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George Martin collection on Frances Perkins

 Collection
Identifier: MS068

Overview

This collection contains the research notes, documents, and photocopies assembled by historian George Martin for his biography, Madam Secretary: Frances Perkins (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1976).

Dates

  • 1954 - 1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (This collection includes ten boxes.)

Arrangement

Materials are arranged as found.

Related Materials

Related collections include

About Frances Perkins

Frances Perkins (1880-1965) was Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of Labor for the duration of his presidency, serving as the first female member of the U.S. Cabinet. She was directly involved with crafting many of the most significant policies of the New Deal, including the Public Works Administration, the National Industrial Recovery Act, the Social Security Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Title
Guide to the George Martin collection of Frances Perkins
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Unknown. Revised and migrated into ArchivesSpace by Rose Oliveira, Lear Center Staff, and Denise Bonilla, student assistant.
Date
Unknown; revised and migrated in May 2020.
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Conecticut College
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New London CT 06320 United States
860-439-2686