Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum

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Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library
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Forbes Library is the home of the Coolidge collection
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum is located in Massachusetts
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum
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Location Coordinates: 42°19′00″N 72°38′09″W / 42.3168°N 72.6357°W / 42.3168; -72.6357
Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
Named for Calvin Coolidge
Management Forbes Library
Website Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library of 30th U.S. President Calvin Coolidge.

Location[edit]

The library is located at the Forbes Library in Northampton, Massachusetts,[1] where Coolidge practiced law and served as mayor.[2]

Foundation[edit]

The Coolidge Library began in 1920 when Coolidge began donating various records and memorabilia to the Forbes Library. This collection was furthered in 1956 when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts established the Calvin Coolidge Memorial Room at the behest of Grace Coolidge.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Forbes Library (2009-12-21), Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum. Retrieved 2011-04-30.
  2. ^ Buckley, Kerry W. (ed.) (2004) A Place Called Paradise: Culture and Community in Northampton, Massachusetts, 1654–2004. p. 459. Northampton, MA. Historic Northampton. ISBN 1-55849-485-5.
  3. ^ Forbes Library (2009-12-21), Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum. Retrieved 2011-04-30.

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