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John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: SC 001

Scope and Contents note

The presidential artifacts include ephemera, stamps, coins, medallions and sound recordings. The post assassination materials, primarily print publications including newsclippings, magazines, reprints and letters, relating to both President Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration (1965) and coverage of Jacqueline Kennedy personal life after her husband's death.


  • 1960-1971


Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical note

Anthony Bischoff, SJ (Oregon Province; Society of Jesus) was teaching at Georgetown University in Washington DC when he assembled this collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia and sent it to Seattle University Library for archival preservation. The Anthony Bischoff Personal Papers are located at the Jesuit Oregon Province Archives (JOPA); Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.


7 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 half box, 3 oversize containers and 1 oversized poster)

Language of Materials



This collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia was assembled by Anthony Bischoff, SJ from 1960 to 1971 to honor the first Catholic President of the United States.

General Physical Description note

2 full, 1 half, 3 oversize containers and one oversized poster

Guide to the John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection
Jeff Winter and Mary Linden Sepulveda
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Special Collections Repository

901 12th Avenue
Seattle WA 98122-1090 USA