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    Collection of Education-Related Letters and Documents consisting of approximately 30 items, the majority from the 19th century. Included are: Horace Mann- education reformer and abolitionist, 1848 two-page ALS, 1857 free-franked, hand-addressed envelope; Henry Van Dyke- author, educator, and clergyman, 1903 ALS; Jeremiah Day- fifth president of Yale, 1830 ADS in Latin; Josiah Quincy III- Harvard president, U.S. congressman, Boston Mayor, four ALsS to his granddaughter; Thomas Hill- Harvard president, 1864 four-page ALS; Herbert Spencer- father of Social Darwinism, 1895 ANS on postal card; William Augustus Stearns- president of Amherst College 1854-1876, 3 ALsS 1859 AQS; and Morrill Wyman- physician and social reformer, 1887 ALS. Overall fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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    October, 2006
    12th-13th Thursday-Friday
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