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Burton Hoffman Papers, 1952-1986

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Series 1. Special Assistant to the House Majority Whip
Box 1-15, Folder 1-169
The Special Assistant to the Majority Whip series consists of records kept by Hoffman in his position as Special Assistant to John Brademas, the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, during the 94th, 95th, and 96th Congressional sessions. Subjects covered in the records include legislation, committee work, administrative matters, political issues, and internal issues concerning the House. The 95th Congressional session records contain material on press coverage of the House and press relations.

The series contains memoranda, press clippings, correspondence, reports, press releases, speech transcripts, notes, schedules, briefing materials, photographs, and one audiocassette. See series VII, Subject Files, for records relating to Hoffman's time in Congress working as Press Secretary to Senator Carl Levin (1981-83) and Representative Henry Waxman (1983-85). See also Senator Claiborne Pell Papers, MsG#71, Education Subcommittee files, for more on Representative John Brademas.

Folders in the series are arranged alphabetically by subject within each Congressional session.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 (94th Congress) Administrative memos, receipts
1975-1977
Box 1, Folder 2 (94th Congress) American Press Institute: Correspondence
1976
Box 1, Folder 3 (94th Congress) Balutis, Alan P.: Congress study, related correspondence
1976
Box 1, Folder 4 (94th Congress) Bicentennial Vendor Licensing: Press Clippings
1976 Apr-1976 May
Box 1, Folder 5 (94th Congress) Brademas, John: Statements and Press Releases
1975 Nov-1976 Oct
Box 1, Folder 6 (94th Congress) Budget Resolution: Fiscal 1977, memoranda
1976
Box 1, Folder 7 (94th Congress) Campaign Brochures
1976
Box 1, Folder 8 (94th Congress) Campaign letters and memos
1976
Box 1, Folder 9 (94th Congress) Carter, Jimmy: memoranda on campaign
1976
Box 1, Folder 10 (94th Congress) Congress: News Clippings, General
1975-1976
Box 1, Folder 11 (94th Congress) Congress: Statistics and Reports
1975-1976
Box 1, Folder 12 (94th Congress) Congressional Program for 1976: memo
1976
Box 1, Folder 13 (94th Congress) Constituent Mail
1976
Box 1, Folder 14 (94th Congress) Correspondence
1975-1976
Box 1, Folder 15 (94th Congress) Democratic National Committee: Memos and letters
1975-1976
Box 2, Folder 16 (94th Congress) Easter Recess Statements
1976
Box 2, Folder 17 (94th Congress) Economy: Reports and Press Clippings
1975-1977
Box 2, Folder 18 (94th Congress) Editorials: Budget and State of the Union
1976
Box 2, Folder 19 (94th Congress) Editorials
1976 Mar
Box 2, Folder 20 (94th Congress) Election Law
1976
Box 2, Folder 21 (94th Congress) "First Weeks…": House Manual
1976 Nov
Box 2, Folder 22 (94th Congress) Hays, Wayne L.: Scandal news clippings
1975 May-1976 Oct
Box 2, Folder 23 (94th Congress) House Accounts System Reforms: Press Release
1976 Jun 22
Box 2, Folder 24 (94th Congress) House Administrative Services Study: Press Release
1976 Jun 21
Box 2, Folder 25 (94th Congress) House Democrats: Class of 1974, letters, names
1975-1976
Box 2, Folder 26 (94th Congress) House Democrats: Class of 1976, profiles
1976
Box 3, Folder 27 (94th Congress) House: Record of Accomplishments, First Session
1975
Box 3, Folder 28 (94th Congress) House Reforms: Commission on Administrative Review, reports and press clippings
1974-1977
Box 3, Folder 29 (94th Congress) Internal Memos: Received
1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 30 (94th Congress) Internal Memos: Sent
1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 31 (94th Congress) Various Issues: Memoranda and Press Statements
1975-1977
Box 3, Folder 32 (94th Congress) Leadership Changes, press clippings
1976
Box 3, Folder 33 (94th Congress) Local Public Works Capital Investment Act: memo
1976
Box 3, Folder 34 (94th Congress) Media: General Issues, memoranda and letters
