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Wilson-McAdoo Collection
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Description
Three series: (1) Personal papers and records of President Woodrow Wilson's daughters Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, her husband William Gibbs McAdoo, and their two children Ellen Wilson Mcadoo Henshaw and Mary Faith McAdoo Haddad; (2) Personal papers and records of President Woodrow Wilson, his first wife Ellen Axson Wilson, and their two children Margarent Woodrow Wilson and Jessie Woodrow Wilson Sayre; (3) Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs of the Wilson family, and typescripts of Eleanor Wilson McAdoo's three books.
Background
Eleanor Randolph Wilson McAdoo (1889-1967). Youngest daughter of Woodrow and Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, born in Middletown, Connecticut, 5 October 1889. Married to William Gibbs McAdoo, at the White House, 7 May 1914. Divorced 1934. Well known public speaker and radio commentator. Author of numerous short stories and two books, The Priceless Gift, a collection of her parents love letters, and The Woodrow Wilsons, a memoir. Longstanding interest in world peace movements; present at the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco. Active in the United World Federalists movement. Died in Montecito, California, April 1967.
Extent
10 linear feet (21 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, and 3 sound recordings).
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
Part of collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.