Jack F. Matlock, Senior Director, National Security Council: European and Soviet Affairs Directorate (1983-1986)
Digital Library Collection

Portrait of Jack Matlock, 01/07/1986, c32816-5

 

In 1981, President Reagan appointed Matlock to be U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia. Matlock served as ambassador through July 1983. He returned to the United States and served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of European and Soviet Affairs at the National Security Council. In December 1986, Matlock left the NSC to become U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union.

After his retirement from the State Department, Jack Matlock returned to teaching. He has taught at numerous institutions, including Columbia and Princeton. In 2013 he completed his PhD dissertation from Columbia University. As a professor, he has written numerous articles and books on Russian literature and history and United States-Russian relations, including Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador’s Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1995) and Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended (2004)

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Folders:

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Box 1

AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Chron 1980-1982 (1)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Chron 1980-1982 (2)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Telegram Chron 1982 (1)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Telegram Chron 1982 (2)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Chron 1983 (1)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Chron 1983 (2)
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) [and] NSC (National Security Council) Material Chron 1983
AMB (Ambassador Matlock) Telegram Chron 1983
AMB-WP-PCC (Ambassador Matlock-Warsaw Pact-Political Consultative Committee) Meeting 1983 (1)
AMB-WP-PCC (Ambassador Matlock-Warsaw Pact-Political Consultative Committee) Meeting 1983 (2)
Matlock Chron June 1983
Matlock Chron July 1983 (1)
Matlock Chron July 1983 (2)
Matlock Chron August 1983
Matlock Chron September 1983

 

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Box 2

Matlock Chron October 1983 [10/01/1983-10/10/1983]
Matlock Chron October 1983 [10/11/1983-10/24/1983]
Matlock Chron October 1983 [10/25/1983-10/31/1983]
Matlock Chron November 1983 (1)
Matlock Chron November 1983 (2)
Matlock Chron November 1983 (3)
Matlock Chron November 1983 (4)
Matlock Chron December 1983 (1)
Matlock Chron December 1983 (2)

 

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Box 3

Matlock Chron January 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron January 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron January 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron February 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron February 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron March 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron March 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron March 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron March 1984 (4)

 

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Box 4

Matlock Chron April 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron April 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron April 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron April 1984 (4)
Matlock Chron May 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron May 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron May 1984 (3)

 

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Box 5

Matlock Chron June 1984 [06/01/1984-06/07/1984]
Matlock Chron June 1984 [06/08/1984-06/14/1984]
Matlock Chron June 1984 [06/15/1984-06/20/1984]
Matlock Chron June 1984 [06/21/1984-06/25/1984]
Matlock Chron June 1984 [06/26/1984-ND]
Matlock Chron July 1984 [07/01/1984-07/14/1984]
Matlock Chron July 1984 [07/15/1984-7/31/1984]
Matlock Chron August 1984 [08/01/1984-08/10/1984]
Matlock Chron August 1984 [08/11/1984-08/24/1984]
Matlock Chron August 1984 [08/25/1984-08/31/1984]

 

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Box 6

Matlock Chron September 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron September 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron September 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron September 1984 (4)
Matlock Chron September 1984 (5)
Matlock Chron October 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron October 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron November 1984 (1)
Matlock Chron November 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron November 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron December 1984 (1)

 

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Box 7

Matlock Chron December 1984 (2)
Matlock Chron December 1984 (3)
Matlock Chron December 1984 (4)
Matlock Chron December 1984 (5)
"Signals" [October-December 1984] (1)
"Signals" [October-December 1984] (2)
"Signals" [October-December 1984] (3)
1985 Correspondence – Related Material (1)
1985 Correspondence – Related Material (2)
1985 Correspondence – Related Material (3)
1985 Correspondence – Related Material (4)
1985 Correspondence – Related Material (5)
Matlock Chron January 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron January 1985 (2)

 

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Box 8

Matlock Chron January 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron January 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron February 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron February 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron February 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron March 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron March 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron March 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron March 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron April 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron April 1985 (2)

 

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Box 9

Matlock Chron April 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron April 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron April 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron April 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron May 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron May 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron May 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron May 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron May 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron June 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron June 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron June 1985 (3)

 

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Box 10

Matlock Chron June 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (7)
Matlock Chron July 1985 (8)
Matlock Chron August 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron August 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron August 1985 (3)

 

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Box 11

Matlock Chron August 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron August 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron August 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron September 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (2)

 

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Box 12

Matlock Chron October 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (7)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (8)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (9)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (10)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (11)
Matlock Chron October 1985 (12)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (2)

 

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Box 13

Matlock Chron November 1985 (3)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (7)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (8)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (9)
Matlock Chron November 1985 (10)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (1)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (2)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (3)

 

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Box 14

Matlock Chron December 1985 (4)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (5)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (6)
Matlock Chron December 1985 (7)
Matlock Chron January 1986 (1)
Matlock Chron January 1986 (2)
Matlock Chron January 1986 (3)
Matlock Chron February 1986 (1)
Matlock Chron February 1986 (2)
Matlock Chron February 1986 (3)
Matlock Chron February 1986 (4)
Matlock Chron February 1986 (5)

 

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Box 15

Matlock Chron February 1986 (6)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (1)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (2)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (3)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (4)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (5)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (6)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (7)
Matlock Chron March 1986 (8)
Matlock Chron April 1986 (1)
Matlock Chron April 1986 (2)
Matlock Chron April 1986 (3)