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Trent Collection on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1945-1949

Abstract

Josiah and Mary Duke Biddle Trent collected and donated the Trent Collection, including these materials on U.S. president Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Assorted printed materials about FDR, including his stamp collecting and obituary material; autographed portraits; and 2 signed letters from FDR dating from 1932 and 1933.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Trent, Josiah and Mary Duke Biddle, collector
Title
Trent Collection on Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1945-1949
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 12 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection includes printed materials about FDR, including obituary materials and articles about his stamp collecting. Also contains 2 autographed letters from 1932 and 1933, and 2 autographed portraits of FDR.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Kinkead, Eugene. "The Great Philatelist," The New Yorker. 1946 March 30
Box 1
Repland, L. "A Humble Tribute to FDR," 1945
Box 1
Trinidad and Tobego stamps (4)
Box 1
Sloane, George B. "The President Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection," Stamps. 1945 November 24.
Box 1
Time Magazine issue re: FDR's death. 1945 April 23
Box 1
Facsimile, enlarged, of U.S. Savings Bond, $200. 1946
Box 1
Bush, Vannevar, OSRD. "Science: The Endless Frontier" report to the president, 1945
Box 1
2 autographed letters from FDR, one as Governor of New York and one on White House stationary. 1932 and 1933
Box 1
National Citizens Political Action Committee circular, undated (post-1945)
Box 1
Ludwig, Emil. "Roosevelt in War," Free World. 1946 May
Box 1
U.S. Dept. of Justice. Memorial Service for FDR. 1945 April 13
Box 1
2 autographed portraits of FDR
Box 1
1 autographed portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt
Box 1
The New Republic, with Roosevelt supplements. 1946 April 15 and 1946 April 29
Box 1

Historical Note

The Trent Collection on Franklin Delano Roosevelt was given to the Rubenstein Library as part of the Trent Collection by Josiah and Mary Duke Biddle Trent. It honors FDR, the 32nd president of the United States, who served in office from 1933 until his death in 1945.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Trent Collection on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Trent Collection on Franklin Delano Roosevelt was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, January 2013

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, January 2013

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2012-0204

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.