Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, with and concerning Chairman of the President's Commission on the Status of Women and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Materials mainly consist of Mrs. Roosevelt's views and advice on domestic and political affairs, personal correspondence, and press releases. Of note is a letter from Mrs. Roosevelt thanking President Kennedy for nominating her for the 1962 Nobel Peace Prize; a transcript of an interview with Mrs. Roosevelt and President Kennedy for the "Prospects of Mankind" television series; and correspondence regarding high altitude nuclear testing. Also of interest are materials pertaining to Mrs. Roosevelt's role as the Chairman of the President's Commission on the Status of Women, including a progress report on the work of the President's Commission on the Status of Women. This folder also contains materials concerning the death of Mrs. Roosevelt on November 7, 1962, including letters from other members of the Roosevelt family.