April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
June 26, 1913
My Dear Markham:
Mrs. Markham wrote me a while ago about “Tiger”, my one-act play in the May Forum that you joined her in a message of commendation. She went on to say: “it carries its lesson with more of art than any of the...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
March 3, ’11.
Prof. Edwin Markham,
Walters & Willard Aves.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Find enclosed $1.50 for you two books of poems, “The Man With the Hoe,” and “Lincoln.” Send to us. I understood some two years ago that you...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
25 Willow Place,
Jany. 28 – 1911
My dear Mr. Markham:
To solve my ever-pressing bread and butter problem, I have contracted for a long series of lectures extending over the next two years. The manager of the Bureau is anxious to...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I hope you will not think I am taking advantage of your kindness in writing you today. I repeated your remark to Viereck, and he repeated it to his publisher, Mr. Yard. Needless to say, both were greatly pleased. It...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
Universities and Colleges--New York (State)--New York--Anniversaries, etc; College administrators; Portraits;
Transparency of a photograph of Margaret Kiely, the first dean of Queens College, in 1937. Along with President Klapper, she in particular was known for giving students personal attention in their academics. "And all of us treasure the memory of...
Buildings; Fences; Rural; Towpaths; Utility poles; People; Black & white postcards; Canal boats; Panoramic views; Canals;
Rural scene along canal at Mohawk Valley near Utica, N.Y. with towpath, utility poles and buildings in background. Canal boat in the distance. Person reclined on right hand side of card in the grass facing canal; Printing information: card...
Harry writes from a military hospital, recovering from the typhus shot he received. He discusses the kindness and compassion of the British doctors. Describes military life: no drinking or fraternizing with the women. Harry writes that everyone...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Four-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] dated April 2, 1850, in which Smith responds to Spooner's accusations of copyright infringement.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...