Series 3 - Correspondence

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US MBE MSS 043-3

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Correspondence

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  • 1934 - 1942 (Creation)

Extent

57 letters, 1 manuscript, 2 notes, 1 postcard, 2 packets of photographic negatives, 1 envelope of wildflowers

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This series contains letters and objects Babbitt saved from her personal correspondence from acquaintances "Helen H." and former Emerson classmate Ethel May Duncan. While the majority of the documents were handwritten letters encased in the original postmarked envelopes, additional non-textual materials sometimes accompanied the letters, and have been divided into their own subseries.

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Material has been separated into two subseries that distinguish written documents from other items included in the correspondence, such as photographs or objects.

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  • English
  • German

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