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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Social Files
    1961-1963

    Papers and records of Mrs. John F. Kennedy and the White House Social Office under the direction of Letitia Baldrige and Pamela Turnure. Correspondence with the general public (invitations, requests for photographs, birthday greetings, requests for autographs, sympathy cards and messages, requests for personal favorite hairstyles, fashions, etc.) a...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Paintings: Ivan Aivazovsky, in Fish Room
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers9 January 1893, 21 April 1961, undated

    This file contains memoranda, news clippings, and a press release regarding two paintings by Russian artist Ivan Aivazovsky in the Fish Room of the White House, on loan from the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

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    Subject files: White House: Special Committee for White House Paintings: [General]
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers3 August 1959-28 November 1962, undated

    This file contains biographical information on members of the Special Committee for White House Paintings, part of the Fine Arts Committee for the White House; and press releases regarding activities of the Special Committee, paintings acquired for the White House, and gifts of furniture and artworks received by the Fine Arts Committee.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Press files: Releases: White House restoration*
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers23 February 1961-February 1963

    This file contains press releases regarding the White House restoration including the appointment of members to the Fine Arts Committee for the White House, gifts of furniture and artworks received, and the details of completed rooms.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Library
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers12 March 1961-15 June 1963, undated

    This file contains press releases, notes, and letters regarding the renovation of the White House Library by the American Institute of Interior Designers (AID).

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Paintings: Jean-Honore Fragonard
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961: 24 March-3 May, undated

    This file contains correspondence, notes, and copies of a press release regarding a drawing by French artist Jean-Honore Fragonard titled, "Apotheosis of Franklin," given as a gift to the White House by Georges Wildenstein.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Recipes and menus: [General]
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers5 April 1961-February 1963, undated

    This folder contains copies of menus for luncheons and dinners held at the White House, including those honoring various heads of state.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Fine Arts Committee: [General] (1 of 2 folders)
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers6 April 1961-11 August 1963, undated

    This file contains correspondence and press releases regarding the Fine Arts Committee for the White House including appointments to the Committee; and lists of gifts, loans, and purchases by the Committee of furniture, artworks, and objects as part of the White House restoration. This folder contains some French-language material.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Fine Arts Committee: Advisory Committee, 17 April 1961
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers17 April 1961-25 May 1962, undated

    This file contains press releases regarding the establishment of the Advisory Committee to the Fine Arts Committee for the White House and appointments to the Committee, and gifts to the White House of historic sculpture pieces .

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: White House: Museum legislation
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961: 21 April-22 September, undated

    This file contains memoranda, letters, and notes regarding the renovation of the White House including a survey of the rooms and existing furniture, and legislation establishing the White House as a national monument (Public Law 87-286).

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