Nella Braddy Henney Collection Box 2

Series 1: Original Correspondence

Box 2: Folder 1-5: Correspondence to NBH, 1940-1949

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B2: F1: NBH Correspondence: to NBH 1940-1942

Letter from Mrs. Richard Ruedy, January 10, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 27, 1940 (Note: Contains Newspaper clipping “Art Masterpieces from Italy Show”)

Letter from Lottie Derreux, February 13, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 21, 1940

Letter Robert Irwin to Polly Thomson, March 19, 1940 (Note: Associated with March 21, 1940 note from Polly Thomson.)

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 27, 1940

Letter from Helen Keller & Polly Thomson, April 30, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 4, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 2, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 5, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 8, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 13, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 28,1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 8,1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 10,1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 6, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 27, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1940

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 16, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 12,1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 28, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 4, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 31, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 30, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 25, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 17, 1941

Letter to Polly Thomson from Margaret, August 10, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 19, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 25, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 13, 1941

Postcard from Polly Thomson, December 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 13, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 25, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 30, 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 1941

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 9, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 2, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 15, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 20, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 3, 1942

Postcard from Polly Thomson, June 11, 1942

B2:F2: NBH Correspondence: to NBH 1942-194

Telegram from Polly Thomson, May 27, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, July 1, 1942

Letter for Polly Thomson, July 9, 1942

Letter for Polly Thomson, August 11, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 29, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 7, 1942

Post card from Polly Thomson, November 10, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 7, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 9, 1942

Note from Polly Thomson, 1938 (Note: with newspaper clipping by Ivy Litvinoff)

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 31, 1942

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 14, 1943

Note from Polly Thomson, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 26, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 16, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 27, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 5, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 12, 1943

Copy of request for work of the Gray Lady (The New York Times), and request for Braille questions for exam, 1943/1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 1, 1943

Postcard from Polly Thomson, May 7, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 27, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 24, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 30, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 20,1943

Postcard from Polly Thomson, November 30, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 20, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 27, 1943

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 1944

Letter from Sgt. H. Hazelton, February 18, 1944

Letter from Daniel Nye, March 21, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 1944

Postcard from Polly Thomson, April 3, 1944

Invitation to Polly and Keith Thomson, 1944 (Note: invitation to the commissioning of H.S.S. Mansfield on April 14, 1944)

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 24, 1944 (Note: With a copy of note from American Foundation for the Blind)

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1944

Letter from Lillian Sullivan, April 14, 1944

Postcard from Polly Thomson, April 25, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 12, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 26, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, July 17, 1944

Postcard from Polly Thomson, July 20, 1944

Letter from Helga Lende, August 15, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 15, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 2, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 7, 1944

Letter from Joe Davidson, October 17, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 18, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 28, 1944

B2:F3: NBH Correspondence: to NBH 1944-1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 27, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 1, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 2, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, circa Feb 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1944 (Note: on same page as following letter)

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 2, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1944

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 30, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 8, 1945 (Note: with enclosed note to Polly Thomson from Amber.)

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 3, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 12, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 24, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 26, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 5, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 19,1945

Postcard from Polly Thomson, November 19, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1945

Letter from Ann Henney, 1945

Letter from Nella’s father, 1945

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 9, 1946

Letter from Florence Davidson, January 24, 1946

Letter from Herbert Haas, April 16, 1946

Letter from Rev. R. J. Thomson, February 26, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 23, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 24, 1946

Letter from Ida Hirst-Gifford, July 16, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 19, 1946

Letter, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 29, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 18, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, Herbert Haas, & Helen Keller, October 18, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 8, 1946

Telegram from Polly Thomson, November 27, 1946

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1946/1947 (Note: with newspaper clipping “Helen Keller”)

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 19, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 27, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 3, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 11, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 15, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 19, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 21, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 2, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 8, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 24, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 9, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 10, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 11, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 23, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 28, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 25, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 13, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, July 2, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, July 23, 1947 (Note: with newspaper clipping “Red Helen Keller Publishes Book”)

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 23, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 12, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 28, 1947

B2:F4: NBH Correspondence: NBH, 1947-1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 3, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 27, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 7, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 14, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 13, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, November 22, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 12, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 9, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 17, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 20, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1947

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 14, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, February 3, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, February 3, 1948

Letter from Philip Keller, February 4, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 27, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 21, 1948

Postcard from Polly Thomson, March 30, 1948

Letter from K., 7 April 1948

Letter from Katherine Cornwell, March 22, 1948

Letter from Lenore Smith, March 29, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, April 8, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 18, 1948

Letter from Jo Davidson, May 14, 1948

Letter from Milton T. Stauffer, May 14, 1948

Article titled “With God for Her Pilot” by Frank S. Mead

Letter from Herbert Haas, June 1, 1948

Letter from Milton T. Stauffer, June 4, 1948

Letter from Jo Davidson, June 22, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, July 7, 1948

Postcard booklet of Australia from Polly Thomson, July 8, 1948

Letter from Milton T. Stauffer, July 1, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, August 1, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 17, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson & Helen Keller, September 18, 1948

Letter Herbert Haas, September 27, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson & Helen Keller, 1948

Letter from Polly Thomson, September 29, 1948

Letter from Herbert Haas, October 4, 1948

Letter from Phillips Keller, October 31, 1948

Letter from “Chip Chop Vinyard Haven Massachusetts”, November 4, 1948

Letter from Jo Davidson, November 22, 1948

Letter from Better Vision Institute Inc., November 22, 1948

Letter from Mrs. William H. Moore, November 23, 1948

Letter from Martha T., November 23, 1948

Letter from Lenore Smith, November 25, 1948

Letter from Lenore Smith, December 5, 1948

Letter from American Foundation for the Blind, December 7, 1948 (Note: Signed “Amelia”. On an update to a 1947 memorandum about Helen Keller’s finances from the Foundation. With attached updated memorandum that includes salary figures and allowances.)

Note to Nella on Helen Keller’s house

Letter from Polly Thomson, December 10, 1948

Letter from Lenore Smith, December 12, 1948

Letter from David J. Sachs, December 9, 1948 (Note: Requesting contact about making a movie about Helen Keller)

Letter from Lenore Smith, December 29, 1948

Letter from Elizabeth Lawrence to Mr. Smith

Letter from Erik Sperry, 1948

Letter from Elsa Loges, 1948 (Note: On book “Alaska-Heaven or Hell?”)

B2:F5: NBH Correspondence: to NBH 1948-1949

Postcards from Polly Thomson, December 1948

Letter from David J. Sachs, January 4, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, January 9, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 10, 1949 (Note: With notes “the first ‘to’ in this letter is not Jo Davidson, but Joe Lewis; the 2nd is Jo Davidson” and “Special”)

Letter from Polly Thomson, February 19, 1949

Letter from Mary to Polly, February 16, 1949

Letter from Braille Society for the Blind of W.A., February 9, 1949 (Note: addressed to Polly Thomson & Helen Keller)

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 1949

Letter from Rev. Robert Thomson, March 10, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 13, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, March 26, 1949

Letter from Effie, April 4, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 13, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, April 28, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 6, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 9, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, May 16, 1949

Letter from Effie, May 22, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 21, 1949

List of Publishers

Letter from Polly Thomson, June 19, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, July 21, 1949

Envelope from Polly Thomson, October 7,1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 8, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, August 26, 1949

Postcard from Jo Davidson, 1949 (Note: addressed to Helen Keller)

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 7, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, October 22, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1949

Letter from Polly Thomson, 1949