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Entries include brief biographical information, a typed biography, typed and handwritten correspondence on personal stationery from Kennebunk Beach, Maine, including a humorous letter in 1933 concerning the "Society for Helping Maine Literature," his belief that the Author collection was in need of Arnoldiana such as a donated pike head handmade by Arnold's blacksmiths for the attack on Quebec, the manuscript of Arundel sent to be opened after publication and loaned to Leonard for Doubleday Doran and Company and a surprising Western Union telegram requesting "permanent" loan of the manuscript for MIT, handwritten and typed correspondence from Roberts in Italy including a handwritten artistic postcard from his wife, numerous biographical newspaper review clippings with photographic images, book synopses, and a poem for Theodore Roosevelt who could remember neither the Author nor title of the book he was reading, a research question concerning Maine people on cookery, notes through the years concerning his friends, the staff at Doubleday, historians, libraries, and librarians as well as transition at the Maine Development Commission, correspondence with Mary A. Benjamin on Walter R. Benjamin, Autographs, stationery and a postcard concerning the possible sale of a copy of a Maine land grant document, a gift instead from Roberts of his vellum copy of the Trelawny-Goodyear grant of 1631, and the reply of Stubbs from the Maine State Library on receipt of this copy of the Casco Bay land grant. Date range: 1929/1956

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Entries include brief biographical information, a typed biography, typed and handwritten correspondence on personal stationery from Kennebunk Beach, Maine, including a humorous letter in 1933 concerning the Society for Helping Maine Literature, his belief that the author collection was in need of Arnoldiana such as a donated pike head handmade by Arnold's blacksmiths for the attack on Quebec, the manuscript of Arundel sent to be opened after publication and loaned to Leonard for Doubleday Doran and Company and a surprising Western Union telegram requesting "permanent" loan of the manuscript for MIT, handwritten and typed correspondence from Roberts in Italy including a handwritten artistic postcard from his wife, numerous biographical newspaper review clippings with photographic images, book synopses, and a poem for Theodore Roosevelt who could remember neither the author nor title of the book he was reading, a research question concerning Maine people on cookery, notes through the years concerning his friends, the staff at Doubleday, historians, libraries, and librarians as well as transition at the Maine Development Commission, correspondence with Mary A. Benjamin on Walter R. Benjamin, Autographs, stationery and a postcard concerning the possible sale of a copy of a Maine land grant document, a gift instead from Roberts of his vellum copy of the Trelawny-Goodyear grant of 1631, and the reply of Stubbs from the Maine State Library on receipt of this copy of the Casco Bay land grant.

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