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Martha Berry office correspondence, 1908-1941

Author: Martha Berry; Berry College.; Berry Schools.; Berry Junior College.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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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  Read more...
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Named Person: Francis Wright Ball; J Bulow Campbell; Laura Campbell; Andrew Carnegie; Clara Ford; Henry Ford; Emily Vanderbilt Hammond; John H Hammond; Kate Ladd; Walter Ladd; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller; Franklin D Roosevelt; Andrew Carnegie; Clara Ford; Henry Ford; Abby Aldrich Rockefeller; Franklin D Roosevelt
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Berry; Berry College.; Berry Schools.; Berry Junior College.
OCLC Number: 38475890
Notes: Catalogued as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Description: 69.33 cubic ft.

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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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