University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Letters, 1918, 1933-1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D.Love, Thomas B.
Title: Roosevelt, Franklin D., Letters
Dates: 1918, 1933-1945
Abstract: The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Letters, 1918, 1933-1945, contain photocopies of correspondence with Thomas B. Love during Roosevelt’s presidency, as well as clippings, memos, speeches, and petitions.
Accession No.: 66-115; 71-165; 2012-196
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) was 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945). Thomas Bell Love (1870-1948) was a lawyer, Texas Speaker of the House (1906-1907), and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (1917-1919).


Scope and Contents

The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Letters, 1918, 1933-1945, contain photocopies of correspondence with Thomas B. Love during Roosevelt’s presidency, as well as clippings, memos, speeches, and petitions, and a letter to Warren Alexander. Topics discussed in the letters include Love’s suggestions on certain political appointments; his involvement and concerns on judicial reform, the Supreme Court, and judicial confirmations; the defeat of the Black-Connery; banking reform and the passage of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act; elections of 1936, 1940, and 1944; federal regulations of the oil industry and on agriculture with respects to Texas; flood control and improvement of navigation of the Trinity River; controversies surrounding liquor bills and various New Deal measures; and Love’s reelection in 1938 and appointments to different businesses.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1845 -- Archives.
Love, Thomas B. -- Archives.
Briggs, George Waverley, 1883-1957.
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Colquitt, Oscar Branch, 1861-1940.
Connally, Thom, 1877-1963
Ferguson, James Edward, 1871-1944.
Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967.
Haley, J. Evetts (James Evetts), 1901-1995.
Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954
Leddy, C.A. (Charles A.)
Love, Dorothy.
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961.
Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980
Sellers, Grover.
Sheppard, Morris, 1875-1941.
Sumners, Hatton W. (Hatton William), 1875-1962.
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944.
Subjects (Organizations)
Democratic Party (Tex.)
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Subjects
Politics, practical -- United States.
Politics, practical -- Texas.
Places
Texas -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

Related Material

See also Colquitt (Oscar Branch) Papers; Connally (Tom) Papers; Ferguson (James Edward) Collection; Garner (John Nance) Papers; Haley (James Evetts) Papers; Rayburn (Sam) Papers; Sheppard (Morris) Papers; Sumners (Hatton W.) Papers; and Sellers (Grover) Scrapbook


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Franklin D. Roosevelt Letters, 1918, 1933-1945, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.

Subsequent revisions made by Evan Usler, September 2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3E262 Correspondence between Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas B. Love, 1933-1945
Letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, to Warren Alexander regarding a donation of binoculars, telescopes, and spy-glasses, 1918