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Illustrated Letters to Grandgoy Leonard

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1358

Overview

Illustrated letters from Albert T. Reid to his grandson Leonard, whom he sometimes called Lenno. Also contains photographs, news clippings, and other related materials.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Albert Reid

Albert Turner Reid was born in Concordia, Kansas and studied at the University of Kansas before going on to a career as an artist and illustrator.
Leonard Wild III was the maternal grandson of Albert T. Reid. He was born in 1927 or early 1928 (on Christmas Day, 1929 Reid writes of having talked to 22 month old Leonard on the phone).

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 document case)

Physical Location

RH MS 1358

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, unknown.

Related Materials

Papers of Albert T. Reid, RH MS 1029.
Title
Guide to the Albert T. Reid Collection
Subtitle
Illustrated letters to Grandgoy Leonard
Author
rr
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4914675805
Preferred citation
Albert T. Reid - Illustrated Letters to Grandgoy Leonard, RH MS 1358, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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