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.



Nomination of Raymond C. Ewing To Be United States Ambassador to Cyprus

August 12, 1981

The President today announced his intention to nominate Raymond C. Ewing, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus. He would succeed Galen L. Stone.

In 1957 Mr. Ewing entered the Foreign Service as staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs. In 1959-62 he was staff aide in Tokyo and political officer in Vienna (International Atomic Energy Agency) in 1962-64. He was on detail to the International Communication Agency as executive assistant in Lahore in 1964-65. He was international economist of the Trade Division in the Department in 1966-69. In 1969-70 he attended advanced economic studies at Harvard University. He was financial economist in Rome (1970-73) and counselor for economic and commercial affairs in Bern (1973-75). In the Department he was special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1975-76) and Deputy Director, then Director, of the Office of Southern European Affairs (1976-79). In 1979-80 he attended the Executive Seminar in National and International Affairs at the Foreign Service Institute. Since 1980 he has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs.

Mr. Ewing graduated from Occidental College (B.A., 1957) and Harvard University (M.P.A., 1970). He is married, has three children, and resides in Annandale, Va. He was born September 7, 1936, in Cleveland, Ohio.