1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 35 (94th Congress) Medicare Proposal: Memoranda
1976
Box 3, Folder 36 (94th Congress) Muskie, Edmund: State of the Union
1976 Jan
Box 3, Folder 37 (94th Congress) New Members: Orientation, letters and schedules
1976
Box 3, Folder 38 (94th Congress) New Members: Orientation Background Information, 92nd + 93rd Congresses
1972-1976
Box 3, Folder 39 (94th Congress) New Members: Orientation Program
1976
Box 4, Folder 40 (94th Congress) New York City financial crisis: fact sheet
1975
Box 4, Folder 41 (94th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P., Jr. press clippings
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 42 (94th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Statement on Adjournment of 94th Congress
1976 Oct 01
Box 4, Folder 43 (94th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Statement on Ford Campaign Speech
1976 Sep 16
Box 4, Folder 44 (94th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Statement on Ford Presidency, memoranda, press clippings
1976 Aug 7
Box 4, Folder 45 (94th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Statement on Ford's First Presidential Anniversary
1976 Aug 7
Box 4, Folder 46 (94th Congress) Political Information: Reports and Press Clippings
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 47 (94th Congress) Polls: Reports and press clippings
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 48 (94th Congress) Press Conferences
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 49 (94th Congress) Press Coverage: Correspondence
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 50 (94th Congress) References: Sent
1976
Box 4, Folder 51 (94th Congress) Resumes: Received
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 52 (94th Congress) Scandals, Personal news clippings
1976
Box 4, Folder 53 (94th Congress) Second Budget Resolution: Statements
1979 Sep 08
Box 4, Folder 54 (94th Congress) Second Budget Resolution: Statements by Albert, Carl and O'Neill, Thomas P.
1976 Sep
Box 4, Folder 55 (94th Congress) Speaker's Report to the Nation: memoranda
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 56 (94th Congress) Speeches: Brademas, John and Albert, Carl
1976
Box 4, Folder 57 (94th Congress) Statement on Veto of Labor-HEW Bill: Albert, Brademas, O'Neill
1976
Box 4, Folder 58 (94th Congress) Statements and Drafts: Brademas, John and O'Neill, Thomas P.
1975-1976
Box 4, Folder 59 (94th Congress) Task Force on Information: Issues, memoranda
1975-1976
Box 5, Folder 60 (94th Congress) Task Force on Information: Organization, reports and memoranda
1975-1976
Box 5, Folder 61 (94th Congress) Tax Cut Proposal: memo
1975
Box 5, Folder 62 (94th Congress) Televising the House: Reports
1976
Box 5, Folder 63 (94th Congress) Television Issues: memoranda and reports
1975-1976
Box 5, Folder 64 (94th Congress) Vetoes: reports, memoranda
1975-1976
Box 5, Folder 65 (95th Congress) Brademas, John: Personal, press clippings
1977-1978
Box 5, Folder 66 (95th Congress) Brademas, John: Speech to American Newspaper Publishers Association
1978
Box 5, Folder 67 (95th Congress) Brademas, John: Speeches
1977-1978
Box 5, Folder 68 (95th Congress) Brademas, John: Statements and Speeches
1977-1978
Box 5, Folder 69 (95th Congress) Caddell, Patrick N.: Working Paper on Political Strategy
1976
Box 6, Folder 70 (95th Congress) Carter Administration: Memoranda
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 71 (95th Congress) Congress and Carter: Press clippings
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 72 (95th Congress) Congress: News Clips, general
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 73 (95th Congress) Congress: Statistics and Reports
1976-1978
Box 6, Folder 74 (95th Congress) Copyright Law Changes
1976-1977
Box 6, Folder 75 (95th Congress) Correspondence
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 76 (95th Congress) Correspondence: Press Related
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 77 (95th Congress) Democratic Campaign Committee: memoranda
1977
