Series 1: Winifred Holt Mather Correspondence
Subseries 1: Correspondence from Winifred Holt Mather to Edward Ellis Allen, 1916-1927, n. d.
On letterhead from American Committee for Men Blinded in Battle, Committee for Men Blinded in Battle, Comitato Italo-Americano per La Protezione Dei Ciechi E La Prevenzione Della Cecita, Roma, The New York Association for the Blind, Le Phare du France. Some marked “personal”, or “confidential”. Allen is sometimes addressed as “Father Confessor”, and “Brother Confessor”. Some of the letters have an illustration of an elephant which incorporates Holt Mather’s’ initials “W. H. M.”.
B1:F1: Undated, 4 letters
B1:F2: 1916, 1 letter
B1:F3: 1920, 1 letter
B1:F4: 1923, 10 letters
B1:F5: 1924, 12 letters
B1:F6: 1925, 5 letters
B1:F7: 1926, 2 letters
B1:F8: 1927, 3 letters
Subseries 2: Correspondence to Winifred Holt Mather, 1916-1925, n. d.
Mostly transcript copies, with a few originals, of correspondence Holt Mather forwarded to Edward E. Allen.
B1:F9: Osmin Lagarde, Adjudent au 126eme Rgt. D’Infanterie, 1916
Elizabeth Potter (copy), 1919
Warren G. Harding (copy), 1922
Jusserand, Ambassade de France a Washington (copies), 1922, 1923
Louise [dee Sehury Lem], 1923
Edward E. Allen, Perkins School for the Blind, 2 letters (one original one copy), 1923
Calvin Coolidge (copy), 1923
Levi Duranton (copy), 1924
Elihu Root (copy), 1925
Thomas Brady, n. d.
Series 2: Correspondence from government agencies to Edward E. Allen, 1916-1924
B1:F10: Military Hospitals Commission: O. H. Buritt, Dr. James J. Dow (copies), Captain Ian
Fraser, [Libono] Delfino, Salesroom and Exchange for the Blind, Philadelphia (copy), 1916-1918
B1:F11: Council on National Defense: Franklin Martin, Major James Bordley, 1917
B1:F12: United States Veterans Bureau: R. I Rees, E. F. Tandy, 1922, 1924
B1:F13: Federal Board for Vocational Education: Lamkin, Arthur E. Holmes, Joseph E. Vance,
L. S. Hawkins, O. H. Burritt, Charles F. F. Campbell, Harold Molter, David Soloan, Normal College, Truro, Nova Scotia, 1919-1921
B1:F14: Harold Molter: Hospital #7 Baltimore, Federal Board for Vocational Education, Edwin
L. Gardiner, 1918-1920
B1:F15: War Department Office of Surgeon General, James Bordley: O. H. Burritt, Mrs. F.
Boylston Pelo, A. B. F. B., George E. Vincent, Rockefeller Foundation, 1918-1920
Series 3 Correspondence from schools and organizations for the blind to Edward E. Allen, 1917-1924
B1:F16: The Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, Overbrook, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, O. H. Burritt, 1917-1919
B1:F17: School for the Blind Vienna, Austria: Wilhelm Kreuzer, Dr. Jos. Haringer, A. M. Sleninger, 1918-1920
B1:F18: ABFB, American British French and Belgian Permanent Blind Relief War Fund: Lucy
Wright, Richard S. Lovering, L. M. Moral, J. de Malarte, Mrs. R. Valentine Webster, Cora Parsons Kessler, Mrs. F. Boylston Pelo, E. M. House, Mrs. J. P. Frank, 1917
B1:F19: The Committee for Men Blinded in Battle: Virginia M. Cain, E. P. Dutton & Co., Mrs. James Roosevelt, Winifred Holt Mather, Margaret Prosser, 1923-1924
B1:F20: New York Institute for the Blind: Edward M. Van Cleve, 1918-1919
B1:F21: St. Dunstan’s: After-Care Department for Blinded Soldiers & Sailors/ Blinded Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Hostel, Ian Fraser, 1918
B1:F22: correspondence, 1917
B1:F23: correspondence, 1918
B1:F24: correspondence, rehabilitation, 1919-1921
B1:F25: correspondence, 1921-1923
Series 4: Projects, writings, research, 1914-1925
B2:F26: Edward E. Allen papers, research, 1917-1923
B2:F27: Statement: Activities and Finance Work, Winifred Holt Mather and Rufus Graves Mather, n. d.
B2:F28: “Statement 2”, excerpt recounting disagreements between persons labeled “A”, “P”, “B”, unsigned, n. d.
B2:F29: Writings, papers, lectures by Winifred Holt Mather, and transcripts of news items, 1920-1925, n. d.
B2:F30: “A Unit for the Education of Blind in Russia”, with 2 photographs, n. d.
B2:F31: Holt Mather bio written by Allen, 1924 and bio written by Holt Mather, n. d.
B2:F32: Bibliography WWI, Perkins Library, Library of Congress, and Canadian Free Library for the Blind, 1914-1919
Series 5: Red Cross Institute for the Blind, Baltimore, MD, 1918-1920
B2:F33: Postcards, Charles F. F. Campbell, 1919-1920
B2:F34: Manual of After-care of Disabled Soldiers, Department of Civilian Relief, 1918
B2:F35: Correspondence, to Allen and others from O. H. Burritt, James Boardley, Charles F. F. Campbell, and L. W. Wallace, 1918-1920
Series 6: French War Blind, 1916-1926
B2:F36: Correspondence, 1917-1926
B2:F37: Mailer and speech transcript from Helen Keller, n. d.
B2:F38: The New England Committee for French Soldiers Blinded in Battle, 1917-1925
B2:F39: American Fund for French Wounded, 1918
B2:F40: The Lighthouse of France, postcards, 1917
B2:F41: The Lighthouse of France, postcards, photographs, pamphlets, mailers, ca. 1916, n. d.
B2:F42: Les Amis des Soldats Aveugles, Maison de Convalescence de Reuilly, Paris, France, circa 1916
Series 7: Clippings and Publications, 1914-1925, 1949
B2:F43-B3:F7: Pamphlet and flyers: Winifred Holt Mather, Committee for Men Blinded in Battle, France, Italy, 1915-1925, 1949
B3:F8-F9: Publications and clippings, 1914-1916
B3:F10-F13: Publications and clippings, 1917
B3:F14-F16: Publications and clippings, 1918
B3:F17-F20: Publications and clippings, 1919-1920
B3:F21: Publications and clippings, 1921-1925
B3:F22: Publications and clippings, St. Dunstan’s, 1916-1919
B3:F23: Publications and clippings, Evergreen, 1918, 1920
B3:F24: Publications and clippings, The Vocational Summary, Federal Board for Vocational Education, 1918-1920
B3:F25: Publications and clippings, The New Red Cross Magazine, 1918-1919
B3:F26: Publications and clippings, The Red Cross Bulletin, 1919-1921
B3:F27: Publications and clippings, Red Cross, includes annual reports, 1918-1923
B3:F28: Red Cross Institute for the Blind, Abstract-Catalogue of Literatue on the War Blind, 1919, and Toiling Through the Dark, 1919
B3:F29-31: Publication series: Red Cross Institute for the Blind and for Crippled and Disabled Men, 1918
B3:F32: Monographs: “Recalled to Life. A Journal devoted to the Care, Re-education, and Return to Civil Life of Disabled Sailors and Soldiers”, 1917, and “The American National Red Cross”, 1923
B3:F33-42: Newspaper clippings, 1914-1925