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Finding Aid for the Andrew Dowdy Collection of Material about John F. Kennedy, ca. 1959-1969
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Description
Andrew Dowdy (b.1904) was the chairman and professor of the Department of Radiology, and one of the five original founders of the School of Medicine at the UCLA. John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) started as a Democratic Congressman from the Boston area, went on to the Senate in 1953, and was elected the 35th President of the U.S. in 1961. He was killed in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963. The collection consists primarily of miscellaneous magazines, books, memorabilia, and ephemera related to the life and presidential administration of John F. Kennedy, and materials about members of the Kennedy family, including Robert Kennedy.
Background
Dowdy was born in Missouri, November 24, 1904; chairman and professor of the Department of Radiology and one of the five original founders of the School of Medicine at the UCLA.
Extent
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.) 6 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.