Box 41: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Biographical, 1982, 1986-2001 - Departmental, Commerce, Alliance Corridor Foreign Trade Zone, Correspondence and Clippings, n.d., 1988-1992
F 1-2: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Biographical, 1982, 1986-2001.
Folders contain biographical sketches prepared by Armey’s office, biographical directory entries, and clippings and articles about him.
F 3: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Correspondence, n.d., 1972, 1987-1989, 1991.
Material in this folder consists of thank you notes, birthday greetings, and other personal acknowledgements. Correspondents include Lindsay Thomas, Jack Brooks, William H. Gray III, Jerry Lewis, Pat Swindall, Bob McEwen, Lynn Martin, John D. Dingell, Robert H. Michel, Guy V. Molinari, and Robert Garcia.
F 4: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Correspondence, 1995.
Material in this folder consists of thank you notes, birthday greetings, and other personal acknowledgements. Correspondents include Donald Rumsfeld, Tommy G. Thompson, James C. “Jim” Wright, Jack Kemp, George F. Will, P. J. O’Rourke, William E. Simon, Bill Clinton, Patrick J. Buchanan, Pat Robertson, Monroe W. Karmin, Tim Russert, Sam Donaldson, William F. Buckley Jr., and Jim Ramstad. Also in this folder are copies of letters Armey sent with his new book.
F 5: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Correspondence, 1996-1997.
Material in this folder consists of thank you notes, birthday greetings, and other personal acknowledgements. Correspondents include Jack Kemp, Steve Chabot, Amo Houghton, Stephen Merrill, Patrick Kennedy, Robert W. Ney, Tom Coburn, Oliver North, E. Clay Shaw Jr., George W. Bush, George Allen, Sherwood L. Boehlert, Tim Russert, David L. Boren, Van Hilleary, Greg Ganske, Andrea Seastrand, Phil Gramm, Haley Barbour, Newt Gingrich, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Richard Ray, John Ashcroft, John Christensen, Jerry Weller, Richard L. Lesher, Ginni Thomas, Larry Combest, Tony Snow, James E. Rogan, Neal P. Cavuto, Sam Johnson, John H. Dalton, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Solomon P. Ortiz, Tom Bliley, Mark Sanford, Erskine Bowles, Dick Vermeil, and Patricia Schroeder.
F 6: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Correspondence, 1998-2002.
Material in this folder consists of thank you notes, birthday greetings, and other personal acknowledgements. Correspondents include Michael Pappas, Cokie Roberts, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Patrick Kennedy, Patricia Schroeder, Gary L. Bauer, Bill Goodling, Linda J. Scott, Max Cleland, Mark Foley, Marcy Kaptur, William E. Simon, Orrin G. Hatch, Warren Christopher, Karl Rove, Sue Myrick, George Allen, Bart Stupak, Robin Hayes, Richard H. Baker, Todd Tiahrt, Bill Redmond, J. C. Watts, John Ashcroft, Newt Gingrich, Jon Andersen, Steve Largent, and Edward I. Koch.
F 7: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Miscellaneous, n.d., 1985-1987, 2000.
Folder includes recipes.
F 8: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Retirement Correspondence, 2002.
Folder contains correspondence acknowledging Armey’s retirement.
F 9: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Retirement Notebook, 2001.
Folder contains clippings, Internet stories, press releases and other miscellaneous materials issued at the time Armey announced his retirement.
F 10: Personal, Armey, Richard K., Speeches and Writings, n.d., 1987-1988, 1993-1995, 1997-2001.
Topics include economics, Social Security system as a violation of faith, Republican Party, conservatism, public housing, Contract with America, Ronald Reagan, foreign policy, human cloning, tax reform, Vatican’s role in United Nations, and September 11, 2001, attack.
F 11: Miscellaneous, County Business Patterns, n.d., 1994.
Folder contains various census data covering 1964, 1973, 1983, and 1993.
