Celebrating the 19th Amendment/Closure Notices

On August 6, join AmericasTownHall virtual celebration "The 19th at 100!" Presented with All in Together, 19th News, the US National Archives, and presidential libraries, a group of women luminaries, and other leading figures will discuss the past, present, and future of women’s equality. The celebration occurs on August 6, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm PDT, to register for this free online event, please see the invitation at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/19th-amendment-past-present-and-future-tick...


We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external conferences, and facility rentals. Where possible, we will conduct public events and outreach activities online and through virtual meetings. For online education information, please see our educational resources.

Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.



Nominations and Appointments, August 27, 1987

Appointment of Bill Owens as a Member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education

August 27, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint Bill Owens to be a member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education for a term expiring July 27, 1991. He would succeed Harriett M. Wieder.

Since 1983 Mr. Owens has been State representative for the 49th district in Colorado. He is also division director for the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association in Denver, CO, a position he has held since 1981. Mr. Owens is currently chairman of the State Affairs Committee, 1987 - present. From 1977 to 1979, he was associated with the Gates Rubber Co.

Mr. Owens graduated from Austin State University (B.S., 1973) and the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas (M.A., 1975). He was born October 22, 1950, in Fort Worth, TX. Mr. Owens is married, has two children, and resides in Aurora, CO.

Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Foreign Scholarships

August 27, 1987

The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Board of Foreign Scholarships for terms expiring September 22, 1990:

Philip N. Marcus, of Connecticut. He would succeed E. Victor Milione. Since 1985 Mr. Marcus has been a consultant with the Heritage Foundation and a board member for the National Review. Prior to this he was president of the Institute for Educational Affairs in New York, NY, 1979 - 1985. From 1975 to 1979, he was Assistant Director of Research Grants at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mr. Marcus graduated from Michigan State University (B.A., 1965; M.A., 1967; Ph.D., 1969). He served in the United States Navy, 1959 - 1961. Mr. Marcus was born January 1, 1942, in Martin, TN. He is married, has two children, and resides in Fairfield, CT.

Charles W. Dunn, of South Carolina. He would succeed Jeffrey B. Gayner. Since 1972 Mr. Dunn has been a professor and departmental head of political science at Clemson University in South Carolina. Prior to this he was visiting assistant professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL. Mr. Dunn graduated from Illinois State University (B.S., 1962) and Florida State University (M.S., 1963; Ph.D., 1965). He was born October 8, 1940, in Bloomington, IL. Mr. Dunn is married, has four children, and resides in Greenville, SC.