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Series II. Other U.S. presidents [series]:
  10  
American President stamps
Binder, "The Presidential First Day Cover Collection"

  8  
American Presidents
Foreign stamp sheets of U.S. presidents.

  3  
Adams, John

Envelope with 4 6-cent Adams stamps, note card with stamped 6-cent stamp, 4 6-cent stamps.

  3  
Adams, John
Office held: As member of Massachusetts Governor's Council

Original 10/11/1775, correction 8/16/1776. Appointing Justices of the Inferior Court of Common Pleas. All references to King George III and Great Britain are crossed out.
Rudin # P-1

  12  
Adams, John Quincy
Office held : While representing Massachusetts in the House of Representatives
Addressee : Solomon Lincoln, Josiah Brigham, Joseph Richards
Writer's location : Quincy, MA

Conduct in campaigning for the Presidency.
Rudin # P-2

  3  
Arthur, Chester
Office held : Customs Collector for the Port of New York
Addressee : Commander of the USS Alaska
Writer's location : New York

Smuggling of Wines, Cigars and Silks.
Rudin # P-3

  3  
Buchanan, James
Office held : As Secretary of State
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Announces his appointment as Secretary of State by President Polk. Dated his first day in office.
Rudin # P-4

  3  
Buchanan, James
Office held : As Secretary of State
Addressee : John Wadman
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Seeking the 1848 nomination for President.
Rudin # P-5

  3  
Buchanan, James
Office held : No elective office held
Addressee : John M. Jones
Writer's location : Wheatland near Lancaster, PA

Supporting the wrong candidate for office might damage his chances for the 1852 Presidential nomination.
Rudin # P-6

  3  
Buchanan, James
Office held : No elective office held
Addressee : Barnabas Bates, Assistant Postmaster
Writer's location : Wheatland near Lancaster, PA

After failing to gain the Democratic Presidential nomination.
Rudin # P-7

  3  
Buchanan, James
Office held : As President
Addressee : William L. Marcy, Secretary of State
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

On his first full day as President.
Rudin # P-8

  3  
Bush, George, H.W.
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Dr. Ray S. Cline - Chairman, U.S. Global Strategy Council"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Discusses our policy toward China.
Rudin # P-9

  3  
Bush, George, H.W.
Office held : As President
Addressee : Giulio Andreotti, Prime Minister of Italy
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

"I valued our substantive discussions - our transatlantic ties have never been better".
Rudin # P-10

  9  
Bush, George H.W.
Office held : As President
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Announcing the beginning of the 1991 war against Iraq. From the Forbes Collection - Part 3.
Rudin # P-11

  13  
Bush, George W.
New York Times coverage of Iraq war.

  3  
Bush, George, H.W.
Office held : As Ex President
Addressee : Ron Weekes
Writer's location : Kennebunkport, ME

Describing his state of mind and the goal of the Presidency.
Rudin # P-12

  3  
Bush, George, H.W.
Office held : As Ex President
Addressee : Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Senator
Writer's location : Houston, TX

Discusses Most Favored Nation Trade Status for China.
Rudin # P-13

  3  
Bush, George H.W.
Office held : As Ex President
Addressee : Melville & Lizanne Chapin
Writer's location : Houston, TX

On the gubernatorial elections of his two sons.
Rudin # P-14

  3  
Bush, George, H.W.
Office held : As Ex President
Addressee : Dear Helen
Writer's location : Houston, TX

Not interested in writing a memoir, "Thanks for your support of George W. He's a good man and he won't let you down."
Rudin # P-15

  3  
Bush, George W.
Office held : As Governor of Texas
Addressee : Bill Christiansen
Writer's location : Austin, TX

"every Texan has a key role in making Texas a greater state".
Rudin # P-16

  3  
Bush, George W.
Office held : As Governor of Texas
Addressee : Ralph Benson
Writer's location : Austin, TX

Concerning running for President.
Rudin # P-17

  3  
Bush, George W.
Office held : As Governor of Texas
Addressee : Bill Christiansen
Writer's location : Austin, TX

About the direction of our youth and the teaching of morals and values.
Rudin # P-18

  3  
Bush, George, W.
Office held : As Governor of Texas
Addressee : Chip Freundt
Writer's location : Austin, TX

Describes his feelings for his father.
Rudin # P-19

  20  
Bush, George W.
Two newspapers on 9/11 and the Bush administration.

  3  
Bush, George, W.
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Kevin C. Jenkins, Mayor Rhinelander, Wisconsin"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

"We can create an environment where small business flourishes and Americans... can find jobs".
Rudin # P-20

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Ex President
Addressee : Bruce Becker
Writer's location : Plains, GA

Re: Religion.
Rudin # P-21

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Candidate for President
Addressee : Jimmy Carter

Notes from speech writer Pat Anderson.
Rudin # P-22

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Candidate for President
Addressee : Al Smith Dinner
Writer's location : New York

"Two weeks before Election Day 1976." Draft of speech for Al Smith Dinner.
Rudin # P-23

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As President-Elect
Addressee : Congressman Del Clausson
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Increasing the effectiveness of the Executive Branch.
Rudin # P-24

