President Lyndon B. Johnson fountain pen
Scope and Contents
One 6" fountain pen in a 7" brown cardboard pen box. Pen is black with clear lycra handle, written on it is "The President -The White House." Pen is an Esterbrook 2668, Made in USA.
Inside the box is a typed note which reads "One of the pens used by the President, June 8, 1965, in signing H. R. 7031, An Act to provide for the establishment and operation of a National Technical Institute for the Deaf. On box is written "For Bill Castle."
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This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
Public Law 89-36, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Act, was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on June 8, 1965. The bill provided for the establishment and operation of a coeducational, postsecondary institute for technical education of persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.
0.4 Linear Feet (1 pen box with other DSA collections)
One of the fountain pens used by President Lyndon B. Johnson on June 8, 1965 to sign Public Law 89-36, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf Act.
Collection is one object.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The pen was deposited in the RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive on June 19, 2015 by NTID's Office of the President. Accession number(s): 2015:055
Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in June 2015.
- White House Administrative Office (U.S.) (Organization)
- President Lyndon B. Johnson fountain pen
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
- Jody Sidlauskas
- 24 June 2015
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