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The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945

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E 807.1 R66X 1986

The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945. Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.  Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1986.

MIC FLM E 807.1 R66X 1986 20 reels, 35mm.


 " invaluable source for scholars of the New Deal, public policy, and women's history. It can be easily utilized not only by the professional scholar, but by the interested undergraduate as well. The issues that it underscores are some of the most important themes of modern American history and the collection is a testimony to Eleanor Roosevelt's influence as a major political force of the mid-20th century." Microforms Review 16, no.3.

 The documents include correspondence with over 90 people from different walks of life, and cover a wide range of topics such as social welfare and relief, women's issues, black Americans, and personal details of life. 


            Documents are arranged in alphabetical order of

the name of corespondent. 


MIC FLM E 807.1 R66X 1986 GUIDE

The Papers of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1933-1945 by Dr. Anne Firor Scott and Dr. William H. Chafe contains a  list of contents by reel, including a brief description of each correspondent and document collection, and a subject index.


            Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962--Archives

            Presidents--United States--Wives--Correspondence

            United States--Social conditions--1933-1945