Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973
Title: Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973
Collection Number: 6821518
Harper, Edwin Leland, 1941-
Extent: 5 linear inches; 1 box
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Abstract: Dr. Edwin Harper served as a Special Assistant to the President and as Assistant Director of the Domestic Council. The Harper
Special Files include information on revenue sharing and Presidential appearances.
Language of Material: English
Collection is open for research. Some materials may be unavailable based upon categories of materials exempt from public release
established in the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974.
Most government records are in the public domain; however, this series includes commercial materials, such as newspaper clippings,
that may be subject to copyright restrictions. Researchers should contact the copyright holder for information.
Edwin L. Harper Papers, White House Special Files, 1970-1973. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
These materials are in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of Title I of
the Presidential Recordings and Materials Preservation Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-526, 88 Stat. 1695) and implementing regulations.
Scope and Content of Collection
Dr. Edwin L. Harper served as a Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Director of the Domestic Council during the
years 1970 to 1973. Harper's Special Files materials are subject files which deal exclusively with matters related to the
President. Included in these papers are notes from four Cabinet meetings in 1971 and 1972 which deal with revenue sharing,
a plan which Harper helped develop. The subject of revenue sharing is reflected in planning itineraries and background information
for Presidential trips to meet state and local officials. Also included are memoranda listing possible Presidential appearances
for 1972, with descriptions of places to be visited and the concerns of those communities and organizations. Other Harper
materials are included in the White House Central Files Staff Member and Office Files.
The materials are arranged into one series:
SUBJECT FILES: PRESIDENTIAL, 1970-73:
Backgrounder for Western States (Mid. July '71).
President's Domestic Policy Backgrounder.
President - Meetings [1972-73] [1 of 2].
President - Meetings [1972-73] [2 of 2].
Presidential - Schedule Proposals.
Presidential Telephone Calls.
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