Preliminary Inventory to the William A. Niskanen Papers, 1959-1985

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Preliminary Inventory to the William A. Niskanen Papers, 1959-1985

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
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  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
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© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William A. Niskanen Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1959-1985
Collection number: 81043
Creator: Niskanen, William A., 1933-
Collection Size: 76 manuscript boxes ((31.7 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract:
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, speeches, conference proceedings, minutes, press briefings, statistics, circulars, and printed matter, relating to American government administration and budgeting during the presidential administration of Richard M. Nixon, movements to limit taxation in the United States, and governmental economic policy during the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan.
Language: English.

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[Identification of item], William A. Niskanen Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-
United States. Office of Management and Budget.
Budget--United States.
Public administration--United States.
Taxation--United States.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Politics and government--1969-1974.
Conservatism.
Reagan, Ronald.
Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.)
United States--Politics and government--1981-1989.
United States--Economic policy--1981-1993.
United States--Economic conditions--1945-
Economists.

Biography

American economist; assistant director for evaluation, United States Office of Management and Budget, 1970-1972; member, Council of Economic Advisers, 1981-1985.

Container List

Box 1

Biographical and miscellaneous file, 1961-1973

 

Biographical material

 

Consulting

 

Defense (Department of) memoranda, 1962-1964

 

Pending personal matters

 

Personal correspondence

 

Personal employment

 

1961-1970

Box 2

1970-1973

 

Public Choice Society

 

Correspondence, 1959-1980

 

1959-1964

Box 3

1965-1969

Box 4

1970-1971

Box 5

1972-1973

Box 6

1973-1974

Box 7

1974-1975

Box 8

1975-1976

Box 9

1976-1977

Box 10

1977-1978

Box 11

1979-1980

Box 12

Engagements, 1968-1972

 

1968-1971

Box 13

1971

Box 14

1972

 

U.S. Office of Management and Budget file, 1970-1972

 

Administrative and related services

 

Agency hearing schedules

 

Agriculture

 

American Enterprise Institute

Box 15

Analytic structures

 

Atomic Energy Commission

 

Balance of payments

 

Budget, 1971-1973

 

Budget costs

 

Budget message

 

Budget outlay totals

Box 16

Budget procedures

 

Budget process

 

Budget reform

 

Budget Review Division

 

Budget statistics

 

Civil defense

 

Civil rights

 

Civil service

 

Commerce

 

Computer

 

Congress

 

Congressional action report

Box 17

Consumer affairs

 

Corps of Engineers (of the U.S. Army)

 

Cost estimating

 

Credit programs

 

Cut exercise

 

Defense

 

Defense Economic Analysis Council

Box 18

Defense management

 

Defense profits study

 

Director's meeting

 

Director's status

 

Disaster programs

 

Domestic Council

 

Drugs

 

Economic conditions, 1970-1972

Box 19

Economic Development Administration

 

General

 

Regional development

 

Economic report

 

Education, 1970-1971

 

Educational Program in Systematic Analysis

Box 20

Employment discrimination

 

Energy policy

 

Environment

 

1970-1971

Box 21

1971-1972

 

Evaluation Division (of the Office of Management and Budget)

 

Memoranda

 

Staff meetings

 

Expenditure cuts

 

Expenditure status

 

Export-Import Bank

 

Federal Reports

Box 22

Federal-state relations

 

Feldman, Paul

 

Financial management

 

Fiscal policy

 

Foreign economic development

 

General Accounting Office reports

 

General Services Administration

Box 23

Government activities abroad

 

Government employment

 

Government pay

 

Government pension

 

Government procurement

 

Grant management

 

Health

 

Health, Education and Welfare, Department of

Box 24

Housing

 

General

 

Military families

 

Housing and Urban Development, Department of

 

Income distribution

 

Income maintenance

Box 25

Indemnification study

 

Indians

 

Interest rate

 

Interior, Department of the

 

International

 

International economics

 

Issue letters (Fiscal Year 1973)

 

Issues process

Box 26

Jobs study

 

Joint Economic Committee (of the U.S. Congress)

 

Justice

 

Lead tax

 

Leasing

 

General

 

Automobiles

 

Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970

 

Legislative tracking system

Box 27

Loan programs

 

McKinsey study

 

Management improvement

 

Management information systems

 

Manpower

 

General

 

Military

 

Migrants

 

Minority business enterprise

 

National Aeronautical and Space Administration

 

National growth policy

 

National Institute of Mental Health

Box 28

National Science Foundation

 

Natural resources

 

Niemela

 

North American Rockwell Corporation proposal

 

Office of Economic Opportunity

 

Office of Management and Budget

 

Circulars

 

Draft circular on planning, programming and budgeting

 

Institutional problems

Box 29

Memoranda

 

Press releases

 

Seminars

 

Staff

 

Office of Science and Technology

 

Oil and gas policy

 

Organization and Management Systems Division (of the Office of Management and Budget)

 

Outstanding White House actions

Box 30

Performance measurement systems

 

Planning, programming and budgeting system

 

General

 

1970

Box 31

1971-1972

 

Policy implementation review

 

Pollution

 

Postal Service

Box 32

Potential Evaluation Division staff

 

Presidential technology

 

Private pensions

 

Privatization study

 

Productivity

 

Program Analysis Division (of the Institute for Defense Analyses) publications

Box 33

Program budgeting

 

Program on technology and society

 

Program overview

 

Project Advisory Group (of the Department of the Army)

 

Property management

Box 34

Public affairs schools

 

Public interest lobby study

 

Public investment

 

Public service employment

 

Real property

 

Regional councils

 

Regional development

 

Regulations and Purchasing Review Board

 

Regulatory agencies

 

Reorganization plans

 

Republican activities

 

Research and development

Box 35

Research and development

 

Research Council

 

Revenue-sharing

 

1970

Box 36

1971

 

Review: The Budget's New Clothes

 

Rolling budget system

 

Science

Box 37

Security

 

Social research and development

 

Social security

 

Space

 

Special Analysis S

 

Spring planning review for 1974

 

Spring preview (Fiscal Year 1973)

 

State, Department of

Box 38

State and local government

 

Statistics

 

Taxes

 

Tennis

 

Transportation

 

General

Box 39

General

 

1969-1970

 

Travel

 

Treasury, Department of the

 

U.S. Military Research and Development Management Panel meetings

Box 40

Urban Institute

 

Urban studies

 

User charges

 

Veterans Administration

 

Visitors

 

Vocational education

 

Voluntary action

 

Volunteer military

 

Wage bill subsidy

Box 41

Water Resources Council

 

Weekly briefing reports

Box 42

Weekly briefing reports

 

Weinberger (Caspar) task

 

White House requests

 

Chronological file

 

1970-1971

Box 43

1971-1972

 

Circulars

 

A-11

Box 44

A-25

 

A-34

 

A-44

 

A-46

 

A-76

Box 45

A-76

 

A-94

 

A-95

 

Leasing - Drafts, 1971

 

Tax limitation file, 1973-1980

 

California - Tax Reduction Task Force

Box 46

California - Tax Reduction Task Force

Box 47

Federal government

 

General

 

Correspondence

 

Proposed constitutional amendment

Box 48

Proposed constitutional amendment

 

Michigan

 

General

Box 49

General

 

Ford Motor Company correspondence

Box 50

Headlee, Richard

 

Implementation of Proposal E

Box 51

Various states