date(s):
1802-1969
type(s):
Documentary Artifacts; Collection
A1250 Presidents Collection Inventory of Presidents Collection A1250 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2017 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 archives@mohistory.org URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-09-27 06:38:08 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard English Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center Presidents Collection Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886 Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874 Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881 Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841 Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 McKinley, William, 1843-1901 Monroe, James, 1758-1831 Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994 Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869 Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850 Tyler, John, 1790-1862 Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 A1250 1.3 Cubic Feet (2 boxes, 2 volumes, 1 oversize folder) 1802-1969 Processing Information Processed by Jennifer Roach from July 25-28, 2005. Donor Information When donor information is available it is located with the individual item in the document folder. Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers signed and/or written by United States presidents. They were gathered together because of their signatures, not because of the content of the documents. The two boxes contain papers from James Madison through Richard Nixon. The papers vary from land grants to appointments to offices. There are many letters included in this collection that were written to friends and well-wishers. In the oversize folder, there are news clippings about President John F. Kennedy and a program printed for President Woodrow Wilson’s visit to Manchester, England on December 27, 1918. The first volume is from the Bixby collection and is entitled “Original Letters and Documents of the Presidents of the United States.” It contains signatures of presidents from George Washington through William Howard Taft. The second volume is Grover Cleveland’s speech for the Young German Men's Association in Buffalo, New York on March 11, 1901. Arrangement This collection is arranged by President in order of presidency. Each president has an individual folder and the items are arranged chronologically within each folder. Conditions Governing Access The collection is open for research use. Due to security concerns, items from this collection must be paged to the Special Archives Request table. Conditions Governing Use For permission to publish, quote from, or reproduce material in this collection, please contact the Archives Reference Desk at archives@mohistory.org . Copyright restrictions may apply. The researcher assumes full responsibility for comforming to the laws of copyright. Physical and Technical Requirements There are no physical or technical restrictions. Preferred Citation Presidents Collection, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis. Deeds -- United States Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Impeachment Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination McKinley, William, 1843-1901 -- Assassination Presidents -- United States Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence Presidents -- United States -- Inauguration Presidents' spouses -- United States United States -- Armed Forces United States -- History -- War of 1812 United States -- Politics and government World War, 1914-1918 Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 Madison, James, 1751-1836 Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 James Madison 1828 1 1 Letter signed J.A.G Davis to Mr. Madison, discusses the memorial as agreed upon. (2 pages) 1828 Nov 24 1 1 James Monroe 1819-1824 1 2 Document James Monroe. Land deed granted to James B. Carroll. (2 pages) 1819 Jan 4 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Henry Peterson. (2 pages) 1819 Jan 4 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Enoch Coleby. (2 pages) 1819 Jan 4 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Deborah Sawyer, sister and only heir at law of John Gordon, deceased. (2 pages) 1819 Jan 27 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Michael Coon. (2 pages) 1819 Jan 28 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Stephen B. Parker. (2 pages) 1819 Feb 2 