The Connor files document his responsibilities as Staff Secretary and Cabinet Secretary, especially White House administrative matters; the flow of presidential paperwork; and the planning, preparation and follow-up of Cabinet meetings. Connor's office oversaw the flow of paperwork to and from the president, and communicated presidential decisions and comments to the Cabinet and White House staff. His special expertise in energy policy and his work on intelligence community reforms is also well documented.
22.6 linear feet (ca. 45,200 pages)
Gerald R. Ford (accession numbers 77-96, 77-102)
Open. Some items are 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).
Gerald Ford donated to the United States of America his copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections.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 Paul Conway, December 1986, revised by William McNitt, November 1995
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