Category Archive: Kennedy Colleagues

Apr
05
2016

Collection Opening: Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers

 

by Kelly Francis, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce that the Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers collection is now available for research. Clarence J. Martin (1930-2014) practiced law in Louisiana and served as a member of the House of Delegates of the Louisiana Bar Association. During the 1960 presidential campaign, he served as …

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Mar
23
2016

Collection Opening: Edmund A. Gullion Personal Papers

 

by Christina Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Edmund A. Gullion Personal Papers. Gullion had a lengthy and distinguished career in the Foreign Service and was U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo (Leopoldville) from 1961 to 1964.

Edmund Asbury Gullion (1913-1998) joined the State Department in …

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Feb
07
2016

Collection Opening: Robert A. Wallace Personal Papers

 

by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Robert A. Wallace Personal Papers. Wallace was an economic consultant to Senator John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign, and subsequently served in the Treasury Department from 1961 to 1969.

Robert Ash “Bob” Wallace, Jr. was born on May 26, 1921, …

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Jan
12
2016

Collection Opening: Lincoln Gordon Personal Papers

 

by Jennifer Marciello and Christina Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivists

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Lincoln Gordon Personal Papers. Gordon served as U.S. Ambassador to Brazil (September 1961 – March 1966) in both the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was known as an expert on Latin American culture, economy, and politics.

 

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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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