Skip to main content


    Eleanor Roosevelt Typed Letters (10) Signed, Addressed to Norman Cousins. Small collection of letters of correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and Norman Cousins, dating from April 28, 1942 to September 7, 1962. Includes nine typed letters, all measuring 6" x 7", signed by Eleanor in blue ink, on her personal letterhead with her New York address, most have routine content thanking Cousins for articles sent or invitations received. A tenth letter, on official White House letterhead (6" x 9.25") and signed "in black ink (dated April 28, 1962) concerns an article she wrote for Cousins. Accompanying these letters are four retained carbons of letters from Cousins to Mrs. Roosevelt and an image of Eleanor with a printed signature, cut from a dinner event hosted by The Advisory Council of the Democratic National Committee. Ex. Norman Cousins Estate.

    Condition: Letters range from good to fine, with usual mail folds and some light to medium toning. April 28 letter has some paper thinning at top right corner.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 97

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 August 18 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 10 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Political & Presidential Americana, Part 2 Internet Session
    2018 March 10 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Political & Presidential Americana, Part 2 Internet Session
    REALIZED SO FAR $134,169