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Finding Aid for the Allen Family Collection of Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Ephemera, 1961-1963
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Allen Family Collection of Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Ephemera
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1963
    Collection number: 1751
    Extent: 1 box (.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes.
    Abstract: The collection consists mainly of ephemera and printed material, a ball gown worn by the donor's mother to the Inauguration Ball, publications such as "Life" and "Look" and newspapers which cover the Kennedy inauguration and assassination. This collection also includes ephemera from the California Governor Brown's Inauguration.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Judith A. and Gene Tuch in memory of Marian and Albert H. Allen, 2007.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Allen Family Collection of Kennedy-Johnson Inaugural Ephemera (Collection 1751). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5998065 

    Processing Note

    Processed by Aislinn Catherine Sotelo with assistance from Elizabeth Sheehan, Spring 2007, in the Center For Primary Research and Training (CFPRT).

    Biography

    Marian and Albert H. Allen attended the Kennedy-Johnson Inauguration in 1961. Marian Allen (1917-2003) and Albert H. Allen (d. 2002) married in 1939. Mr. Allen was one of the longest practicing attorneys in California, practicing real estate law in Beverly Hills for nearly 70 years.

    Scope and Content

    The John F. Kennedy Collection of Inaugural and Assassination Ephemera consists of invitations and tickets from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Inauguration, menus, magazines, newspapers and the ball gown worn by the donor's mother, Marian Allen, to the Inauguration Ball. Publications such as "Life" and "Look" cover the Kennedy inauguration and assassination as well as newspapers and newspaper clippings from Los Angeles and Washington. This collection also includes ephemera from the California Governor Brown's Inauguration. The bulk of the collection dates from 1961-1963.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. John F. Kennedy inaugural material
    2. Edmund G. Brown inaugural material

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 --Inauguration, 1961 --Archival resources.
    Presidents --United States --Inauguration --Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Evening dresses (garments).
    Ephemera.