John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection, 1963-1994 | East Texas Research Center

Collection Overview

Title: John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection, 1963-1994Add to your cart.

ID: A/138

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Subjects: Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination, Police reports -- Texas -- Dallas, Presidents -- Assassination

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Newspaper clippings, copies of official police reports, and photocopies of photographs relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, in Dallas, Texas.

Collection Historical Note

The 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963, presumably by Lee Harvey Oswald. This collection consists of contemporary reports and investigations of the events concerning the assassination and the subsequent related killings of Officer J. D. Tippit by Lee Harvey Oswald and of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby.

Subject/Index Terms

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination
Police reports -- Texas -- Dallas
Presidents -- Assassination

Administrative Information

Repository: East Texas Research Center

Access Restrictions: Open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials:

Selected monographs:

Brennan, Howard L. Eyewitness to history : the Kennedy assassination as seen by Howard L. Brennan. Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1987. ETRC E842.9 .B73 1987

Garrison, Jim. On the trail of the assassins : my investigation and prosecution of the murder of President Kennedy. NY: Sheridan Press, 1988. ETRC E842.9 .G35 1988

Kennedy, John F. Neither the fanatics nor the faint-hearted : the tour leading to the President's death and the two speeches he could not give. Austin, TX: Pemberton Press, 1963. ETRC J82 .D9x

Lifton, David S. Best evidence : disguise and deception in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. NY: Macmillan, 1980. ETRC E842.9 .L47

Martin, Murphy. Front row seat : a veteran reporter relives the four decades that shaped America. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 2003. ETRC PN4874.M4835 A3 2003x

November 22--the day remembered. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1990. ETRC E842.9 .N68 1990

Scheim, David E. Contract on America : the Mafia murder of President John F. Kennedy. NY: Shapolsky Publishers, 1988. ETRC E842.9 .S33 1988

Sloan, Bill. JFK : breaking the silence. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1993. ETRC E842.9 .S54 1993

Sloan, Bill. JFK : the last dissenting witness. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1992. ETRC E842.9 .S55 1992

Texas. Attorney General's Office. Texas supplemental report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the serious wounding of Governor John B. Connally, November 22, 1963. Austin, 1964. ETRC E842.9 .T45

Thompson, Josiah. Six seconds in Dallas : a micro-study of the Kennedy assassination. NY: Geis Associates, 1967. ETRC E842.9 .T49 1967

Wise, Dan. The day Kennedy died. San Antonio: Naylor, 1964. ETRC E842.9 .W5


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Invitation to the luncheon in honor of President Kennedy to be given by the Dallas Citizens Council, the Dallas Assembly, and the Science Research Center, November 22, 1963Add to your cart.
Binder 1: "Transcript of Dallas Police Radio Transmissions", November 22, 1963Add to your cart.
Binder 2: Investigation of the Assassination of the President," reports of evidence found at the Texas School Book Depository of the shooting of the President; interviews of people in and around the Depository at the time of the shooting; interviews of wit nesses to the shooting of Officer Tippit; police Case Reports: Oswald shooting Kennedy, Oswald shooting Tippit, Jack Ruby shooting Oswald, 1963Add to your cart.
Binder 3: "Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, Assassination, November 22, 1963; Investigation by J. E. Bill Decker, Sheriff, Dallas County, Texas," interviews of witnesses to the assassination by the Sheriff's Department, November 22-27, 1963Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Binder 1: "Lee Harvey Oswald," interviews with people who knew or worked with Oswald; school records of Oswald; Dan Smoot Report on the assassination, November 1963 - February 1964Add to your cart.
Binder 2: "Marguerite C. Oswald V. King Candy Company," records relating to Oswald's mother's suit against her employer for an injury received at her work place, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Binder 3: Investigation of the Operational Security Involving the Transfer of Lee Harvey Oswald, November 24, 1963," statements from police involved with the transfer of Oswald from Dallas City jail to Dallas County jail when Oswald was shot by Ruby, November 24 - December 19, 1963Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Binder 1: "Officer J. D. Tippit," Dallas Police Department personnel records of Tippit who was killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, 1953-1963Add to your cart.
Binder 2: "Dallas Police Reports," police reports of preparations for Kennedy's visit to Dallas; police reports of belongings of Oswald and Ruby taken in investigations after their deaths; reports of investigations of any connection between Ruby and Oswald, November 1963 - August 1964Add to your cart.
Binder 3: "Dallas Police," investigation of the background of Jack Ruby, November 1963 - February 1964Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Binder 1: "Texas Supplemental Report, Correspondence File," investigations of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy and the Texas Court of Inquiry, November 1963 - August 1964Add to your cart.
Binder 2: "Evidence," photocopies of photographs of Oswald, his identification cards, weapons, family, and other itemsAdd to your cart.
Binder 3: "Photographs, Oswald's Property," photocopies of photographs of Oswald's property taken in a search of Ruth Paine's property, November 23, 1963Add to your cart.
Binder 4: "Photographs, Aerial View of Downtown and Oak Cliff Sections of Dallas Showing Oswald's Known and Probable Routes."Add to your cart.
Binder 5: "Photographs, Exterior and Interior of Texas Depository Building Reconstruction."Add to your cart.
Binder 6: "Photographs, J. D. Tippit Area of Shooting and Location Oswald Arrested."Add to your cart.
Binder 7: Photographs, Persons Appearing With Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas Police Department Identification 'Line-Up'."Add to your cart.
Binder 8: "Photographs, City Hall Basement (Lee Harvey Oswald)."Add to your cart.
Binder 9: "Photographs, Oswald Shooting in Basement."Add to your cart.
Binder 10: "Photographs, Edwin Walker, Edwin A. Walker File (Dallas P. D. Department," investigation of attempted murder of Edwin Walker by Oswald with photocopies of photographs, April 1963 - January 1964Add to your cart.
Binder 11: "Photographs, Trade Mart Aerial View, Trade Start Floor Plans."Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Dallas Morning News, November 23, 1963, "Kennedy Slain on Dallas Street," front page through page 5, November 25, 1963Add to your cart.
"Owner of Club Kills Oswald, "front page and page 2
Folder 2: The Houston Post, November 23. 1963, "Assassin kills JFK in Dallas," sections 1 and 3, November 24, 1963Add to your cart.
section 1; November 25, 1963, Section 1, p. 1-2, 21-22
Folder 3: Life Magazine, November 29, 1963Add to your cart.
special issue,"President John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963, ''
Folder 4: Life Magazine, December 6, 1963Add to your cart.
Mrs. Kennedy and children at JFK's funeral on cover
Folder 5: Saturday Evening Post, December 14, 1963Add to your cart.
special issue, "In Memoriam, a Senseless Tragedy,"
Folder 6: Time Magazine, November 29, 1963Add to your cart.
articles on the assassination and the presidency; President Johnson on cover
Folder 7: Life Magazine, December 13, 1963Add to your cart.
President Johnson on cover
Folder 8: "Profile of a President," supplement to Levelland Sun News, April 12, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Daily Sentinel, November 21, 1973Add to your cart.
"Eyewitness: How a president died," reprint of an article by Merriman Smith, written November 23, 1963.
Folder 10: Oklahoma City Times, Mrs. Oswald Heard, February 3 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 11: "November 22 Twenty Years Later," special report of the Dallas Morning News, November 20, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: JFK Today, Dallas, Texas, thirty year commemorative edition, [ Nov. ? 1994 ]Add to your cart.

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