1868-1933; bulk: 1898-1933
Guide to the Collection
This collection consists of letters received by Edith Prescott Wolcott and retained by her for their autograph value.
Edith Prescott Wolcott was the wife of Gov. Roger Wolcott of Boston, Mass.
This collection consists of letters received by Edith Prescott Wolcott and retained by her for their autograph value. Correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, Louis D. Brandeis, Winston Churchill, Grace Coolidge, Margaret Deland, Charles W. Eliot, Edward E. Hale, Frank Harper, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Henry James, Alfred T. Mahan, Alfred Noyes, James F. Rhodes, Theodore Roosevelt, George Ticknor, Edith Wharton, and Owen Wister. Letters pertain to social and political events and the women's suffrage movement. Also included is a letter written by Edward E. Hale to Roger Wolcott, 1901; receipts from Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1902; and a letter from George Ticknor to Edward Kenyon, 1868.
The collection is arranged alphabetically.
Detailed Description of the Collection
Charles F. Adams
Louis D. Brandeis
Charles W. Eliot
Edward E. Hale
Frank Harper was secretary to Theodore Roosevelt.
Oliver W. Holmes
Alfred T. Mahan
James F. Rhodes
Edith Prescott Wolcott autograph collection, Massachusetts Historical Society.
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