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Martin Gunsalus. (2 pages) 1819 Feb 6 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Paul McGinnis. (2 pages) 1819 Mar 8 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to John Harrington. (2 pages) 1819 Mar 15 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Daniel Davidson. (2 pages) 1819 Mar 22 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to John Laning. (2 pages) 1819 Mar 25 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to John F. Lambert. (2 pages) 1819 Mar 25 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to James McCready. (2 pages) 1819 Apr 26 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Asa C. Wood. (2 pages) 1819 Apr 28 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Peter A Von Hagen. (2 pages) 1819 May 4 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Jacob D. Armstrong. (2 pages) 1819 May 11 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Isaac O’Donald. (2 pages) 1819 May 20 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Land deed granted to Geo. Williamson. (2 pages) 1819 June 21 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Appointment of Robert Wash of Missouri Attorney of the U.S. in Missouri District. (2 pages) 1823 Sept 1 1 2 Document signed James Monroe and Geo. Graham. Land grant to Thomas D. Carneal and to his heirs. (1 page) 1824 July 28 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Deed for land granted to Wm. H. Ashley. (2 pages) 1824 Oct 1 1 2 Document signed James Monroe. Deed for land to William H. Ashley. (2 pages) 1824 Oct 1 1 2 John Quincy Adams 1818-1827 1 3 Letter of John Quincy Adams to Robert Wash, Missouri Territory. Appointment of R. Wash as Attorney of U.S. for Missouri Territory. (1 page) 1818 Mar 14 1 3 Document signed J.Q. Adams. Deed for land to James Poteet. (1 page) 1825 Apr 15 1 3 Document signed J.Q. Adams. Deed for land to Richard I. Waters under John Horner. (2 page) 1825 Oct 10 1 3 Document signed J.Q. Adams. Deed for land to Ambrose Serphin. (1 page) 1825 Oct 10 1 3 Document signed J.Q. Adams. Deed for land to Francis D. Charvin. (2 pages) 1827 May 10 1 3 Document signed J.Q. Adams. Deed for land to John Walker under Henry Groff. (2 pages) 1827 June 23 1 3 Andrew Jackson 1829-1844; no date 1 4 Letter of Mary Barney (printed copy) to General Jackson. Writes to him in connection with the removal of her husband from office. (3 pages) (2 typed transcripts) 1829 June 13 1 4 Document signed Andrew Jackson and Elijah Hayward. Land grant to Charles Smith and Anselm C. Parish for land in Palmyra, Missouri. (2 pages) 1830 Nov 10 1 4 Document signed Andrew Jackson. Patent to Isaac A. Hedges for a machine for shelling corn. Added is a full description of the invention. (5 pages) (parchment) 1836 Feb 3 1 4 Document signed Andrew Jackson. Recommendations for John Lamore and Chas. Mulhollen of Tennessee who intend to go to Texas. (2 pages) 1840 Jan 3 1 4 Letter signed General Andrew Jackson to Robert M. Burton, Esq. Lebanon, Wilson Co. Tennessee. Is on his way to Jackson, Western District with a broken rib, added to all his other infirmities, but he cannot refuse the invitation of his friends in such a crisis; all Democrats should make their best efforts. (3 pages) 1840 Sept 28 1 4 Letter signed Andrew Jackson to Mounsil White and Co., New Orleans. “Thinks the prospect of a new cotton market is cheering to pecuniary engagements. Says they have all their cotton ready for market, wait until the Cumberland rises. (2 pages) 1842 Nov 30 1 4 Letter signed Andrew Jackson to William Donelson. Asks him to mail three letters for him in Nashville. (2 pages) 1843 Dec 11 1 4 Letter signed Andrew Jackson to Wm. Chambers, St. Louis. Refers to Chamber’s kindly attitude when presiding over Louisville meeting. Refers to his troubles in the South when he ordered the U.S. Revenue cutters to Charleston Harbor to protect the Revenue. (4 pages) 1844 Apr 10 1 4 Typed document of Edward Dobyns in regards to Mrs. Andrew Jackson. (carbon copy) (3 pages) No date 1 4 Martin Van Buren 1802-1843; no date 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness, Washington. Financial accounting of my schooling. (3 pages) 1802 May 21 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren, New York to John P. Van Ness, Washington. Plans for my practicing law; case heard, etc. (4 pages) 1802 Dec 20 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren, New York to John P. Van Ness, Washington. I am pursuing