William Walton Personal Papers

Papers 1947-1980. Painter, author, Kennedy and Hemingway family friend. Chairman, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (1963-1971); trustee, John F. Kennedy Library Inc. Correspondence with the Kennedys and Hemingways; records from the Commission of Fine Arts, in particular relating to Washington D.C. and to Pennsylvania Avenue; items from political campaigns; correspondence, transcripts, news clippings, and photographs relating to the selection of an architect to design the John F. Kennedy Library; photographs of Elaine De Kooning's portraits of President Kennedy; a letter from Mary Hemingway; copy of A Civil War Courtship: the Letters of Edwin Weller from Antietem to Atlanta (1980) and correspondence with the Kennedys, Martha Gellhorn and Beatrice (Mrs. George) Kaufman.
3.397 cubic feet.

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