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Rickert, Edith, 1871-1938

Guide to the John Burroughs Papers, 1850-1991 (bulk 1860-1921)

Collection Title
John Burroughs Papers
Includes 53 original Burroughs
journals as well as a typescript of the journals prepared by his granddaughter,
Elizabeth Burroughs Kelley, and another typescript prepared by his literary
executor, Dr. Clara Barrus. In addition, there are manuscripts, sketch books,
scrapbooks and correspondence, including letters to Burroughs from Edith Rickert,
Walt Whitman, and others; as well as letters by Burroughs to family, friends,
colleagues and readers. The bulk of the correspondence is to and from his wife
Ursula and son Julian, but other correspondents include Georgia Avery Kendrick,
Clara S. Reed, Minnie and Orlando Rouland, James M. Taylor, Mary W. Whitney, and
others. Also included are published and unpublished materials and photographs
relating to Burroughs.

Guide to the Lucy Maynard Salmon Papers, 1818-1992 (bulk 1854-1933)

Collection Title
Lucy Maynard Salmon Papers
The Lucy Maynard Salmon Collection
includes the personal papers of Lucy Maynard Salmon along with two smaller collections
of papers belonging to her mother, Maria Clara Maynard Salmon, and her brother, Pomeroy L. Salmon. The materials relate
to her work as an historian and professor at Vassar College as well as her work with
the suffrage movement and local political issues. There are also materials relating
to her family, education and personal life. Formats include correspondence,
manuscripts, printed material, clippings, minutes, reports, notes, and
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