Manuscript/Mixed Material Chapter on President Coolidge from the Memoirs of His Physician, Joel T. Boone.
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- Chapter on President Coolidge from the Memoirs of His Physician, Joel T. Boone.
- Boone, Joel T[hompson]
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- - Coolidge, Calvin (1872-1933)
- - Presidents
- - Election
- - Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957
- - Manuscripts
- - United States
- - Joel T.Boone, President Coolidge's physician, wrote memoirs that included this chapter about the president and his family. A typescript with occasional handwritten revisions, it provides an extraordinarily personal and cordial view of the president. Included are Coolidge's philosophy and psychology, his relationship with his wife and sons, and the circle of professionals and friends surrounding him, among them Treasury Secretary Mellon, Commerce Secretary Hoover, personal secretary Edward "Ted" Clark, and the Edsel Fords. Also described are humorous anecdotes about the president, his convictions about the interconnectedness of material and spiritual existence, and his decision not to seek reelection in 1928. The Coolidge chapter from the Boone memoirs is preceded by Boone's foreword and an itemized list of the anecdotes and events included in the chapter. Selected from folder: 1,509 pages.
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- Foreword (Container 44) and Chapter XXI (Containers 46-47)
- Joel T. Boone papers.
- Manuscript Division
- online text
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Boone, Joel Thompson. Chapter on President Coolidge from the Memoirs of His Physician, Joel T. Boone. to 1965, 1963. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mss13227_01/.
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Boone, J. T. (1963) Chapter on President Coolidge from the Memoirs of His Physician, Joel T. Boone. to 1965. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mss13227_01/.
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Boone, Joel Thompson. Chapter on President Coolidge from the Memoirs of His Physician, Joel T. Boone. to 1965, 1963. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mss13227_01/>.