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Wade Hall Presidential Memorabilia, 1951-1961

 File — Box: 4258.001, Folder: 10-11

Scope and Contents

The collection contains assorted memorabilia from the administrations of Presidents Harry Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy. Most material is related to Eisenhower. The item related to Truman is the signed log of his visit to Key West, Florida (March 2-22, 1951). Material related to Eisenhower comprises two telephone directories from a presidential visit to Europe in 1959 and two logs. One is from a trip aboard the USS Canberra (March 14-26, 1957), and the other is related to a naval base in Newport, Rhode Island (August 29 to September 23, 1958). There is one autographed photograph of President Kennedy.


  • 1951-1961

Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Archives and Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.

The majority of the collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Combined with Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials; formerly MSS.3184.

Local Identifier



Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266