Scope and Content

Letters from Mildred Bain of Montreal [who, along with her husband Frank, was a member of the transatlantic Whitman circle]. Topics referred to include: a meeting with Nellie [Ormrod, wife of John Ormrod of the Bolton College, and a friend of Minnie and Wallace], who visited Canada in 1910; a visit from Horace [Traubel], who in 1910 was staying with them and working on a book of poems; a holiday Mildred took with a friend [first to England where she saw Wallace and Minnie, then] to Paris in 1925, when she met the writer [Léon] Bazalgette; letters received from Gertrude [Traubel], [Charles E.] Feinberg and John Ormrod.

1186/5/2/1-3 include envelopes.