Minutes, memoranda, letters, reports, contracts, and budgets; much mimeographed material. Papers begin in the year the AFI became a private, non-profit corporation, although still relying on government funds, and run through Hanks' years as National Endowment for the Arts chairman. Arranged alphabetically by topic.
Chiefly printed material, including draft reports and background papers of six panels. Panel areas of responsibility included energy; food, health, world population, and quality of life; raw materials, industrial development, capital formation, employment, and world trade; international trade and monetary systems; change, national security, and peace; and quality of life of Americans. Arranged alphabetically; folders for panels arranged numerically.
Panel I, 1974-1975 3 folders
Panel II, 1974 April 2 folders
Panel II, 1974 May-1975 Nov. 7 folders
Panel IV, 1974 2 folders
Panel VI, 1974 May-July 5 folders
Panel VI, 1974 July-1975 June 5 folders
Printed Material 1960-1973 and undated 3 folders
Correspondence, chiefly letters to Hanks, and subject files, reflecting her board of trustees service at Duke, 1966-1983. Correspondence is filed chronologically, followed by alphabetically-arranged subject files.
1947, 1958-1973 6 folders
1974-1982 5 folders
Notebook contents and folders chiefly while Hanks was chairman of the Council. It is comprised of the chairman of the NEA and 26 other members appointed by the President. Primarily concerns meetings, 1970-1977,but also includes a briefing book for new Council members, memoranda, and letters. Meeting information includes primarily mimeographed minutes, agendas, guidelines for and descriptions of programs, financial information and budgets, resolutions, statements, policy statements, memoranda, and allocations. Two major sections: meetings, and memoranda and letters; each section is filed chronologically.