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Miles H. Fairbank Papers, 1975-1978 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Miles H. Fairbank Papers, 1975-1978Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1977-1978

Primary Creator: Fairbank, Miles H.

Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists mainly of materials relating to Miles H. Fairbank's book The Chardon Plan and and the Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration 1934-1954. Housed in two folders, these materials include the following: correspondence between Miles Fairbank and his friend and editor Leona B. Gerard concerning the manuscript of The Chardon Plan; clippings and other materials pertaining to the book; materials concerning Fairbank's business in Puerto Rico; a speech by Leona Gerard about Interior Secreatry Harold Ickes; an unpublished essay by Leona Gerard, "Mission to Puerto Rico -- 1937"; and a typescript of Fairbank's The Chardon Plan with Leona Gerard's handwritten notes.

Collection Historical Note

Miles H. Fairbank was an historian and businessman who ran a corporation based in Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rico Reconstruction Administration (PRRA) was established in 1935 in accordance with the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act. The PRRA was designed to provide relief and employment and to rehabilitate agriculture in Puerto Rico. The agency was abolished in 1955.

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Access Restrictions: This collection is available for use by the general public.

Use Restrictions: This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code.

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