Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Transcriptions
Typed transcription. Includes a few lines of background and biographical information. A note in Perkins' hand on the back reads: From the stack of Thomas F Madigan, N.Y. dealer. Perkins' date of purchase is also noted on the back as 2 July 1930.
This envelope, constructed from thin paper, has a red and blue striped border with the words "avion" and "air mail." The address on the front and return address on the back are both typewritten. There are two Italian postage stamps on the front.
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910; Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Letters; Letterheads
In this letter, Metcalf expresses his desire to read Clemens' work, but, like many newspaper men, cannot afford it. The letter is written in ink on lined paper. On the back, Clemens, better known as his pen name Mark Twain, replies that he will...
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968; Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
This pamphlet includes a reprinting of Helen Keller's 1932 January 13 letter to Dr. John Finley describing her visit to the Empire State Building. The front cover depicts Keller with her secretary, likely Polly Thompson. A two page spread shows the...