News releases, fact sheets, and photographs regarding President Harry S. Truman
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. .
- Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 (Person)
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1 box (247 items)
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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Harry S. Truman Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 129, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas