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Helen Astor inviting FDR and Missy to Ferncliff
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TitleHelen Astor inviting FDR and Missy to Ferncliff
CreatorHelen Huntington Astor
Date.Original1939-11-01
DescriptionHelen Astor writing in response to a letter from Missy LeHand, FDR's personal secretary, and attempting to make arrangements to meet socially.
NotesThe "Tennis Building" which Helen mentions refers to Astor Courts in Rhinebeck. This is due to the large indoor tennis courts which are part of the sporting pavilion. At this time the main house of Ferncliff still existed.
Subject.TGMPresidents
Subject.lcshLeHand, Marguerite, 1896-1944
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Astor, Vincent, 1891-1959
Personal NameHelen Huntington Astor
Marguerite "Missy" LeHand
LocationNew York - New York
HRVH TopicsWomen
Presidents & Politicians
Sports
Languageeng
Format.OriginalCorrespondence
Resource TypeText
SourceThe Grace Tully Archive. Missy LeHand Papers. Box: 10. Folder: Helen Astor.
Resource IdentifierC-TullyArchive-Missy-B10FHelenAstor.pdf
Publisher.DigitalFranklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Date.Digital2016
Format.Digitalapplication/pdf
Holding InstitutionFranklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Contact Information4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
fdrlibrary.org/
(845)486-1142
Rights Items selected from the Roosevelt Library collections for posting on the HRVH website are in the public domain. Please credit the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
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