 volume 2, 1959, and 1960)
  • The Federal Budget in Brief, FY 1952-74
  • Special Analyses - Budget of the United States Government, FY 1967-73 (1968 and 1970 missing)
  • The Budget of the United States Government, FY 1950-74 (Appendices missing for 1969, 1970, 1972 and 1974)

Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration

  • Hearings and Reports, 1958-59 (4 volumes)

Federal Laws and Regulations

  • United States Code, 1964 and 1970 editions and supplements
  • District of Columbia Code, 1961 and 1973 editions and supplements
  • United States Statutes at Large, 1947-1970/1

Other Federal Government Publications

  • Economic Report of the President, 1965-73 (1967 missing)
  • United States Government Organization Manual, 1967/8 and 1972/3 only
  • Commission Reports
    President's Commission on Veterans' Pensions, 1956
    President's Commission on the Investigation of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 1965
    President's Commission on Crime in the District of Columbia, 1966 (Appendix only)
  • President's Commission on School Finance, 1972 Commission on Government Procurement, 1972
    Commission on Bankruptcy Laws of the United States, 1973
  • Miscellaneous
    Agricultural Statistics, 1965, 1967 and 1968
    Congressional District Atlas, 1960, 1964, 1966, 1973
    Congressional District Data Book, 1961 and 1973
    Federal Outlays in Michigan, 1970-72
    Catalog of Federal Education Assistance Programs, 1972
    Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States, 1965
    Minerals Yearbook, 1965 (volume IV only)
    Economic Indicators (Monthly CEA Publication), Nov. 1971-July 1972, missing June 1972
    Code of Federal Regulations, 1973 (volume 6 only – Economic Stabilization)
    U.S. Industrial Outlook, 1968
    A Common Thread of Service: An Historical Guide to HEW, 1972
    Smithsonian Year, 1972
    Notebook containing publications on Medicare implementation, 1966
    Washington Present and Future: A General Summary of the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital and its Environs, 1950
    Housing and Redevelopment: A Portion of the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital and its Envrions, 1950
    The Federal Reserve System: Purposes and Functions, 1963

Michigan Government Publications

  • Michigan Manual (State Government Manual and Directory), 1947-1972 (missing 1955/6)
  • Public and Local Acts, 1954-72 (missing 1962 and 1964)
  • Michigan Compiled Laws, 1970
  • House and Senate Journals, 1971 only
  • Miscellaneous
  • Report of the Attorney General, 1965/6
    Report of the Department of Conservation, 1965/6
    Michigan Library Directory and Statistics, 1973
    A Site Location Proposal to the United States Atomic Energy Commission for the Proposed 200 BEV Accelerator, 1965
    Notebook - Briefing Book: Michigan, 1968

Republican Party Publications

  • Republican Congressional Committee Newsletter, 1966-73 (virtually complete)
  • Miscellaneous - Box 1
    Americans for Constitutional Action Voting Record Analyses, 1965-72 (1)-(3)
    House Republican Conference - 92nd and 93rd Congress Directories
    House Republican Research Committee Vote Analysis, 1973 (1)-(3)
    Inaugural Book, 1973
    Inaugural Program, 1957
    Joint Committee on Republican Principles Report, 1962
    Party Strategy (The Second Income Plan by Louis Kelso)
  • Miscellaneous - Box 2
    Platform, 1964
    Platform, 1968
    Platform, 1972
    Polls/Surveys
    Republican Congressional Committee - History, 1966
    Republican Congressional Committee - 1970 Congressional Vote Statistics (1)-(2)
    Republican Congressional Committee - Voting Record, 1971-73 (1)-(2)
  • Miscellaneous - Box 3
    Republican Coordinating Committee Reports, 1965-68 (1)-(2)
    Republican National Committee - The Art of Winning Elections, 1968
    Republican National Committee - Latest Opinion Trends, 1966
    Republican National Convention Proceedings, 1956
  • Miscellaneous - Box 4
    Republican National Convention Proceedings, 1960
    Republican National Convention Program, 1960
    Republican National Convention Program, 1964
    Republican National Convention Program, 1968
    Republican National Convention Program, 1972
    Republican National Finance Committee - The Republican, Oct. 1970
    Republican Party - History, 1965
    Republican "White Paper" on Vietnam, 1965
    Senate Republican Policy Committee - Where the Votes Are, 1966
    State of the Union: A Republican Appraisal, 1966-68

