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Gifts, photographs, autographs: Exchanged with foreign dignitaries: Africa-Laos

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-023-003
    Title:
    Gifts, photographs, autographs: Exchanged with foreign dignitaries: Africa-Laos
    Date(s) of Materials:
    January 1961-November 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and consists primarily of memorandums from the Department of State and the Office of the Chief of Protocol, Angier Biddle Duke. Materials concern the exchange of gifts, including inscribed photographs, between foreign dignitaries and heads of state and President Kennedy. Of note is a description of the Louis XVI mahogany commode given to President Kennedy by French President Charles DeGaulle and two letters from King Savang Vatthana of Laos announcing the marriage of his son. This folder contains some foreign language material.
    Extent:
    76 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    01.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. General Correspondence. Gifts, photographs, autographs: Exchanged with foreign dignitaries: Africa-Laos
    Physical Description:
    76 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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