Title: Janet Roosevelt Katten Papers, 1955-1968
Primary Creator: Katten, Janet Roosevelt
Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet
Date Acquired: 04/00/1979
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection consists of one folder of materials, almost entirely correspondence from Eleanor Roosevelt regarding trips during which she visited Janet Katten and her family.
Collection Historical Note
Janet Roosevelt Katten is the the youngest daughter of G. Hall Roosevelt (Eleanor Roosevelt's brother) and Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt. As a child she was a guest of her aunt and uncle at the White House and at Val-Kill. After her marriange to Daniel Walker she moved to Bellingham, Washington. She later married Anthony Katten of San Francisco. After 1945 she saw Eleanor Roosevelt primarily during the latter's trips to the West Coast.
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Material that constitues an unwarranted invasion of privacy has been closed. The remainder of the material is available for use by the general public.
Janet Roosevelt Katten as donated copyright in her unpublished writings to the Federal Government. Copyrights in the writings of Eleanor Roosevelt have been retained. Information should be sought from her literary executor, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
Janet Roosevelt Katten
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Correspondence, 1955-1962, 1988