MS-098: Eisenhower letters to Col. & Mrs. White
MS-098: Eisenhower letters to Col. & Mrs. Sam White
Processed by: Catherine Q. Perry
1 box (.33 cu. ft.)
Provenance: Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum, 2008
Colonel Samuel White was a contemporary of Dwight D. Eisenhower and served with him under General MacArthur in the Philippines in 1937.
Scope and Content Notes:
This collection includes twenty four letters from Dwight D. and Mamie Eisenhower to Col. and Mrs. Sam White during the years, 1955-1974. They primarily contain expressions of thanks for correspondence and gifts from the Whites, as well as news about the Eisenhower family and Dwight D. Eisenhower's health. With the exception of two handwritten letters from Mamie, all are typed and signed. Most of Mamie's letters contain additional handwritten notes. One letter was typed and signed on behalf of Mamie Eisenhower by her secretary, Mary Jane McCaffree.
The letters are grouped by decade and arranged chronologically.