John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection
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.
- Bischoff, Anthony (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
The collection is open for research.
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
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Coins (money)
- Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Inauguration, 1965.
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination
- Medallions (medals)
- Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy
- Presidents -- Assassination -- United States
- Presidents -- United States
- Presidents' spouses -- United States
- Printed ephemera
- Sound Recordings
- Guide to the John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection
- Jeff Winter and Mary Linden Sepulveda
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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