White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Recreation - Sports (RE)

File Code Description Research
Availability
RE

Recreation – Sports (0.4 l.ft.; Box 1)
This primary subject category contains material related to sports; recreational programs; parks; and legislation concerning these activities.

Open
RE001

Baseball – Softball (0.2 l.ft.; Box 2)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding proposals to make baseball an Olympic sport; the exportation of baseball to other countries; and historical anecdotes about baseball.

Open
RE002

Basketball (1 folder; Box 2)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding the National Basketball Association (NBA) champions; NCAA basketball champions, and the possible participation of Soviet Union (Russian) athletes in NCAA college basketball.

Open
RE003

Bathing – Swimming (2 folders; Box 2)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding a presidential message to the U.S. National Swimming Team; requests to promote swimming as a sport and President Reagan’s association with swimming; assistance in blocking a Corpus Christi anti-surfing regulation; John
Collins, 1983 swimming “Coach of the Year;” Presidential declaration of “Pool Safety Summer, 1987;” and a memo regarding bids for pool plumbing for the 1988 White House pool renovation.

Open
RE004

Boating – Yachting (1 folder; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding legislation on boating and yacht races.

Open
RE005

Bowling – Billiards – Pool (1 folder; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contained one case file regarding swimming pool safety. The case file has been transferred to RE003.

Open
RE006

Boxing (1 folder; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding karate demonstrations; sumo wrestling; and boxing.

Open
RE007

Cards – Checkers – Chess (1 folder; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding chess competitions.

Open
RE008

Dancing (1 folder; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding square dancing.

Open
RE009

Egg Rolling (0.3 l.ft.; Box 3)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding the annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House lawn.

Open
RE010

Football (0.2 l.ft.; Box 3-4)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding the Super Bowl; Legal issues confronting the NFL, the annual Army-Navy Football game; gambling on sports; and the participation of active-duty military personnel in the NFL.

Open
RE011

Golf (1 folder; Box 4)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding golf tournaments; golf course; and golf balls.

Open
RE012

Gymnastics (1 folder; Box 4)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding the 1988 NCAA gymnastics champions.

Open
RE013

Hockey (0.1 l.ft.; Box 4)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding the National Hockey League (NHL) All-Star game; U.S. Olympic ice hockey teams; NCAA ice hockey champions; and the NCAA field hockey champions.

Open
RE014

Hunting – Fishing (1 folder; Box 4)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding fishing; game hunting in Montana; and the sport fishing and hunting enhancement fund.

Open
RE015

Olympic Games (1.1 l.ft.; Box 4-7)

Open
RE016 Racing (0.1 l.ft.; Box 7) Open
RE017

Riding (1 folder; Box 7)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding horseback riding; bicycle racing; rodeo and snow skiing.

Open
RE018

Rifle – Pistol Matches (1 folder; Box 7)
This secondary subject category contains material regarding shooting competitions involving rifles and pistols.

Open
RE019 Skating (1 folder; Box 7) Open
RE020

Soccer (0.1 l.ft.; Box 7-8)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to the World Cup; the International Women’s Football tournament; the National Junior College Soccer championships; and the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Open
RE021

Tennis (1 folder; Box 8)
This secondary subject category contains material relating to the Davis Cup tournament; U.S. Scholar-Athlete tennis team; the Federation Cup tournament and the White House tennis tournament.

Open
RE022

Track – Field Meets (1 folder; Box 8)

Open

Research Availability:
Open - all records in the subject category have been processed and are available for research
Partial - some of the records in the subject category have been processed and available for research
None - no records in the subject category have been processed nor made available for research