Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958
- Existence: 1879 - 1958
Dorothy Canfield Fisher (187-1958), American author, educational reformer, and social activist.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, teaching files, diaries, photographs, and personal papers which document the personal life and career of Brand Blanshard and his first wife Frances Bradshaw Blanshard. The papers highlight the development of Swarthmore College during the presidency of Frank Aydelotte, the growth of the Yale University Department of Philosophy after World War II, and trends in the study and teaching of philosophy in the twentieth century.
The papers contain correspondence, family papers, writings, printed works, photoprints, and other materials documenting the life and career of Elizabeth Page Harris. The Harris Papers have extensive material on such subjects as family life, single women, publishers and publishing, voluntarism, the International Grenfell Association, American Friends Service Committee, the Society of Friends, Japanese American incarceration, and pacifism.
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, clippings and photographs of Alvin Saunders Johnson. Although records relating to his career are relatively scanty, two manuscript drafts of his autobiography, Pioneer Progress, are among the writings. The correspondence of some 1,700 letters includes: Max Ascoli, Jacob Billikopf, Gerhard Colm, Agnes DeLima, Thomas E. Dewey, Eduard Heinmann, Edith Johnson, Corliss Lamont, Adolphe Lowe, Thomas Mann, Harry Scherman.
TLS expressing enthusiasm for an unspecified project.
Letter : Arlington, Vermont, to Norman B. Furlong, 408 Citizens Natl. Bank, Norwalk, Ohio, [1931 December 9]
ALS, with envelope, thanking Furlong for his kind words about her work and providing some biographical information. With clippings.
TLS thanking Burgess in advance for a volume of poetry.
Two TLS, possibly to Irita Van Doren, concerning a review for a book on or by Ernst Cassirer.
Three TLS discussing publishing, Vermont colleges, and other topics.