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News releases, fact sheets, and photographs regarding President Harry S. Truman

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: RH MS 129


This collection is comprised of news releases issued by the Research Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri following the final hospitalization of former President Harry S. Truman, and "fact sheets" issued by the Fifth Army Information Office after his death in December, 1972. The news releases provide a day-to-day log of President Truman's hospitalization. The fact sheets (which total 146) were distributed to the press corps providing biographical data and other background information on the former president as well as details regarding his funeral services and interment. .


  • Creation: 1972


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials


1 box (247 items)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

RH MS 129

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, John Thomas Johnson, 1973.

Guide to the Harry S. Truman Collection
News releases, fact sheets, and photographs regarding President Harry S. Truman
lgg 19 January 1973 mg 2004
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Preferred citation
Harry S. Truman Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 129, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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