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Finding Aid

2014-0564-F: The Nomination of Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0564-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 2014-0564-F contains materials related to the nomination of Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox.

This FOIA primarily contains resumes, routine memoranda to the president regarding personnel appointments (including Cox’s appointment), appointee information forms, printed news articles, printed emails, weather reports, letters to the president, fax cover sheets, and drafts of President Bush’s speech regarding his intention to nominate Cox as the Chairman of the SEC on June 2, 2005. Electronic records consist of speech drafts, transcripts, statements, press gaggles, background information, scheduling information, articles, newsletters, and routine personnel selection memoranda. Also present in the electronic records are drafts of President George W. Bush’s speech announcing his intention to nominate Christopher Cox as the Chairman of the SEC on June 2, 2005, as well as Christopher Cox’s statement on that date. Additionally, there are requests from reporters, background information on Christopher Cox, media activity reports, information regarding scheduling meetings and phone calls, statements from organizations about the nomination, final drafts of Christopher Cox’s opening statement and transcripts from the confirmation hearing, and routine personnel selection memoranda regarding Christopher Cox’s nomination.

Extent

13 folders, approximately 627 pages / 1,261 assets

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 - FG249 (Securities & Exchange Commission) Subject Files - PE002-01 (Policy Positions) Subject Files - PP (Presidential Personal)

Staff Member Office Files

Counsel's Office, White House - Fahrenkopf, Leslie Counsel's Office, White House - Painter, Richard Presidential Personnel, White House Office of - Bullock, Katja - Appointee Files - Presidential Appointments, Senate Presidential Personnel, White House Office of - Clark, David Speechwriting, White House Office of - Currin, John Speechwriting, White House Office of - Drouin, Lindsey - Speech Files Staff Secretary, White House Office of - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files