Album of letters and autographs from New York, New Jersey and Boston literary circles
Album of autographs and letters by members of New York, New Jersey and Boston writing and publishing circles, mostly women. Collected by Annie Isabel (Willis) McCullough, a journalist and children's writer active 1889-1916. Some of the correspondence relates to Wellesley College, which she entered about 1884. She married William H. McCullough in 1894.
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Scope and Contents
Autograph album: consisting of about 50 autographs (usually cut from letters) of East Coast members of editorial (book, magazine, newspaper) circles, often accompanied by a clipping of a photograph; and about 40 letters, many addressed to Miss Willis (before 1894) or Mrs. McCullough (after 1895); some to editors, authors, or interviewees; those not addressed to Miss Willis appear to have been acquired in the course of her jobs. Most signatures are those of women.
Wellesley College material 1884-1898.
Other Finding Aids
For a detailed description: ksrl.sc.mccullough.pdf
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Mrs. Cerf, 1959?
Two letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes to Annie Isabel (Willis) McCullough have been removed to the Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) Collection at MS P147A.
- Guide to the Annie Isabel (Willis) McCullough Collection
- Album of letters and autographs from New York, New Jersey and Boston literary circles, 1867-1909
- Finding aid prepared by alh, 1963; revised by ksc, 2006
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Annie Isabel (Willis) McCullough Collection, Department of Special Collections, MS E68, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries