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Books: Presentation by Booksellers of America for White House Library, 18 January 1962

Books: Presentation by Booksellers of America for White House Library, 18 January 1962
18 January 1962, undated
2 digital pages
This folder consists of materials maintained by President John F. Kennedy's personal secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, prior to and during his presidency, and contains notes on the quadrennial gift of books for the White House Library presented by the Booksellers of America.
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  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
  • President (1961-1963 : Kennedy). Office of the Personal Secretary. , 1961 - 1963
JFKPOF-129-012
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Personal Secretary's Files. Books: Presentation by Booksellers of America for White House Library, 18 January 1962
The origin of the Personal Secretary's Files is uncertain. It was maintained by the personal secretary either at the direction of President Kennedy or because she found it useful in answering repeated queries from the press and public about personal matters relating to the President and his family. It was evidently begun while John F. Kennedy was a Senator and maintained through the Presidency. Included in the series are materials on articles and books written by and about John F. Kennedy, his organization memberships, gifts to the President, PT109 (boat, book and movie), and an incomplete file of executive orders. The series is arranged alphabetically by subject with the subseries being Articles, Books, Gifts, Memberships, Messages, PT109, Schedules, and White House. In many instances the material duplicates or compliments material found elsewhere in the President's Office Files and in other collections and subcollections in the Kennedy Library. For example, there is also material on gifts in the General Correspondence and Countries series of the President's Office Files. Also, the Library has a complete and indexed list of the President''s appointments which should probably be relied upon ahead of the "Schedules" found here. Researchers may find this series interesting for information about John F. Kennedy's career, but it should be understood that other portions of the files and other collections should also be checked to verify and supplement material found here.
Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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