Series II: United States Government
The series pertains to Hamburg's advisory work for various agencies from the executive branch of the U.S. Government. It contains correspondence with various government officials and the White House, minutes of meetings, research materials, recommendations and reports. The series initially contained a large number of printed official U.S. government documents, which are preserved and available elsewhere. These publications were discarded, unless they contained manuscript notes by Hamburg; only their title or front pages were retained in order to document the fact of their presence in the collection.
Subseries II.1: President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
David Hamburg served on President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology Policy (PCAST) within the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a part of the Executive Office of the President (EOP) of U.S. Government. The subseries contains materials on PCAST initiative on race, biodiversity initiative, Education Panel and Children's Initiative, memoranda to President Clinton, and reports to Vice-President Al Core, materials related to the National Science and Technology Council. OSTP files contain a substantial amount of CCSTG materials and reports; for additional CCSTG documents see the Carnegie Corporation of New York Series IV.B
Box 206 Folder 1-30
PCAST subject files, January 1995-October 1995
Box 207 Folder 1-39
PCAST subject files, October 1995-June 1996
Box 208 Folder 1-32
PCAST subject files, July 1996-February 1997
Box 209 Folder 1-40
PCAST subject files, March 1997-June 1997
Box 210 Folder 1-36
PCAST subject files, July 1997-October 1997
Box 211 Folder 1-22
PCAST subject files, November 1997-May 1998
Box 212 Folder 1-26
PCAST subject files, June 1998-February 1999
Box 213 Folder 1-32
PCAST subject files, February 1999-September 1999
Box 214 Folder 1-33
PCAST subject files, September 1999-April 2000
Box 215 Folder 1-31
PCAST subject files, May 2000-2001, undated
Box 216 Folder 1-30
PCAST subject files, 1994-2000
Subseries II.2: Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
Materials relating to Hamburg's participation in Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses, also within the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and part of the National Science and Technology Council. It includes background materials on stress and immunity from 1985-1996, and documents related to the CCSTG, PDC, and Children and Youth programs of Carnegie Corporation. The files are arranged chronologically.
Subseries II.3: Office of President Clinton
The subseries documents David Hamburg's participation in Bill Clinton's Transition Office in November 1992 through April 1993. It also contains materials relating to Hamburgs White House meetings of 1997-1999.
Subseries II.4: Secretary of Energy Advisory Board
The series contains the correspondence from the period of Hamburg's service on the Department of Energy Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB).
Subseries II.5: Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel
Hamburg served on a number of policy advisory boards in the international security field, including the Executive Panel for the Chief of Naval Operations. He was also a member of the Defense Policy Board of the Department of Defense under U. S. Secretary of Defense William J. Perry . The series contains correspondence, minutes of meetings, travel reports, printed matter.