Memorandum from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Dr. Robert Lovett

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Title

Memorandum from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Dr. Robert Lovett

Description

Orthopedic surgeon Robert Williamson Lovett (1859-1924) consulted and examined FDR after he had contracted polio and become partially paralyzed during the summer of 1921. Two years later, Roosevelt constructed this memo for Lovett, describing his means of maneuvering around a houseboat during a fishing trip in Florida, hoping it might prove helpful to other patients.

Abstract

Memorandum by Franklin Delano Roosevelt describing his means of maneuvering around a houseboat during a fishing trip in Florida.

Creator

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

Date Created

1923 April

Is Part Of

Case of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (B MS c39)

References

View the online <a href="http://hollis.harvard.edu/?itemid=|library/m/aleph|000603471">catalog record</a>

Extent

1 memo

Language

English

Identifier

E2003.1.55

Provenance

Gift of Dr. A. H. Brewster to the Boston Medical Library, circa 1960

Files

http://stage.collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/E2003155.jpg
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Citation

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, “Memorandum from Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Dr. Robert Lovett,” OnView, accessed July 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6437.