David Matthew Kennedy papers

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David Matthew Kennedy papers

Dates: 1918-1979

Diaries, correspondence, business and political records, reports, and miscellaneous items relating to Kennedy's banking and political assignments.

  • Extent: 35 boxes (17.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kennedy, David Matthew, 1905-1996
  • Call Number: MSS 1583
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: This collection is currently restricted. Permission to research any material in it must be obtained from Curator, Archives and Manuscripts, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Personal and professional papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1583; David Matthew Kennedy papers; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1583, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS1583.xml
Subject Terms
Continental Illinois National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago; Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; Kennedy, David Matthew, 1905-1996; Kimball, Spencer W., 1895-1985; Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994; North Atlantic Treaty Organization--United States--History; United States. Federal Reserve Board; Banks and banking, International; Business, Industry, Labor, and Commerce; Chicago (Ill.)--History--Sources; Diplomatic and consular service--United States; Economics and Banking; Mormons--United States--History--Sources; Political Campaigns; Politics, Government, and Law; United States--Foreign relations--1969-1974; United States--Foreign relations--1974-1977; United States--Foreign relations--1977-1981; United States--Officials and employees--Political activity
Genre / Form
Diaries; Itineraries; Letters; Lists; Memorandums; Reports; Schedules; Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Kennedy (David Matthew) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-24T04:00-0700
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Biographical History

President and Chairman of the Board of Continental Bank in Chicago and Secretary of the Treasury under President Richard Nixon. Later he was appointed Ambassador-at-large and U.S. representative to NATO. He also served as special representative to the First Presidency of the Mormon Church.

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