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Item 73336

Title: Edna St. Vincent Millay to Corinne Sawyer, 1914

Contributed by: Camden Public Library

Date: 1914-05-04

Location: Poughkeepsie; Camden

Media: Paper

Item 77897

Title: Letter from Corinne Sawyer to Sandra E. Walker, 1958

Contributed by: Camden Public Library

Date: 1958-04-25

Location: Camden; Fryeburg

Media: Ink on aper

Item 77898

Title: Letter from Corinne Sawyer to Mary S. Komerda, 1955

Contributed by: Camden Public Library

Date: 1955-10-11

Location: Camden; Long Island

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Locket of George Washington's hair

Lock of George Washington's Hair

Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.

Exhibit

Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

Exhibit

Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.