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As President
Addressee : Robert P. Griffin, Senator
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Encourages the sale of military aircraft to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Rudin # P-25

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As President
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Excerpt from Carter's speech as the Camp David Peace Treaty was signed.
Rudin # P-26

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As President
Addressee : Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Senator
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Re: The Salt Treaty.
Rudin # P-27

 
Carter, Jimmy

"Keeping Faith. Memoirs of a President" Bantam Books, New York, NY. Signed copy. See separated material below.
Rudin # P-28

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Ex President
Writer's location : New York

Contract for "Keeping Faith" between President Carter and Bantam Books.
Rudin # P-29

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Ex President
Addressee : Robert Garcia, Congressman
Writer's location : Atlanta, GA

Re: Creating a national holiday on Martin Luther King's Birthday.
Rudin # P-30

  3  
Carter, Jimmy
Office held: As Ex President
Addressee : Larry Ervin Clevenger
Writer's location : Plains, GA ?

Will not run for President in 1992. Will dedicate himself to humane issues and The Carter Center.
Rudin # P-31

  3  
Cleveland, Grover
Office held : As President
Addressee : John E. Develin
Writer's location : "Executive Mansion Washington, D.C."

The disappointments, pressures and frustrations of being a new President.
Rudin # P-32

  3  
Cleveland, Grover
Office held : Period between his two Presidencies
Addressee : Don M. Dickinson, Former Postmaster General
Writer's location : New York

Though pleased by "the cheers of the people for me...I am enjoying my release from official care more than I can tell you".
Rudin # P-33

  12  
Cleveland, Grover
Office held : Period between his two Presidencies
Addressee : Henry Watterson
Writer's location : New York

His feelings about having been President and what the future of the Party may be. Includes a large etching.1
Rudin # P-34

  3  
Cleveland, Grover
Office held : Period between his two Presidencies
Addressee : Charles Krichbaum, President Young Men's Democratic Club of Canton, Ohio
Writer's location : New York

Government must merit the people's trust. (With an unrelated letter to Krichbaum from Tom L. Johnson).
Rudin # P-35

  3  
Cleveland, Grover
Office held : As President (Second Term)
Addressee : Reverend William Neal Cleveland (His brother)
Writer's location : "Executive Mansion Washington, D.C."

Discusses how he might help financially in a difficult family situation.
Rudin # P-36

  3  
Clinton, William
Office held : As Governor of Arkansas
Addressee : Jim Coish
Writer's location : Little Rock, AK

Prepares for a possible 1988 Presidential run.
Rudin # P-37

  3  
Clinton, William
Office held : As Governor of Arkansas
Addressee : "Sandra Adair Vaughn, Virginia Board of Education"
Writer's location : Little Rock, AK

Urges the hiring of black teachers.
Rudin # P-38

  3  
Clinton, William
Office held : As President
Addressee : "William H. Natcher, Congressman - Chairman of the Comm. on Appropriations"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Promoting foreign policy measures in support of a democratic Russia.
Rudin # P-39

  3  
Clinton, William
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Senate Pass for Impeachment Proceedings.
Rudin # P-40

  13  
Clinton, William
New York Times coverage of Clinton acquittal.

  9  
Coolidge, Calvin
Office held : As Governor of Massachusetts
Writer's location : "Executive Chamber Boston, MA"

Response to the Boston Police Strike.
Rudin # P-41

  3  
Coolidge, Calvin
Office held : As Governor of Massachusetts
Addressee : "Wendell P. Stafford, Justice - Supreme Court, District of Columbia"
Writer's location : State House, Boston

The law and his handling of strikes. "The real remedy for strikes will be the conviction that they do not pay".
Rudin # P-42

  10  
Coolidge, Calvin
Office held : As the new President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

His first official proclamation as President declaring a day of mourning for Harding. From the Forbes Collection - Part 2.
Rudin # P-43

  9  
Coolidge, Calvin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Delegates of the Boy Scouts of America
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Speech discussing the three fundamentals of Scouting.
Rudin # P-44

  3  
Coolidge, Calvin
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Presidential Pay Check.
Rudin # P-45

  3  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As Commander-in-Chief
Addressee : Mamie Eisenhower
Writer's location : Algiers

Loving letter to his wife, Mamie.
Rudin # P-46

  4  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As Supreme NATO Commander
Addressee : "Clifford R. Hope, Congressman"
Writer's location : Supreme Hdqtrs Allied Powers, Europe

Considerations for the 1952 Presidential campaign. From the Forbes Collection - Part 4.
Rudin # P-47

  4  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Robert P. Skinner, Ambassador (Retired)"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Discusses activities of Voice of America abroad.
Rudin # P-48

  4  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As President
Addressee : Francis Case, Senator
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Regarding government spending.
Rudin # P-49

  4  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : Earl Mazo
Writer's location : Gettysburg, PA

"Comments on the Bay of Pigs, Guatemala and his view of the presidency." Included is Mazo's TLS to Eisenhower dated 8/25/1965.
Rudin # P-51

  4  
Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : "Tom H. Parks"
Writer's location : Gettysburg, PA

