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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia

 Collection
Identifier: AS11
The collection is wide-ranging in format, including busts, plaques, portraits, buttons and pins, and other memorabilia such as clocks, medals, coins, and dishware. For the most part, materials depict or reference Roosevelt himself, though some items represent his various political opponents (often referred to within the container list as "opposition").

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1933 - 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations. This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days’ advance notice for retrieval. Reading room staff will require the collection name and box numbers you wish to consult in order to process a retrieval request. All requested collection materials must be viewed in the reading room of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections. Please contact us at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

44 Boxes

Overview

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia is one part of a larger collection of Rooseveltiana collected by Hunt H. Unger and given to Northwestern University in 1966. The realia comprises 44 boxes and includes a wide range of three-dimensional objects, primarily busts, plaques, portraits and campaign buttons, as well as other ornamental and practical items.

Arrangement

Items are arranged in general groupings by format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials in this collection are part of a larger Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection donated to Northwestern University by Hunt H. Unger in 1966. The materials were externally appraised in 1967 and received by the library in 1967 and 1968.
Title
Guide to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Realia
Author
Jill Waycie
Date
2017-09-26
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
  • Preservation documentation with images and box numbers:

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635