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Barton Orville Aylesworth correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 826
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters sent to Barton Orville Aylesworth in response to his inquiries. Aylesworth asked these writers of both fiction and factual books to tell him about themselves and about their writings. The replies were mostly short, autobiographical, and often included lists of publications. The letters were usually hand-written and were signed by the authors. Most of the authors sent only one letter, but several sent two, including Bliss Perry (1860-1954), William Wetmore...
Dates: 1877-1906, 1894-1895

J. Ross Browne letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 648
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter to a colleague thanking him for tickets to a lecture.
Dates: 1868

Josiah Gregg letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 606
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter addressed to Philip A. Heardwick, describing Gregg's home and personal life in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dates: 1845

Richard Halliburton letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 545
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter sent to the newspaper offices that printed a column known as "The Office Window." The letter is dated March 22, 1928 and was written in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also included is a photocopy of the newspaper article dated Feb. 25, 1928. The news piece was somewhat critical of Halliburton and his adventures. Halliburton wrote to thank the editors for the publicity and to correct the things said about him.
Dates: 1928

Helen Keller letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 609
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed note reading: "Blindness has its wonders too; its visions unconfined."
Dates: 1914

Clement Yore letters

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 825
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to Yore. The writers include some important authors and other correspondents like Walter Prescott Webb 1888-1963, Andy Adams 1859-1935, J. Frank Dobie 1888-1964 (5 letters), Rex Beach 1877-1949 (2 letters), William MacLeod Raine 1871-1954 (6 letters), Jim Tully 1888- (8 letters), Henry Herbert Knibbs 1874-1945 (3 letters), and Opie Percival Read 1852-1939 (25 letters). The content of the letters ranges from personal matters to opinions on books and...
Dates: 1922-1936