my studies with your brother where I shall remain until you come to this place. (3 pages) 1802 Dec 27 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (8 pages) 1803 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (3 pages) 1803 Apr 1 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (2 pages) 1803 May 3 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (3 pages) 1803 May 30 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (3 pages) 1803 Sept 10 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (2 pages) 1803 Oct 20 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (2 pages) 1803 Nov 25 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to William P. Van Ness. Refers to the differences of opinion between himself and Burr. (3 pages) 1804 Mar 13 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. (2 pages) 1812 Nov 5 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. Discusses the judgment against Van Ness. (2 pages) 1826 Feb 24 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to John P. Van Ness. Discusses the majority of several thousand unless there are uncommonly severe storms. Discusses the “success of our ticket is absolutely certain.” (3 pages) 1827 Nov 7 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to Ethan A. Brown, Indiana. In regards to the remark he made to Ribiro and the circumstances connected with them. (4 pages) 1843 June 21 1 5 Letter signed Martin Van Buren to Sir. Marked as “Private.” Possibly written in 1812. (3 pages) No date 1 5 William Henry Harrison 1804; 1907 1 6 Document signed William Henry Harrison, Gov. of Indiana Territory. Appointment of Jean Baptiste Valle to be a Justice of the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in district of St. Genevieve. (2 pages) 1804 Oct 1 1 6 Typed document signed Walter B. Stevens to Pierre Chouteau. In regards to the enclosed William Henry Harrison letters. (1 page) 1907 June 6 1 6 John Tyler 1858 1 7 Letter signed John Tyler to son Robert. Discusses the need to draw upon the free states in order to carry the election. Copied in hand of Walter B. Douglas. (4 pages) 1858 Dec 27 1 7 James Polk 1847-1848 1 8 Document signed James K. Polk. Appointment of Solomon P. Sublette to Agent for the tribes of Sac and Fox Indians. (1 page) 1847 Oct 1 1 8 Document signed James K. Polk. Appointment of Solomon P. Sublette to Agent for the Indians within the Osage River Agency. (1 page) 1848 Mar 24 1 8 Letter signed James K. Polk to Dr. I.G.M. Ramsey, Tennessee. Discusses how he is not a candidate for re-nomination for Presidency and wishes to retire. (3 pages, envelope) 1848 May 20 1 8 Zachary Taylor 1814-1818 1 9 Letter signed Zachary Taylor to Capt. W. Wilkinson, 24th Regt. Infantry. Tells him to hold himself in readiness with his whole company to ascend the Mississippi to Fort Johnson where he will be in command. (2 pages) 1814 Oct 3 1 9 Letter signed Zachary Taylor to Maj. Taylor Berry, U.S. Army, St. Louis. (4 pages) 1816 Apr 25 1 9 Letter signed Zachary Taylor to Maj. R.M. Kirby, Asst. Adj. General, Detroit. (2 pages) 1818 Aug 31 1 9 Millard Fillmore 1852-1853 1 10 Invitation of President and Mrs. Fillmore to Mr. Darby. (2 pages) 1852 Mar 4 1 10 Letter signed Beware to Millard Fillmore. Anonymous letter that says Coalter and his family are too much in office. (2 pages) 1852 Nov 23 1 10 Letter of Millard Fillmore to Hon. Mr. Darby, House of Representatives. Asks if Darby knows the author of the November 23, 1852, letter. (2 pages) 1852 Dec 6 1 10 Letter of Millard Fillmore to John F. Darby. Asks that he send the anonymous communication to St. Louis to try to ascertain the author of the November 23, 1852, letter. (2 pages) 1852 Dec 9 1 10 Letter signed John F. Darby to Millard Fillmore. Reveals the author of the anonymous letter (November 23, 1852) to be Charles C. Conell, an office seeker. (2 pages) 1853 Jan 11 1 10 Franklin Pierce 1853-1854 1 11 Document signed Franklin Pierce. Appointment of Isaac H. Sturgeon as Assistant Treasurer of U.S. at St. Louis. Transferred to Isaac H. Sturgeon Papers. (2 pages) 1853 Mar 23 1 11 Letter signed Franklin Pierce to S.A. Douglas, Chicago, IL. Concerns the position of Post Master. (3 pages) 1854 Sept 11 1 11 James Buchanan 1859-1930 1 12 Document signed James Buchanan by T.T. Albright. Deed granting Robert Norrish some land near Jackson, Missouri. (4 pages) (3 manuscripts) 1859 Jan 1 1 12 Letter signed James Buchanan to James W. Hughes. An acknowledgement of the care basket that was