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White House Office of Records Management Subject Files: Trade (TA)

File Code Description Research

Boycotts – Embargoes


Buy American Program

TA003 Exports Partial
TA004 Tariffs – Imports Partial
TA004-01 Chemicals and Allied Products, Trade Partial

Coal, Trade

TA004-03 Food and Kindred Products, Trade Partial
TA004-04 Furniture – Fixtures Trade Partial
TA004-05 Instruments and Related Products, Trade Partial
TA004-06 Lumber – Wood – Paper Partial
TA004-07 Machinery, (Motors) Trade Partial
TA004-08 Metal Products Trade Partial
TA004-09 Miscellaneous Manufactures Trade Partial
TA004-10 Ordnance and Accessories Trade Partial

Petroleum (Gas – Oil)

TA004-12 Plastics – Rubber – Tries – Leather Products Partial
TA004-13 Stone – Clay and Glass Products Partial

Textiles – Apparel


Tobacco Trade  (.6 ft.)
A secondary subject category containing memos, correspondence, and reports re: the International Trade Commission investigation of certain tobacco imports; requests for emergency relief re tobacco imports; Japan-U.S. cigarette trade; proposal to eliminate tariffs on certain tropical products e.g. tobacco and cigarettes.


Transportation Equipment Trade (Finished Product)

TA005 Trade Agreements Partial
TA006 Trade Centers – Fairs and Missions Partial

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