COLLECTION FINDING AID



WHITE HOUSE SOCIAL OFFICE

EAST WING STAFF FILES, 1974-76

Permanent Operating Offices




SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

This collection consists primarily of correspondence with the general public by First Lady Betty Ford's East Wing staff. The material concerns views on public issues, expressions of support or criticism, holiday greetings, invitations, schedule requests, and plans, assistance requests and offers, and other matters.

QUANTITY
0.8 linear feet (ca. 1,600 pages)

DONOR
Gerald R. Ford (77-NLF-113)

ACCESS
Some folders are open to research, while others are open upon request. Researchers should consult with an archivist prior to their visit in order to request that specific folders be added to the Librarys review-for-access queue. Even after the completion of this review 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).

COPYRIGHT
Gerald Ford donated to the United States of America his copyrights in all of his unpublished writings in National Archives collections.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.

RELATED MATERIALS (December 2012)
Individual staff office files document the activities of the First Lady’s staff. These include the files of: Russell Armentrout, Maria Downs, Elizabeth O’Neill, Susan Porter, Frances Pullen, and Sheila Weidenfeld. The Library also holds the personal papers of Betty Ford, Maria Downs, Peter Sorum, and Sheila Weidenfeld (unprocessed).

The White House Social Office maintained several other central filing systems. See collections beginning with “White House Social Office”.

Prepared by J.P. Schmidt, December 2012
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CONTAINER LIST

(Note: Folders with the titles struck through are not yet open to research, but can be added to the Library's review queue.)

Box 1 - East Wing Staff Files

  • Downs, Maria – A-Z
  • Howe, Nancy – A
  • Howe, Nancy – Articles, Books, Etc.
  • Howe, Nancy – Auto – Photo – Sent – A-Z
  • Howe, Nancy – B-G
  • Howe, Nancy – Gift - Initial
  • Howe, Nancy – H
  • Howe, Nancy – Interview - Initial
  • Howe, Nancy – Invitation / State 1974
  • Howe, Nancy – Invitation / State 1975
  • Howe, Nancy – K-M
  • Howe, Nancy – Message Received - Initial
  • Howe, Nancy – O-W
  • Lammerding, Nancy – A-Z
  • Lammerding, Nancy – Ruwe - Interview
  • Lammerding, Nancy – Invitation – District of Columbia – 1975
  • Matson, Patti – A-Z
  • Porter, Susan – A-Z
  • Von Pawel, Charlene – A-Z
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – A
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila –Articles
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Auto – Photo – Sent – Intial
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – B
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – C
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – D-F
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – G
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Gifts
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Gifts Received
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – H
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Homes
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Interview

Box 2 - East Wing Staff Files

  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Invitations – Virginia 1974, District of Columbia
    1975, New York 1975
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Invitations – N. Carolina 1975, Texas 1975,
    Foreign 1975–1976
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – K
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – L
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – M
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Membership
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – A-B
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – C-E
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – F-G
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – H-K
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – L
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – M-N
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – O-R
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – S
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Received – T-Z
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – Message Sent – A-Z
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – N-T
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – TV Appearances
  • Weidenfeld, Sheila – V-Z