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Finding Aid

2014-0222-F: Records Sent to, Sent by, or Received by President George W. Bush between January 2007 and January 2009 regarding the Financial Crisis

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0222-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0222-F contains records sent to, sent by, or received by President George W. Bush between January 2007 and January 2009 regarding the financial crisis.

This FOIA primarily contains speech drafts, briefing papers, schedules, talking points, routine memoranda, correspondence, legislation, Q&As, reports, printed email, news articles, weather reports, phone message notes, and seating charts. Additionally, there is correspondence sent and received by President Bush to government officials, as well as correspondence received by President Bush from private citizens and organizations. Moreover, routine memoranda to President Bush summarizing legislative correspondence, the declaration from the November 2008 Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy, and the January 12, 2009 "Troubled Assets Relief Program Section 115 Plan to Exercise Authority" report to Congress and related material are present.

Extent

114 folders, approximately 3,928 pages

Provenance

Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files Subject Files - BE004 (Economy) Subject Files - BE004-03 (Gross National Product) Subject Files - FG001-06 (Meetings with the President, Interviews, Appointments) Subject Files - FG001-07 (Briefing Papers) Subject Files - FG006-01 (White House Staff) Subject Files - FG006-12 (Council of Economic Advisers) Subject Files - FG006-31 (Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs, Office of Subject Files - FG010 (The Cabinet) Subject Files - FG012 (Department of the Treasury) Subject Files - FG022 (Department of Health & Human Services) Subject Files - FG023-01 (Federal Housing Administration) Subject Files - FG030 (Legislative Branch) Subject Files - FG143 (Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors) Subject Files - FI002 (Banking) Subject Files - FI003 (Bonds, Stocks, Investments) Subject Files - FI004 (Appropriations) Subject Files - FI005-02 (Housing Loans) Subject Files - FI005-03 (Student Loans) Subject Files - FO006 (International Conferences) Subject Files - HS (Housing) Subject Files - LE (Legislation) Subject Files - PP (Presidential Personal) Subject Files - PR013-08 (Opinions - Statements - Questionnaires - Articles)

Staff Member Office Files

Council of Economic Advisers - Marron, Donald - Subject Files Counsel's Office, White House - Fielding, Fred - General Files Counsel's Office, White House - Fielding, Fred - Subject Files Counsel's Office, White House - Tarbert, Heath Deputy Chief of Staff, White House Office of - Kaplan, Joel Executive Clerk, Office of the - Saunders, G. Timothy (Tim) Legislative Affairs, White House Office of - Nugent, Caroline Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Yanes, Raul - Speech Files