Directories File

  • City Directories
    Grand Rapids, 1971
    Grand Rapids Suburban, 1973
    Ionia, 1970
  • Fifth District Telephone Directories - Box 1
    Belding - Grand Ledge
  • Fifth District Telephone Directories - Box 2
    Grand Rapids
  • Fifth District Telephone Directories - Box 3
    Hastings - St. Johns
  • Other Directories - Box 1
    Barry County Capitol Hill (1)-(3)
    Clinton County
    Executive Departments - Agriculture
    Executive Departments - Defense
    Executive Departments - General (1)-(2)
    Executive Departments - State
    Executive Departments- Transportation
  • Other Directories - Box 2
    Federal Telecommunications System
    Ionia County
    Kent County (1)-(9)
  • Other Directories - Box 3
    Library of Congress Michigan (1)-(9)
    Non-governmental (1)-(2)
  • Other Directories - Box 4
    Non-governmental (3)-(8)
    Ottawa County (1)-(3)
    Post Office - General (1)-(2)
  • Other Directories - Box 5
    Post Office - General (3)-(4)
    Post Office - Zip Code (1)-(4)

Materials File

The Ford office apparently used this file to store both reference items on issues and multiple copies of pamphlets for distribution. Both types of material; were used in answering mail from constituents.

    Box 1

  • Materials File Directories
  • Abortion
  • Aging (1)-(2)
  • Agriculture (1)-(4)
  • Alcohol (1)-(5)
  • American Creed
  • Box 2

  • Army (1)-(4)
  • Arts/Humanities
  • Banking and Currency (1)-(3)
  • Bicentennial
  • Budget (1)-(2)
  • Capital Punishment
  • Box 3

  • Capitol Page School
  • Capitol - West Front Extension
  • Cemeteries
  • Census (1)-(2)
  • Child Abuse (1)-(2)
  • Civil Rights (1)-(2)
  • Commerce (1)-(3)
  • Communism (1)-(2)
  • Box 4

  • Communism (3)
  • Congress (1)-(2)
  • Conservation (1)-(4)
  • Constitution
  • Consumer Affairs (1)-(3)
  • Box 5

  • Courts
  • Crime (1)-(7)
  • Day Care
  • Box 6

  • Debate Topic - College (1)-(3)
  • Debate Topic - High School (1)-(4)
  • Defense (1)-(3)
  • Box 7

  • Defense (4)
  • Demonstrators (1)-(2)
  • Drugs (1)-(4)
  • Box 8

  • Drugs (5)-(10)
  • Economic (1)-(3)
  • Box 9

  • Education (1)-(7)
  • Education Abroad
  • Education Assistance (1)-(2)
  • Eisenhower, Dwight - Selected Speeches (1)-(2)
  • Box 10

  • Electoral College
  • Energy
  • Environment (1)-(4)
  • Executive Branch
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Firearms
  • Flags
  • Food (1)
  • Box 11

  • Food (2)-(5)
  • Ford, Gerald R. - Impressions of New China
  • Ford, Gerald R. - Republican Congressional Cookbook
  • Ford, Gerald R. - Welcome to Your Nation's Capital
  • Ford, Gerald R. - You Can Go to College
  • Foreign Affairs (1)-(3)
  • Genealogy
  • Government, Federal
  • Health (1)-(2)
  • Box 12

  • Health (3)-(12)
  • Highways (1)-(3)
  • Box 13

  • Highways (4)
  • Housing (1)-(3)
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Impeachment
  • Indians (1)-(7)
  • Box 14

  • Insurance (1)-(4)
  • Interior
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Labor (1)-(4)
  • Law Enforcement (1)-(2)
  • Liberty Lobby
  • Box 15

  • Libraries
  • Maps - United States
  • Medical
  • Mercy Killings
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Navy (1)-(2)
  • Negro
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Obscenity
  • Oceanography
  • Pages
  • Patents (1)-(2)
  • Peace Corps
  • Pearl Harbor; 1941
  • Box 16

  • Pensions
  • Pentagon
  • Photographs
  • Population
  • Positions - Announcement Description (1)-(3)
  • Positions - Announcements (Current)
  • Positions – Foreign Service (1)-(2)
  • Positions – Forms
  • Positions – Information (1)-(2)
  • Box 17

