Autograph and typed letters signed collection, 1895-1963.

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Richardson, Louise. Autograph and typed letters signed collection, 1895-1963.

Autograph and typed letters signed collection, 1895-1963.

This is a collection of autograph letters assembled by Miss Louise Richardson of Tallahassee, Florida, while she was connected with Florida State University Library. The persons concerned by these letters are: Emilio y Famy Aguinaldo, Teresa Bahnam, Pearl S. Buck, James F. Byrnes, Millard F. Caldwell, John Dewey, Margaret Deland, Albert Einstein, Herbert Hoover, Helen Keller, Eleanor Frances Lattimore, Mary Mackey, Louise Richardson, Bob Sikes, Richard H. Simpson, H.A. Wallace, Robert Penn Warren, Thornton Wilder, and William Winter. Other persons or topics mentioned in the letters include: Dr. A.R. Seymour, Philippine General Hospital in Manila, Teresa Bajma, Florida State College for Women, Nathaniel M. Salley, Emergency Committee of Atomic Scientists, Relief Fund for Spanish Children, Marion D. Nish, child labor laws of Florida, Archibald Rutledge, Florience Bethea, Tallahassee Historical Society, Charles Anderson, Miss A.R. Seymour, Spanish language instruction at the Florida State College for Women, Lotos Club of New York, and Francis G. Townsend.

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