Material accumulated by the Social Entertainments Office including the memorandums, correspondence, invitations, entertainment programs, menus, guest lists, and seating arrangements for all of the social events at the White House, Camp David, aboard the Presidential yacht, and occasionally during State visits abroad. In addition, the Social Entertainments Office answered public requests for popular forms, handouts, and photos, as well as acknowledgement cards for such occasions as birthdays, anniversaries, and graduations. The Office also handled Christmas card mailings and Christmas events.
30 linear feet (ca. 60,000 pages)
Gerald R. Ford (accession number 1977 – NLF – 047; 1978 – NLF – 038; 1978 – NLF – 043; 1999 – NLF – 007; 1999 – NLF – 025; 2000 – NLF – 062; and 2004 – NLF – 054)
Open. Some items may be temporarily restricted under terms of the donor's deed of gift, a copy of which is available on request, or under National Archives and Records Administration general restrictions (36 CFR 1256). Advance consultation is required so that archivists may complete review for items requiring restriction.
Gerald R. Ford donated to the United States of America his copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections. The copyrights to materials written by other individuals or organizations are presumed to remain with them. Works prepared by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duties are in the public domain.
Prepared by Brooke L. Clement, February 2006
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