Martha Berry office correspondence, 1908-1941 (bulk 1922-1941).

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Berry, Martha, 1866-1942. Martha Berry office correspondence, 1908-1941 (bulk 1922-1941).

Martha Berry office correspondence, 1908-1941 (bulk 1922-1941).

The series consists of office correspondence of Martha Berry as founder and director of Berry Schools, Berry Junior College, and Berry College (Mount Berry, Ga.) from 1902-1941. The correspondence contains incoming letters and typed carbons of Berry's outgoing letters documenting the relationship between Berry, school employees, Board of Trustee members, and donors. The bulk of Berry's correspondence is with donors reflecting the various fundraising methods she used. They contain information on exhibits and shows of Berry handicrafts; pamphlets on special projects; direct mailings; and Berry's speaking engagements at churches, society meetings, or homes throughout the United States. Major correspondents include Francis Wright Ball, Laura and J. Bulow Campbell, Andrew Carnegie, Henry and Clara Ford, John and Emily Vanderbilt Hammond, Walter and Kate Ladd, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Jr. (Abby Aldrich Rockefeller), and Franklin Roosevelt. Also included in this series is correspondence between Berry and various chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Carnegie Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

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