7 linear feet (5 boxes)
The collection is open for research.
This collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia was assembled by Anthony Bischoff, SJ from 1960 to 1971 to honor the first Catholic President of the United States. The presidential artifacts include ephemera, stamps, coins, medallions and sound recordings. The post assassination materials, primarily print publications including newsclippings, magazines, reprints and letters, relating to both President Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration (1964) and coverage of Jacqueline Kennedy personal life after her husband's death.
John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection, Special Collections, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Seattle University.
Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Anthony Bischoff, SJ (Oregon Province; Society of Jesus) was teaching at Georgetown University in Washington DC when he assembled this collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia and sent it to Seattle University Library for archival preservation. The Anthony Bischoff Personal Papers are located at the Jesuit Oregon Province Archives (JOPA), Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.
Collection materials are in English.