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|Named Person:||Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen; Samuel R Elliott; James A Garfield; Archibald Gordon; Ella Farman Pratt; Frank R Stockton; Edith Matilda Thomas; Edith Matilda Thomas|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edith Matilda Thomas; William Valentine Alexander; Edward William Bok; Mary L Booth; Anne C Lynch Botta; Francis F Browne; S S McClure; Ruth Shepard Phelps
|Notes:||Forms part of the Clifton Waller Barrett Library.|
|Other Titles:||Edith Matilda Thomas papers|
Letters and notes from Thomas discuss Mlle. Clarisse Bader and the prize founded by Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta at the French Academy; the literary work of Dr. Samuel R. Elliott; the death of President Garfield; Archibald Gordon; the purchase of ambulances for Milan, Italy during World War I.
Thomas also discusses her health, travels, and her writing and publication, including her book "A New Year's Masque"; her interest in doing a book with Frank R. Stockton similar to "Howells and Boyesen: A conversation"; submissions to "Dial" magazine and "Ladies Home Journal" including an article on pacifism; a submission to Ella Farman of "Wide Awake" magazine; a reprint permission; and her desire for prompt payment.
The collection also contains a biographical sketch of Thomas; an obituary, a magazine drawing of her and a magazine photograph of her.
Recipients of her letters include William V. Alexander, a Mr. Baldwin, Edward W. Bok, Mary Louise Booth, Anne Charlotte Lynch Botta, Francis F. Browne, S.S. McClure, Ruth Shepard Phelps, and a Mrs. Smith.
- Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, -- 1848-1895. -- Howells and Boyesen.
- Elliott, Samuel R., -- d. 1909.
- Garfield, James A. -- (James Abram), -- 1831-1881 -- Death and burial.
- Gordon, Archibald, -- 1835-1895.
- Pratt, Ella Farman, -- 1837-1907.
- Stockton, Frank R., -- 1834-1902.
- Thomas, Edith Matilda, -- 1854-1925. -- New Year's masque.
- Thomas, Edith Matilda, -- 1854-1925 -- Portraits.
- Dial (Chicago, Ill.)
- Ladies Home Journal.
- Wide Awake.
- Authors and publishers.
- Women and peace.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work.