Manuscript Collections - Joel T. Boone Collection

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JOEL T. BOONE COLLECTION, 1922-1959
11 linear inches (2 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Joel T. Boone was born August 2, 1889. He served as medical officer on the Presidential yacht, USS Mayflower during the Harding and Coolidge administrations and was the White House physician during the Hoover administration. Boone died on April 2, 1974.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The ready reference collection contains copies from the Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Selections were made from Joel Boone’s autobiography and diary that pertain to the Hoover administration and the USS Mayflower. Arranged alphabetically by type of material.

    
FOLDER LIST

Box Contents

1

Autobiography, 1929-1933 (7 folders)

2

Autobiography, 1929-1933 (7 folders)
Diary Excerpts

Hoover, Herbert, 1929-1933, 1959
USS Mayflower, 1945-1946