By Nicole Yatsonsky
|Title:||Charles Reagan Papers, 1964-2013|
|Primary Creator:||Reagan Jr., Charles E. (1935-2010)|
|Arrangement:||This collection is arranged in 3 series: 1) Manuscript, 2) Magazines, and 3) Newspapers.|
|Forms of Material:||
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThis collection contains the research of Charles E. Reagan, Jr., who was working on a book about John F. Kennedy and the era surrounding his presidency. Items include his hand-writtten notes and manuscript on notepads, printed articles, magazines and newspapers featuring Kennedy, and typed manuscript pages.
Physical Access Note:
This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Newspapers in Series 3 are only available digitally via the Portal to Texas History and can be accessed via any Internet-connected device.
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|Repository:||University of North Texas Special Collections|
|Acquisition Source:||Doris Reagan|
|Related Materials:||John F. Kennedy Assassination Publications|
|Preferred Citation:||Charles Reagan Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections|
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These series contains the typed manuscript of the first six chapters of Reagan's book, as well as his handwritten notes, printed article copies, and notepads on which he wrote the manuscript and gathered his research.
These contain cover stories and articles about John F. Kennedy, his wife, his assassination, the political impact and crises he faced at the time of his presidency, and special anniversary editions.
Features 28 copies of The Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman, highlighting articles about John F. Kennedy's work, the enduring legacy and questions surrounding his assassination--especially in Texas--and the people who remained after that had been involved with and knew him, such as his wife, Jacqueline, and Idanell "Nellie" Brill Connally, the Texas governor's wife who was in the car with her husband, John, and the First Family at the time of the shooting in Dallas.
Please note: All items in this series are digitized and are not available in hard copy. Contact the Special Collections Department for more information. The link to the digital versions is available.