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Anne Sullivan Macy [biographical book]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12629
Dates
1934
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000029011
Description
Hardbound paper-covered book with illustrations; biographical story of Anne Sullivan Macy; focuses on her relationship with Helen Keller; title stamped in cream ink on spine; title page has black and white photograph of Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Keller taken in 1893; hand-written note signed by …
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Accession Number
000029011
Author
Nella Braddy
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Deafness -- biography
Blindness -- biography
Mutism -- biography
Communicative Disorders -- biography
Description
Hardbound paper-covered book with illustrations; biographical story of Anne Sullivan Macy; focuses on her relationship with Helen Keller; title stamped in cream ink on spine; title page has black and white photograph of Anne Sullivan Macy and Helen Keller taken in 1893; hand-written note signed by Helen Keller and Polly Thomson inside front cover; 365 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.
Site Made (City)
Garden City
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1934
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, black
ink: black, cream
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "Anne Sullivan Macy // THE STORY BEHIND HELEN KELLER // BY NELLA BRADDY // 1934 // Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. // Garden City, New York"; hand-written inside front cover: "To: Dr Hunt // with sincere regards // Helen KeLLer // Polly Thomson // March, 24th 1936."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 23.4 cm x Width 15.9 cm x Depth 3.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover moderately worn from use; paper on bottom edge is torn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail
Dates
1949
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029009
Description
Christmas notecard signed by Helen Keller and Polly Thompson; typed onto a piece of white card stock; signed in pencil and pen.
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Accession Number
000029009
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Communication
Description
Christmas notecard signed by Helen Keller and Polly Thompson; typed onto a piece of white card stock; signed in pencil and pen.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Dates
1949
Date Remarks
Written on document
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Bottom left corner: "Christmas 1949"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 14.6 cm x Width 12.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail

Dr. Charles Jack Hunt [photograph]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12474
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
000029001 a-b
Description
Loose monochromatic photographic portrait of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt (a); with grey cardboard folder (b) that has manufacturer's name embossed on front.
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Accession Number
000029001 a-b
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Physicians -- portraits
Description
Loose monochromatic photographic portrait of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt (a); with grey cardboard folder (b) that has manufacturer's name embossed on front.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - photograph - Size: Length 25.2 cm x Width 17.8 cm
b - folder - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 18.3 cm
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia, and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
The National Cyclopedia of American Biography
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Embossed onto cover: "THE NATIONAL CYCLOPEDIA // of // AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY // JAMES T. WHITE & COMPANY // NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Condition Remarks
Crease in the bottom right corner; folder has matching crease in the bottom right corner
Copy Type
Original
Images
Less detail

Helen Keller's Journal [journal]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12628
Dates
1938
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000029010
Description
Hardbound paper-covered book; published journal of Helen Keller; journal entries date between November 4, 1936 and April 14, 1937; hand-written note signed by Helen Keller and Polly Thomson inside front cover; title page has black and white photograph of Helen Keller; 296 pages.
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Accession Number
000029010
Author
Helen Keller
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Deafness -- personal narratives
Blindness -- personal narratives
Mutism -- personal narratives
Communicative Disorders -- personal narratives
Description
Hardbound paper-covered book; published journal of Helen Keller; journal entries date between November 4, 1936 and April 14, 1937; hand-written note signed by Helen Keller and Polly Thomson inside front cover; title page has black and white photograph of Helen Keller; 296 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
William Brendon & Son Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Plymouth
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1938
Date Remarks
Printed in book
Material
paper: cream, orange
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed in book: "HELEN // KELLER'S // Journal // With a foreword by // AUGUSTUS MUIR // FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1938 // Set and printed in Great Britain by William Brendon & Son, // Ltd., at the Mayflower Press, Plymouth"; hand-written inside front cover: "Property of Mrs. Herbert A. Morriss, Jr. // To our good friend // Dr Charles Jack Hunt // whose dragon wisdom // keeps us strong. // Cordially // Helen KeLLer // Polly Thomson // March, 10th 1938."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Dimension Notes
Length 22.3 cm x Width 14.9 cm x Depth 3.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Cover worn from use; paper on back of spine is torn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029007
Description
Personal letter from Polly Thompson to Dr. Jack Hunt; hand-written on single page of grey paper; hand-written on both sides; letterhead printed in red ink on first side.
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Accession Number
000029007
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Communication
Description
Personal letter from Polly Thompson to Dr. Jack Hunt; hand-written on single page of grey paper; hand-written on both sides; letterhead printed in red ink on first side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
Polly Thompson
Site Made (City)
Westport
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
paper: grey
ink: black; red
Inscriptions
Header: "HELEN KELLER // ARCAN RIDGE // WESTPORT, CONN."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 23.3 cm x Width 15.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper severely creased in two locations horizontally.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail
Dates
1949
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029008
Description
One-page typed letter from Helen Keller to Dr. Jack Hunt; letterhead typed at top of first side; signed in blue ink by Helen Keller at bottom of reverse side.
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Accession Number
000029008
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Communication
Description
One-page typed letter from Helen Keller to Dr. Jack Hunt; letterhead typed at top of first side; signed in blue ink by Helen Keller at bottom of reverse side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
Helen Keller
Site Made (City)
Westport Ridge
Site Made (State)
Connecticut
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1949
Date Remarks
Written on document
Material
paper: white
ink: black; blue
Inscriptions
Letterhead: "ARCAN RIDGE // WESTPORT, CONN."; reverse side: "April twenty-eighth, 1949."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 26.5 cm x Width 18.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Paper severely crease in two locations horizontally.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail

