ADMIN General Correspondence External 1927 Part 1 u-z

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 06: ADMINISTRATION
General Correspondence External

ADMIN General Correspondence External 1927
Part 1 u-z

TAGS: Administration General Correspondence; 1927; Pine Mountain Settlement School; Harlan County, KY; philanthropy; external correspondence; donors; equipment; visitors; educational programs; Appalachian folk life;


CORRESPONDENCE LIST BY NAME  1927 u-z (001-039)

001 Stanley, Dr. Louise, Bureau of Home Economics, Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC from Ethel de Long Zande. March 7

002 Stanley, Dr. Louise, Bureau of Home Economics, Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC to Ethel de Long Zande. March 15

003 Union Wire Mattress Company, Chicago IL, to Katherine Pettit. May 13

004 Van Anda, Mrs. Carr New York, New York, from Katherine Pettit. May 3

005 Vanderburg, Mrs. L.C. Fullerton, CA from Katherine Pettit. April 21

006 VanKleeck, Mary, New York, New York, to Ethel de Long Zande. October 14.

007 VanKleeck, Mary, New York, New York, from Ethel de Long Zande, October 19.

008 VanKleeck, Mary, New York, New York, to Ethel de Long Zande. November 4.

009 Van Santvoord, Mrs. Seymour, Troy, New York from Katherine Pettit. October 14.

010 Van Wyck,  [?]  from Ethel de Long Zande. October 5.  Regarding drainage ditch fill for swampy area of Pine Mountain land. (two pages)

011 Veech, Annie S., Dr. from Ethel de Long Zande [?]. January 31. Regarding the midwife situation and recommendations for Sorbonne accommodation for Veech niece. January 31.

012 Vickery, Mrs. Herman F., Brookline, MA from Ethel de Long Zande. May 5.  Regarding donation.

013 Vogel, C.E., Superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, Barbourville, KY,  to Katherine Pettit. May 24. Response to the invitation to visit PMSS.

014  Vogel, C.E., Superintendent Methodist Episcopal Church, Barbourville, KY,  from Katherine Pettit. June 3. Handwritten note on reply “Speaker”

015 Vollmer, Lula, % Brentano’s New York City, from Ethel de Long Zande. April 1. Regarding permission to publish “Sun-Up” play at Pine Mountain. Mentions Una Ritchie of Ritchie family.

016 Vollmer, Lula, New York City to Evelyn K. Wells, April 15. Reply regarding “Sun-Up” play and grants permission for PMSS to perform. (2 pages)

017 Vollmer, Lula, New York City, from Evelyn K. Wells. April 20.  Discusses possible visit of Vollmer to PMSS and the Ritchie family. Suggests that Vollmer do another “mountain play.”

018 Waelchli, Therese, Ruxton, ME to Pine Mountain Settlement School. December 15. Regarding a donation to PMSS for Christmas which she hopes to repeat in years to come. Includes list of donated items. (3 pages)

019  Waelchli, Therese, Ruxton, ME from Ethel de Long Zande. January 5. Zande thanks Miss Waelchi and describes the Christmas festivities. (2 pgs)

020 Ward, Andrew, Milton MA, to Ethel de Long Zande. November 29. Accepts an invitation to come to PMSS and will arrive Dec. 6th or 7th. Andrew plans to go by Antioch College. “P.S. That picture mother sent you of me doesn’t look anything like me. It is too complimentary.”

021 Picture of Andrew Ward.

022 Emily P. Ward, Milton, MA to Ethel de Long Zande. November 15. Mother of Andrew Ward writing for her 20 year-old son who “wants to teach in the mountains of Kentucky.” She doesn’t know what put “Kentucky mountains” in his head but wants to support her son after he failed to make the college experience work.

023 Emily P. Ward, Milton, MA from Ethel de Long Zande. November 19. Zande describes the Antioch program and PMSS and invites Andy for two weeks before Christmas and a possible trip to Antioch with Kendall Bassett, an Antioch intern. Tells Emily of Abbie Winnie Christensen‘s work at PMSS and notes that she remembers Andy —“The sort of person you’d have a good time with in the solitude,” referring to PMSS.

