The Margaret Valiant Papers, consists of correspondence and other material concerning Mrs. Valiant's work with the Special Skills Division of the Resettlement Administration and the Music Division of the National Youth Administration. The correspondence includes letters exchanged between Margaret Valiant and Eleanor Roosevelt and letters to and from Leopold Stokowski. Other material in the collection pertains to migrant workers, folk music, dramatic productions, population control, the National Council of the Southern Negro Youth Congress, and biographical material about Mrs. Valiant.

Additions have been made to the collection and have been described separately. The Addenda: 1974-1978 consists of correspondence, clippings, drawing, photographs, certificates, school album, tapes, and miscellany. Among the correspondents are Margaret Sanger, Harry Truman, and H. L. Mitchell. Inclusive dates are 1918-1977.


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