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Guide to the Collection on the Commemoration of the
200th Anniversary of George Washington's Inauguration
1989
 MS 3119

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Collection processed by Larry Weimer

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : A Press kit

Scope and Contents

Holds schedule of events, press release, fact sheet on George Washington, historical timeline, photographs, information about the Commission, and other contextual material

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 1 Invitations
1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 2 Tickets
1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 3 Programs
1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 4 Transcripts/Scripts

Scope and Contents

Holds: transcript of "The Presidency in the '90s" symposium; scripts of the "Hail to the Chief" fireworks, St. Paul's service, Federal Hall inaugural ceremony, and parade.

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 5 Memorabilia

Scope and Contents

Holds buttons/pins, cards, stationery, event credentials, parking permit, Tiffany paperweight, etc.

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 6 Works on the history of the Washington inauguration prepared for the Commission by historian Richard B. Bernstein

Scope and Contents

Among the five histories here is one on the 1889 centennial celebration, drawing on Clarence Bowen's 1892 memorial volume.

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 7 Other documents

Scope and Contents

Holds various items including, among others, the schedule for President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, lists of guests and sponsors, issues of "Constitution" magazine, etc.

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 8 Miscellaneous brochures & pamphlets

Scope and Contents

Holds, among other documents, a walking tour guide, schedules, exhibition brochure, catalogue, etc.

1989
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 9 Images

Scope and Contents

Holds one color photo of presidential descendants (1989) and several reproductions of images from 1889.

1989