Title: Miriam S. Abelow Papers, 1943-1973
Primary Creator: Abelow, Miriam S.
Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: This collection is arranged into two series. Series 1, Correspondence, is arranged chronologically. Series 2, Miscellaneous Materials, is arranged alphabetically.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collection consists of correspondence, mainly from Earl Miller; a copy of Miriam Abelow's diary pages relating her visit with Eleanor Roosevelt at Val-Kill in 1943, clippings, and photographs.
Collection Historical Note
During World War II Miriam Abelow was an active member of the American Women's Volunteer Services Motor Transport Corps in Brooklyn, New York. In this capacity, she became acquainted with Lieutenant Commander Earl Miller, USN, a personal friend of the Roosevelt family. In 1943 Miller introduced Miriam and Robert Abelow to Eleanor Roosevelt. Earl Miller remained a friend and correspondent of the Abelows for over 25 years.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum
Material in this collection has been closed for reasons of privacy. The remainder of the collection is available for use by the general public.
Miriam Abelow's copyright interest in these papers has been donated to the United States Government. Copyrights in the writings of others have not.
Miriam S. Abelow
15 photographs from this collection have been placed in the Library's audiovisual collection.
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Series:
[Series 1: Correspondence
[Series 2: Miscellaneous Materials
Series 1: Correspondence
Miller to Abelows, 1948, 1961-1962
Miller to Abelows, 1964-1965
Miller to Abelows, 1966-1968
Miller to Abelows, 1971
Miller to Abelows, 1972
Miscellaneous Correspondence to Miriam and Robert Abelow, 1943, 1948, 1973
Series 2: Miscellaneous Materials
Miriam Abelow and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1943-1944
Newspaper Clippings re. Earl Miller, 1947-1973, undated