magazine article

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12479
Dates
1956
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029006
Description
Magazine article about Helen Keller discussing her faith; document has one monochromatic photograph on the top left corner of the front side and three monochromatic photographs on the left side of the back side.
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Accession Number
000029006
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Description
Magazine article about Helen Keller discussing her faith; document has one monochromatic photograph on the top left corner of the front side and three monochromatic photographs on the left side of the back side.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
Presbyterian Life
Dates
1956
Date Remarks
Date is printed on the back side of document
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Heading on front: "Devastating news"; printed at bottom: "PRESBYTERIAN LIFE"; heading on back: "From reason to faith"; printed at bottom: "MAY 26, 1956"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 17
Dimension Notes
Length 27.1 cm x Width 18.9 cm
Condition Remarks
Stains on the front of the document; fold on the bottom of the page; deep crease in the middle of the document.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail

newspaper clippings

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12477
Dates
1955
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029004
Description
Two newspaper clippings detailing Helen Keller's dedication to helping the blind; clippings consist of one large clipping affixed to the front of a piece of paper, one rectangular clipping on the back with two photograph cuttings.
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Accession Number
000029004
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Description
Two newspaper clippings detailing Helen Keller's dedication to helping the blind; clippings consist of one large clipping affixed to the front of a piece of paper, one rectangular clipping on the back with two photograph cuttings.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Dates
1955
Date Remarks
Date written on newspaper
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Title on front: "Of Courage // In Her Dedication to Work for the Blind"; title on back: "Helen Keller Wants Love of People for Gift"
Title of back photograph: "YOUNG IN SOUL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 38.9 cm x Width 26.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavily yellowed; many tears in the paper itself; in some areas the clippings are starting to peel away from their paper backing; paper severely crease in one location horizontally.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail

Our First Lady, Helen Keller at 75 Remains Active [newspaper article]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact12478
Dates
1955
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
000029005
Description
Single newspaper article discusssing Helen Keller and her 75th birthday; mounted to a paper backing; reverse has small pieces of paper and adhesive from missing newpaper articles
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Accession Number
000029005
Author
William Fisher Jr.
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Description
Single newspaper article discusssing Helen Keller and her 75th birthday; mounted to a paper backing; reverse has small pieces of paper and adhesive from missing newpaper articles
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
World-Telegram and Sun Saturday Magazine
Dates
1955
Date Remarks
Helen Keller turned 75 in 1955
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Title: "Our First Lady // Helen Keller at 75 Remains Active // By WILLIAM FISHER JR., // Special Writer."; bottom of article: "WORLD-TELEGRAM AND SUN SATURDAY MAGAZINE"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-2
Dimension Notes
Length 38.9 cm x Width 25.7 cm
Condition Remarks
Heavily yellowed; folds in the bottom left corner; severely creased in one location horizontally; remnants of other paper pieces on reverse where they had once been affixed.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #3
Images
Less detail
Dates
1924
1937
1924-1937
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
Accession Number
000029002 a-c
Description
Loose monochromatic photograph (a) of Helen Keller and Polly Thompson signed with a Christmas message in Helen Keller's printing method of block letters between lines; monochromatic photograph of Helen Keller, Polly Thomson and Anne Sullivan mounted to cardboard paper (b); both photographs contain…
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Accession Number
000029002 a-c
Collection
Morriss-Andrews Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Images
MeSH Heading
Deafness
Blindness
Mutism
Communicative Disorders
Description
Loose monochromatic photograph (a) of Helen Keller and Polly Thompson signed with a Christmas message in Helen Keller's printing method of block letters between lines; monochromatic photograph of Helen Keller, Polly Thomson and Anne Sullivan mounted to cardboard paper (b); both photographs contained within a brown folder (c).
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - photograph - Size: Length 25.3 cm x Width 20.4 cm
b - photograph - Size: Length 34.9 cm x Width 23.9 cm
c - folder - Size: Length 35.5 cm x Width 25.6 cm
Provenance
From the private collection of Dr. Charles Jack Hunt in memory of his wife, Aurelia and daughter, Aurelia Galbraith and Mary McAnall; gift of Mary's children, Lisa Morriss-Andrews and her siblings, nee Morriss.
Maker
Pach Brothers
Site Made (City)
New York
Site Made (State)
New York
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1924
1937
1924-1937
Date Remarks
Dates printed on both photographs
Material
paper: cream
ink: black
Inscriptions
Hand-written on photograph (a): "To: Our good friend // Dr Hunt // With Christmas Greetings // Helen Keller Polly [Illeg] // December 1937"; hand-written on photograph (b): "1924 To Dr. Hunt. Greetings! Murray // Love and Fealty and gratitude // From his three friends // Helen Keller // [Illeg] Sullivan Macy // Polly [Illeg]"; written on photograph (b): "October // 1924"; printed on folder (c): PACH - BROTHERS // 642 FIFTH AVE, NEW YORK"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-4-3
Condition Remarks
The photograph (a) is like new; the photograph (b) has some smudges around the photograph on the cardboard; ink in text is fading leaving only the pencil markings; the cuts of the cardbord are starting to tear away; the folder (c) has a few stains on front cover near bottom; inside of folder has tacky areas in locations where previous photograph had been attached; the adhesive has dried and is flaking.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Lisa Morris-Andrews; CD #3
Research Facts
Dr. Jack Hunt was one of Helen Keller's doctors; further information about Helen Keller and her companions can be found on printout in donor file.
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