"A discussion of our national morals." With Free Franked Envelope.
Rudin # P-52

  4  
Fillmore, Millard
Office held : As Comptroller of New York State
Addressee : Hiram C. Day
Writer's location : Albany, NY

Having just heard of his nomination for Vice President on the 1848 ticket of Taylor/Fillmore. Included is a one page letter dated 5/8/1890 from Hiram Day sending this letter to a Rev. Charles C. Pierce who had requested a Fillmore autograph.
Rudin # P-53

  4  
Fillmore, Millard
Office held : As Whig candidate for Vice President
Addressee : Joshua R. Giddings
Writer's location : Albany, NY

Concedes the right of the public to examine and criticize his past political conduct.
Rudin # P-54

  4  
Fillmore, Millard
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : Lydia H. Sigourney, Poet
Writer's location : Buffalo, NY

Free Franked Envelope.
Rudin # P-55

  4  
Fillmore, Millard
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : Baltimore political committee
Writer's location : Buffalo, NY

Gives his reasons for not speaking at a rally for Bell & Everett but he will give them his vote.
Rudin # P-56

  4  
Ford, Gerald

Ford memorial envelopes, sheet of 41-cent stamps, first day of issue envelope with 41-cent Ford stamp.

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As Congressman
Addressee : Thomas E. Goertner
Writer's location : Congress, Washington, D.C.

"Concerning Communist teaching in New York schools." With Free Franked Envelope.
Rudin # P-57

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As Congressman
Addressee : Ed Hornburg
Writer's location : Congress, Washington, D.C.

On impeaching Justice Douglas, postal rates, space exploration, and corruption among high government officials ("even high officers...are subject to prosecution when they violate their trust").
Rudin # P-58

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As Congressman
Addressee : Ms. Joyce Veneklase
Writer's location : Congress, Washington, D.C.

Comments on abortion.
Rudin # P-59

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As President
Addressee : Press Release
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

S.S. Mayaguez Affair.
Rudin # P-60

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As President
Addressee : Henry Bellmon, Senator
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Outlines his economic policies and his budget proposals.
Rudin # P-61

 
Ford, Gerald
"A Time To Heal" Harper and Row, New York, NY, Signed copy. See separated material below.
Rudin # P-62

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Neil Bogart

Discusses the possibility of a candidacy for President.
Rudin # P-63

  4  
Ford, Gerald
Office held: As ex-President
Writer's location:

Warren Commission conclusions.
Rudin # P-64

  20  
Ford, Gerald
The New York Times reporting Ford's death.

  4  
Garfield, James
Office held : As Congressman
Addressee : Mr. E.B. Taylor
Writer's location : Washington. D.C.

Expresses sympathy for a friend's financial difficulties and offers a loan. Talks about the loss of his child. Tells of his first term in Congress.
Rudin # P-65

  4  
Garfield, James
Office held : As Congressman
Addressee : Mr. A.B. Newburgh, Secy Bd of Public Works, Columbus, Ohio
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

He is grateful to receive examples of his father's handwriting.
Rudin # P-66

  4  
Garfield, James
Office held : As U.S. Representative from Ohio
Addressee : Mrs. John A. Dahlgren
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Assails the influence of money in politics.
Rudin # P-67

  4  
Garfield, James
Office held : As U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate
Addressee : "John D. Long, Governor of Massachusetts"
Writer's location : Mentor, Ohio

"The nomination was unsought and unexpected".
Rudin # P-68

  4  
Garfield, James
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Long Branch

"President Garfield Dead" Broadside.
Rudin # P-69

  12  
Grant, Ulysses S.
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Convenes the Congress to consider pressing matters. Original proclamation.
Rudin # P-70

  4  
Grant, Ulysses S.
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : H.A. Mumard?
Writer's location : Galina, IL

Calls for universal suffrage.
Rudin # P-71

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : No elective office held
Addressee :

Handwritten speech manuscript about the ethics of bankers and the need for regulations.

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : No elective office held
Addressee : Mrs. J.F. Dunbaugh
Writer's location : Frankfurt, Germany

Humorous comment on his European church visits.
Rudin # P-72

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : As U.S. Senator
Addressee : Howard N. Bible
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Discusses Presidential war authority.
Rudin # P-73

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : As Presidential candidate
Addressee : Dr. H.M. Dunlap
Writer's location : Marion, Ohio

Maps out the "front porch" strategy for his 1920 Presidential run. From the Forbes Collection Part 4.
Rudin # P-74

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : As President
Addressee : Mrs. Harriet Taylor Upton, Republican National Committee
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Harding is politely chauvinistic in considering a woman to head the Dept. of Welfare.
Rudin # P-75

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : President
Addressee : Harry Wilson Walker
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Defends his choice of Harry New as Postmaster General.
Rudin # P-76

  4  
Harding, Warren
Office held : As deceased President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Navy Department General Orders No. 111 announcing the death of Harding and the appointment of Calvin Coolidge as resident.
Rudin # P-77

  4  
Harrison, Benjamin
Office held : President-Elect
Addressee : Senator John Sherman
Writer's location : Indianapolis, IN

Harrison struggles to fill his Cabinet posts with the right men. Included is a TLS in answer from Senator Sherman.
Rudin # P-78

  9  
Harrison, Benjamin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Gov. McKinley and Gentlemen of the Committee
Writer's location : Washington or Indianapolis?

