Alaska State Library Historical Collections Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Senator John F. Kennedy Alaskan tour papers, 1958 ms 4-36-8



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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Senator John F. Kennedy Alaskan tour papers, 1958
MS 4-36-8

2 folders

Processed By: Sean M. Lanksbury




June, 2007


ACQUISITION: Duplicates provided to the Alaska State Library Historical Collection by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in May of 2007.
ACCESS: The collection has no restrictions.
COPYRIGHT: Request for permission to publish or reproduce material from the collection should be discussed with the Librarian. The collection is for research purposes only and cannot be published. Contact the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library for publication information.
PROCESSING: Duplicates placed into pH-neutral folders and housed in archival containers.
HISTORICAL NOTE
In November of 1958, the United States Democratic Party held a speaking tour in Juneau, Anchorage, and Fairbanks (and possibly Ketchikan) to promote its candidates for Alaskan offices. The keynote speaker of this tour was John F. Kennedy, Junior Senator of Massachusetts. Senator Kennedy was accompanied by former Governor Ernest Gruening of Alaska, E.L. Bartlett, and Governor William Egan.

SCOPE AND CONTENTS NOTE
The small collection consists solely of photocopy reproductions of notes and drafts from the Dave Powers personal papers and Pre-Presidential Papers: Senate Files, held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. The reproduced sections of these collections relate only to the 1958 trip to Alaska taken by Senator Kennedy. (An audio recording of Senator Kennedy’s speech at the Gross 20th Century Theatre in Juneau is located at Phonotape 3/3.)
SUBJECTS
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Travel--Alaska.

Legislators--Travel--United States.

Speeches, addresses, etc., American--20th century.

Alaska--History.

Alaska--Description and travel.

United States--Politics and government--1953-1961.


INVENTORY
Folder 1

Photocopy duplicates of Dave Powers personal papers (#189; Series 9.1; Box 31; Alaska Tour, Ketchikan, Juneau, Anchorage 11/10 - 11/11/58.)


Folder 2

Photocopy duplicates of Pre-Presidential Papers: Senate Files (#2.3; Series 12.1. Speech Files, 1953-1960; Box 902 Speeches, Alaska Tour, 11/10/58 - 11/11/58.)



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