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Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Springfield College Commencement Address Notes, Academic Hood, and Mortarboard, 10 June 1956.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963) Springfield College Commencement Address Notes, Academic Hood, and Mortarboard, 10 June 1956.
Two typed sheets, carbons, with one sentence crossed out and rewritten in Kennedy's hand, the remaining portion of the speech crossed out, 8 x 10 1/2 in.
[Together with] the academic hood and mortarboard worn by Kennedy during commencement, the hood in black and crimson fabric with purple velvet lining, with Bentley & Simon Inc. tag; mortarboard is black, size 7 5/8, with tassel, made by E.R. Moore Company, with their tag.

Provenance: From the collection of Robert F. Morey, former U.S. Marshall and Kennedy aide; sold in these rooms on November 15, 1997.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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John Fitzgerald, Robert F. Morey, Academia, Academic dress, Caps, Formal wear, Gowns, Hats, Mortar, Square academic cap

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