Office of Political Affairs, 1981-1982


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Harvey Leroy “Lee” Atwater (1951-1991) worked in the Reagan White House from 1981 to 1983. In October 1983, Atwater and most of the Political Affairs staff left the White House to serve in President Reagan's 1984 re-election campaign organization.

The collection underwent a preliminary arrangement completed by the Reagan Library in 1990. Material within this collection covers work product of Atwater's while he was a member of the Reagan White House staff.

This collection consists of three series: SERIES I: Subject File; SERIES II: State File; and SERIES III: Personnel.


SERIES I: SUBJECT FILE (5.6 l.ft.; OAs 2902-2906)
SERIES II: STATE FILE (5.6 l.ft.; OAs 2906-2907, 8268-8270)
SERIES III: PERSONNEL (7 l.ft.; OAs 2403-2407, 2902)

Last Updated: 08/16/2022 05:45PM

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