Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945)
Title: Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945)
Location: Jerome Library Main Microforms; film J 82 .D61 1981
Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards: 35mm microfilm; 9 reels
Publisher: University Publications of America
Content Description: Copies of messages between President Roosevelt and Allied leaders and U.S. ambassadors about the progress of World War II. These are all messages that went through the Map Room, the main room in which President Roosevelt followed the progress of the war. The major people with whom these messages were exchanged include Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, Premier Joseph V. Stalin, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, U.S. Ambassador to Moscow W. Averell Harriman, U.S. Ambassador to China General Patrick J. Hurley, and U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain John G. Winant. There are also communications to and/or from such people as General Franco, Lt. Gen. Stilwell, Harry Hopkins, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, General Spaatz, General Eisenhower, Anthony Eden, Mao Tse-tung, General MacArthur, etc.
Reel 1-6: Communications with Prime Minister Churchill
Reel 7: Communications with Premier Stalin
Reel 8: Communications with Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and W. Averell Harriman
Reel 9: Communications with General Hurley and Ambassador Winant and miscellaneous messages.
Index/Bibliography: A Guide to Map Room Messages of President Roosevelt (1939-1945); The Presidential Diaries of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (1938-1945), compiled by Joan Gibson. (REF J 82 .D61 1981 guide). Lists the dates of the communications on each reel and includes a subject index to the messages.
Subject Categories: History; Political Science
Keywords: fdr, roosevelt, franklin delano roosevelt, world war II, churchill, winston churchill, stalin, joseph stalin, chaing kai-shek, w. averell harriman, harriman, hurley, winant, map room
Time Period: 20th century