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Scope and Contents Nine letters, some handwritten some typed and all signed, to Alfred Harcourt. Letter 1922, asks Alfred for a loan of $600.00 to help him buy land next to his house in Elmhurst. Letter, 1927, tells him that has accepted an invitation to read a poem at Harvard but declined an invitation to speak on Lincoln at the National Republican Club of New York City. Also includes a note of condolence on the death of Alfred's mother, a note on hearing of a serious accident involving "Hake" Hastings, his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1960
Collection — Box: 76
Scope and Contents Signed letter, June 10, 1929, to Judge Henry Horner re: biographical sketches in the "Dictionary of American Biography". Page of original manuscript, 1940, of "Henry Horner, Governor of Illinois: A Tribute", typewritten with handwritten corrections and signed by Sandburg. Signed letter, June 8, 1957, to George Bunn, president of the Springfield Marine Bank re: the old Sangamon County Court House. Letter signed, ca. 1936, to Paul Angle re: an 1858 letter from Egbert Phelps to Wightman Chapman...
Dates: Created: 1929 - 1957
Collection — Box: 58
Scope and Contents 72 letters to Edwin P. Reese discuss his writing, work on new ed. of Spoon River, Atlantis, Mirage and a book about his father. Also several mentions of Clarence Darrow and his work on the Leopold-Loeb case and his and William Jennings Bryan on the Scopes trial. He writes at length about Bryan in several letters. He also gives his opinions of Carl Sandburg, Theodore Dreiser and Amy Lowell. Occasional mention of politics and opinions of Calvin Coolidge. Occasional mention of his son, Hardin, his...
Dates: Created: 1924 - 1942