received. (1 page) 1859 Oct 1 1 12 Letter signed Jas. W. Hughes to W.H.H. Russell, St. Louis, Missouri. Enclosed a letter from Mr. Buchanan written during his Presidential term. (1 page) 1875 Mar 8 1 12 News article. (1 page) 1930 Aug 4 1 12 Andrew Johnson 1939; no date 1 13 Newspaper article entitled, “Missourian started and ended impeachment of Andrew Johnson.” (2 pages) 1939 Jan 6 1 13 Article on President Andrew Johnson. (3 pages) No date 1 13 Article entitled “The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.” (26 pages) No date 1 13 James Garfield 1880-1949 2 14 Letter of James A. Garfield, Mentor, Ohio, to Hon. Anthony Ittner, St. Louis. (1 page) 1880 Nov 30 2 14 Typed document signed William McKinnley. Memorial Service card for James Garfield. (1 page) 1882 Feb 27 2 14 Typed document signed Scott Ittner to John Heise. Letter in regards to the value of the letter from Garfield to Ittner. (1 page) 1949 Aug 18 2 14 Chester A. Arthur 1884 2 15 Document signed Chester A Arthur. Appointment of Geo. B. Clark of Georgia as Consul of the U.S. at San Luis Potosi. (1 page) 1884 Feb 28 2 15 Benjamin Harrison 1889 2 16 Letter of Benjamin Harrison to Samuel Treat, St. Louis. (1 page, envelope) 1889 Feb 8 2 16 Grover Cleveland 1885-1899; no date 2 17 Note signed Grover Cleveland. In regards to the possible promotion of A.H. Nelson in the land office. (1 page) 1885 July 30 2 17 Letter signed Grover Cleveland to Hon. W.A.J. Sparks, Washington. Discusses the appointment of V.W. Richardson of Wisconsin as Special Agent. (1 page, envelope) 1885 July 25 2 17 Newspaper article about Grover Cleveland. (1 page) 1887 Apr 7 2 17 Document signed Grover Cleveland. Commission of Mr. Max Judd U.S. Consul General to Vienna, Austria-Hungary. (1 page) 1893 Mar 27 2 17 Letter of Private Secretary to Wm. A.J. Sparks in regards to a request for an interview. (1 page) 1893 Apr 1 2 17 Calling card of President Grover Cleveland. (2 pages) 1899 Mar 16 2 17 Letter signed Grover Cleveland to Hon. Wm. A.J. Sparks. (1 page) No date 2 17 William McKinley 1897-1901; no date 2 18 Note signed William McKinley to Cooper. (1 page) 1897 Apr 2 18 News Bulletin regarding the shooting of President McKinley. (1 page) [1901] Sept 7 2 18 Program for Memorial Services for President McKinley at Coliseum, St. Louis. (5 pages) 1901 Sept 19 2 18 McKinley’s favorite hymns to be sung at memorial service. (3 pages) 1901 Sept 19 2 18 Theodore Roosevelt 1898-1925 2 19 Letter signed T. Roosevelt to William Mason. “My Name is pronounced….Ros-a-velt.” (1 page) 1898 Oct 16 2 19 Letter signed Theodore Roosevelt to Hon. David R. Francis, President Louisiana Purchase Exposition Co. In regards to his visit to the World’s Fair. (1 page) 1904 Dec 2 2 19 Theodore Roosevelt’s Thanksgiving proclamation. (1 page) 1905 Nov 2 2 19 Letter signed Theodore Roosevelt to Missouri Historical Society. Congratulates the Society on the work it is doing. (1 page) 1913 Sept 7 2 19 Letter signed Theodore Roosevelt to Miss Eda Henriette Houwink, St. Louis. (1 page, envelope) 1916 July 22 2 19 Letter signed Theodore Roosevelt to A.W. Gallisen, Princeton, N.J. Discusses the current President’s decisions. (1 page) 1917 Feb 6 2 19 Two articles from the Post-Dispatch about Roosevelt exhibit. (1 page) 1925 Oct 25 2 19 William Howard Taft 1911 2 20 Invitation to Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Haarstick to White House party. (1 page) 1911 June 19 2 20 Typed letter signed Charles Hiller, Secretary to the President in acknowledgment of the Haarstick’s note. (1 page) 1911 June 20 2 20 Woodrow Wilson 1904-1927; no date 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger regarding subscription for Princeton University. Includes a typed copy of letter. (2 pages) 1904 May 20 2 21 Letter signed Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. A thank you for his kind letter. Includes a typed copy of letter. (2 pages) 1910 Mar 8 2 21 Letter signed Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. Regrets for his blunder in his Pittsburgh speech. Includes a typed copy of letter. (2 pages) 1910 Mar 28 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. Thanks him for a note. Includes a typed copy of letter. (1 page) 1910 Dec 16 2 21 Unsigned letter from Isaac H. Lionberger to Dr. Woodrow Wilson. Discusses the stand on primary voting. (2 pages) 1911 Oct 16 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. Letter discussing how things look differently than they did before close contact with