The Tall Ships are Here!

  by Laurie Austin, Reference Archivist Boston treasures its history…

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Career Day with Middle School Students: An Archivist’s Report

  by Nicola Mantzaris, Photographic Metadata Cataloger A few years…

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Kennedy Family Collection Nitrate Negatives: A Centennial Digitization Initiative

  by Nicola Mantzaris, Photographic Metadata Cataloger As part of…

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Spotlight on Maurice Sorrell, Photographer

  by Laurie Austin, Audiovisual and Textual Reference Archivist In…

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Digitization of Photographs from President John F. Kennedy’s Trip to Germany

  by Laura Kintz, Audiovisual Metadata Cataloger We are pleased…

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Collection Opening: Michael S. Reynolds Personal Papers

  by Kelly Francis, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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John F. Kennedy, Conservation, and the National Park Service

  by Maryrose Grossman, Audiovisual Reference Archivist The centennial of…

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Authority Catalogers-in-Training at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

  by Nicola Mantzaris, White House Photographs Metadata Cataloger In…

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Setting the Stage: Communications Staff Prepare for Presidential Travel

  by Lindsay Closterman, former White House Photographs Metadata Cataloger…

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Bunkyo Gakuin University Students Research the Ernest Hemingway Collection

  by Stephen Plotkin, Textual Collections Archivist One of the…

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Collection Opening: Clarence J. Martin Personal Papers

  by Kelly Francis, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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Collection Opening: Edmund A. Gullion Personal Papers

  by Christina Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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“The Business of Every Citizen”: President John F. Kennedy Stumps for Democratic Candidates in 1962

  by Lindsay Closterman, White House Photographs Metadata Cataloger In…

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Collection Opening: Robert A. Wallace Personal Papers

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist We are pleased…

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Collection Opening: Lincoln Gordon Personal Papers

  by Jennifer Marciello and Christina Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivists We…

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Mapping John F. Kennedy’s 1960 Presidential Campaign with Historypin

  by Nicola Mantzaris, White House Photographs Metadata Cataloger As…

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#ChristmasMiracle

  by Laurie Austin, Audiovisual Reference Archivist and Stacey Chandler,…

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Visualizing Hemingway: A Man in Letters

  by Niall O’Leary, Digital Humanities Specialist (guest author)  …

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Digitization of Photographs from President John F. Kennedy’s Trip to Italy

  by Laura Kintz, Graduate Student Intern (UMass Boston) We…

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Digitization of Photographs from President John F. Kennedy’s Funeral

  by Lindsay Closterman, White House Photographs Metadata Cataloger We…

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Serendipity in the Archives: Making Connections between Collections

  by Laura Kintz, Graduate Student Intern (UMass Boston) As…

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Dispatches from the Archives: My Summer Internship at the Kennedy Library

  by Joseph Fretwell, Undergraduate Summer Intern (Furman University) Undergraduate…

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Newly Opened Collection: Paul Rand Dixon Personal Papers

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist We are pleased…

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Exploring the White House Central Name File

  by Corbin Apkin, former Graduate Student Intern and recent…

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Newly Opened Collection on Early Peace Corps Training Camps in Puerto Rico

  by Corbin Apkin, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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Newly Opened Collection: David S. Black Personal Papers

  by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist We are…

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

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

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Collection Opening: William J. Hartigan Personal Papers

  by Jennifer Marciello, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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Archival Detective Work in the Hemingway Collection

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist During the recent…

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Introducing the Updated Finding Aid (Guide) to the Ernest Hemingway Papers

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist, and Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick,…

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In Memorium: Dr. Jack Ruina

  by Michael Desmond, Reference Archivist We wish to acknowledge…

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

  by Maryrose Grossman, Audiovisual Reference Archivist Aside from being…

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

  by Jennifer Marciello, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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Newly Opened Collection: Ace of Clubs Records

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

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The Kennedy Library Remembers Warren Cikins

We are very sad to report that Warren I. Cikins,…

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Newly Processed Collection: James Saxon Personal Papers

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist We are pleased…

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Newly Opened Collection: John H. Sharon Personal Papers

  by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist We are…

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Grabaciones de audio del director del USIA Edward R. Murrow digitalizados y disponibles en la red

  por Bill Bjelf, archivero digital asistente por las colecciones…

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Newly Processed Collection: Myer Feldman Personal Papers

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist You were far…

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USIA Director Edward R. Murrow Audio Recordings Digitized and Available Online

  by Bill Bjelf, Assistant Digital Archivist for Audiovisual Collections…

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Newly Digitized: Civil Rights Materials from the Burke Marshall Personal Papers

  by Elyse Edwards, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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Newly Processed Collection: Lawrence F. O’Brien Personal Papers

  by Abigail Malangone, Processing & Reference Archivist We are…

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La Biblioteca Kennedy Recuerda Cineasta Robert Drew

  por Laurie Austin, Archivera de Referencias Audiovisuales traducción por…

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The Kennedy Library Remembers Filmmaker Robert Drew

  by Laurie Austin, Audiovisual Reference Archivist (Ver traducción española…

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“We Come as Good Neighbors”: Presidential Visit to Mexico, June 29–July 1, 1962

  (Ver traducción española aquí.) The John F. Kennedy Presidential…

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“Venimos como Buenos Vecinos”: La Visita Presidencial a Mexico, Junio 29–Julio 1 de 1962

  (See English translation here.) La Biblioteca Presidencial John F.…

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964

  by Elyse Edwards, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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The Sven Walnum Photograph Collection

  by J.T. Buzanga (Former Graduate Student Intern, Northeastern University)…

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Adventures in Crowdsourcing

  by Lindsay Closterman and Nicola Mantzaris, Metadata Catalogers, White…

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Meghan Testerman, Volunteer Extraordinaire

  by Laurie Austin, Audiovisual Reference Archivist In conjunction with…

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A Bunny in the Rose Garden

  by Maryrose Grossman, Audiovisual Reference Archivist Now that spring…

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The Kennedy Library Joins GoodReads!

