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Receipt for $100 contribution from Zark Pritchard, sent in by Emily Vanderbilt Hammond.
A list of donors who have endowed days to commemorate individuals.
A list that gives a brief description of each of the New York Pilgrims. The information came from Mrs. Hammond's letter to Martha Berry.
Martha Berry praises Mrs. Hammond for her work with the Pilgrimages. She expresses some surprise that Mrs. Landenberg will be on the visit since she is "so purely society". She also sends her sympathies about the death of Mr. Macy and hopes Mrs. Ladd will donate a building in his memory. She says the boys really need a science and agriculture building, especially now that the girls have such a wonderful facility provided by Mr. Ford.
Emily Hammond writes to Martha Berry wishing her a good Founders Day.
Martha Berry writes to Emily Hammond thanking her for the check of $1000 to help the boys who lost their belongings in the fire. She also expresses gratitude for the donations to Pilgrim Hall and wishes Hammond a Happy New Year.
Emily Hammond sends $1000 to help those students who lost their belongings in a fire at the school. She also forwards some checks for Pilgrim Hall from Mrs. Augusta Pope and Mr. Henry Roth. She also urges Berry and Inez Henry to come to New York and speak to the Pilgrims.
Martha Berry sends a telegram to Emily Hammond to inform her that Inez Henry will be in New York in mid-January to provide details about Pilgrim Hall and can speak to the Pilgrims.
Martha Berry writes to Emily Hammond to tell her that the Berry Schools wants to pursue a four year college course. Berry wants Hammond to receive the first degree from Berry. She expresses interest in Dr. Norwood and [R]ollins College. She also mentions students who have gone from Berry to Antioch College.
Morrison thanks Martha Berry for the cotton balls she received at Christmas time. She says that she was very pleased to learn from Mrs. John Henry Hammond that the dinner for the Endowment Fund at the Berry Schools resulted in subscriptions for $114,000.
Augusta Hope describes to Miss Berry the first time Dr. Norwood discussed the schools at the Berry Pilgrims meeting at Mrs. Hammond's house. Hope mentions the Gates of Opportunity Miss Berry opened for "the rich and to the poor" and for "the high and to the low".
E.B. Maguire, the secretary to Mrs. John Henry Hammond, writes Martha Berry asking her to send a letter of thanks for those who have written check to the Berry Schools. She also asks for a list of subscriptions for Pilgrim Hall that Berry has received directly from donors.
Martha Berry asks for a copy of Dr. Norwood's speech about the Berry School and thanks Hammond for the party she brought this year.