Fragmentary files and items removed from scrapbooks compiled by the Social Secretary which partially document selected luncheons, dinners, and other social events hosted by the President and his family. Items unique to this collection include the unpublished manuscripts for a book and article on White House social planning and an article on Christmas at the White House.
1.2 linear feet (ca. 2,000 pages)
Maria Anthony Downs (accession number 92-016)
Maria Downs has retained her copyright to all of her unpublished writings in National Archives collections.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 Leesa Tobin, August 1992
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