Box 6, Folder 78 (95th Congress) Democratic Steering and Policy Committee: notes and memoranda
1976-1978
Box 6, Folder 79 (95th Congress) Election Law
1977-1978
Box 6, Folder 80 (95th Congress) House Reforms: Commission on Administrative Review
1976-1977
Box 7, Folder 81 (95th Congress) Internal memos: sent
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 82 (95th Congress) International Relations
1978
Box 7, Folder 83 (95th Congress) Media: ABC Network
1976-1978
Box 7, Folder 84 (95th Congress) Media: American Press Institute
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 85 (95th Congress) Media: Associated Press, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 86 (95th Congress) Media: Cable Television
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 87 (95th Congress) Media: CBS Network
1976-1977
Box 7, Folder 88 (95th Congress) Media: Chicago Tribune
1978
Box 7, Folder 89 (95th Congress) Media: General, Press clippings, and Reports
1976-1978
Box 7, Folder 90 (95th Congress) Media: Individual Reporters, correspondence and news clippings
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 91 (95th Congress) Media: Los Angeles Times, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 92 (95th Congress) Media: Miami Herald, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 93 (95th Congress) Media: National News Council
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 94 (95th Congress) Media: NBC Network
1976-1977
Box 7, Folder 95 (95th Congress) Media: New York Times, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 96 (95th Congress) Media: Newspapers, general
1976-1978
Box 7, Folder 97 (95th Congress) Media: Periodicals, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 7, Folder 98 (95th Congress) Media: Television, general
1974-1978
Box 7, Folder 99 (95th Congress) Media: Televising the House, 1st session
1977
Box 7, Folder 100 (95th Congress) Media: Televising the House, 2nd session
1978
Box 8, Folder 101 (95th Congress) Media: "Television Trends- 1977," study
1977
Box 8, Folder 102 (95th Congress) Media: Udall Newspaper Legislation
1977-1978
Box 8, Folder 103 (95th Congress) Media: Wall Street Journal, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 8, Folder 104 (95th Congress) Media: Washington Post, correspondence
1976-1978
Box 8, Folder 105 (95th Congress) Media: Washington Star, correspondence
1977-1978
Box 8, Folder 106 (95th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Memoranda and Correspondence
1976-1978
Box 8, Folder 107 (95th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Press Clippings
1974-1978
Box 8, Folder 108 (95th Congress) Political Information: Reports and Press Clippings
1976-1978
Box 8, Folder 109 (95th Congress) Politics, National: Reports and Press Clippings
1976-1978
Box 8, Folder 110 (95th Congress) Polls: Reports and Press Clippings
1976-1978
Box 9, Folder 111 (95th Congress) Press: memoranda
1976-1978
Box 9, Folder 112 (95th Congress) Reports on Election Statistics: 1942-1962
1942-1962
Box 9, Folder 113 (95th Congress) Reports on Election Statistics: 1964-1978
1964-1978
Box 9, Folder 114 (95th Congress) Whip Operations: Memoranda
1977-1978
Box 9, Folder 115 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1977 Jan-1977 May
Box 9, Folder 116 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1977 Jan-1977 May
Box 9, Folder 117 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1977 Jun-1977 Dec
Box 10, Folder 118 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1977 Jun-1977 Dec
Box 10, Folder 119 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1978
Box 10, Folder 120 (95th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes (X-ref: Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absensce of Power," correspondence, 1980)
1978
Box 10, Folder 121 (95th Congress) Wright, Jim
1977-1978
Box 10, Folder 122 (96th Congress) Brademas John: Campaign, 1980
1980-1982
Box 10, Folder 123 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Congressional Tributes
1980
Box 10, Folder 124 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Personal, press clippings
1954-1980