F 12: Miscellaneous, Guest Book, 1985-1995, 1998, 2000.
F 13: Miscellaneous, Jennifer Dunn and Programs for Youth, 1998.
Folder contains descriptions of programs Dunn started in her congressional district in Washington.
F 14: Miscellaneous, Labor Union Boss Quotes, 1993-1996.
Folder contains labor stories pulled from online newspapers. Quotes from labor leaders have been highlighted.
F 15: Miscellaneous, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 1997, 1999.
Folder contains correspondence and printed material re MADD’s National Youth Summit on Underage Drinking. Correspondents include Nita Lowey, Antonio Novello, and Constance Morella.
F 16: Miscellaneous, National Football League (NFL), 2001.
Folder contains printed material re charity and community events hosted by the NFL.
F 17: Miscellaneous, Statistics, 1995-1997.
Folder includes data on numbers of lawyers, numbers of lobbyists, churches in the District of Columbia area, and gross domestic product in low income economies.
F 18: Miscellaneous, Texas Exile Program, 1999.
Folder includes information on the beginning of the Texas Exile, a statewide initiative funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, aimed at reducing gun crime.
F 19: Miscellaneous, Texas Issues, 1985-1986, 1997, 2001.
Folder includes correspondence usually by the entire Texas congressional delegation re businesses locating in the state or encouraging facilities to move to Texas. Folder also has a copy of the “Strategic Plan, 1997-2001” for the Texas Department of Transportation as well as a copy of a report on the border economy between Texas and Mexico. Topics include Pennzoil. Correspondents include Jack Brooks.
F 20: Miscellaneous, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Award, 1992.
Folder contains information about the bi-annual award sponsored by the House Republican Research Committee. Each Republican House member could nominate some volunteer conservation effort from his/her district. For this award, Richard K. Armey nominated the city of Lewisville which ultimately won. There are also publications from Keep Texas Beautiful. Correspondents include Porter Goss and Duncan Hunter.
F 21: Departmental, Agency for International Development, 1999.
Folder contains “U. S. Agency for International Development Annual Performance Plan for FY 2000.” There was also correspondence between various Republican House and Senate committee chairs and Richard K. Armey with the agency re most serious management problems facing the agency.
F 22: Departmental, Agriculture, 1997-1999.
Folder contains correspondence and reports on goals and issues facing the Department of Agriculture. Also included was a narrative detailing the most serious management challenges facing the department. Correspondents include Dan Glickman and Paul D. Coverdell.
F 23: Departmental, Agriculture, Forest Service, 1988-1989.
Folder contains “Public Choice and Public Good: Moving the Armey Strategy into the Forest” (written by John A. Baden and Michael Peterson; published by the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment). This paper applied Richard K. Armey’s economic theories for closing obsolete military base to ways Forestry Service could economize. Folder also has report from the Wilderness Society recommending new directions for the Forestry Service.
F 24: Departmental, Commerce, 1993, 1995, 1997-2002.
Folder includes correspondence and reports. Topics include the census, most serious challenges facing the department, waste in the department, proposed National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and export controls on Liberia. Correspondents include Dick Chrysler, Sam Brownback, Newt Gingrich, Trent Lott, Don Nickles, William M. Daley, Bob Barr, Martin Frost, J. Dennis Hastert, Pete Sessions, and Donald L. Evans.
F 25: Departmental, Commerce, Alliance Corridor Foreign Trade Zone, Application Draft, 1991.
This general purpose foreign trade zone was to be located in northern Tarrant County and southern Denton County in the vicinity of Alliance Airport.
F 26: Departmental, Commerce, Alliance Corridor Foreign Trade Zone, Correspondence and Clippings, n.d., 1988-1992.
Topics include development of Alliance Airport and adjoining vicinity and involvement of H. Ross Perot Jr. and the Perot Group. Correspondents include various trade and transportation corporations, civic leaders of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Lloyd Bentsen, Phil Gramm, and Pete Geren.