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Franklin D. Roosevelt papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 588

Scope and Contents

Two typewritten and signed letters and one signed presidential pardon. One letter is dated September 21, 1940 and is addressed to Ralph L. Carr, Governor of Colorado. The item is concerned with the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940. Roosevelt wants each state to establish its Selective Service System as soon as possible and requests Carr's full support in this effort in Colorado. The other letter os dated Sept. 26, 1932 and is addressed to W. E. Eisele of Edgewater, Colorado. Roosevelt thanks Eisele for the poem he submitted to be used in Roosevelt's campaign for the presidency. The presidential pardon is dated June 12, 1937 and frees William F. Leaman who was convicted of bank robbery in California.


  • 1932-1940


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Franklin D. Roosevelt was an American statesman and 32nd President of the United States.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Franklin D. Roosevelt papers
In Progress
Rose Frank
2011 November 2
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States