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Fawn McKay Brodie letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 935
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter, dated January 12, 1946, and addressed to Gordon Ray Young. Brodie explains why she cannot do a biography of Brigham Young, the second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or of Samuel Brannan. She states that materials relating to Young would be denied to her by the Church.

Dates: 1946

Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2254
Scope and Contents

Signed and handwritten letter dated 29 Jan. 1895, written in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and addressed to the composer, Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). Cheney expresses admiration for the work of Dvorak.

Dates: 1895 January 25

Joseph Delaplaine correspondence

Identifier: Vault MSS 450
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence written between 1813-1824. Contains letters sent between Joseph Delaplaine and popular American figures of the early nineteenth century. The majority of items concern information for Delaplaine's book, "Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished Americans." Includes handwritten autobiographical sketches of Oliver Wolcott Sr. and William Pinkney and letters from prominent political figures such as William Henry Harrison and Richard Mentor Johnson.

Dates: 1813-1824

Merlo J. Pusey papers

Identifier: MSS 1532
Scope and Contents Contains Pusey's personal and professional papers, primarily related to his career as an editorialist and associate editor for the Washington Post and a biographer. These materials include his correspondence, his research notes for books on the Supreme Court, Charles Evan Hughes, and Eisenhower's presidential administration, as well as an edited typescript copy of Reed Smoot's diaries. Also included are editorials, press releases and newspaper articles written or collected by Pusey and the...
Dates: approximately 1875-1985