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Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Academic Hood Worn During Harvard Commencement, 14 June 1956.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Academic Hood Worn During Harvard Commencement, 14 June 1956.
Academic hood with crimson and black stripes, and purple velvet lining worn by Kennedy as he delivered the Commencement address at Harvard University in 1956, with the tag of Cotrell and Leonard, Albany, New York, sewed inside.

Provenance: From the collection of Robert F. Morey, former U.S. Marshall and Kennedy aide; sold in these rooms on November 15, 1997.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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John Fitzgerald, Robert F. Morey, Academic dress, Formal wear, Gowns, Harvard University, Hood, Kennedy, Albany

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