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John F. Kennedy Assassination Collection

Identifier: A-0138

Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, copies of official police reports, and photocopies of photographs relating to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, in Dallas, Texas.


  • 1963-1994

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

The 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963, presumably by Lee Harvey Oswald. This collection consists of contemporary reports and investigations of the events concerning the assassination and the subsequent related killings of Officer J. D. Tippit by Lee Harvey Oswald and of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby.


3.20 Cubic Feet


This main part of this collection is described in 21 folders and was originally housed in four clamshell boxes. These were consolidated into a single banker's box is also an oversize box. This part of the collection is described in 12 folders.

Related Materials

Selected monographs: Brennan, Howard L. Eyewitness to history : the Kennedy assassination as seen by Howard L. Brennan. Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1987. ETRC E842.9 .B73 1987 Garrison, Jim. On the trail of the assassins : my investigation and prosecution of the murder of President Kennedy. NY: Sheridan Press, 1988. ETRC E842.9 .G35 1988 Kennedy, John F. Neither the fanatics nor the faint-hearted : the tour leading to the President's death and the two speeches he could not give. Austin, TX: Pemberton Press, 1963. ETRC J82 .D9x Lifton, David S. Best evidence : disguise and deception in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. NY: Macmillan, 1980. ETRC E842.9 .L47 Martin, Murphy. Front row seat : a veteran reporter relives the four decades that shaped America. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 2003. ETRC PN4874.M4835 A3 2003x November 22--the day remembered. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1990. ETRC E842.9 .N68 1990 Scheim, David E. Contract on America : the Mafia murder of President John F. Kennedy. NY: Shapolsky Publishers, 1988. ETRC E842.9 .S33 1988 Sloan, Bill. JFK : breaking the silence. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1993. ETRC E842.9 .S54 1993 Sloan, Bill. JFK : the last dissenting witness. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 1992. ETRC E842.9 .S55 1992 Texas. Attorney General's Office. Texas supplemental report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and the serious wounding of Governor John B. Connally, November 22, 1963. Austin, 1964. ETRC E842.9 .T45 Thompson, Josiah. Six seconds in Dallas : a micro-study of the Kennedy assassination. NY: Geis Associates, 1967. ETRC E842.9 .T49 1967 Wise, Dan. The day Kennedy died. San Antonio: Naylor, 1964. ETRC E842.9 .W5

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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository