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 James Berry Hill as a Member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee

May 30, 1986

The President today announced his intention to appoint James Berry Hill to be a member of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee for a term of 2 years. This is a reappointment.

Since 1968 Mr. Hill has been the president and director of Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., in New York City. Mr. Hill is also a member of the National Antiques and Art Dealers Association of America and at one time served as secretary and director of the association. He also is a consultant to several major American art collections and museums, and he frequently lectures on American art, specifically American impressionism and the art market.

Mr. Hill graduated from Cornell University (A.B., 1967). He is married, has two children, and resides in New York, NY. Mr. Hill was born June 24, 1945, in New York, NY.