Nella Braddy Henney Collection Box 15

Series 1: Original Correspondence

Box 15: Folders 1 – 21, Miscellaneous writings, prints, negatives, clippings, and additional materials

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Folder 1: 3 ¼ x 4 ½ Negatives 

Folder 2: Original housing – NBH 4 ½ x 3 ¼ Negatives 

Folder 3: “English Sketches” by Washington Irving – Gift to Mrs. Bennett from Keller, 1893

Folder 4: Typed letter from Arthur Gilman to Mr. Gilder, 1897

Folder 5: Joseph Lash on “Christopher Close Up” – Discussed Keller and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1982

Folder 6: Keller print, Courage, [1988 or 1888]

Folder 7: Ivy Green print and flyer

Folder 8: [Keller letter]

Folder 9: Photocopies

Folder 10: Note from Keller to Mrs. Gilman, 1896

Folder 11: Clippings

Folder 12: Letters, 1897, 1936, n.d

Folder 13: NBH, notes

Folder 14: Correspondence, 1904-1953, n.d.

  • Note to NBH from Leah Salisbury, n.d.
  • Note to NBH from Leah Salisbury, n.d.
  • Note from Polly Thompson, n.d.
  • Note to Mr. Arthur Gilman from Laura M. Sawyer (Perkins School Librarian), April 20, 1904
  • Unsigned journal entry from March 19, 1925
  • Letter to Mr. Edwain C. Hill from Chas F.F. Caufbell?, December 14, 1933
  • Letter to Alexander Woollcott from Edith Endicott Stebbins, March 8, 1939
  • Letter to Dr. Robert B. Irwin from Ruth E. Stones, August 7, 1944
  • Letter to Mrs. Ruth E. Stones from Helga Lende, August 8, 1944
  • Letter to Dr. Robert B. Irwin from Ruth E. Stones, August 14, 1944
  • Letter to Mrs. Ruth E. stones from Helga Lende, August 15, 1944
  • Letter to Polly Thompson from Paul Hodder Williams, January 29, 1947
  • Preface (accompanying letter to Polly Thompson from Paul Hodder Williams)
  • Notes on “Burning and rebuilding of Arcan Ridge,” 1947
  • Letter to Leslie Powell from Hugh MacNair Kahler (Ladies’ Home Journal), September 26, 1950
  • Excerpts from HK’s Letters to Clare Heineman, rec’d by NHC on January 26, 1951
  • “Copy of autographs in Helen Keller books presented to the American Foundation for the Blind” by Mrs. Oscar Heineman in the spring of 1951,” April 6, 1951
  • Letter to Mr. Harry S. Truman from unsigned (likely Helen Keller), September 16, 1952
  • Letter and poems to Polly Thompson from Moenis Taha-Hussein, April 22, 1952
  • Letter to Eric T. Boulter from J.C. Colligan, April 23, 1953
  • Letter to Eric T. Boulter from Ian Fraser, April 28, 1953
  • Letter to Eric T. Boulter from J.C. Colligan, April 29, 1953
  • Letter to Eric T. Boulter from J.F. Wilson, April 29, 1953
  • Letter to American Foundation for the Blind from Ruth Askenas, April 30, 1953
  • Letter to Evelyn Seide from Arthur W. Blaxall, July 31, 1953
  • Letter to Eric Boulter from Nelson B. Neff, August 20, 1953
  • Letter to Eric Boulter from Nelson B. Neff, September 11, 1953
  • Letter to Mr. Perker from Clifton Fadiman, October 23, 1953
  • Fundraising letters from M. Robert Barnett, November 1953
  • Letter to Helen Keller from Andres Cristobal Toro, December 26, 1953
  • Original letter to HK from Andres Cristobal Toro, in Spanish
  • Letter to Evelyn M. Davidson from Andres Cristobal Toro, December 26, 1953
  • Original letter to Evelyn Davidson from Andres Cristobal Toro, in Spanish

