The White House Office of Records Management (WHORM) Subject File collection consists of action or policy material organized into 60 primary subject categories, by case file number.

For more detail on the WHORM Subject File:

Finding aids for subject categories are found by using the listing of primary subjects below. The status of availability of the material in each category is noted on finding aids. Partially open categories contain individual case files available for research due to Freedom of Information Act requests. For access to these specific case files, you should refer to our topic guides.

SUBJECT (Subject Code)SUBJECT (Subject Code)
Agriculture- (AG)Messages – (ME)
Arts - (AR)National Security/Defense – (ND)
Atomic/Nuclear Energy - (AT)Natural Resources – (NR)
Business/Economics – (BE)Outer Space – (OS)
Civil Aviation – (CA)Parks/Monuments – (PA)
Commodities – (CM)Peace – (PC)
Countries – (CO)Personnel Management – (PE)
Disasters – (DI)Political Affairs – (PL)
Education – (ED)Postal Service – (PO)
Federal Aid – (FA)Presidential Personal – (PP)
Federal Government – (FE)Procurement – (PQ)
Federal Government Organizations – (FG)Public Relations – (PR)
Finance – (FI) Publications – (PU)
Foreign Affairs – (FO)Real Property – (RA)
Gifts – (GI)Recreation/Sports – (RE)
Health – (HE)Religious Matters – (RM)
Highways/Bridges – (HI)Reports/Statistics – (RS)
Holidays – (HO)Safety/Accident Prevention – (SA)
Housing – (HS)Sciences – (SC)
Human Rights – (HU)Social Affairs – (SO)
Immigration/Naturalization – (IM)Speeches – (SP-SP728)
Indian Affairs – (IN)Speeches - (SP729-SP1316)
Insurance – (IS)State Governments – (ST)
International Organizations – (IT)Trade – (TA)
Invitations – (IV)Transportation – (TN)
Judicial/Legal Matters – (JL)Trips – (TR)
Labor Management (Non-Government) – (LA)Utilities – (UT)
Legislation – (LE)Veterans Affairs – (VA)
Local Governments – (LG)Welfare - (WE)
Medals/Awards - (MA) White House Administration - (WH)
Meetings/Conferences – (MC)