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White House (Washington, D.C.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Dates: 1832-1856

Ramsey Family Papers

Identifier: SC 01088
Scope and Contents Letters by President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, 29 Aug. 1962 and 16 Nov. 1961, respectively, to Captain and Mrs. Oliver F. Ramsey about their gift to The White House Restoration Project of Sheffield candlesticks with mounted letter on verso from Capt. Ramsay to Pres. Kennedy, 14 Aug. 1962.  Copies of 1964 correspondence of Oliver F. Ramsey with President Kennedy and also with Clifford Currie, Swem Library, about the use of the Kennedy letters in an exhibit.  Typed and signed essay describing...
Dates: 1943-1964