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    Subject files: Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (1 of 2 folders)
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers7 August 1961-23 June 1966, undated

    This file contains correspondence, memoranda, and news articles regarding the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Topics include the design and geographic location of the building, members of the Board of Trustees, and press releases concerning a commission by the Center for a new work by composer Leonard Bernstein to be performed at th...

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    Subject Files: Kennedy, John F.: Presidential Library: 1964: January-August
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1964: 2 January-20 August, undated

    This file contains memoranda on the function of the John F. Kennedy Library, a progress report to the Trustees of the Library, and a listing of foreign contributions to the Library. Also included are letters from architects in response to a request to serve on the Arts and Architecture Committee for the John F. Kennedy Library.

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    Subject Files: Kennedy, John F.: Presidential Library: 1964: September-December, n.d.
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1964: 23 January-23 December, undated

    This file contains letters to Jacqueline Kennedy from various architects regarding the appointment of I.M. Pei as architect for the John F. Kennedy Library, and brochures and pamphlets about the Library.

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    Subject Files: Kennedy, John F.: Presidential Library: 1965
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers9 July 1964-16 December 1965, undated

    This file contains memorandum and correspondence between Jacqueline Kennedy and various individuals regarding the John F. Kennedy Library, including the appointment of I.M. Pei as the Library's architect and site selection for the building. Also inlcuded are a copy of an article on I.M. Pei, a staff directory for the Library, and a list of officers...

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    Subject Files: Kennedy, John F.: Center for the Performing Arts
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers8 October 1964-19 March 1971, undated

    This file contains letters from Jacqueline Kennedy to Roger L. Stevens, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, regarding administration, committees, and cultural activities of the Kennedy Center.

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    Photograph, Robert F. Kennedy Speaking at Groundbreaking Ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers2 December 1964

    Photograph of Senator-elect Robert F. Kennedy speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Seated in the background is Arthur M. Schlesinger (wearing glasses), Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Verso contains, "D17," handwritten in pencil, and a stamp of, "Credit Ph...

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    Photograph, President Lyndon Johnson and Others at Groundbreaking Ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers2 December 1964

    Photograph of President Lyndon Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson at the groundbreaking ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. First row (standing, L-R): Reverend Philip M. Hannan (wearing wide-brimmed hat), Senator-elect Robert F. Kennedy, President Johnson, and the First Lady. Also in attendance ...

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    Photograph, President Lyndon Johnson with Robert F. Kennedy Speaking at Groundbreaking Ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers2 December 1964

    Photograph of Senator-elect Robert F. Kennedy speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Seated in the front row are President Lyndon Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson (both wearing light-colored coats). Also in attendance are Reverend Philip M. Hannan; Arthur M. Schlesi...

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    Subject Files: Kennedy, John F.: Presidential Library: 1966
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers8 December 1965-22 December 1966, undated

    This file contains articles, press releases, and correspondence between Jacqueline Kennedy and various individuals regarding the planning of the John F. Kennedy Library and the Institute of Politics within the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Also included is a sample of a portfolio on former British Prime Minister Sir Wi...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Subject files: Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2 of 2 folders)
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers6 June 1966-24 October 1972, undated

    This file contains correspondence, memoranda, articles, and press releases regarding the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Topics include gifts of chandeliers, marble, and a Stradivarius violin; and lists of potential members for the Board of Trustees.

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