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Harry J. Carlson responds to Martha Berry's request for advice about getting John E. Bierwirth, Thompson Starrett Company vice president, on the Berry Board of Trustees by counseling that she wait to discuss the matter with Bierwirth in person. Carlson comments further on fundraising and hopes that the "Detroit friends" will postpone their visit. He asks Berry to have Mr. Skinner respond more fully about the dairy.

Mrs. J.S. St. John writes to Harry J. Carlson about the sinks on the cooking lab, after having looked at plans with Mr. Skinner.

Martha Berry asks architect Harry Carlson's advice on getting John E. Bierwirth, Thompson Starrett Company vice president, on the Berry Board of Trustees and mentions a Rockefeller Foundation award to Shorter College. She lets Carlson know that "our Detroit friends" are expected to visit.

Olin Conway Skinner writes to thank B. Mifflin Hood, ask that he send samples of roof tile, and convey Martha Berry's invitation for Hood to visit Berry.

Olin Conway Skinner writes to thank B. Mifflin Hood, ask that he send samples of roof tile, and convey Martha Berry's invitation for Hood to visit Berry.

B. Mifflin Hood discusses potential industrial work at Berry and advises O.C. Skinner that, although the Ceramic Engineering School at the Georgia School of Technology does not have funding to undertake projects at the expense of the school, faculty members are able to take on paid projects. Hood states that he would like to see Berry do innovative work.

Harry J. Carlson encloses copies of correspondence with the B. Mifflin Hood Brick Company, noting that Berry should send a thank you for a possible gift of roofing tile and asking that Mr. Skinner have samples of their tile on hand for his next visit. The letter from B. Mifflin Hood provides information about their roofing tile and about installation at other institutions. They are very interested in working on projects at Berry and offer a test installation at Berry for no charge or reduced price.

Martha Berry tells Carlson that she wishes to have one motto for both the Boys' and Girls' Schools: "Not to be Ministered Unto, but to Minister." She originally had the motto in mind for only the Girls' School, but thinks it would be less confusing to use the same motto for both. Berry also asks Carlson to send her a Boston telephone director to use in verifying the addresses for potential donors.

Undated and unattributed itemization of insurance costs for the dairy, gym, railroad station, and Oak Hill.

Martha Berry writes to say that work has begun on the chapel and requests that the donation from Arthur Curtiss James for that purpose be sent.

In this brief letter to Miss Berry from H. J. Carlson of Coolidge and Carlson Architects concerning the sketch for the Recitation Building that would be shown to Henry Ford. Carlson briefly talks about waterproofing in which he has written to a Mr. Skinner.

Carlson requests several photos be taken of the Dining Hall so that he may have them published. He requests photos taken in the daylight of the front and sides.

H.J. Carlson sends Martha Berry some building plans to extend Clara Hall southward. Carlson says he has included photographs and perspectives of the plans. Carlson estimates the plan to cost $500,000 and $550,000 with furniture.

Mr. Carlson has received pictures of the burned dormitory and suggest that Miss Berry write to two other men "that might be just the thing to settle the matter."

Mr. Carlson writes to Martha with sets of sketch plans for the proposed Guest House at the Girls School.


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