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Lot 41: Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.

Arts & Antiques Auction

Platinum House

by Ripley Auctions

December 1, 2012

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Live Auction
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  • Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.
  • Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.
  • Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.
  • Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.
  • Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend.
   
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Description: Collection Mamie Eisenhower personal correspondence and Presidential memorabilia from the White House to a close family friend. Approx. 28 pieces including; 1953 Invitation to participate in the Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower containing photo prints of the President and Vice President Nixon, 1953 Inauguration honored guest ticket, 1953 Inauguration invitation, Inaugural ball invitation, programs from 1953 Inauguration Ceremonies and Ball,1965 invitation to the reception for The Distinguished Ladies Attending the Inauguration, Approx. 4 personal Thank You letters signed by Mamie Eisenhower; one for visiting she and Ike at the White House dated Nov. 1953, others dated 1952, 1960 and 1956. 3 personal letters signed by Mamie Eisenhower; one containing a hand written personal letter from Mrs. Robert Matter, the other from 1954 containing an apology for not being able to visit when she and Ike were passing through Indianapolis, and a 1959 get well wish. A 1952 pre-election signed letter talking about their children. A 1957 invitation to the Inaugural Ball, and Inaugural Concert. 1960 invitation to dinner from the White House for the occasion of the visit of Their Imperial Highnesses, The Crown Prince and Princess of Japan, Christmas Cards from 1954, and1956-'60. ALL CORRESPONDENCE IS ON WHITE HOUSE STATIONARY except for 2 personal letters on Mamie Eisenhower letterhead stationary.

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