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National Cultural Center, 13 March 1959-27 July 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-103-001
    Title:
    National Cultural Center, 13 March 1959-27 July 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    2 September 1958-27 August 1962
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the creation of the National Cultural Center (later known as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts). Materials in this folder include newspaper articles, press releases, meeting agendas, financial reports, architectural drawings, public appeals for donations, a listing of the Board of Trustees and members of the Center's Advisory Committee, and memoranda regarding consultants, possible contributors, land acquisition, and the appointment of honorary advisors. The folder also contains a copy of Public Law 85-874, an act to provide for the National Cultural Center through voluntary contributions on a site made available in Washington, D.C.
    Extent:
    55, including 1 photograph
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. National Cultural Center, 13 March 1959-27 July 1962
    Subject(s):
    Arts
    Physical Description:
    55, including 1 photograph
    Media Type:
    Paper
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