Commissions, 1959 - 1976
- 1959 - 1976
Scope and Contents
O'Neill as Speaker had the prerogative of appointing House members to select special, ad hoc, and conference committees. His authority extended to the selection of private citizens to serve as trustees and advisory board members to such institutions as the military academies, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bicentennial Commission, and Regents of the Smithsonian. Recorded here are requests, recommendations, nominations, and official lists of nominees.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research. Selected items are closed due to fragility; a microfilm access copy is available. Audiovisual recordings in this collection have been migrated from source media; digital use copies can only be accessed onsite in the Burns Library Reading Room.
From the Sub-Series: 3.75 Linear Feet (9 containers)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
- From the Collection: O'Neill, Tip (Person)
Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository
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