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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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.33 cubic feet
Correspondence, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Mamie Eisenhower
History | Social History | Women's History
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Perry, Catherine Q., "MS-098: Eisenhower Letters to Col. & Mrs. Sam White" (October 2008). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.