Incumbent Harrison accepts the Republican Presidential nomination. From the Forbes Collection Part 3.
Rudin # P-79

  4  
Harrison, Benjamin
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Delineation of U.S. boundary with Canada.
Rudin # P-80

  4  
Harrison, William H.
Office held : As Governor of Indiana Territory
Addressee : Col. James Henry
Writer's location : Vincennes

Harrison prepares to acquire massive land holdings in Indiana Territory.
Rudin # P-81

  10  
Harrison, William H.
Office held : As Senator - Chairman of Senate Committee on Military Affairs
Addressee : James Barbour, Secy of War
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Concerning unclaimed bounty lands due officers and soldiers of the Revolutionary War.
Rudin # P-82

  5  
Hayes, Rutherford B.
Office held : As Presidential candidate
Writer's location : House of Representatives

Counting of the vote for President and Vice President.
Rudin # P-83

  5  
Hayes, Rutherford B.
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Presidential pardon for a man convicted of manslaughter. Countersigned by William M. Everts, Secretary of State.
Rudin # P-84

  5  
Hayes, Rutherford B.
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : William Clark
Writer's location : Fremont, Ohio

Discusses his activities during his retirement.
Rudin # P-85

  5  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As Chairman of American Relief Administration
Addressee : Kent Perkins, Director of Publicity for Mass.
Writer's location : New York, NY

Hoover says it is an honor to be thought of as a possible President. Outlines his political philosophy.
Rudin # P-86

  9  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Dr. Richard L. Weil, University of Wisconsin"
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Presidential Proclamation of Thanksgiving Day. Also included is a Hoover medallion.
Rudin # P-87

  9  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Proclamation announcing the death of Calvin Coolidge. Countersigned by Henry Stimson, Secretary of State.
Rudin # P-88

  5  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : Henry L. Stoddard
Writer's location :

Reacts eight weeks after surrendering The White House to FDR.
Rudin # P-89

  5  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : "Wheeler McMillen,Editor of The Farm Journal"
Writer's location : The Waldorf Astoria, NY

States his views in support of a food administrator during WWII, preferably the Secretary of Agriculture. Includes Hoover cover letter, Hoover statement, and statement, "The Importance of Food in this War" from H.B. Frese to Mr. Pate.
Rudin # P-90

  5  
Hoover, Herbert
Office held : As ex-President
Writer's location : The Waldorf Astoria, NY

Reading copy of speech given when receiving the Moles Award. "The Moles 10th Annual Award Dinner".
Rudin # P-91

  5  
Jackson, Andrew
Office held : As Major General
Addressee : Samuel Justice
Writer's location : Fort Jackson

Remitting the death sentence on a deserter.
Rudin # P-92

  5  
Jackson, Andrew
Office held : As Major General
Addressee : Samuel Carswell
Writer's location : Nashville, TN

Regarding his nephew's admission to West Point.
Rudin # P-92A

  5  
Jefferson, Thomas

Two commemorative envelopes with 6 first day of issue 1-cent stamps, one commemorative envelope with four 2-cent stamps, one envelope with four 13-cent stamps.

  5  
Jefferson, Thomas
Office held : As Secretary of State
Writer's location : New York, NY

Act of Congress pertaining to the procuring of seals for the Court system.
Rudin # P-93

  21  
Johnson, Andrew
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Commissioning Edward D. Townsend as Brevet Major General.
Rudin # P-94

  14  
Johnson, Andrew
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Impeachment Ticket.
Rudin # P-95

  11  
Johnson, Andrew
New York Times paper on impeachment acquittal.

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As Senate Majority Leader
Addressee : "Robert K. Pepper - News Editor, Fort Meyers News Press"
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Discusses how to handle Russia. See Nixon letter of 5/14/57 also written to Pepper.
Rudin # P-96

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As Senator
Addressee : H. Lane Chandler
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Explains what America means to him.
Rudin # P-97

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : "James Roosevelt, House of Representatives"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

The issue of equal rights for African Americans.
Rudin # P-98

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As Senate Democratic Leader
Addressee : James Roosevelt
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Grateful for your warm message. (Johnson had just won the Vice Presidency under Kennedy).
Rudin # P-101

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : James Roosevelt
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Birthday Congratulations to Roosevelt.
Rudin # P-100

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : James Roosevelt
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Election campaign letter. (Johnson is running for President).
Rudin # P-99

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : James Roosevelt
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Thanks Roosevelt for his birthday greeting.
Rudin # P-102

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Eugene G. Mattison Jr., Administrative Director, Plans for Progress"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Discusses "providing equal opportunity for all our citizens".
Rudin # P-103

  5  
Johnson, Lyndon
Office held : As President
Addressee : Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr.
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Regarding nomination of Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court.
Rudin # P-104

  5  
Kennedy, John F.

JFK "Life in Stamps" envelopes and stamps, photograph with 5 cent stamp, inauguration envelope and stamp.

