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Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945

Location: Microfilm E 807.1 R48 P3 1986


This collection covers Eleanor Roosevelt’s correspondence with leading political and governmental figures as well as with Eleanor’s circle of personal friends during the White House years. Covered in the collection are four major subject areas: social welfare and depression relief, race relations, women in American politics, and youth activities.  Of particular interest are her correspondence with Walter White of the NAACP, material about her family, especially her father, and drafts of articles and lectures.

How to search the collection

There is a subject index and a reel guide. The index offers a description of the contents of each file, and the number of pages contained therein.


Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945. (Microfilm E 807.1 R48 P3 1986 Guide)

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Subject Categories:

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 -- Correspondence.

Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Correspondence.

Women in public life -- United States -- Correspondence.

Time Period: 20th Century  

Subject keywords: Women's Studies, U. S. History