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This collection includes twenty four letters from Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower to Col. and Mrs. Sam White during the years, 1955-1974. They primarily contain expressions of thanks for correspondence and gifts from the Whites, as well as news about the Eisenhower family and Dwight D. Eisenhower’s health. With the exception of two handwritten letters from Mamie, all are typed and signed. Most of Mamie’s letters contain additional handwritten notes. One letter was typed and signed on behalf of Mamie Eisenhower by her secretary, Mary Jane McCaffree.

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Collection Size

.33 cubic feet

Publication Date

October 2008

Keywords

Correspondence, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mamie Eisenhower

Disciplines

History | Social History | Women's History

MS-098: Eisenhower Letters to Col. & Mrs. Sam White

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