politics. (1 page) 1911 Oct 23 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. A thanks for the note. (1 page) 1912 Jan 11 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. A thanks for the previous letter. (1 page) 1912 Aug 2 2 21 Unsigned letter from Isaac H. Lionberger to Pres. Woodrow Wilson. Tells him of criticism on his late speeches in Congress on paper currency. (2 pages) 1913 June 24 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Isaac H. Lionberger. Thanks him for his letter of March 6. (1 page) 1914 Mar 9 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to David F. Houston, Secretary of Agriculture. Regrets that he cannot be present at the St. Louis Pageant and Masque. (1 page) 1914 Apr 8 2 21 Mourning card on the death of the President’s first wife. Includes letter from Joseph W. Lewis on its donation. (2 pages) 1914 Aug 19 2 21 Letter of I.H. Lionberger to Missouri Historical Society. He is enclosing a letter from Woodrow Wilson. The letter has no date and is signed by Woodrow Wilson. (2 pages) 1914 Oct 31 2 21 Printed program for President Wilson’s visit to Manchester, England. (Oversize) [fragile] 1918 Dec 29 OS: Pollock-R Letter of Jos. Boyce to Jos. P. Tumulty, Secretary to the President. (copy of letter) (1 page) 1919 Oct 11 2 21 Letter of J.P. Tumulty, Secretary to the President to Jos. Boyce. (1 page, envelope) 1919 Oct 13 2 21 Letter signed Sister Ignatia to Jos. Boyce. States that she sympathizes strongly with Wilson. (2 pages, envelope) 1919 Oct 19 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Mr. I.H. Lionberger. Personal note. (1 page) 1922 Mar 28 2 21 Letter of Woodrow Wilson to Mr. I.H. Lionberger. Personal note. (1 page) 1922 Apr 3 2 21 News clip from Globe-Democrat listing principal events of two terms of President Wilson. (2 pages) 1924 Feb 4 2 21 Typed letter of Missouri Historical Society to Mr. I.H. Lionberger in regards to the donation of the Wilson letters. (1 page) 1927 Feb 7 2 21 Typed letter signed Ray Stannard Baker to Mrs. Beauregard about gaining copies of the Wilson letters. (1 page) 1927 Mar 5 2 21 Typed letter of Mrs. N.H. Beauregard to Mr. Ray Stanard Baker, acknowledges the Wilson letters that were received by the Missouri Historical Society. (1 page) 1927 Mar 8 2 21 Typed letter signed Ray Stannard Baker to Mrs. Beauregard. (1 page) 1927 Mar 25 2 21 Typed letter of Missouri Historical Society to Ray Stannard Baker in regards to copies of the Wilson letters being sent. (1 page) 1927 Mar 28 2 21 Typed letter of Nettie H. Beauregard to Ray Stannard Baker asking if the check can be made out Missouri Historical Society. (1 page) 1927 Apr 2 2 21 Announcement of Woodrow Wilson and Bainbridge Colby of their law partnership, Washington, D.C., and New York, N.Y. (1 page) No date 2 21 Warren G. Harding 1920-1923 2 22 Typed letter signed Warren G. Harding to Dr. R.T. Ehrhardt, St. Louis. A thank you for a clipping. (1 page, envelope) 1920 Sept 3 2 22 Typed letter signed Warren G. Harding to Hon. J. Hugo Grimm. Thanks him for his thoughtfulness during recent illness of Mrs. Harding. (1 page, envelope) 1922 Sept 15 2 22 Typed letter signed Warren G. Harding to Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard. Acknowledgement of invitation to a memorial service. (1 page, envelope) 1923 May 10 2 22 Calvin Coolidge 1922-1929 2 23 Typed letter signed Calvin Coolidge to Hon. David R. Francis. Stating that he will be unable to speak in St. Louis. (1 page, envelope) 1922 Apr 1 2 23 Typed letter of Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard to Mr. Everett Sanders. Request to gain Calvin Coolidge’s signature for Missouri Historical Society. (1 page) 1929 Feb 5 2 23 Typed letter signed Calvin Coolidge to Mr. W.K. Bixby. RSVP for the event that he cannot attend. 1929 Feb 7 2 23 Typed letter signed Everett Sanders, Secretary to the President to Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard in regards to the letter sent by the President to Mr. Bixby. (1 page) 1929 Feb 7 2 23 Unsigned typed letter to Mr. Everett Sanders thanking him for the signature. (1 page) 1929 Feb 9 2 23 Herbert Hoover 1928-1933; no date 2 24 Typed letter of Garfield D. Mernes to Stella M. Drumm, Librarian to Missouri Historical Society, including a ticket for Herbert Hoover’s Notification Ceremony at Standford Stadium. (2 pages) 1928 Aug 13 2 24 Typed letter of Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard to Herbert Hoover to request an autograph for the collections. (1 page) 