The Jeannette Marks Letters

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History

Most of these letters were written by Jeannette Marks to the same woman in the last year before and the first year after her partner Mary Woolley's death in 1946.

The Images

All documents have a portion of the first page scanned, and comments about their contents are included below.

A Letter Written on Mar 5, 1909
outside Postmarked Apr 5, 1909 12midnight in South Hadley. Addressed to Curtis Hidden Page, a professor at Columbia University.
page 1 Full contents of letter, though only part of one page is scanned.

A Letter Written on Jan 16, 1945
outside Addressed to Miss Sidonia Ellis in Northampton. Postmarked in Jan 1945.
page 1 Full contents of letter. The enclosures mentioned do not survive.

A Letter Written on Feb 10, 1945
page 1 No envelope survives. Full contents of letter. The enclosures mentioned do not survive.

A Letter Written on Feb 20, 1945
outside Addressed to Miss Sidonia Ellis in Northampton.
page 1 On letterhead from the New York state branch of the National Woman's Party. Full contents of letter. The enclosure mentioned does not survive.

Three Letters Written in March and April, 1945
These three letters are stapled together, and presented in the order preserved, rather than in chronological order.
page 1 This letter is dated Easter morning, 1945, which was April 1. Full contents of letter, although only the first page is scanned.
The next letter in the bunch is dated March 20, 1945. Full contents of letter.
The next letter in the bunch is dated March 28, 1945. Full contents of letter.

A Letter Written on Jan 29, 1947
page 1 No envelope survives. Full contents of letter. The enclosures mentioned do not survive.