Box 10, Folder 125 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Personal, press clippings
1980
Box 11, Folder 126 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Photographs
1970s
Box 11, Folder 127 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, general, with index
1976-1980
Box 11, Folder 128 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, Arts
1979-1980
Box 11, Folder 129 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, Congress
1966-1980
Box 11, Folder 130 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, Education
1980-1981
Box 11, Folder 131 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, International Affairs
1978-1980
Box 11, Folder 132 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, libraries
1979-1980
Box 11, Folder 133 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, Media
1977-1980
Box 11, Folder 134 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Selected Speeches, Politics
1979-1980
Box 11, Folder 135 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Speeches
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 136 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Speeches and Statements
1978-1980
Box 12, Folder 137 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Speeches and Statements
1980
Box 12, Folder 138 (96th Congress) Brademas, John: Voice of America Interview, audiocassette
1979 Jun 25
Box 12, Folder 139 (96th Congress) Campaign Financing: Press clippings and memos
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 140 (96th Congress) Congress: News Clippings, general
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 141 (96th Congress) Congress: Organizing
1978-1979
Box 12, Folder 142 (96th Congress) Correspondence
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 143 (96th Congress) Correspondence: Press Related
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 144 (96th Congress) Defense: SALT
1979-1980
Box 12, Folder 145 (96th Congress) Democratic Platform: Statements and Press
1980
Box 13, Folder 146 (96th Congress) Ethics: House, report and news clippings
1971-1979
Box 13, Folder 147 (96th Congress) Energy Policy: Statements and Press Clippings
1979-1980
Box 13, Folder 148 (96th Congress) Hoffman, Burt: Personal
1978-1980
Box 13, Folder 149 (96th Congress) Internal Memos: Sent
1978-1980
Box 13, Folder 150 (96th Congress) International Relations: Reports and Press
1978-1980
Box 13, Folder 151 (96th Congress) Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absence of Power," book reviews
1980
Box 13, Folder 152 (96th Congress) Johnson, Haynes: "In the Absence of Power," correspondence (X-ref: White House Leadership Meetings: Notes, 1977-1978)
1980
Box 13, Folder 153 (96th Congress) Media: General Issues
1978-1980
Box 13, Folder 154 (96th Congress) Media: Individual Reporters, correspondence
1979/1980
Box 13, Folder 155 (96th Congress) Media: Newspapers, general
1979-1980
Box 13, Folder 156 (96th Congress) Media: Televising the House
1979-1981
Box 14, Folder 157 (96th Congress) Media: Television, general
1979-1980
Box 14, Folder 158 (96th Congress) Oil Profits: News Clips and Reports
1980
Box 14, Folder 159 (96th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Memoranda
1979-1980
Box 14, Folder 160 (96th Congress) O'Neill, Thomas P.: Press Clippings
1979-1980
Box 14, Folder 161 (96th Congress) Orientation: New Democratic Members
1978
Box 14, Folder 162 (96th Congress) Polls: Reports and Press Clippings
1978-1980
Box 14, Folder 163 (96th Congress) Political Information: Memoranda and Press Clippings
1979-1980
Box 14, Folder 164 (96th Congress) Politics, National: Press Clippings and reports
1976-1980
Box 14, Folder 165 (96th Congress) Republican Platform
1980
Box 14, Folder 166 (96th Congress) Separation of Powers: Press Clippings
1980
Box 15, Folder 167 (96th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes
1979 Jan-1979 Jun
Box 15, Folder 168 (96th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes
1979 Jun-1979 Sep
Box 15, Folder 169 (96th Congress) White House Leadership Meetings: Notes
1979-1980

