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Harry J. Carlson encloses a rough sketch of the bookplate and inquires whether Martha Berry wishes to incur the expense of having the bookplate created. He reports that the motto, ribbon, and seal, carved in oak and intended to be kept as a model for other similar things, will be sent.
Martha Berry asks architect Harry J. Carlson to have a bookplate made for the library and asks when the motto and seal will be ready.
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.
Clifford A. Ohnemus writes on behalf of photographers Bachrach, Inc., explaining that the Prayer Changes Things motto was omitted from photographs because of the size of reproduction requested. Ohnemus assures Berry that the negative is intact, Bachrach will reprint the photographs with the motto, as requested, and encloses a clipping from the Boston Herald.
Berry complains that the motto "Prayer Changes Things" was omitted from photographs provided by Bachrach, Inc.. She expresses concern about the safety of the negative and asks that the photographs be reprinted.