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    Christmas: 1961 (1 of 2 folders)
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961, undated

    This folder contains memoranda and notes between White House Social Secretary Letitia Baldrige and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy regarding gifts for White House staff, Secret Service agents, friends, and family members; and a list of chiefs of state of foreign countries to receive holiday greeting cards.

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    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.

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    White House: Recipes
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers1961: 26 January-6 March, undated

    This folder contains correspondence between White House Social Secretary Letitia Baldrige and Joseph H. Weaver of General Mills, Inc., regarding a request for Kennedy family recipes for inclusion in the Betty Crocker Picture Cookbook.

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    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.

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    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.

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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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    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.

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    Subject Files: Abu Simbel and Temple of Dendur
    Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers7 April 1961-17 March 1967, undated

    This file contains memoranda and correspondence between Jacqueline Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy, and various persons regarding the rescue and relocation of the Abu Simbel temple complex and the Temple of Dendur from the threat of high waters as a result of construction on the Aswan High Dam and creation of Lake Nasser in Egypt (part of the Un...

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