Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Collecteana files
A short pamphlet advertising the book of the same name by Ernest Wiltsee. The main focus of the book is the "California activities of John Charles Frémont" and resultant "unending controversy" that Wiltsee hopes to clear up.
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891; Roosevelt, Henry L.; Anniversaries; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); United States Naval Academy; Collecteana files
The Naval Academy at Annapolis put on a 90th celebration. They honored George Bancroft, "Father of the Naval Academy," for starting the school without support from others. Henry Roosevelt also came to speak and there was a mock-battle set up.
Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898; Smithers, Leonard C. (Leonard Charles), 1861-1907; Letters; Illness
In this letter, addressed to "my dear Smithers," Beardsley thanks Smithers for the cheque he sent, then describes her condition, telling him that she shouldn't write because she isn't even allowed to sit up.
In this letter, written on blue paper with blue pen, Berenson thanks Frances for her letter, then remarks about how she feels that old age is creeping up on her. There are some red smudges on the reverse page.
Ade, George, 1866-1944; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; United States. President (1933-1945 : Roosevelt); Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930; United States. President (1909-1913 : Taft); Clippings (Books, newspapers,...
In this interview, Ade discusses how he has lost faith in President Roosevelt. He worries about debts piling up and even a revolution. He moves on to discuss various topics, including presidents he did like, like Taft.
Mariano apologizes for neglecting to respond to Frances' previous two letters, having been overwhelmed with keeping up with Bernard Berenson's correspondences. She then informs Frances that Bernard is happy to receive her letters, but is ill at the...