A collection of signed photographs, inaugural programs, letters, and documents from the archive of White House Special Assistant Sue Mathis-Richard.
Includes a signed letter from President Ronald Reagan regarding the federal budget deficit, dated 1980. Additional five signed photographs of President Ronald Reagan, all likely signed with autopen.
Approximately 50 photographs of President Ronald Reagan, Vice President George H.W. Bush, First Lady Nancy Reagan, Patrick Buchanan, Secretary of State George Shultz, and Chief Justice Warren E. Berger. Additional inscribed photograph from Secretary of Education, William Bennett. Includes Inaugural Programs from 1981 with invitations to the White House, inaugural schedules and White House Christmas Cards. A unique collection of Reagan Administration ephemera, all housed in black leather archival folio.
Comments: Sue Mathis, later Sue Mathis-Richard, served in the White House Media Liaison Office beginning in 1981. After the shooting of Press Secretary Jim Brady, her office was reorganized, and the office of Media Relations was created. In 1984, Mathis become the Director of Media Relations. In 1987 she left the White House and assumed a position as corporate communications director for Walt Disney Corporation. In 1988, she was asked to join the Bush-Quayle campaign, serving as the Florida communications director.