  5  
Kennedy, John F.
Office held : As Senator
Addressee : Mr. C.P. Cronk
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Concerning the Bricker Resolution and congressional salaries.
Rudin # P-105

  5  
Kennedy, John F.
Office held : As Senator
Addressee : "Mrs. A.E. Cassidy, Chairman Mass. State Fed. of Women's Clubs"
Writer's location : "U.S. Senate Washington, D.C."

"I most emphatically favor non-discriminatory treatment of women".
Rudin # P-105A

  5  
Kennedy, John F.
Office held : As Senator
Addressee : Arthur Krock, N.Y. Times and William E. Dugan
Writer's location : "U.S. Senate Washington, D.C."

Discussing his stands and those of his father. See also Bishop Fulton Sheen letter to William E. Dugan in collection #6875.
Rudin # P-105B

  5  
"Kennedy, John F. (Janet Travell, M.D.)"
Office held : As Senator
Addressee : Dr. Janet Travell to Robert F. Kennedy
Writer's location:

Re: John F. Kennedy's health.
Rudin # P-106

  5  
Kennedy, John F.
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

President Kennedy's schedule of appointments during his first day in office.
Rudin # P-107

  5  
Kennedy, John F. (Janet Travell, M.D.)
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Leonard Lyons, New York Post"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Reacting to the market for his signature.
Rudin # P-108

  5  
Kennedy, John F.
Office held : As President
Addressee : Speaker of the House of Representatives
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Amendment to the budget (for foreign assistance) for fiscal year 1964.
Rudin # P-109

  19  
Kennedy, John F.
Original Associated Press Teletypes. Mainly of the events of Nov. 24, 1963. Photos show events from Nov. 22 to Nov. 25, 1963.
Rudin # P-110

  19  
Kennedy, John F.
Original Associated Press Teletypes. Mainly of the events of Nov. 22 (Friday), Nov. 23 (Saturday) and Nov. 25 (Monday), 1963.
Rudin # P-111

  16  
Kennedy, John F.
Original Teletype rolls, regarding the assassination.
Rudin # P-112

  19  
Kennedy, John F.
Original UPI/AP Teletypes. Received on teletype machines of the Santa Barbara News-Press. Together with two original AP wire photos as received by the Santa Barbara News-Press.
Rudin # P-113

  19  
Kennedy, John F.
Original AP Teletypes regarding the assassination.
Rudin # P-114

  19  
Kennedy, John F.
Original AP Teletypes regarding the assassination.
Rudin # P-115

  17  
Kennedy, John F.
Original UPI Teletypes, the entire day of the assassination is chronicled.
Rudin # P-116

  11  
Kennedy, John F.
6 copies of the New York Times and one copy of the Dallas Times Herald covering the assassination.

  5  
Madison, James
Office held: As Secretary of State
Addressee : Governor of Massachusetts
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Announcement of the passage of the Twelfth Amendment to the Constitution.
Rudin # P-117

  10  
Madison, James
Office held: As President - Also signed by Robert Smith, Secy of State and Caesar Rodney, Atty General
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Patent for an early form of carbon paper.
Rudin # P-118

  5  
Madison, James
Office held: As President Also signed by James Monroe, Secy of State
Addressee :
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Ship's passport for the Brig Calypso of Boston. See also Tyler for Sea Letter.
Rudin # P-119

  5  
McKinley, William
Office held : As Congressman
Addressee : Mr. J.N. Taylor
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Writes concerning the upcoming campaign.
Rudin # P-120

  5  
McKinley, William
Office held : As Governor of Ohio
Addressee : "John D. Long, Governor of Massachusetts"
Writer's location : Canton, Ohio

McKinley working on forming his Cabinet almost ten months before being elected.
Rudin # P-121

  5  
McKinley, William
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Honorable C.K. Davis, U.S. Senator"
Writer's location : "Executive Mansion Washington, D.C. "

Soliciting Davis to be a member of Paris Peace Commission to end Spanish American War.
Rudin # P-122

  9  
McKinley, William
New York Tribune and The Franklin Sentinel coverage of assassination of McKinley.

  11  
McKinley, William
The Sun coverage of McKinley's death.

  9  
Monroe, James
Office held: As Secy of State
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Privateer Agreement for the ship "Union of Philadelphia".
Rudin # P-123

  5  
Monroe, James
Office held: As Secy of State
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Additional instructions to the public and private armed vessels of the United States.
Rudin # P-124

  10  
Monroe, James
Office held: As President
Addressee : John Gates
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Land grant rewarded to Private John Gates.
Rudin # P-125

  5  
Monroe, James

Commemorative envelopes with 5-cent stamps and 3-cent stamps.

  5  
Nixon, Richard

Commemorative and memorial envelopes and stamps.

