Fiske Kimball Papers : V. Art historical and historical projects : D. Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission

Subseries D. Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Commission

1928-1953 [1941-1943]

Scope and Content Note

President Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Kimball to this commission in January 1941. Its purpose was to plan and coordinate the national celebration honoring the 200th anniversary of Thomas Jefferson's birth. In addition, Kimball served on the Advisory Committee to oversee the publication of Jefferson's writings. Kimball's dual role is documented primarily through correspondence.


Organized into two sub-subseries, based on subject.