1933 Jan 24 2 24 Typed letter signed Herbert Hoover to Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard. A letter in response to her request for an autograph for the Missouri Historical Society. (1 page) 1933 Feb 23 2 24 Newspaper article. (1 page) 1933 Mar 1 2 24 Article on Herbert Hoover in St. Louis Globe-Democrat . (1 page) 1933 Apr 30 2 24 Article about Hoover’s signature being included in the St. Louis collection. (1 page) No date 2 24 Franklin D. Roosevelt 1918-1935 2 25 Document signed Franklin D Roosevelt to Henry Chouteau. A certificate thanking him for donating instruments for the “Eyes for the Navy” program. (1 page) ca. 1918 2 25 Typed letter signed Franklin D Roosevelt to T.G. Dulany. The letter thanks him for his kindness in sending binoculars, etc for Naval Operations. (1 page) 1918 Apr 15 2 25 Signature of Franklin D Roosevelt. (1 page) 1929 Nov 13 2 25 Typed document of Mrs. N. Harney Beauregard to Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt to request a signature to add to the Missouri Historical Society collection. (1 page) 1934 Dec 14 2 25 Typed document signed Stephen Early, Assistant Secretary to the President, to Mrs. Beauregard denying the request for a signature. (1 page) 1934 Dec 21 2 25 Typed document of Mrs. N.H. Beauregard to Mr. Stephen Early, requesting when would be an appropriate time to make a request. (1 page) 1934 Dec 26 2 25 Typed letter signed Franklin D. Roosevelt to Missouri Historical Society, commenting on the civic duty of preservation of papers that record our past. (1 page, envelope) 1935 Jan 7 2 25 Typed letter of Mrs. N.H. Beauregard to Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, thanking him for his letter. (1 page) 1935 Jan 9 2 25 Harry S. Truman 1949-1950 2 26 Two tickets to the inauguration of the President and Vice President. (4 pages) 1949 Jan 20 2 26 “Welcome Mr. Truman!” from the Washington Chapter of the Civil Rights Congress. (4 pages) 1949 Jan 20 2 26 Invitation to the ball at the Kiel Auditorium in honor of the President of the United States. (1 page, envelope) 1950 June 6 2 26 Booklet for the 35th Division’s 30th Reunion in St. Louis. (16 pages) 1950 June 9 2 26 Dwight D. Eisenhower 1956; no date 2 27 Engraved card from Dwight D Eisenhower to Henry Sauer on his 91st Birthday. Includes envelope and note from Stella Sauer. (2 items) 1956 May 25 2 27 Typed document of Frances R. Biese to Hon. Dwight D. Eisenhower, with a request for an autograph to add to the collections. (1 page) 1956 July 24 2 27 Typed document signed Dwight D. Eisenhower to the Missouri Historical Society on the preservation of significant memorials and records of the past. (1 page) 1956 July 30 2 27 Typed document signed Frances Biese to Hon. Dwight D. Eisenhower, thanking him for his signature. (1 page) 1956 Aug 2 2 27 Invitation to see the next president Dwight D. Eisenhower at Kiel Auditorium. (1 page) No year Sept 20 2 27 John F. Kennedy 1961-1963 2 28 Typed document of Frances H. Stadler to Honorable John F. Kennedy, with a request for a signature. (1 page) 1961 Aug 6 2 28 Letter signed Jackie (Mrs. John F. Kennedy) to Ann (Mrs. Werner), concerning changes to be made to White House. (copy of original) (8 pages) 1961 Aug 8 2 28 Typed document from Mrs. John F. Kennedy listing the suggested changes for the White House (copy of original) (6 pages) 1961 Aug 15 2 28 Life magazine on assassination of President Kennedy. (105 pages) 1963 Nov 29 2 28 The Saturday Evening Post . In Memoriam of John F. Kennedy. (85 pages) 1963 Dec 14 2 28 Lyndon B. Johnson 1965 2 29 Inaugural Committee invitation to the inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson. Includes an inaugural ball invitation. (5 pages) 1965 Jan 20 2 29 Richard M. Nixon 1969; no date 2 30 Inaugural Committee invitation to the inauguration of Richard M. Nixon. (5 pages) 1969 Jan 20 2 30 Announcement of withdrawal of President-Elect Richard M. Nixon and Attorney General Designate John N. Mitchell from law firm of Nixon Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Mitchell, New York. (1 page) 1969 Jan 2 30 Motorcade route for President Nixon’s visit to St. Louis. (1 page) No year June 25 2 30 Newspaper clippings 1926 2 31 New York Times . “A British View of America’s Constitution.” (6 pages) 1926 Mar 14 2 31 Original Documents and Letters by the Presidents of the United States of America. No date Volume 1 Grover Cleveland’s Speech to German Young Men’s Association in Buffalo, New York. 1901 Mar 11 Volume 2