  5  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Addressee : "Roy O. Day - Chairman 12th Congressional District"
Writer's location : Middle River, Maryland

Prepares for his run for public office.
Rudin # P-126

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As Vice President
Addressee : Robert K. Pepper - News Editor, Fort Meyers News Press
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Discusses how to handle Russia. See Lyndon Johnson letter of 7/22/57, also written to Mr. Pepper.
Rudin # P-127

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As candidate for Governor of California
Addressee : Congressman Bob Wilson
Writer's location :

Proper governance demands "political leaders of absolute probity and judgement".
Rudin # P-128

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As Lawyer
Addressee : Jimmy Bottoms
Writer's location : New York, NY

Discusses the office of the Vice Presidency.
Rudin # P-129

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As President?
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Inauguration Envelope.
Rudin # P-130

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As President
Addressee : Senator Jennings Randolph
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Regarding Carswell appointment to the Supreme Court.
Rudin # P-131

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Official printed ticket to impeachment.
Rudin # P-132

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As President
Addressee : Congressman Albert H. Quie
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Regarding resigning the Presidency.
Rudin # P-133

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As Presidential candidate
Writer's location:

Announcing Nixon's resignation and Ford's ascension to office.
Rudin # P-134

  13  
Nixon, Richard
The New York Times coverage of Nixon's resignation.

 
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As ex-President
Writer's location : New York, NY

"No More Vietnams". Signed copy. Arbor House, New York. Also included is an unsigned copy. See separated material below.
Rudin # P-135

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Lee Edwards
Writer's location : New York, NY

Review the American role in Vietnam.
Rudin # P-136

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Senator Paul Simon
Writer's location : New York, NY

Regarding exchange programs with Russia.
Rudin # P-137

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held : No elective office held
Addressee : Patrick J. Hillings
Writer's location : New York City

Contains commentary about the media and "beating them".

  6  
Nixon, Richard
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Writer's location : Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Discusses race relations.
Rudin # P-138

  13  
Nixon, Richard
New York Times coverage of Nixon's death.

  6  
Obama, Barack

Commemorative envelopes with 42-cent stamps, foreign stamps, inaugural covers, and note cards with stamps.

 
Obama, Barack
Office held:
Addressee :
Writer's location : "Crown Publishers New York, NY"

"The Audacity of Hope". See separated material below.
Rudin # P-138A

  11  
Obama, Barack
The New York Times special publication of inaugurations, from Washington to Obama.
Rudin # N-16

  20  
Obama, Barack
Four newspapers/magazines on the election and inauguration.
Rudin # N-16

  21  
Obama, Barack

Press plate announcing Obama's win.

  6  
Pierce, Franklin
Office held : As Congressman
Addressee : Pierce's Father
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Concerning his attention to religious service, public and private. Pierce's letter is a continuation of a letter written by his brother, also to their father.
Rudin # P-139

  6  
Pierce, Franklin
Office held : As Brigadier General
Addressee : Endorses letter of Lt. Col. Joshua Howard
Writer's location : Chapultepec, Mexico

Howard's letter recommends promotions and Certificates of Merit for bravery following the Battle of Churubusco and Chapultepec.
Rudin # P-140

  6  
Pierce, Franklin
Office held : As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Proclamation concerning the boundary between the United States and Mexico.
Rudin # P-141

  6  
Polk, James
Office held: As President
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Orders that the battle flags captured during the Mexican War be deposited at West Point.
Rudin # P-142

  6  
Reagan, Ronald

Commemorative envelopes and stamps.

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: Probably as Governor of California
Addressee : Tom Reed

Thinks U.S. foreign policy should be "a little hard nosed".
Rudin # P-143

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As Governor of California
Addressee : Sgt. Ernie A. Siegrist
Writer's location : Sacramento, CA

Response to an angry serviceman in Vietnam.
Rudin # P-144

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As Governor of California
Addressee : George F. Barrett
Writer's location : Sacramento, CA

Returns a campaign contribution.
Rudin # P-145

  8  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As Governor of California
Addressee : Mike Fitchett
Writer's location : Sacramento, CA

Comments on the reform of the Electoral College.
Rudin # P-146

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As Governor of California
Addressee : Mrs. Donald S. Bolton
Writer's location : Sacramento, CA

Discusses tax relief.
Rudin # P-147

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As ex-Governor of California
Addressee : Lloyd E. Rohrke
Writer's location : Los Angeles, CA

Has soured on being a legislator. "anyway it's not for me."
Rudin # P-148

  6  
Reagan, Ronald
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : The Honorable and Mrs. James Brady
Writer's location : (Likely California)

Congratulations on the passage of the Brady Bill.
Rudin # P-149

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin

Commemorative envelopes and stamps

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : No public office held
Addressee : Mrs. Teresa Graham
Writer's location : Hyde Park, NY

Outlines his plan for strengthening the Democratic Party.
Rudin # P-150

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As Governor of New York
Addressee : Mrs. C.F. Wertz
Writer's location : Albany, NY

The definition of ideal citizenship.
Rudin # P-151

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As Governor of New York
Addressee : Mr. H.S. Wellman
Writer's location : Albany, NY

Regarding the Patients Aid Fund at the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. From the Dr. Joseph Plaud Collection.
Rudin # P-152

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As Governor of New York
Addressee : Walter L. Bennett
Writer's location : Albany, NY

Response to a detractor.
Rudin # P-152A

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As Governor of New York
Addressee : Lewis A. Lincoln
Writer's location : Albany, NY

I am a Democrat "by conviction".
Rudin # P-153

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As Governor of New York
Addressee : Mr. W.F. Bussell
Writer's location : Albany, NY

Regarding the Square Deal, Democratic Principles, and the suffering American people.
Rudin # P-154

  6  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : President


Program for the Inaugural Ceremonies.

