George H.W. Bush collection, 1988-2009.


National Republican Congressional Committee. George H.W. Bush collection, 1988-2009.

George H.W. Bush collection, 1988-2009.

Materials relating to President George H.W. Bush and his summer home at Kennebunkport, Me., particularly a series of newspaper articles about the Bush family and its impact on the Kennebunks, chiefly Kennebunkport, during the years of his presidency and afterwards. Includes 1988 and 1992 campaign materials; memorabilia from the 1988 presidential inauguration; materials pertaining to the inaugural festivities in Kennebunkport (1989); tickets to the V.I.P. section for the welcome home celebration for President-elect and Mrs. Bush; miscellaneous materials pertaining to demonstrations in the Kennebunks during Bush's presidency; materials pertaining to George and Barbara Bush and the Walker/Bush house at Walker's Point, Kennebunkport; postcards; mailings from the National Republican Congressional Committee; Republican Presidential Task Force calendars (1990, 1991); campaign buttons, magnets, etc.; video entitled "The President's Favorite Place. A Video Tour of Kennebunkport, Maine. The summer home of President George Bush" (3 East Video Productions, Portland, Me., 1991); articles from the Washington Post, Maine Times, York County Coast Star, and other newspapers; notebooks with copies of newspaper articles; and pamphlets on the 1988 election, George H.W. Bush, and the Bush family.

ca. 6 boxes (various sizes)

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