  • Positions - Information (3)-(5)
  • Positions - Michigan
  • Positions - Miscellaneous
  • Positions - Overseas
  • Positions - Summer
  • Postal Service (1)-(3)
  • Presidential (1)-(4)
  • Box 18

  • Printing and Engraving
  • Procurement
  • Public Works
  • Recreation
  • Republican
  • School Prayer
  • Selective Service (1)-(2)
  • Senior Citizens
  • Sleeping Bear
  • Small Business
  • Smithsonian
  • Social Security
  • Box 19

  • Space (1)-(2)
  • State Department
  • Supreme Court (1)-(3)
  • Surplus Sales
  • Tax Forms - Michigan
  • Tax Forms - Other States
  • Tax Forms - U.S.
  • Tax Gudies (1)-(2)
  • Taxes (1)-( 2 )
  • Box 20

  • Taxes ( 3)-( 5 )
  • Trade and Tariff (1)-(4)
  • Transportation
  • Travel
  • Treasury - Money - History and Facts
  • Treaties (1)
  • Box 21

  • Treaties (2)-(3)
  • Unidentified Flying Objects United Nations
  • Urban Affairs
  • Veterans Affairs (1)-(2)
  • Vietnam
  • VISTA
  • Voting (1)-(4)
  • Water (1)
  • Box 22

  • Water (2)-(3)
  • Weather
  • Welfare (1)-(5)
  • White House and White House Fellows
  • Women's Lib
  • Materials File - Geographical (U.S.)

    Box 23

  • United States - Facts
  • United States - General (1)-(3)
  • United States - National Parks
  • Alabama - California
  • Box 24

  • California - Hawaii
  • Box 25

  • Idaho - Maryland
  • Box 26

  • Massachusetts - North Carolina (no Michigan file)
  • Box 27

  • North Carolina - Pennsylvania
  • Box 28

  • Puerto Rico - Wyoming (no files for Rhode Island, South Carolina and South Dakota)
  • Materials File - Geographical (Foreign)

    Box 29

  • Afghanistan - Central America
  • Box 30

  • Ceylon - Germany
  • Box 31

  • Germany - Luxembourg
  • Box 32

  • Malaysia - Tibet
  • Box 33

  • Tunisia - Yugoslavia

Miscellaneous Publications

  • Who's Who in American Politics, 1967/8
  • Hotel and Motel Red Book, 1968
  • Financing the 1964 Election
  • The Job of the Congressman (inscribed to GRF by Mo Udall)
  • Metcalf of Montana, 1965
  • Presidential Transitions, 1960
  • The News of Detroit, 1973 (re the Detroit News)
  • United Nations P.O.W.'s in Korea, 1953
  • Europe in the World of Tomorrow, 1968
  • The City of New York Official Directory, 1968
  • Second Declaration of Atlantic Unity, 1964
  • The Fearful Master: A Second Look at the United Nations, 1964
  • Campaign Speeches in Search of a Candidate, 1961
  • New Directions for American Foreign Policy, 1968
  • Annual Report of the American Historical Association, 1971
  • Peace or Peaceful Coexistence, 1966
  • Analysis and Record of the 1953 Congressional Hearings on Proposed Amendments to the Taft-Hartley Act
  • Proceedings of the National Security Industrial Association R&D Symposium, 1963
  • An America to Love, 1972
  • George Washington Crossed Here, 1966
  • Basic American Ideals, 1967
  • Abstract of Proceedings of the Supreme Council (33rd Degree Masons), 1967
  • Holy Bible
  • The Living Bible
  • The Compact Bible
  • The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures
  • Good News for Modern Man
  • The Living New Testament Paraphrased
  • The Heritage, 1971 (Yearbook of Covenant Christian High School)
  • Saga, 1971 (Yearbook of Grand Rapids Creston High School)
  • The Totem Pole, 1972 (Yearbook of Indian Trails Camp)
  • The Monument, 1969 (Yearbook of Hiram Scott College)
  • Toward a Meaningful Bicentennial, 1969 (Philadelphia 1976 Bicentennial Corporation)
  • Beyond the Difference, 1970 (New Detroit, Inc.)
  • Community Renewal: A Program for Progress, 1965 (Grand Rapids)
  • Two Reports on the Ljublana-Grand Rapids Comparative Research Project