024 Emily P. Ward, Milton, MA to Ethel de Long Zande. November 27. Emily advises Ethel that Andrew will come in his “funny little Ford” on the 7th of Dec. (2 pages)

025  Emily P. Ward, Milton, MA from Ethel de Long Zande. December 1.  Advises Andy Ward to leave his car in Lynch and take train down valley and then cross the mountian to PMSS.

026 Emily P. Ward, Milton, MA from Ethel de Long Zande. December 15. Regarding Andy Ward’s departure from PMSS across Pine Mountain.

027 Warick, Edward, School of Industrial Arts, Philadelphia, PA from Evelyn K. Wells. December 12. Seeking advice for worker Barbara Jenkins and her need for wood-carving tools.

028 Warner, Lorraine d’O Roosevelt, [Mrs. Langdon Warner] Ipswich, MA to Ethel de Long Zande. August 7. Discusses the copyright situation for folk songs, particularly Cecil Sharp and Novello. Advises that E.C. Schirner, Boston be contacted for advice. Notes the “The idea of anyone restricting the use of tunes and words that have been folk property for centuries seems to me ridiculous.”  (3 pages)

029 Watkins, Nannie from Ethel de Long Zande [?]. April 27. Regarding a circular received from Watkins that details the work of her organization. Zande counters with her own appeal for assistance.

030 Watts, Elizabeth from Katherine Pettit. January 10.  Pettit renews exchange with Watts and talks about her pending around-the-world trip. Pettit plans a trip to Hindman to see Watts and Stone and relays a curious story about the choice of a mountain name, “Daylo Flashlight.”

031 Weddell, Corinne M., Secretary of the Montclair Pine Mountain Association, Montclair, NJ,  to Evelyn K. Wells. July 31. Regarding Celeste Turley inquiry by Zande for a teaching position at PMSS and the Christmas Book Fund for PMSS.

032 Webster, Josephine, Burlington, VT from Ethel de Long Zande. June 9.  Regarding a donation. Zande urges Josephine to consider coming to PMSS to teach and provides news of Ethel’s sister, Helen.

035 Webster, Josephine Burlington, VT from Ethel de Long Zande. June 9

034 Weddell, Corinne [Mrs. J.R. Weddell] from Ethel de Long [?] August 9.  Thanks her for sending information about Miss Turley and notes she was not hired. Suggests that Christmas book fund be used for the Library rather than for books in the Houses.

033 Weil, Gertrude, Goldsboro, NC from Ethel de Long Zande. April 13.  Thanks Weil for her annual subscription and describes a trip across a flooded stream and travel to community neighbor homes. Invites her to PMSS.  [Note: Gertrude Weil (b. Dec. 11, 1879), NC’s first  graduate of Smith College [Ethel de Long Zande’s alma mater] and a social activist, worked diligently to “extend political, economic and social opportunities to those long denied them.”]

036 Weil, Gertrude, Goldsboro, NC from Ethel de Long Zande, July 30. Zande apologizes to Weil for the misfortunes in getting across Pine Mountain. [Apparently, the mail wagon refused transportation for Weil due to government restrictions.] Weil was pushed to call for a car from Lynch to come for her. Zande inquires about Miss Ettinger [Oettinger ?] the companion of Weil. after the trip. Zande notes that the logging train made its scheduled run the next day that would have connected Weil to the night train for Lynch.

037 Weil, Gertrude, Goldsboro, NC from Ethel de Long Zande. August 4.  “It was a relief to know that you had any pleasant associations with Pine Mountain, after your experience getting over the mountain!” Thanks her for taking Evans along and saving funds from Deaconess Williams for the travel. Encloses check for teacher. Zande hopes the League meeting was a success and rewarding for Weil’s “worthy causes.”

038 Wellington, Minerva [Mrs. Richard Wellington] Geneva, New York, from Katherine Pettit. December 30, 1926.

039 Wellington, Minerva [Mrs. Richard Wellington] Geneva, New York, from Katherine Pettit. March 24, 1927.

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