Guide to the Frances Perkins Correspondence and Memorabilia

Collection Number: 5017

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
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Compiled by:
Kheel Staff, July 22, 2013
EAD encoding:
Randall Miles, October 28, 2016

© 2016 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Frances Perkins Correspondence and Memorabilia, 1959-1964
Collection Number:
5017
Creator:
Perkins, Frances
Quantity:
0.3 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, memorabilia.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters from Frances Perkins to Frances White. The collection also includes a sheet of U.S. postage stamps commemorating Ms. Perkins, and newspaper clippings concerning her life, career, and death.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

United States Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945; lecturer at the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Perkins, Frances, 1880-1965.
White, Frances.

Form and Genre Terms:
Correspondence.
Memorabilia.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Frances Perkins Correspondence and Memorabilia #5017. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
/3047 AV: Frances Perkins Lectures
5065m: Frances Perkins Letter to Donald Stetson
5812: Interviews about Frances Perkins

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1978-1980
Memorabilia
Box 1 Folder 1
Includes a sheet of "Frances Perkins" 15 cent postage stamps, a program for the "Dedication of the Frances Perkins Building" in Washington, DC, and a certificate stating that a US flag flown over the United States Capitol was given to Mr. Don Stetson.
1965
Frances Perkins Obituaries
Box 1 Folder 2
Includes newspaper clippings of obituaries and memorial service programs.
1960-1964
Frances Perkins Letters
Box 1 Folder 3