John F. Kennedy papers, 1957-1972.

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963. John F. Kennedy papers, 1957-1972.

John F. Kennedy papers, 1957-1972.

Letter, 11 Feb. 1957, from U.S. Senator J.F. Kennedy [written in his capacity as Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on the Senate Reception Room], to Robert L. Meriwether, Department of History, University of South Carolina, requesting him to submit the names of 5 deceased members of the U.S. Senate to be used in selecting the five who "have attained the highest distinction as statesmen," whose portraits would be placed in the Senate's reception room; includes copy of Senate resolution, 2 Aug. 1955, charging the committee with recommending outstanding statesmen. Copy of Dr. Meriwether's reply to Senator Kennedy, 22 Feb. 1957, recommending Senators Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Justin S. Morrill, Carter Glass, and George W. Norris. Typed copy of Kennedy's commencement address delivered, 31 May 1957, at the University of South Carolina, with cover letter, 23 Aug. 1972, from David Powers, Museum Curator, (John F. Kennedy Library, Waltham, Mass.), to Milton S. Baker, Assistant to the President, University of South Carolina.

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