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Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor: Miscellaneous Papers, 1941-1959
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of selected correspondence and documents of several members of the Roosevelt family. Included are one autograph letter and one typed letter from President Theodore Roosevelt to Casper Whitney, dated 19 January 1911 and 13 July 1913. In his first letter, Roosevelt mentions Frederick Selous, the famous game hunter and explorer who had led him on an African safari. There is an undated letter from Roosevelt to a "Mr. Howard," apologizing for not being able to attend a Press Club dinner. There is one typed letter by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., oldest son of the president, to Ernest C. Whitton regarding his health. Also included is a calling card from Eleanor Butler Roosevelt (Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.) sent to Mrs. W. L. Christianson, with envelope dated 15 August 1923, accompanied by two holograph Bible quotations, one dating from 1764. Included is a signed photograph (heliogravure print) of Franklin D. Roosevelt, inscribed to Mrs. Burridge Butler. There are five typed letters (1941,1959) by Eleanor Roosevelt to a "Mr. Davis" and another (9 April 1948) by her to John E. Weaver regarding the arrangement of a meeting. In addition, there are several blank membership forms for the "Roosevelt Memorial Association."
An additional accession consists of five letters from Franklin D. Roosevelt to William Edwards (1932-1941).
- Custodial History:
The collection was formed as a result of a Departmental practice of combining into one collection material of various accessions relating to a particular person, family, or subject.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No appraisal information is available.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
- Credit this material:
Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor: Miscellaneous Papers; Roosevelt Family Collection, C1189, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1