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John F. Kennedy Library


John F. Kennedy Library
Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125


The primary papers collections are the National Security Files, the President's Office Files and the White House Central Subject File.  Information is also contained in the oral histories of George Anderson, Arleigh Burke, Joseph B. Drachnik, Paul Fay, Laurence Frost, Luther Heinz, Alan Kirk, and Hyman Rickover.

Information on John F. Kennedy's naval career is located in the John F. Kennedy Personal Papers.

Descriptions of the above are in Historical Materials in the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library which is available on the Kennedy Library's webpage at

Individual documents on John F. Kennedy's naval career are available on the National Archives Information Locator, a searchable database located at

Published: Thu Jun 26 15:44:19 EDT 2014