Folder 15: Correspondence, 1954-1959

  • Bulletin from A.K. Rowswell, January 8, 1954
  • Letter to Stuart from Robert Pfeiffer, February 13, 1954
  • Letter to President Nathan M. Pusey from Robert Pfeifer, February 13, 1954
  • Letter to Robert Pfeiffer from Ralph Barton Perry, February 15, 1954
  • Letter to Stuart from Robert Pfeiffer, February 18, 1954
  • Letter to Robert Pfeiffer from Nathan M. Pusey, February 19, 1954           
  • Letter to Stuart from Robert Pfeiffer, February 25, 1954
  • Letter to Evelyn Davidson from Allan Morrison, March 1, 1954
  • Letter to Grover C. Hay from Postmaster, March 2, 1954
  • Letter to Mr. Barnett from Merrill A. Maynard, November 23, 1954
  • Letter to Evelyn Seide from Rebecca Mack, January 13, 1955
  • Letter to Polly Thompson from Nella Braddy Henney, January 21, 1955
  • Letter to Evelyn Seide from Laura Stovel, January 28, 1955
  • Letter to Mr. Allan Morrison from NBH, March 18, 1954
  • Copy of letter to Mr. Allan Morrison from NBH, March 18, 1954
  • Letter to Polly Thompson from NBH, March 18, 1954
  • Copy of letter to Polly Thompson from NBH, March 18, 1954
  • Letter to Mr. Howard M. Leichty from Nelson B. Neff, April 15, 1955
  • Letter to William Fisher, Jr. from Adele Zeidman, June 15, 1955
  • Letter to Mr. Elmer H. Bobst from M.C. Miguel, September 26, 1955
  • “Poem composed by Shri Prabhakar Karnik, Blind Inmate, on Dr. (Miss) Helen Keller,” 1955
  • “Notes on the Letter re: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn,” n.d.
  • Copy of letter to Helen Keller from Anne Tibble, October, 1955
  • Copy of letter to Anne Tibble from [unsigned], December 9, 1955 (Reverse: Copy of letter to Helen Keller from Anne Tibble, October, 1955)
  • Letter to Dr. Norman Vincent Peale from Frank Bower, June 14, 1956
  • Letter to Jansen Noyes, Jr. from M. Robert Barnett, October 17, 1956
  • Copy of letter to NBH from [illegible], September 2, 1957 (Reverse: Copy of letter to Anne Tibble from Helen Keller, December 9, 1955)
  • Copy of letter to NBH from Evelyn Davidson Seide, September 6, 1957 (Reverse: Copy of letter to Anne Tibble from [unsigned], December 9, 1955)
  • Copy of letter to NBH from Ken McCormick, January 7, 1958
  • Copy of letter to NBH from Ken McCormick, January 15, 1958
  • Postcard to NBH from Katharine Conant, February 22, 1958
  • Letter to NBH from Bill Gibson, November 11, 1959
  • Letter to NBH from Joan A. Kent on behalf of Fred Coe, April 15, 1959
  • Letter to Joan A. Kent from NBH, April 17, 1959
  • Telefax to NBH from Nancy (Hamilton), September 29, 1959
  • Letter to Bishop Angus Dun from John Russell Mason, December 7, 1959
  • Copy of letter to Helen Keller from Ken McCormick, December 7, 1959

Folder 16: Materials Relating to “The Unconquered” 

