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    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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    East Wing Garden of the White House
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1902

    Photograph of the East Wing Garden of the White House. This garden was later named the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden and is also known as the First Lady’s Garden. Verso of photograph reads, “White House – East Terrace, 1902.”

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    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.

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    Photograph, Admission of a Portrait of Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, the 17th Duke of Alba, to the Prado Museum
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers13 December 1960

    Photograph of the ceremony for the admission of a portrait of Jacobo Fitz-James Stuart, the 17th Duke of Alba, by portraitist Michael A. Werboff to the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain. The photograph accompanies a letter Mr. Werboff sent to Pamela Turnure, Press Secretary to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Caption in the top margin of photograph reads...

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    Photograph, John F. Kennedy and Bunny Mellon on Cape Cod
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers[1961-1962]

    Photograph of President John F. Kennedy (wearing sunglasses) sitting at a table with Bunny Mellon, a Kennedy family friend, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Eunice Shriver at right foreground, unidentified woman at left foreground.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    Photograph, John F. Kennedy and Bunny Mellon on Cape Cod [crop]
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers [1961-1962]

    Photograph of President John F. Kennedy (wearing sunglasses) sitting at a table with Bunny Mellon, a Kennedy family friend, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. [This print is a crop of photograph JBKOPP-PH-0266.]

  • 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).

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    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.

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    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.

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