Category Archive: Kennedy Colleagues

Jul
20
2015

Newly Opened Collection: Paul Rand Dixon Personal Papers

 

by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce that the Paul Rand Dixon Personal Papers are open and available for research. Dixon was appointed chairman of the Federal Trade Commission by President Kennedy and served on the regulatory agency for twenty years.

Paul Rand Dixon was born on September 29, 1913 …

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May
20
2015

Newly Opened Collection: David S. Black Personal Papers

Swearing in of David S. Black as General Counsel of the Bureau of Public Roads. [DSBPP-PH-001]

 

by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the David S. Black Personal Papers. The material in this collection relates to Black’s work as General Counsel for the Bureau of Public Roads; Commissioner, Vice Chairman, and Acting Chairman of the Federal Power Commission; Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration; and Undersecretary of …

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May
15
2015

Papers of H. Bentley Hahn: The Man Who Invented the 5-Digit ZIP Code

 

by Lauren Wallace, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)

We are pleased to announce that the H. Bentley Hahn Personal Papers is now fully digitized and available on our website.

The digitization of the H. Bentley Hahn Personal Papers was part of my final capstone internship for my Masters degree in Library and Information …

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May
06
2015

Collection Opening: William J. Hartigan Personal Papers

 

by Jennifer Marciello, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the William J. Hartigan Personal Papers.

William J. Hartigan was born in 1923 in Revere, Massachusetts. He was a graduate of the Beacon Institute of Podiatry, pursued pre-legal studies at Suffolk University, and took university extension courses at Harvard University and …

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Apr
03
2015

In Memorium: Dr. Jack Ruina

 

by Michael Desmond, Reference Archivist

We wish to acknowledge the passing of Dr. Jack P. Ruina on February 4th, 2015 at the age of 91. From 1961 to 1963, Dr. Ruina served as Director of the Defense Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). As the head of ARPA, Ruina played a key role in …

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Mar
31
2015

Remembering Fr. Theodore M. “Ted” Hesburgh and the 1961 Notre Dame Laetare Medal

 

by Maryrose Grossman, Audiovisual Reference Archivist

Aside from being born four days apart (in May 1917), President John F. Kennedy and Fr. Theodore M. “Ted” Hesburgh had other things in common. Both were steeped in Catholic tradition as well as committed to public service. They were also charismatic leaders who exhorted generations to combat …

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Mar
24
2015

Newly Processed Materials: Nancy Tuckerman Files of the Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers

 

by Jennifer Marciello, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce that the Nancy Tuckerman Series of the Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Personal Papers is open and available for research.

The papers contain personal and professional materials relating to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s public and private life and her role as First Lady of the United …

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Jan
07
2015

The Kennedy Library Remembers Warren Cikins

We are very sad to report that Warren I. Cikins, whose personal papers reside at the Kennedy Library, passed away on December 13, 2014. Cikins was a dedicated public servant at both the federal and local levels. He began his lengthy career as a legislative assistant to Congressman Brooks Hays of Arkansas, and went on …

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Jan
07
2015

Newly Processed Collection: James Saxon Personal Papers

JSPP-001-004-p0003

 

by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce that the James Saxon Personal Papers are open and available for research. Saxon served as Comptroller of the Currency during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations (1961-1966). As an independent bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department, the Office of the Comptroller is charged with …

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Dec
01
2014

Newly Opened Collection: John H. Sharon Personal Papers

 

by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the John H. Sharon Personal Papers collection.

John H. Sharon was a Washington, D.C.-based attorney whose personal papers document his interest and involvement in the Democratic Party in the 1950s and 1960s. The materials in this collection focus primarily …

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