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Potomac, MD, United States
DoneSat, Jul 19, 2003 12:00 PM GMT

Jackie & John Kennedy Documents & Artifacts

This 330 lot auction represents two private collections of documents and artifacts relating to the life and career of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis consigned by Jacqueline Kennedy’s personal secretary, Mary B. Gallagher (1953-1964), and personal assistant, Providencia Paredes (1959-1965). Included are John F. Kennedy’s personal black notebook containing 25 pages of reminders, notes and fragmentary speech drafts from his 1960 Presidential campaign; two limited edition copies of Kennedy’s Inaugural Address with dedicatory inscriptions by President Kennedy; Jacqueline Kennedy’s correspondence; a leather bound copy of “John F. Kennedy Memorial at Runnymede”, privately printed for Jacqueline Kennedy for the 1965 dedicatory ceremony with HRH Queen Elizabeth II and other dignitaries, with Jacqueline Kennedy’s note; a Kennedy Inaugural silver pen and pencil set; original unpublished and other Kennedy personal photographs, many inscribed (by Whi!
te House photographers Cecil Stoughton, R. L. Knudsen, fashion photographer Richard Avedon); an original painting of Senator John F. Kennedy holding a scroll with an inscription by Kennedy on the scroll; 1960 Presidential campaign memorabilia; JFK memorial items; and inscribed books. Articles of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy’s clothing to be sold include JFK’s suit, dress shirts, tuxedo and Navy-issue boxer shorts, and Jackie’s daytime and evening ware, (nightgowns to evening gowns) by American and European designers. Personal accessories include cigarettes, lighters, lipsticks, toiletries, and Jackie’s sleeping cap and bathing suits.