Wikisource:WikiProject Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library/Useful

Things that are useful while transcribing the Gerald Ford Papers.

Memcon headerEdit

{{memcon header}}: A common element at the beginning of many works.

A common simple form of it:-

{{memcon header
 | classification = <s>SECRET</s>/NODIS/XGDS
 | participants   = 
 | date           = 
 | time           = 
 | place1         = The Oval Office
 | place2         = The White House
}}

Stamps and marksEdit

{{float right|style=text-align:center;|<s>{{sp|TOP SECRET}}</s> - XGDS (3)<br />CLASSIFIED BY:{{gap}}HENRY A. KISSINGER||1em|2em}}

TOP SECRET - XGDS (3)
CLASSIFIED BY:HENRY A. KISSINGER

{{float right|style=text-align:center;|DECLASSIFIED<br />
[[Executive Order 12958#Sec. 3.5.|E.O. 12958, SEC 3.5]]<br />
NSC MEMO, 11/24/98, STATE DEPT. GUIDELINES<br />
BY {{U|     }} NARA DATE {{U|3/30/04}}}}||1em|2em}}

DECLASSIFIED
E.O. 12958, SEC 3.5
NSC MEMO, 11/24/98, STATE DEPT. GUIDELINES
BY       NARA DATE 3/30/04
||1em|2em}}

{{float right|
CLASSIFIED BY {{U|Henry A. Kissinger}}<br />
EXEMPT FROM GENERAL DECLASSIFICATION<br />
SCHEDULE OF [[Executive Order 11652|EXECUTIVE ORDER 11652]]<br />
EXEMPTION CATEGORY {{U|5(b) (1,3)}}<br />
AUTOMATICALLY DECLASSIFIED ON {{U|Imp. to det.}}||1em|2em}}

CLASSIFIED BY Henry A. Kissinger
EXEMPT FROM GENERAL DECLASSIFICATION
SCHEDULE OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 11652
EXEMPTION CATEGORY 5(b) (1,3)
AUTOMATICALLY DECLASSIFIED ON Imp. to det.

Withdrawal sheetEdit

Some works include withdrawal sheets, often the first and last pages. Some details vary but this can be used as a foundation:

{{center|NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION<br />Presidential Libraries Withdrawal Sheet


WITHDRAWAL ID 000000}}


{| {{table style|full}}
| {{table style|half}} | REASON FOR WITHDRAWAL || National security restriction
|-
| TYPE OF MATERIAL || Memorandum of Conversation
|-
| CREATOR'S NAME || 
|-
| CREATION DATE || mm/dd/197x
|-
| VOLUME || x pages
|-
| COLLECTION/SERIES/FOLDER ID || 000000000
|-
| COLLECTION TITLE || National Security Adviser.  Memoranda of Conversations
|-
| BOX NUMBER || 
|-
| FOLDER TITLE || 
|-
| DATE WITHDRAWN || mm/dd/20xx
|-
| WITHDRAWING ARCHIVIST || 
|}