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A letter telling Martha Berry that Mrs. Shoemaker and her friends are willing to host some of the Berry boys and members of faculty to go to a camp that Oxford is having in Pocono, PA for 10 days.
An acknowledgement of his donation to the Emily V. Hammond Scholarship Fund
Emily Hammond writes to Martha Berry thanking her for her letter and box of daffodils. She promises to send the names of the Berry Pilgrims and encloses a check for the Berry articles she bought and a copy of Affirmations.
Receipt for $100 contribution from Zark Pritchard, sent in by Emily Vanderbilt Hammond.
Letter from Mrs. Prendergast to Miss Martha Berry encouraging her to write to Dr. Keigwin, whose wife left him $300,000 when she passed away, and introduce him to the Berry Schools. She also sends her love to Inez. Her handwritten note at the bottom of the letter says that Miss Berry and Mrs. Hammond are a team no one can resist and mentions a tea held in New York City.
Berry expresses her delight that Inez will be able to make a trip to Chautauqua, and that Emily Vanderbilt Hammond will be there as well. She thanks Pennybacker for visiting the school and informs her that Inez has received the Chautauqua bulletin.
A list of donors who have endowed days to commemorate individuals.
Martha Berry is upset to hear that Mrs. Hope is not doing well, but hopes that she will come to visit while in the South.
Letter to Bessie MacLuman from Martha Berry thanking her for the gift that she sent to the schools, via Mrs. Hammond. Miss Berry informs her that it is a great comfort to know that whenever the schools are in trouble that she can count on her friends. She also informs her about the status of the schools. She says that the school is filled to capacity and that they still have young people that want to come but that they don't have room for. She thanks Mrs. MacLuman again.
Berry describes her own Christmas as well as the joy that Ladd's candy brought to the students, and thanks Ladd for all that she has done for the school. She wonders if Ladd can persuade Dr. Kast to visit Berry with Emily V. Hammond.
Berry inform Hammond that she met Ansel Phelps at a dinner given for Rabindranath Tagore. She says that during their conversation, he informed Miss Berry that he was going to Tuskegee that April and she asked him to stop in Atlanta and see Berry. She states that it would be easy for members of the Tuskegee party to come and see the schools. She asks Mrs. Hammond to write and invite him to the next Pilgrim Party.
Martha Berry discusses her preference that her boys and girls not finish their training at Rollins College. She also tells about her Christmas season.