President's Secretary's file, 1933-1945.

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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. President's Secretary's file, 1933-1945.

President's Secretary's file, 1933-1945.

The President's Secretary's file contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, memoranda, printed material, and newspaper clippings, deemed special or confidential, which were in the custody of the President's personal secretary. The Safe file contains formerly security classified material, mainly from the World War II period. It includes files on United States government departments, a number of foreign countries, and important individuals. The Confidential file sub-series includes material similar to that in the Official file and the President's personal file which was considered confidential by the White House Filing staff. Files on government departments and agencies, 1933-1945, and copies of State Department dispatches from a number of European countries and Japan, 1937-1943, are found in this sub-series. The Diplomatic correspondence sub-series contains confidential reports sent to the President from American representatives abroad, letters from royalty and heads of state, as well as State Department correspondence concerning particular countries, 1933-1945.

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