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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

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

Barton O. Aylesworth correspondence with Mary Matthew Adams, 1902

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 21-22
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Typewritten and handwritten correspondence with Barton O. Aylesworth. Ayleswoth sends a typewritten and signed form letter to Adams requesting biographical information on January 10, 1902. Adams responds with a handwritten and signed letter on January 21, 1902 giving some details on her life and writing career.

Dates: 1902

Walter Camp letter to Barton O. Aylesworth

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237510]
Identifier: MSS SC 713
Scope and Contents Letter written by Camp to B. Aylesworth providing a listing of his personal accomplishments.
Dates: 1901

Charles Josiah Adams correspondence with Barton O. Aylesworth, 1902

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 17-18
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed form letter from Barton O. Aylesworth. Adams answers the questions on the missive by hand and apparently returned the item to Aylesworth. Adams responds to the Aylesworth's request for information on his life and writing career.

Dates: 1902

Edward Sylvester Ellis letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230338631]
Identifier: MSS 38
Overview The collection contains typewritten and signed letter dated November 11, 1901 and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth, a signature collector.
Dates: 1901 November 11

John J. A'Becket autograph, 1910

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 11-12
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Torn piece of an envelope. The item is addressed to "Barton O. Aylesworth, DD. President of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa." "Compts of J. J. a'Becket" is also written on the item in another hand. On the reverse of the envelope "Thomas Turner A'Beckett" is written. The date of the item is unknown.
Dates: 1910

John J. A'Becket letters and a biography, 1891-1894

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 9-10
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Three handwritten and signed letters addressed to Barton Orville Aylesworth (1860-1933), an American author, poet, and professor at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Also included is a published biography and a folder with "John J. A'Becket" written on it. Handwritten and signed letter, dated October 25, 1894, and composed at "The Jansen, 11 Waverly Place, N. Y. City." A'Becket informs Aylesworth that his "communication" had been received and writes that he would be pleased to give any...
Dates: 1891-1894

Letter, 1895

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 21-22
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter, dated 13 March 1895, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Brown refers to herself in the third person, outlines her background, and lists her publications. Also included is the envelope in which the item was sent.
Dates: 1895

Letter, 1901

 Item — Box 9: [Barcode: 31197233283214], Folder: 50-51
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed notes, dated 12 Nov. 1901, and addressed to Barton O. Aylesworth. Candee responds to a typewritten letter from Aylesworth requesting biographical information by writing notes on the missive. Also included is the envelope in which the item was sent.
Dates: 1901

Letter, 1903

 Item — Box 10: [Barcode: 31197233283222], Folder: 7-8
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter dated 21 Feb. 1903 from Barton O. Aylesworth to Prindle. Aylesworth writes for biographical information and presents a list of questions. Prindle writes on the letter responding to the inquiries and returns the item to Aylesworth in the included envelope.
Dates: 1903