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist Here in the research…

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Finding Inspiration in the Archives: Honoring Women at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

  by Lindsay Closterman and Nicola Mantzaris, Metadata Catalogers, White…

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Restoring the Past in the White House: A Look at the Jacqueline Kennedy White House Restoration Project

  by Suzanna Calev and Sara Hawran, Graduate Student Interns…

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Now Fully Digitized: The White House Staff Files of Lee C. White

  by Tricia Patterson, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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New Digital Collection: White House Staff Files of Sanford L. Fox

  by Kelly Francis, Assistant Digital Archivist for Textual Collections…

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It Gets Better Project: Honoring Frank Kameny and the Fight for LGBT Rights

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist With the launch of…

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An Experiment in Processing and Digitizing at the Same Time: The Personal Papers of Margaret Ronayne Hahn

  by Stephanie Mokszychi, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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U.S. Congressional Representative from Louisiana Thomas Hale Boggs visiting President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office along with his wife, Lindy Boggs, and two other unidentified women. White House, Washington D.C., November 5, 1963 [WHP-ST-C380-2-63]

Personal Recollections of Corinne “Lindy” Boggs

  by Sarah Jennette, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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“Archiving Your Peace Corps History”: A Presentation at the 2013 Peace Corps Connect Conference

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist I was pleased…

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Five Hemingway Scrapbooks Digitized and Available Online for the First Time

  by Jessica Green and Tiffany Link, Graduate Student Interns…

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Newly Digitized Material: Subject Series of the National Security Files

  by Kelly Francis, Assistant Digital Archivist for Textual Collections…

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New Digital Collection: White House Staff Files of Harris Wofford

  by Kelly Francis, Assistant Digital Archivist for Textual Collections…

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The Peace Corps Goes to the Yarm School

  by Maura Porter, Declassification Archivist Recently I had the…

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A Mother’s Day Tale: Rose Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, & the Search for a Signature

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist Just in time for…

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John F. Kennedy and Civil Rights: Thoughts on Developing a Visual Representation

  by Tara Mayes, Graduate Student Intern (UMass Boston) I…

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

  by Kelly Francis, Assistant Digital Archivist for Textual Collections…

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Creating a Digital Collection: The John L. Saltonstall Papers

  by Jane Silva, Graduate Student Intern (UMass Boston) As…

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Unexpected Gems from the Archives

  by Stacey Chandler, Reference Archivist Reference archivists at the…

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Hemingway pictogram, pg. 2

Hemingway Pictogram Puzzle Solved!

  by Jessica Green, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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New Release of the President’s Intelligence Check Lists (aka, PICLs)

  by Maura Porter, Declassification Archivist The President’s Daily Brief,…

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The Newly Opened Personal Papers of Warren I. Cikins

  by Christina Lehman Fitzpatrick, Processing Archivist Recently the library…

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Hemingway pictogram, pg. 1

Hemingway Pictogram Puzzle

  by Jessica Green, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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Digitization at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library: The James W. Wine Personal Papers

  by Timothy Bowen, Graduate Student Intern (Simmons College GSLIS)…

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1940 Census Map

Finding the Kennedys in the 1940 Census

  by Kate Hanson Plass On Monday, April 2, the…

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Creating a Media Gallery on Jacqueline Kennedy’s Trip to India and Pakistan: An Inside Look

  by Colleen Cooney, Digitization Specialist Fifty years ago this…

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The Historic Papers of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

  by Jennifer Beaton, Processing Archivist We are pleased to…

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Mardi Gras Comes to the White House

On March 2, 1962 — exactly 50 years ago today…

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Construction on the EMK Institute Continues

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On Finishing: The Presidential Recordings

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist Yesterday the Kennedy Library…

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Boston Harbor from the Kennedy Library

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A meeting of the EXCOM regarding Cuba

Donald M. Wilson, EXCOMM, and the National Security Council

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist The death of Donald…

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The Construction Next Door

   

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White House Turkey

  From 50 years ago, courtesy of our Audiovisual Archives,…

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Scholar at Work: Barbara Kent Lawrence

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist In keeping with our…

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Doggie Détente

  From our Audiovisual Reference archivists What follows is the…

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White House Easter Egg Roll, April 3, 1961

Historical Knowledge Advances!

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist We have some answers…

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Clint Hill at the Kennedy Library

Getting Help with Identifications

      Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill sits…

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Tazewell Shepard, Chester Clifton, General Douglas MacArthur

What do we Have Here?

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist In case you missed…

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Parsing Processing

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist Having brought our Declassification…

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Justin N. Feldman, 1919-2011

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist Feldman had a long…

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Scholar at Work: Aurelie Basha i Novosejt

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist From time to time…

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Demystifying Declassification

  by our Declassification Unit colleagues One of the most…

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Bernard Boutin, 1923-2011

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist An effective Democratic politician…

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Sprinkler

We’re Closing our Stacks (not entirely)*

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist Below is the culprit. …

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Speaking Archives

  by Stephen Plotkin, Reference Archivist There is a rueful…

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