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Vincent Astor's Promise to FDR
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TitleVincent Astor's Promise to FDR
CreatorVincent Astor
Date.Original1941-04-03
DescriptionVincent Astor's reply to President Roosevelt naming him Area Controller of Intelligence for New York.
NotesFor years Astor had served as an informal intelligence officer for President Roosevelt. The creation of the unique position of Area Controller would be Astor's first official assignment in intelligence work depsite the fact that he would remain an inactive officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Subject.TGMSocialites
Presidents
Spying
Subject.lcshAstor, Vincent, 1891-1959
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Personal NameVincent Astor
Franklin D. Roosevelt
LocationNew York - New York
HRVH TopicsPresidents & Politicians
Military
Languageeng
Format.OriginalCorrespondence;
Resource TypeText
Relationhttp://www.hrvh.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/astorcol/id/59/rec/15
SourceFranklin D. Roosevelt, Papers as President: The President's Secretary's File. Box: 92. Folder: Astor, Vincent 1941-1944 and Undated.
Resource IdentifierPSF-VincentAstor_ishalldomyverybest.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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