Frank Herbert FBI files

William Pierce filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: William Pierce

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all documents or FBI files pertaining to or mentioning the science fiction author Frank Herbert. Herbert died in 1986. His NYT obituary is available at

I would like to specify that the FBI should search all field offices as well as HQ for these records, include cross-references, and perform a search of ELSUR (Electronic Surveillance) records.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter.

I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


William Pierce

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

There are eFOIA files available for you to download.

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  • 04/26/2019