  • Note from Polly Thompson, n.d.
  • Note from Polly Thompson, n.d.
  • Note from Polly Thompson, n.d.
  • Description of “Documentary of Helen Keller,” n.d.
  • Postcard to NBH from Polly Thompson, 1952?
  • Letter to NBH from Nancy Hamilton, April 8, 1952
  • Letter to NBH from Polly Thompson, June 28, 1952
  • “Anne Sullivan Macy,” n.d.
  • “Written when documentary was first discussed,” n.d.
  • “Fragments from Helen Keller,” November – December, 1952
  • “Suffrage parade in Washington,” n.d.
  • Letter to Polly Thompson from Nancy Hamilton regarding “Notes for shooting at Arcan Ridge,” October 24-25, 1952
  • Letter to Helen Keller and Polly Thompson from Richard Carver Wood, October 27, 1952
  • Letter to Helen Keller and Polly Thompson from Nancy Hamilton, October 27, 1952
  • Letter to Polly Thompson from NBH, November 2, 1952
  • Shooting schedule, November 20, 1952
  • Letter to NBH from Lenore Smith, November 20, 1952
  • Shooting schedule, November 24, 1952
  • Letter to NBH from Nancy Hamilton, December 7, 1952
  • Proposed shooting schedule, December 11 – 12, 1952
  • Letter to Nancy Hamilton with a memo for Jimmy Shute from NBH, December 20, 1952
  • Letter to Nancy Hamilton with script comments from NBH, February 22, 1953
  • Letter to Jimmy Shrute with script comments from NBH, March 2, 1953
  • Letter to Harold Strauss with script comments from NBH, n.d.
  • Letter to NBH from Jimmy Shute, March 5, 1953
  • Letter to Nancy Hilton from NBH, March 5, 1953
  • Letter to Jimmy Shute from NBH, March 26, 1953
  • “Comments on Helen Keller script,” April 18, 1953
  • Letter to NBH from Jimmy Shute, July 8, 1953
  • Letter to Jimmy Shute from NBH, August 1, 1955
  • Letter to NBH with script from Nancy Hamilton, July 29, 1953
  • Letter to NBH from Jimmy Shute, August 8, 1953
  • Letter to Jimmy Shute from NBH, December 20, 1953
  • Letter to Nancy Hamilton from M. Robert Barnett, March 18, 1954
  • Letter to Robert Barnett from Nancy Hamilton, March 20, 1954
  • “Miss Keller's Statement,” May 1954
  • “Proceeds from the film...” from Jansen Noyes, Jr., May 1954
  • Letter to Katharine Cornell from David Lilienthal, June 16, 1954
  • “From Women's Home Companion, August 1954”
  • Review from Life, June 21, 1954
  • Letter to Katharine Conant from Polly Thompson, October 7, 1954
  • Letter to The Nobel Peace Prize Committee from M. Robert Barnett, January 27, 1954
  • Letter to The Nobel Peace Prize Committee from William Ziegler, Jr., January 27, 1954
  • Letter to Helen Keller from M. Robert Barnett, January 27, 1954
  • “Helen Keller and World Peace,” 1954
  • Note to NBH with Nobel Peace Prize materials from “Eric,” after January 1954
  • Article from New York Times, December 23, 1956

Folder 16: Drafts of The Unconquered Scripts

  • First draft
  • Second draft
  • Third draft
  • Note to NBH from Polly Thompson with corrections from HK, August 6, 1953

Folder 17: Edward J. Waterhouse correspondence

  • Letter to Maryel Finney Hertung from Edward J. Waterhouse, October 7, 1968
  • Letter to Edward J. Waterhouse from Maryel Hartung, October 8, 1968
  • Letter to Maryel Hartung from Edward J. Waterhouse, October 9, 1968
  • Letter to Edward J. Waterhouse from Margaret M. Grimshaw, October 19, 1968
  • Letter to Margaret M. Grimshaw from Ella J., October 15, 1968
  • Letter to Margaret M. Grimshaw from [unsigned], June 10, 1968
  • Letter to Edward J. Waterhouse from Carol Bryant, June 1, 1968
  • Letter to Carol Bryant from Edward J. Waterhouse, June 14, 1968
  • Calligraphy presentation of “Seeing, by Helen Keller” by “TBF?”, 1985

