Newly Opened Collection: David S. Black Personal Papers


by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the David S. Black Personal Papers. The material in this collection relates to Black’s work as General Counsel for the Bureau of Public Roads; Commissioner, Vice Chairman, and Acting Chairman of the Federal Power Commission; Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration; and Undersecretary of the Department of the Interior. These papers span the years 1961 to 1969 and cover topics related to the Federal Aid Highway Program, energy, power plants, power failures, natural resources, National Parks, and Native American land claims, among others. Please consult the David S. Black Personal Papers finding aid for more information related to this collection.


DSBPP-PH-001. Undated Swearing in of David S. Black as General Counsel of the Bureau of Public Roads. Photgrapher unknown. Please credit: David S. Black Personal Papers. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

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