Notice to General Public and Reagan LIbrary Researchers on Closures


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. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at Please check our website, or  for updates on our operating hours and status.

All public events at the Reagan Library facilities are cancelled until further notice. 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)

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



Appointment of Claudine B. Cox as Alternate United States Representative to the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund

May 3, 1983 The President today announced his intention to appoint Claudine B. Cox to be Alternate Representative of the United States of America on the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund. She would succeed Rita di Martino.

Since 1967 Dr. Cox has been a portfolio manager and financial consultant for several family corporations and trust funds. In 1967 - 1977 she was first a part-time instructor and began teaching full-time in 1975. She was associate professor of economics, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., in 1977 - 1979. She has been a special lecturer in economics at Drury College in Springfield since 1980.

Her other activities have included serving as a member of the executive committee of the Missouri Council on Economic Education, and Missouri representative to the joint council meeting in New York; member of the board of directors of William Woods College; member of the board of directors and past chairman of the State Committee for the National Endowment for the Humanities; and member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Middle America.

She graduated from Drury College (B.A., 1963; M.B.A., 1965) and the University of Missouri (Ph. D., 1974). She is married, has one son, and resides in Springfield, Mo. She was born March 9, 1924, in Kampsville, Ill.