Autograph letters, 1923-1934.


Autograph letters, 1923-1934.

Letters collected by Mrs. Schorger of Madison, Wis., for their autograph value. Included are several letters from artist-etcher Joseph Pennell concerning speaking in Madison and the needs of art education; single letters from Richard E. Bishop, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, and Arthur W. Heintzelman; two letters and a privately printed pamphlet (1923) containing a reproduction of a drawing for Dickens' "Christmas Carol" by John Leech, sent by A. Edward Newton; 1934 responses to League of Women Voters questionnaires by Phillip La Follette and Martin B. Franzkowiak; and 1929 letters from a friend, Leila Dow, while visiting in New York City.

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Schorger, Margaret, (person)