Lot 267: 10 Items: Truman travel. Rex Scouten collection.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Truman, Harry] 10 Items. Provenance: Rex Scouten Collection of White House Americana. Scouten served 10 Presidents from Truman to Clinton, including time as a Secret Service agent, Chief Usher of the White House, and White House Curator. ++ Domain of the Phoebus Apollo, Ruler of the Sun and Heavens (Certificate.) Issued to Scouten by Pan American World Railways for flying with President Harry S Truman to meet Gen. Douglas MacArthur on Wake Island, Oct. 15, 1950. Ink signature of Francis W Williams (a Flight Commander). All other portions printed. 4to. Sight condition near fine. Under glass. Not examined out of frame. ++ DESTINATION: WAKE/ OBJECTIVE: TRANSPORTATION! FLIGHT LOG -leaf advertisement featuring a timetable of Trumans visit to Wake Island with crew list, passenger list, and prominent Pan American World Airways logos. 4to. Creasing mostly within an inch of edges. Good. ++ William M. Rigdon. LOG OF PRESIDENT TRUMANS TRIP TO WAKE ISLAND OCTOBER 11-18, 1950. ++ LOG OF PRESIDENT TRUMANS TRIP TO KEY WEST, FLORIDA November 28-December 20, 1949. ++ 4 other vols by Rigdon: LOG OF PRESIDENT TRUMANS... ...EIGHTH , ...NINTH , ...TENTH , ...ELEVENTH ...VISIT TO KEY WEST, FLORIDA ++ The 6 books by Rigdon are 4to in spiral bound wraps, mostly very good. ++ 2-leaf boarding pass to Rex Scouten to accompany the President on a flight from MATS Terminal, Washington National Airport to Denver, Co., Sep. 10, 1953, in Seat 7. In orig envelope. ++ WHEN HOTEL MUEHLEBACH BECOMES THE WHITE HOUSE. pp, stapled. Page  has a list of guests at a Bowl and Pitcher Party Dec. 28, 1948. Very good. ++ 16mo edition of WHEN HOTEL MUEHLBEBACH... Creased, stain to front. ++ [Menu] The Trip of The President: Washington to Chicago, Milwaukee, Cincinnati and Return, August 31st-September 2, 1952. Near fine.