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Frances Cooke Macgregor Papers, 1941-1985 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

Collection Overview

Title: Frances Cooke Macgregor Papers, 1941-1985Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Macgregor, Frances Cooke (1906-2001)

Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 10/00/1998

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other materials relating primarily to the writing and publication of This is America. The correspondence is mainly between Frances Cooke Macgregor and Eleanor Roosevelt but also includes correspondence with the publisher, G. P. Putnam's Sons, and the U.S. Copyright Office. The materials are housed in one box containing four folders.

Collection Historical Note

Francis Cooke Macgregor was a social scientist who studied the psychological effects of facial disfigurment. Her work constituted the fist acknowledgement of disfigurement as a disability. She was also a noted photographer whose pictures of Hingham, Massachussetts, were published in the book This Is America (1941), the text of which was written by her friend Eleanor Roosevelt.

Administrative Information

Repository: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum

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

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

Acquisition Source: Frances Cooke Macgregor

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Macgregor, Frances Cooke (1906-2001), Papers. For more information please see http://www.nmnh.si.edu/naa/guide/_m1.htm.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Box 1],

Box 1Add to your cart.

Macgregor, Frances Cooke, 1941-1967Add to your cart.

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1941-1962Add to your cart.

"This is America"Add to your cart.

Miscellaneous Clippings, Photos, etc.Add to your cart.