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Finding Aid for the Andrew Dowdy Collection of Material about John F. Kennedy, ca. 1959-1969
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Andrew Dowdy Collection of Material about John F. Kennedy,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1959-1969
    Collection number: 1118
    Creator: Dowdy, Andrew Hunter, 1904-
    Extent: 8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.) 6 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Dr. Andrew H. Dowdy, 1972.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Andrew Dowdy Collection of Material about John F. Kennedy (Collection 1118). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.
    Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, May 29, 1917; graduated from Harvard (1940) and entered the Navy; started as a Democratic Congressman from the Boston area and went on to the Senate in 1953; married Jacqueline Bouvier, September 12, 1953; wrote Profiles in courage (1955) and won the Pulitzer Prize in history; Kennedy was elected the 35th President of the U.S. in 1961; the youngest man elected President, he was killed in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists primarily of miscellaneous magazines, books, memorabilia, and ephemera related to the life and presidential administration of John F. Kennedy. Also includes materials about members of the Kennedy family including Robert Kennedy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
    Periodicals.