Series 2. U.S.-Soviet Legislative Exchange Trips
Box 16-20, Folder 1-37
The U.S.-Soviet Legislative Exchange Trips series consists of records relating to a series of exchange trips between members of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R. The records concern four separate trips in 1978 and 1979: two Supreme Soviet visits to the United States, and two Congressional delegations to the Soviet Union. The majority of records relate to the U.S. House of Representatives delegation to the Soviet Union in April 1979, of which Hoffman was a member. Subjects covered in the series include a number of issues discussed during the exchanges, particularly human rights issues and Soviet treatment of dissidents and refuseniks.

The series consists of briefing materials, reports, press clippings, travel brochures, postcards, correspondence, memoranda, invitations, receipts, and photographs.

The series is arranged chronologically by the date of each trip.

Container Description Date
Box 16, Folder 1 Human Rights: Background, Reports and Correspondence
1977-1979
Box 16, Folder 2 "Briefing Book on U.S.-Soviet Relations"
1978 Jan
Box 16, Folder 3 "Briefing Book on U.S.-Soviet Relations"
1978 Jan
Box 16, Folder 4 "Briefing Book on U.S.-Soviet Relations"
1978 Jan
Box 16, Folder 5 Press Clippings: U.S.-Soviet relations
1978-1981
Box 16, Folder 6 Supreme Soviet Visit to U.S.: Jan 22-Feb 2, 1978
1977
Box 17, Folder 7 Supreme Soviet Visit to U.S.: Jan 22-Feb 2, 1978
1978
Box 17, Folder 8 "U.S.S.R and the Sources…": Kennan Institute Occassional Paper
1978
Box 17, Folder 9 Ribicoff-Bellmon Delegation: Nov 1978, Draft Report
1978
Box 17, Folder 10 Human Rights: Ogurtsov, Igor, petition
1978
Box 17, Folder 11 April 1979 Trip: Planning, correspondence and memos
1978-1979
Box 17, Folder 12 Human Rights: Refuseniks, background
1978-1980
Box 17, Folder 13 April 1979 Trip: Briefing documents
1979
Box 18, Folder 14 April 1979 Trip: Briefing documents
1979
Box 18, Folder 15 April 1979 Trip: Briefing documents
1979
Box 18, Folder 16 April 1979 Trip: "U.S. House… Delegation…," briefing documents
1979
Box 18, Folder 17 April 1979 Trip: Georgia
1979 Apr 13-1979 Apr 16
Box 18, Folder 18 April 1979 Trip: Leningrad
1979 Apr 16-1979 Apr 18
Box 19, Folder 19 April 1979 Trip: Moscow
1979 Apr 18-1979 Apr 22
Box 19, Folder 20 April 1979 Trip: Refusenik Meetings
1979
Box 19, Folder 21 April 1979 Trip: Press Coverage
1979 Mar-1979 Apr
Box 19, Folder 22 April 1979 Trip: Soviet Press Coverage
1979 Apr
Box 19, Folder 23 April 1979 Trip: Soviet Press Coverage
1979 Apr-1979 May
Box 19, Folder 24 April 1979 Trip: Thank You Letters
1979
Box 19, Folder 25 April 1979 Trip: Receipts
1979 Apr-1979 Jul
Box 19, Folder 26 Future Exchanges: Correspondence and memoranda
1979 Mar-1979 Sep
Box 19, Folder 27 Human Rights: General, memoranda and correspondence
1979
Box 19, Folder 28 Human Rights: Soviet Jewish Refuseniks, lists
1979
Box 19, Folder 29 Supreme Soviet Visit to U.S.: Nov 13-25, 1979
1979
Box 19, Folder 30 April 1979 Trip: Final Report to Speaker and Notes
1979
Box 20, Folder 31 April 1979 Trip: Final Report to Speaker and Notes
1979-1980
Box 20, Folder 32 April 1979 Trip: Notes and Correspondence
1979-1980
Box 20, Folder 33 April 1979 Trip: Post-trip correspondence and memoranda
1979 Mar-1980 Jun
Box 20, Folder 34 U.S.-Soviet Issues: Olympic Boycott and Afghanistan
1979/1980
Box 20, Folder 35 Human Rights: General, press clippings
1979-1980
Box 20, Folder 36 Human Rights: Kalendrov, Boris
1979-1980
Box 20, Folder 37 "Let My People Go": Draft Table of Contents, in Russian
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Series 3. Shriver Campaign 1972
Box 21-23, Folder 1-23
The Shriver Campaign 1972 series consists of records from Hoffman’s position as the Press Secretary to R. Sargent Shriver in his campaign as the Vice-Presidential running mate of George McGovern in the 1972 Presidential campaign. The series also contains a small amount of material from Shriver’s campaign for the Governorship of Maryland in 1970, as well as some material relating to Shriver from after the 1972 election.

The series contains travel and event schedules, staff lists, speech transcripts and drafts, statements, press releases, memoranda, news clippings, briefing materials, correspondence, and notes.

The series is arranged chronologically, with many folders representing a single week of campaign scheduling and planning documents.

