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Guide to the Public Affairs Office Records, 1940-2003
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Description
The Public Affairs Office Records collection in the NASA Ames History Office comprises news materials, subject files, and photographs produced and accumulated by Public Affairs Office staff. These records were used in fulfillment of the Center's mandate, under the 1958 National Aeronautics and Space Act, to disseminate information about its activities to the public.
Background
The public affairs function at NASA Ames has operated under a variety of names. The Public Affairs Office (PAO, Code DI, Code DX), or Public Information Office (Code DXI), Media Relations Office (Code DXI), Media Services Office (Code DXI), External Affairs Office (Code DI), or Communication Branch (Code DXC), has always been part of the Office of the Director (Code D, Code ODA) of the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, CA.
Extent
Number of containers: 58

Volume: 23.5 cubic feet
Restrictions
Copyright does not apply to United States government records. For non-government material, researcher must contact the original creator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.