President's Birthday Ball Commission For Infantile Paralysis Research Records, 1934-1937 | Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in two series: Founding Documents and Early Records, and Correspondence and Reports from Grantees.
Date Acquired: 08/01/1942
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.
Acquisition Source: Jeremiah Milbank
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[Series 1: Founding Documents and Early Records],
[Series 2: Correspondence and Reports from Grantees],
Series 1: Founding Documents and Early Records
Box 1: sections 1-21 (five folders).
Material on the history of the establishment of the Commission; preliminary studies and conference materials; a report of the first full-scale meeting on June 10, 1935; grant and financial aid materials for medical research; periodic reports to Franklin D. Roosevelt; correspondence to and from Commission members; projected plans, and final Treasurer's reports.
Series 2: Correspondence and Reports from Grantees
Box 1: sections 1-8 (three folders).
Box 2: sections 9-18 (three folders).
Correspondence among grantees and Commission members, including letters forwarding and acknowledging grants for research. Also included are grantees' progress reports; correspondence concerning personal contributions by Commission members to grantees after Commmission funds have been exhausted; some publicity material concerning new immunization methods; and materials pertaining to the importation of monkeys for experimentation.