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M-363: Original Late-WWII Telegrams

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.

Language: English

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: 

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s)

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."

Collection Inventory:

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 


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