Folder 18: Inscription notes

  • Envelope for “Miscellaneous scraps copied by HK from others. Also notes of her own for autographing her books,” 1968
  • Note for Dorothy Walker, Christmas 1955
  • Note to Alice Lascelles
  • Note to Margaret
  • Note to Senator Lester Hill
  • Note to Florence
  • Note to Mike Julian
  • Note to Elizabeth Bain
  • Note to Adele Levy
  • Note to Vivien Leigh
  • Note to Reggie and Helen Allen
  • Note to Marian Morgan
  • Note to Marian and Charles Lieb
  • Note to Ethel and Eddie Clark
  • Note to [unspecified]
  • Note to Mac and Belle Eagar
  • Note to Robert and Matilda Pfeiffer
  • Note to Jane and Giles Phillips
  • Note to Elmer H. Bobst
  • Note to Cousin Margot
  • Note to Robert and Matilda Pfeiffer
  • Note to Conrad Berens
  • Note to Elsie Sperry
  • Note to Ethel and Eddie Clark
  • Note to Dr. Sayyidian
  • Note to Ethel
  • Excerpt “From Euripides 'Helen.'”
  • Note to Jane and Giles Phillips
  • Note to Brockie
  • Note to Van Wyck Brooks
  • Note to Muriel Bailey(?)
  • Note to [unspecified]
  • Note to Mr. Mueller
  • Note to Leonard and Helen Pfeiffer
  • “A wish for the Helen Keller Film.”
  • “For Christmas,” Christmas, 1954
  • Postcard to NBH from Helen Keller and Polly Thompson, 1951
  • Note from Herbert
  • Note, “The pitiful fate of the deaf unhelped...”
  • “Marcus Aurelius – Thou mayest search, but wild hardly...”
  • “Marcus Aurelius – As physicians have ever their instruments and scalpels...”
  • “Aurelius – One man may have no cloak...”
  • “Marcus Aurelius – Let thy every action, word and thought...”
  • “Marcus Aurelius – There is no more wretched creature than the man...”
  • “Aurelius – Love the art thou hast learned, and rest therein...”

Folder 19: Miscellaneous Helen Keller Writing

Folder 20: Scripts

  • “This is Wollcott speaking....”, March 2, 1937
  • “The Eternal Light: When Helen Keller Came to Kfar Uriel,” December 21, 1952

Folder 21: Article and Programs 

  • “When Helen Keller boards the S.S. Asama Maru at San Francisco on April 1st...”, 1937
  • “Helen Keller and Our Wounded Soldiers, by M.C. Migel,” March 14, 1948
  • Press release: “Helen Keller to Tour Orient,” January 27, 1948
  • Flyer: “The Greater Hartford Council for UNESCO,” October 27, 1950
  • Program: “Proceedings of the Annual Dinner of The National Institute of Social Sciences,” November 19,            1952
  • Newsletter: “The Enlightener,” April 13, 1952
  • Pamphlet: “Helen Keller” by the American Foundation for the Blind, n.d.
  • Pamphlet: “Ivy Green: Birthplace of Helen Keller,” May 7, 1957
  • Program: “Official Visit By Miss Helen Keller To 'Ivy Green'”, May 7, 1954
  • Program: Radcliff 1904 Fifieth Anniversary, June 10, 1954

Folder 22: Itineraries 

  • Japan, 1937
  • “The Latest schedule of Dr. Keller's Journey,” June 8, 1937
  • “Proposed Itinerary of Miss Helen Keller's Visits to Countries of the Orient, Middle, and Near East,” 1948
  • “Dr. Keller's Program for Hiroshima,” n.d. [1948]
  • “Preliminary Itinerary,” n.d. [1951]
  • “Itinerary for Helen Keller and Polly Thompson,” 1952
  • “Travel Itinerary for Helen Keller – Tour of Latin America,” May1953
  • “Helen Keller Far East Tour Program,” February 4, 1955
  • “Suggested Itinerary Especially Prepared for Miss Helen Keller and Miss Polly Thompson,” February 7, 1956