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : "George Creel, Colliers Magazine"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

An early trial balloon in FDR's battle against the Supreme Court. See also FDR letter of 12/18/36.
Rudin # P-155

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Basil O'Connor
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

"The national fight against Infantile Paralysis cannot cease. It must go on!"
Rudin # P-156

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Samuel I. Rosenman, Roosevelt's Speech Writer"
Writer's location : On U.S.S. Indianapolis

FDR misses Rosenman's speech writing expertise.
Rudin # P-157

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Basil O'Connor
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Prepares to manipulate the press. See also FDR letter of 9/19/35.
Rudin # P-158

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Norman Thomas, Socialist Party Leader"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Regarding the export of arms to Spain during the Spanish Civil War.
Rudin # P-159

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : William S. Paley, President, Columbia Broadcasting System
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

FDR praises Paley for keeping the radio airwaves open for public and political discussions.
Rudin # P-160

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Heads of All Departments and Independent Establishments
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Directive relating to the employment of negroes in the Federal Civil Service.
Rudin # P-160A

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Martin C. Sweeney
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

FDR sends sly thanks for a gift of liquor.
Rudin # P-161

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As President
Addressee : Dr. Harry L. Hopkins
Writer's location : Warm Springs, GA

FDR pokes fun at Thomas Dewey's mustache. From the Dr. Joseph Plaud Collection.
Rudin # P-162

  7  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Office held : As deceased President
Writer's location:

Official naval teletype announcing death of FDR.
Rudin # P-164

  13  
Roosevelt, Franklin
Philadelphia Inquirer coverage of Roosevelt's death and Truman's oath.

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore

Commemorative stamps and envelopes.

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Honorable Morris K. Jessup, President, Chamber of Commerce State of New York"
Writer's location: "Executive Mansion Washington, D.C."

Declines to speak at the Chamber of Commerce "until my message goes before Congress".
Rudin # P-165

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : "Mr. O.K. Davis, New York Times"
Writer's location : """The Outlook"" New York, NY"

"No situation could arise which would make it possible for me to accept a nomination next year". See also letter of 12/14/1911 - from the Forbes Collection - Part 6.
Rudin # P-166

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As ex-President
Writer's location : New York, NY

Made out to Harvard Alumni Association.
Rudin # P-167

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : J.M. Hummel
Writer's location : """The Outlook"" New York, NY"

"I do not want to be nominated for any office". See also letter of 5/31/1911.
Rudin # P-168

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As ex-President about to be nominated by the new Progressive Party
Addressee : Lady Gregory
Writer's location : New York, NY

Discusses his feelings as Progressive candidate in the 1912 presidential election. Included is a TLS (secretarially signed) dated 10/19/1912. From the hospital, Roosevelt mentions campaigning and the unsuccessful assassination attempt on his life.
Rudin # P-169

  7  
Roosevelt, Theodore
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : "Dr. Henry Waldo Coe, Senator from Oregon"
Writer's location : New York, NY

"The public at large had gotten tired of all of us reformers and especially of me".
Rudin # P-170

  9  
Taft, William H.
Office held : As President
Writer's location:

Archive consisting of two drafts of Taft's "Special Message of the President of the United States, Returning Without Approval House Bill No. 12812. An Act to reduce the duties on Manufacture of Cotton".
Rudin # P-171

  7  
Taft, William H.

Addressee : Walter Smith
Writer's location : Washington, DC.

Taft discusses his loss to Woodrow Wilson in the 1912 election.

  7  
Taft, William H.
Office held : "As ex-President and Professor of Law, Yale University"
Addressee : S.G. Bayne
Writer's location : New Haven, CT

Discusses losing some of his weight.
Rudin # P-172

  7  
Taft, William H.
Office held : As ex-President and Joint Chairman of the National War Labor Board
Addressee : "Clarence H. Kelsey, President, Title Guarantee and Trust Co."
Writer's location : Pointe-au-Pic, Quebec, Canada

Sees a long war continuing, discusses Russia and Germany, calls for a larger American draft.
Rudin # P-173

  7  
Taft, William H.
Office held : "As ex-President and Professor of Law, Yale University"
Addressee : "Dudley E. Waters, President Grand Rapids Bank"
Writer's location : New Haven, CT

Discusses sound education and the formation of educational funds.
Rudin # P-174

  7  
Taft, William H.
Office held : As ex-President and Chief Justice of the United States
Addressee : "Clarence H. Kelsey, President, Title Guarantee and Trust Co."
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Regarding his High Court colleagues.
Rudin # P-175

  7  
Taft, William H.
Office held : As ex-President and Chief Justice of the United States
Addressee : Honorable Charles G. Washburn
Writer's location : Pointe-au-Pic Quebec, Canada

Acknowledges his 70th birthday; discusses what he would like to do in his remaining years.
Rudin # P-176

   
Taylor, Zachary
Office held : As Major General
Writer's location:

Part of a Pay Voucher including servants. See also Rudin #84 in the Gail and Stephen Rudin Slavery Collection, collection #4681.
Rudin # P-177

  7  
Taylor, Zachary
Office held : As Major General
Addressee : Mr. S.C. Holden
Writer's location : Camp near Monterray, Mexico

Citizens of Batavia, NY endorse Taylor for President. He says that there are much better men than himself who are qualified. With newspaper article.
Rudin # P-178

  7  
Truman, Harry

Envelope with stamps.

