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John F. Kennedy Non-Book Collection

Identifier: MS-0005

Scope and Contents

An adjunct to Special Collections and University Archives' John F. Kennedy Book Collection, the Kennedy Non-Book Collection consists of newspapers and newspaper clippings, magazines, pamphlets, fliers, sheet music, photographs, posters, and other memorabilia. The collection includes six series: Magazines and Newspapers, Special Issue Publications and Memorabilia, Photographs, Ephemera and Art, Sound Recordings, and Newspapers and Clippings.


  • Creation: 1958-

Conditions Governing Access

The donor of this collection has stipulated that the original manuscript and archival documents in this collection shall be used for research purposes only and not for commercial and/or financial gain. Individuals who wish to have photocopies made of any of the documents in the collection, or who wish to publish, reproduce or otherwise broadcast this material must first obtain the donor's permission in writing. Special Collections and University Archives will furnish contact information upon request.

If permission is granted, a duplicate of the permission letter should be sent to Special Collections along with a restriction and condition letter (

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.


13.94 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

I. Magazines and Newspapers

II. Special Issue Publications and Memorabilia

III. Photographs

IV. Ephemera and Art

V. Sound Recordings

VI. Newspapers and Clippings

Source of Acquisition

Louis A. Kenney, John Adams, and Andreas Brown



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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego CA 92182-8050 US