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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.

  • Digitized Photographic Image
    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.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject Files: White House: Guidebook, etc., Jacqueline Kennedy's notes
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961-1 April 1968, undated

    This folder contains materials regarding the White House Guide Book, published by the White House Historical Association, including notes, correspondence, drafts, and galleys. Of note are handwritten notes by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy to White House Chief Usher J.B. West.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Arts, 1961
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961: 7 February-4 December, undated

    This folder contains correspondence, memoranda, and notes primarily regarding donations of furniture and artwork, including two paintings by Paul Cézanne, to the Fine Arts Committee as part of the White House restoration effort. Also included in this folder are notes on individual rooms in the White House.

  • 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.

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    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: 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 .

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