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Addressee : Senator Walter F. George
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Reviews troop redeployment at war's end.
Rudin # P-179

  13  
Truman, Harry
Chicago Daily Tribune of the election.

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Addressee : David H. Morgan
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Ridicules the hypocritical Republican platform.
Rudin # P-180

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Writer's location : "Cabinet Room The White House Washington, D.C."

Authorizing loan for construction of U.N. Headquarters in N.Y. City.
Rudin # P-181

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Addressee : Wilbur J. Abell
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

"We have tried to arrange things so that (Margaret) would attain that success on merit".
Rudin # P-182

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Addressee : "Barney Nover The Denver Post"
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Refers to his attempted assassination.
Rudin # P-183

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As President
Addressee : Edward D. McKim
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

On the firing of MacArthur. From the Forbes Collection - Part Six.
Rudin # P-184

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Paul V. Lutz
Writer's location : Independence, Missouri

Former Presidents are discarded.
Rudin # P-185

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Winston Norman
Writer's location : Independence, Missouri

Says "No" to running for President in 1960. Included is a copy of a letter from Norman to Truman (1/8/1950) asking him to accept the Presidential nomination. Envelope of Truman letter has a printed Free Frank signature.
Rudin # P-186

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Honorable Leonor K. Sullivan
Writer's location : Independence, Missouri

Vigorously campaigns for the Democratic Presidential ticket of John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.
Rudin # P-187

  7  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Robert Lovett
Writer's location : Independence, Missouri

How a teacher should communicate with students. Envelope has printed Free Frank Signature.
Rudin # P-189

  8  
Truman, Harry
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Miss. Maria Smith
Writer's location : Independence, Missouri

Explains the "S" in his name. Envelope has printed Free Frank Signature.
Rudin # P-190

  8  
Tyler, John
Office held: As President
Writer's location:

Four Language Sea Letter for the Bark "Elizabeth" for a whaling voyage.
Rudin # P-191

  8  
Tyler, John
Office held: As ex-President
Addressee : Robert Tyler (his son)
Writer's location : Sherwood Forest

Mourns the loss of his grandson to cholera.
Rudin # P-192

  9  
Van Buren, Martin
Office held : As Secretary of State
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Certificate of Copyright for the book "Sketches of Naval Life".
Rudin # P-193

  8  
Van Buren, Martin
Office held : As Vice President
Addressee : William C. Rives
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

Reports on diplomatic affairs involving France and Great Britain.
Rudin # P-194

  8  
Van Buren, Martin
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : Henry D. Gilpin
Writer's location : Lindenwald

Political letter on the 1856 Presidential Election, Van Buren's relationship with James Buchanan, and the Democratic Party's chances in New York State.
Rudin # P-195

  8  
Washington, George

Commemorative stamps.

  8  
Washington, George
Office held : As ex-Commander of the Continental Army
Addressee : Colonel John Fitzpatrick
Writer's location : Mount Vernon

The toil of a legislator re: the Potomac Company. Not in "Writings" ed. J.C. Fitzpatrick.
Rudin # P-196

  8  
Wilson, Woodrow
Office held : "As Professor of Law and Politics, Princeton University"
Addressee : Frank Walter Brooks
Writer's location : "Judd Haven, Ontario, Canada"

On the Constitution as a living document. Included with this letter is correspondence regarding its possible sale to Thomas Madigan in 1936. Madigan was a well known autograph dealer of his day who wrote a book titled "Word Shadows of the Great".
Rudin # P-197

  8  
Wilson, Woodrow
Office held : As President
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

In the wake of Pershing's pursuit of Pancho Villa, Wilson tries to manage the press. From the Forbes Collection - Part One.
Rudin # P-198

  8  
Wilson, Woodrow
Office held : As President
Writer's location : "The White House Washington, D.C."

Vote of the Immigration Bill. H.R. 10384.
Rudin # P-199

  8  
Wilson, Woodrow
Office held : As President
Addressee : "Clarence Dillon, War Industries Board "
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

First "dollar a year men" check. Countersigned by Bernard Baruch.
Rudin # P-200

  8  
Wilson, Woodrow
Office held : As ex-President
Addressee : "Eleanor Wilson McAdoo (Wilson's Daughter)"
Writer's location : Washington, D.C.

"In spite of breakdown and political persecution, I realize that I am the most fortunate man in the world".
Rudin # P-201