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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Johnson Presidential Library Items, 1965-1971



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Title: Johnson Presidential Library Items
Dates: 1965-1971
Abstract: Press releases, legal papers, audiotapes, and photographs comprise the Johnson Presidential Library Items, 1965-1971, documenting the establishment of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.
Accession No.: 67-174; 71-100
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Extent: 29 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Established in 1971, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is one of thirteen presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Located on the University of Texas at Austin campus, the Library houses forty-five million pages of historical documents related to the public career of President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The museum provides year-round public viewing of historical and cultural exhibits.

Source: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. “About Us”. Accessed June 28, 2011.http://www.lbjlibrary.org/about-us.

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Scope and Contents

Press releases, legal papers, audiotapes, and photographs comprise the Johnson Presidential Library Items, 1965-1971, documenting the establishment of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin (UT). Papers include an agreement between the federal government and the University of Texas concerning the location of the library and a site plan for the library on the UT campus. Photographs portray the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and East Campus Library and Research Building at the time of its establishment, while audiotapes contain speeches and ceremonies during the library’s May 1971 dedication.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use of audio material by appointment only; please contact sound archivist for more information.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 -- Archives.
Subjects
Presidential libraries -- United States.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
University of Texas at Austin -- History -- 20th century.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Johnson Presidential Library Items, 1965-1971, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3K447 Letter of intent for location of Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Archival Depository, August 6, 1965
Agreement between the United States of America and the University of Texas for the location of the Presidential Archival Depository on the campus
Press releases, December 1965 - December 1966
University information, miscellany
Partial site plan showing the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and East Campus Library and Research Building
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3T77 Photographs of Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and East Campus Library and Research Building
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2A58 Audiotapes:
Four 7 in. reels of speeches and ceremonies for the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library dedication, May 22, 1971

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