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Box 20


Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

Sue Grafton typescript, 1979

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 1
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Typescript, Sex and the Single Parent, revised final draft, signed on the front cover.

Dates: 1979

Rosa Harbison album, 1879-1882

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 2
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“Floral Album” autograph album, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dates: 1879-1882

Franklin Roosevelt letter, 1936

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 7
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Typed letter, signed, to President Raymond A. Kent, apparently accompanying a report, “Little Waters,” and emphasizing the importance of engineering education.

Dates: 1936

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem excerpt, 1878

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 8
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Holograph excerpt from his poem, “The Day is Done,” signed.

Dates: 1878

Constance Rourke letter, 1937

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 6
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Typed letter, signed, to Fanny Brandeis thanking her for sending on glasses and watch left behind on a visit to Louisville.

Dates: 1937

Harry S. Truman letters, 1945, 1952

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 4
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Brief typed letters, signed, on The White House letter paper to Hugh W. Sutton, WAVE Radio Station.

Dates: 1945; 1952

Elizabeth Smith letters, 1862?

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 5
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Holograph letters of Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Bishop Benjamin Bosworth Smith (first Bishop of Kentucky), describing her life and that of her sister, both teachers at a girl’s school in Frankfort, Kentucky. The letters in part concern the military situation in Kentucky. One letter is headed “Under the Confederate Flag.”

Dates: 1862?

Albert Einstein letter, 1947

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 9
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Typed letter, signed, addressed “Dear Friend,” and appealing for funds for the Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists.

Dates: 1947

Brooke Alder letters, undated, 1880-1908

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 15
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Correspondence received by Brooke Alder, possibly a journalist, often in response to requests for interviews and photographs.

Dates: undated; 1880-1908

Martha Blythe memory book, 1918-1920

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 16
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Happy School Days: A Memory Book. Commercially published memory book with autographs, photographs, notes, invitations, programs, and clippings of Martha Blyth’s time at Louisville Girl’s High School.

Dates: 1918-1920