John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection, 1960-1971

Overview of the Collection

Bischoff, Anthony, d. 1993
John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection
1960-1971 (inclusive)
7 linear feet, (2 boxes, 1 half box, 3 oversize containers and 1 oversized poster)
Collection Number
SC 001 (collection)
This collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia was assembled by Anthony Bischoff, SJ from 1960 to 1971 to honor the first Catholic President of the United States.
Seattle University, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Special Collections
Special Collections
Lemieux Library & McGoldrick Learning Commons
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2062966209
Fax: 2062966224
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Funding for preparing the finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Anthony Bischoff, SJ (Oregon Province; Society of Jesus) was teaching at Georgetown University in Washington DC when he assembled this collection of John F. Kennedy memorabilia and sent it to Seattle University Library for archival preservation. The Anthony Bischoff Personal Papers are located at the Jesuit Oregon Province Archives (JOPA) ; Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The presidential artifacts include ephemera, stamps, coins, medallions and sound recordings. The post assassination materials, primarily print publications including newsclippings, magazines, reprints and letters, relating to both President Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration (1965) and coverage of Jacqueline Kennedy's personal life after her husband's death.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

John F. Kennedy Memorabilia Collection, Special Collections, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons, Seattle University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Presidents' spouses--United States
  • Presidents--Assassination--United States
  • Presidents--United States

Personal Names

  • Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973--Inauguration, 1965.
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963--Assassination
  • Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994

Form or Genre Terms

  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Coins (money)
  • Medallions (medals)
  • Photographs
  • Printed ephemera
  • Sound recordings