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Finding Aid

2014-0157-F: Records on the Skull and Bones Society

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0157-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0157-F contains materials related to the Skull and Bones Society. The textual component of this FOIA primarily contains correspondence, administrative forms, routing memoranda, printed emails, published articles and reports, internet printouts, weather reports, printed images, and a speech draft. Also included is correspondence from individuals, organizations, and children to President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Andrew Card, and Karl Rove; routine memoranda regarding government awards and promotions; and draft correspondence from the White House with background material.

The electronic component of this FOIA, which is currently unavailable online, primarily contains news articles, summaries, headlines and newsletters. Also included are LexisNexis update reports, Google alerts, web pages, and public correspondence. Additional materials include vetting materials, emails related to scheduled events, a phone message, a press briefing on Turkey, a register of Frederick Law Olmsted's papers at the Library of Congress, requests for comments from the press, and a request for Vice President Richard B. Cheney to attend William F. Buckley's memorial service.


38 folders, approximately 1,650 pages / 1,356 assets


Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files Subject Files - FG006-03A (Chief of Staff, Office Files) Subject Files - FG006-27 (Office of Senior Advisor - Karl Rove) Subject Files - MA018 (Enrico Fermi Award) Subject Files - ME001 (Messages Sent to Individuals) Subject Files - ME001-03 (Messages - Condolence/Death) Subject Files - ME002 (Messages Sent to Groups / Organizations) Subject Files - PL003 (Messages, Political - Sent or Denied) Subject Files - PP (Presidential Personal) Subject Files - PP005-01 (First Lady) Subject Files - PP010-01 (Birthday, Messages Received by the President) Subject Files - PR005-01 (Photographs Granted) Subject Files - PR010 (Motion Pictures)

Staff Member Office Files

Appointments and Scheduling, White House Office of - McCathran, Ellen - Subject Files Appointments and Scheduling, White House Office of - Presidential Daily Diary Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Kavanaugh, Brett - Speech Files