Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection consists of three folders of correspondence mainly between Helen Ferris and Eleanor Roosevelt regarding the Junior Literary Guild, its book selections, and editorial matters. Also included is correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and a Miss Doumenjou and between Maureen Corr and Ferris and Doumenjou.
Collection Historical Note
Helen Ferris was Editor-in-Chief of the Junior Literary Guild from 1929 to 1959. During that time she was a close associate of Eleanor Roosevelt, who served on the Guild's board from 1929 until her death in 1962.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
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This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code, and copyrights in the writings of Eleanor Roosevelt in the papers have been retained. Information concerning them should be sought from her literary executor, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
Mrs. Albert B. Tibbets (Helen Ferris)
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Correspondence with Eleanor Roosevelt re: The Junior Literary Guild, 1943-1954
Eleanor Roosevelt and the Junior Literary Guild, 1939-1964
Eleanor Roosevelt and the Junior Literary Guild, 1950-1962