Postcard and letter

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng 1186/5/4
  • Dates of Creation
      1923 & 1926
  • Physical Description
      2 pieces; 1186/5/4/2 consists of 2 sheets.

Scope and Content

From [Dr] Clara Barrus [American author of a biography of John Burroughs and a book on the friendship between Whitman and Burroughs]. The postcard depicts a photograph of Burroughs and refers to a birthday celebration; the letter refers to various Whitman-related books which Minnie is interested in selling, and for which a Mr Buck has been offering quotes; Barrus suggests sending a list of items for sale to the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California.