Container Description Date
Box 21, Folder 1 Shriver for Governor of Maryland: Memoranda
1970
Box 21, Folder 2 Statements and Schedules
1972 Jul-1972 Oct
Box 21, Folder 3 Staff and Lists
1972 Aug-1972 Dec
Box 21, Folder 4 August 27- September 2, 1972
1972 Aug 27/1972 Sep 02
Box 21, Folder 5 September 3-9, 1972
1972 Sep 3-1972 Sep 9
Box 21, Folder 6 September 10-16, 1972
1972 Sep 10-1972 Sep 16
Box 21, Folder 7 September 17-23, 1972
1972 Sep 17-1972 Sep 23
Box 21, Folder 8 September 24-30, 1972
1972 Sep 24-1972 Sep 30
Box 22, Folder 9 October 1-7, 1972
1972 Oct 1-1972 Oct 7
Box 22, Folder 10 October 8-14, 1972
1972 Oct 8-1972 Oct 14
Box 22, Folder 11 Quack Call
1972 Oct 13-1972 Oct 25
Box 22, Folder 12 October 15-21, 1972
1972 Oct 15-1972 Oct 21
Box 22, Folder 13 Schedules and Briefing Materials
1972 Oct 15-1972 Oct 18
Box 22, Folder 14 Schedules and Briefing Materials
1972 Oct 18/1972 Oct 20
Box 22, Folder 15 October 22-28, 1972
1972 Oct 22-1972 Oct 28
Box 22, Folder 16 October 29- November 4, 1972
1972 Oct 29-1972 Nov 4
Box 23, Folder 17 Notes and Speech Drafts
1972?
Box 23, Folder 18 Newspapers: Post-election Coverage (See Oversize: Box 33 )
1972 Nov 09
Box 23, Folder 19 Newspapers: Post-Election Coverage, Evening Star, Evening Sun, News American (See Oversize: Box 33 )
1972 Nov 08
Box 23, Folder 20 Newspapers: Post-Election Coverage, New York Times, Washington Post (See Oversize: Box 33 )
1972 Nov 08
Box 23, Folder 21 "Sarge… How It Really Was," LP 33 1/3 (See Oversize: Box 33 )
1973
Box 23, Folder 22 "Sarge… How It Really Was": Recorded In-House, CD, liner notes
2005 Aug
Box 23, Folder 23 Post-election: Letters and Press clippings
1972 Nov-1975 May

Series 4. Korean Bribery Scandal
Box 24, Folder 1-10
The Korean Bribery Scandal series contains records relating to allegations of bribery of members of Congress by a Korean intelligence agent, and the subsequent Justice Department and Congressional investigations into the matter. A substantial portion of the records deal with campaign contributions to Representative John Brademas’ Congressional campaign given by Tong Sun Park, the Korean businessman indicted by the Justice Department.

The records consist of press clippings, memoranda, correspondence, Congressional reports, photocopies of Tong Sun Park’s 1977 indictment, notes, and cassette tapes of Congressional hearings into the scandal.

The series is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 24, Folder 1 News Clippings
1973-1976
Box 24, Folder 2 Brademas, John: News Clippings and Memoranda
1976
Box 24, Folder 3 Brademas, John: Memoranda and Correspondence
1976-1978
Box 24, Folder 4 News Clippings
1976/1978
Box 24, Folder 5 News Clippings
1977 Feb-1977 Jun
Box 24, Folder 6 News Clippings
1977 Jun-1977 Sep
Box 24, Folder 7 Park, Tong Sun: Indictment
1977
Box 24, Folder 8 House Committee of Standards…: Manual of Offenses and Procedures
1977
Box 24, Folder 9 News Clippings
1977-1978
Box 24, Folder 10 Congressional Hearings: Transcripts, Notes, Audiocassettes
1978 Apr 03-1978 Apr 04

Series 5. Film Project on Congress
Box 25, Folder 1-6
The Film Project on Congress series consists of documents relating to the production of two films, broadcast on public television, focusing on the operations of Congress: Mr. Speaker: A Portrait of Tip O’Neill, broadcast in 1978, and H.R. 6161 An Act of Congress, broadcast in 1979.

The series contains memoranda, correspondence, project proposals, interview transcripts, promotional materials, press clippings, and reviews. Much of the original material in the series sustained severe damage from water and mold. Severely damaged records were photocopied, and the originals were discarded.

