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.



Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations

May 15, 1985 The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations for a term of 2 years:

Tatiana Brandt Copeland is a reappointment. Since 1980 she has been president of Tebec Associates Limited, a consulting firm in the field of national and international taxation, in Wilmington, DE. Previously she was employed with E.I. DuPont de Nemours as manager of the international department (1975 - 1980). She graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles (B.S., 1964) and the University of California at Berkeley (M.B.A., 1966). She is married and resides in Greenville, DE. She was born February 23, 1941, in Dresden, Germany.

Donald E. Petersen will succeed Philip Caldwell. He has been president and chief operating officer of Ford Motor Co. since 1980. He has been a member of the company's board of directors since September 1977. Prior to his present position, he was executive vice president, Ford international automotive operations. He joined Ford Motor Co. in 1949. He graduated from the University of Washington (B.A., 1946) and Stanford University (M.B.A., 1949). He is married and resides in Bloomfield Hills, MI. He was born September 4, 1926, in Pipestone, MN.