Archive for October, 2012
Few of us will ever get to eat off of White House china, but here’s a chance to see how past Presidents dined. White House china collector Set Momjian will be speaking at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum on October 6 at 2 p.m. about some of his pieces currently on display in [...]
The John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is located in Boston. The staff collect, preserve, and make publicly available over 48 million items related to the 35th President. These records include not only JFK’s writings and belongings, but also records of some of his family members, his administration officials, and other individuals and organizations. [...]
Posted by Nikita on October 5, 2012, under - Presidents, National Archives Near You.
Tags: American Archives Month, Archives Month, Boston, Ernest Hemingway, Jacqueline Kennedy, John F. Kennedy, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Mary Hemingway, space race, The Cuban Missile Crisis
If you have served in the military or worked for the Federal Government, your personnel file is held at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis, Missouri. More than 34 million files are held in this facility, filling 2.3 million cubic feet of records on 385,000 shelves. There are 6.2 billion feet of [...]
The National Archives holds millions of cubic feet of permanently valuable records relating to the Federal Government. Laid end to end, the papers in our holdings would circle the Earth more than 57 times. But they are not kept in one place. Instead, we have archives in different regions of the United States. The records held there [...]
Posted by Hilary on October 3, 2012, under National Archives Near You.
Tags: American Archives Month, Archives Month, Boston, hurricane, Maria von Trapp, Sound of Music, Von Trapp, Waltham, Winthrop