The series is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 25, Folder 1 Film Project: Memoranda and Proposals
1975-1976
Box 25, Folder 2 Film Project: Meeting Transcript
1976 Apr
Box 25, Folder 3 Film Project: Interview Transcripts
1976
Box 25, Folder 4 Film Project: Memoranda and Proposals
1976-1977
Box 25, Folder 5 Film Project: "Mr. Speaker, A Portrait of Tip O'Neill," press materials
1977-1978
Box 25, Folder 6 Film Project: "H.R. 6161…," press materials
1979

Series 6. Editorial Files
Box 26-28, Folder 1-40
The Editorial Files series consists of records relating to Hoffman’s editorial positions at several newspapers and magazines, including Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star, and the National Journal. Also included in the series are records from Hoffman’s time as a reporter at the Washington Star, the Evening Telegram, and the Elmira Advertiser. The series also contains photocopies of material from the Pentagon Papers.

The series contains memoranda, newspapers, press clippings, correspondence, and reports.

The series is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 26, Folder 1 Herkimer Evening Telegram: Christmas Party Paper
1952 Dec 29
Box 26, Folder 2 Newspapers: Elmira Advertiser (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1955 Jan
Box 26, Folder 3 Congressional Quarterly: Hoffman farewell
1958
Box 26, Folder 4 Washington Star: " Washington 's Displaced" Series
1958 May
Box 26, Folder 5 Washington Star: Hoffman, Burt, Personal Correspondence and Memoranda
1958-1972
Box 26, Folder 6 Washington Star: Editorial Policy memoranda
1958-1972
Box 26, Folder 7 Newspapers: Washington Star (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1958-1974
Box 26, Folder 8 Newspapers: Montgomery County Sentinel (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1960 Aug 25
Box 26, Folder 9 Newspapers: Kennedy Inaugural, New York Times, New York Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Baltimore Sun (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1961 Jan 20-1961 Jan 21
Box 26, Folder 10 Newspapers: Washington Post Kennedy Assassination Coverage (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1963 Nov 22-1963 Nav 28
Box 26, Folder 11 Washington Star: Editorial Style memoranda
1963-1972
Box 26, Folder 12 Toronto Telegram: Editorial Staff Manual
1960s
Box 26, Folder 13 Washington Star: Salary memos
1967-1972
Box 26, Folder 14 Washington Star: Reader Statistics report
1968
Box 26, Folder 15 Washington Star: Star-related press clippings
1968-1981
Box 26, Folder 16 Baltimore Sun Handbook
1969
Box 26, Folder 17 Washington Star: Planning Committee memoranda and reports
1971
Box 26, Folder 18 Pentagon Papers: Correspondence and Press Clippings
1971
Box 26, Folder 19 Pentagon Papers: List of Documents
1971?
Box 26, Folder 20 Pentagon Papers: Pages 1b-45b
1971?
Box 27, Folder 21 Pentagon Papers: Pages 88-273
1971?
Box 27, Folder 22 Pentagon Papers: Documents from May, 1954
1971?
Box 27, Folder 23 Pentagon Papers: Documents from 1954-1965
1971?
Box 27, Folder 24 Pentagon Papers: pages 9-121
1971?
Box 27, Folder 25 Pentagon Papers: Several groups of sequential pages (1a-38a, a-j, 1-10, 1-84)
1971?
Box 27, Folder 26 National News Council: Correspondence and Memoranda
1972-1973
Box 27, Folder 27 National News Council: Reports and Press clippings
1972-1975
Box 27, Folder 28 National Journal: News clippings
1973-1974
Box 27, Folder 29 National Journal: Correspondence
1973-1975
Box 28, Folder 30 Washington Star: Star-related Press Clippings and Correspondence
1973-1975
Box 28, Folder 31 National Journal: Budget Data
1974
Box 28, Folder 32 National Journal: Conflict of Interest Guidelines, Memoranda
1974
Box 28, Folder 33 National Journal: Subscriber Survey Report
1974
Box 28, Folder 34 National Journal: Memoranda
1974-1975
Box 28, Folder 35 National Journal: Salary memoranda
1974-1975
Box 28, Folder 36 National Journal: Statements of Expense
1974-1976
Box 28, Folder 37 Washington Star: Former employees, news clippings
1975-1986
Box 28, Folder 38 National Journal: Hoffman, Burt, Affadavit
1976
Box 28, Folder 39 Newspapers: Washington Star Final Edition (See Oversize: Box 34 )
1981 Aug 07
Box 28, Folder 40 Washington Star: Former employees, reunion newsletter
1981-1983

Series 7. Subject Files
Box 29-32, Folder 1-42
Subjects covered in the series include Hoffman’s positions as Press Secretary for Senator Carl Levin and Administrative Assistant to Rep. Henry Waxman, his position with the consulting firm Hill and Knowlton, personal correspondence, job correspondence and resumes, and records related to sailing.

