Example of a Memorandum from O'Donnell to All White House Staff

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Example of a Memorandum from O'Donnell to All White House Staff


Memorandum describing how to conduct JFK's appointments


"This folder contains memoranda between the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and Kenneth P. O'Donnell, Appointment Secretary and Special Assistant to the President. Topics include details of the President's appointments and meetings, domestic affairs, and background information prepared for meetings between President Kennedy and individual governors and congressmen. Of note are agendas of the President's daily engagements." - JFK Library


Kenneth P. O'Donnell


JFK Presidential Library


February 9, 1961


Caitlin S.


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Collection: Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Series: Staff Memoranda.


Paper memorandum document; facsimile




Textual records


Digital Identifier: JFKPOF-064a-001

Original Format

Folder consisting of 42 digitally-scanned pages (facsimiles)

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