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Presidential Papers

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Presidential Papers

Presidential papers
MS0310

Summary Information

Repository
J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte
Creator
J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte).
Title
Presidential papers
ID
MS0310
Date [inclusive]
1800-1981
Extent
1.0 Linear foot
Language
English
Abstract
Newspapers, magazines and other ephemera relating to presidents of the United States. Contains items concerning the deaths of George Washington (1800), Abraham Lincoln (1865), James A. Garfield (1881), Ulysses S. Grant (1885), William McKinley (1901), Warren G. Harding (1923), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1945), and John F. Kennedy (1963). Also includes text of Calvin Coolidge's acceptance speech (1924), and an issue of Newsweek regarding the attempted assasination (1981) of Ronald Reagan.

Preferred Citation note

Presidential Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Scope and Contents note

Contains facsimiles and original copies of publications primarily related to the death or assasination of prominent presidents of the United States.

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Arrangement note

The collection is organized in a single chronological series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte 2003

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Various

Processing Information note

Processed by Robin Brabham and James Kusik, 2003.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States--Politics and government

Personal Name(s)

  • Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
  • Garfield, James A., (James Abram), 1831-1881
  • Grant, Ulysses S., (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
  • Harding, Warren G., (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923
  • Kennedy, John F., (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D., (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799

Subject(s)

  • Presidents--United States.

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Collection Inventory

WASHINGTON (1800)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 1

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprint of the Ulster County Gazette announcing the death of George Washington.

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LINCOLN (1865)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 2

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprint of The New York Herald reporting the assasination of Abraham Lincoln.

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GARFIELD (1881)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 3

Scope and Contents note

Includes copies of The Evening Herald and the New York Tribune reporting the death of James A Garfield

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GRANT (1885)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 4A

Scope and Contents note

Copy of the Meadville Daily Tribune announcing the death of Ulysses S. Grant.

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MCKINLEY (1901)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 4B

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlet for a memorial service in Montgomery, AL.

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HARDING (1923)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 5

Scope and Contents note

Copies of The Charlotte Observer reporting the death of Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge's assumption of the presidency.

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COOLIDGE (1924)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 5

Scope and Contents note

Copy of The National Republican reproducing the text of Calvin Coolidge's acceptance speech.

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ROOSEVELT (1945)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 6

Scope and Contents note

Copies of The Charlotte News, The Detroit Free Press, and The Detroit News, reporting the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the assumption of the presidency by Harry S. Truman, and the final stages of the Second World War in Europe.

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KENNEDY (1963)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 7

Scope and Contents note

Copies of Life, Look and Saturday Evening Post magazines reporting on the assasination and burial of John F. Kennedy.

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KENNEDY (1963)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 8

Scope and Contents note

Copies of The Charlotte News reporting on the assasination and burial of John F. Kennedy.

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KENNEDY (1963)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 9

Scope and Contents note

Complete copy of the Nov. 24, 1963 edition of The New York Times reporting on the assasination of John F. Kennedy.

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REAGAN (1981)


Box Folder
Mixed materials 1 10

Scope and Contents note

Copy of Newsweek magazine reporting on the assasination attempt on Ronald Reagan.

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