This series contains memoranda, correspondence, appointment books, realia, resumes, notes, press clippings, reports, photographs, slides, and color negatives.

The series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container Description Date
Box 29, Folder 1 Andruch, Dianne: correspondence
1983-1985
Box 29, Folder 2 Appointment Books
1976-1978
Box 29, Folder 3 Appointment Books
1979-1980
Box 29, Folder 4 Appointment Books
1981-1983
Box 29, Folder 5 Appointment Books
1984-1985
Box 29, Folder 6 Briggs, Judy: Correspondence
1980-1985
Box 29, Folder 7 Brown, Lynne: Correspondence
1982-1986
Box 29, Folder 8 Correspondence: Miscellaneous
1972-1986
Box 29, Folder 9 Emery, Jill: Correspondence and News Clippings
1985
Box 29, Folder 10 Graznow, Sandy: Correspondence
1982-1983
Box 30, Folder 11 Hart, Gary: Israel statements, news clippings
1984
Box 30, Folder 12 Hill and Knowlton: Memoranda and Press Clippings
1985-1986
Box 30, Folder 12a Hoffman, Burton : Birth Certificate, Copies
undated
Box 30, Folder 13 Hoffman, Burton : Photographs
1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Box 30, Folder 14 Hoffman, Carl: Correspondence
1980-1986
Box 30, Folder 15 Hoffman, Carl: Personal Documents
1974-1981
Box 30, Folder 16 Hoffman, Jean: Articles and Reports
1979-1985
Box 30, Folder 17 Hoffman, Jean: Correspondence
1981-1986
Box 30, Folder 18 "Jews of Rhode Island ": George M. Goodwin and Ellen Smith, Publication
2004
Box 30, Folder 19 Job Applications and Correspondence
1953-1967
Box 31, Folder 20 Job Applications and Correspondence
1972-1975
Box 31, Folder 21 Job Applications and Correspondence
1980-1985
Box 31, Folder 22 Levin, Carl: Press Secretary, memoranda
1981-1983
Box 31, Folder 23 Love, Mary: Correspondence
1983-1985
Box 31, Folder 24 News Clippings: Press and Journalism related
1981-1982
Box 31, Folder 25 1984 Election: Magazines and DNC rules
1983-1984
Box 31, Folder 26 1984 Post-election Information: Reports and Press
1984-1985
Box 31, Folder 27 Notes, Miscellaneous
undated
Box 31, Folder 28 Obituaries
1979-1980
Box 31, Folder 29 O'Neill, Thomas, P.: News Clippings
1981-1986
Box 31, Folder 30 Photographs: Political
1960s, 1970s
Box 31, Folder 31 Press Clippings: Congress
1984-1985
Box 31, Folder 32 Realia: "No man's life, liberty or property…," ceramic tile
undated
Box 31, Folder 33 Resumes
1952-1985
Box 31, Folder 34 "Running for Shelter": Public Citizen report
1985
Box 31, Folder 35 "Sailing Alone": Drafts and Correspondence
1985-1986
Box 32, Folder 36 Sailing Articles and Notes
1975-1981
Box 32, Folder 37 Sinclair, Barbara: Papers on House Leadership
1980
Box 32, Folder 38 United States Information Agency Applications
1965-1972
Box 32, Folder 39 Vogler, David: "Rise of Ad Hoc Committees…"
1978
Box 32, Folder 40 Waxman, Henry: News Clippings
1982-1985
Box 32, Folder 41 Waxman, Henry: Potential Campaign Donor Lists
1983
Box 32, Folder 42 Waxman, Henry: Resumes for Staff positions
1983-1985