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Artist Edwin H. Blashfield writes to architect Harry J. Carlson that he prefers Margaret French Cresson as a sculptor for a portrait bust, but also recommends Tom H. Jones, Walker Hancock, and Edmond Amateis.
Architect Harry J. Carlson encloses a letter, apparently from muralist Edwin Howland Blashfield, providing advice on a bust of Martha Berry. Blashfield evidently suggests sending photographs to be used in creating the bust, and Carlson offers to give his own advice about choosing a sculptor.
Coolidge & Carlson wires Martha Berry to inform her that they would like her to use their photographer to photograph the new building.
Harry J. Carlson acknowledges a letter from Martha Berry.
Mr. Hoge writes to Mr. Liebold enclosing the statement from Coolidge and Carson with the bills paid for heating and structural engineering. He discusses matters laid out in the Form of Agreement and other monetary matters with the new building.
L. J. Thompson in the office of Henry Ford enclosed a check for $4000 to cover work on the Girl's Recitation Hall by the firm of Coolidge and Carlson.
E. H. Hoge, Comptroller of the Berry Schools, discusses the receipt of a check from the office of Henry Ford, that was applied to a Coolidge & Carlson bill for structural and heating engineering and landscaping.
Letter to Mr. E. G. Liebold, Office of Mr. Henry Ford, regarding invoicing and work being done on landscaping. Some work cannot be done until after sap has gone down. Use own judgement in paying these as we have no receipted bills.
Architect Harry J. Carlson encloses a blank contract form and an account of charges to date and advises Hoge to send the bill and a contract form "to Detroit". Carlson also responds to concerns Hoge had evidently expressed about the heating plant and charges related to the project.
This unsigned letter accompanied a list of potential donors to Berry from the Boston area.
Coolidge and Carlson asks the Thompson Starrett Company to comply with the wish of the Berry Schools to be billed directly.