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Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections
Title: M-363: Original Late-WWII Telegrams
Date: 1945-04-13 to 1945-08-14
Extent: 3 telegrams
Location note: Vertical Files.
Abstract: This collection of three telegrams are the original news teletypes concerning the death of FDR on April 13, 1945; V-E Day on May 8, 1945; and V-J Day on August 14, 1945.
Scope and Content note: Three telegrams (original news teletypes) concerning the death of FDR on April 13, 1945; V-E Day on May 8, 1945; and V-J Day on August 14, 1945. The telegrams originated with the U.S. Navy.
Controlled Access Headings:
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. , (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
- V-E Day, 1945
- V-J Day, 1945
Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note: Some of the material in Special Collection M-363 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and the judgment of Library staff.
Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.
Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."
Telegram concerning the death of FDR. 4/13/1945
Telegram concerning V-E Day 5/8/1945
Telegram concerning V-J Day 8/14/1945