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Maxfield Parrish letter, 1897 September 15

Parrish, Maxfield, b. 1870 d. 1966
Painter, Illustrator
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.; Cornish, N.H.; Windsor, Vt.

Collection size: 1 item (on a partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A letter to Lanier from Maxfield Parrish, regretting he will be unable to make a sketch for the "Juvenile Catalogue" since "your house is rushing me without mercy on the magazine 'Prospectus' and this and other work will keep me very busy..."

Biographical/Historical Note: Writer, editor, publisher; born Milledgeville, Ga. Worked for Charles Scribner and Sons from 1896-1897, then for Doubleday Page and Co. He wrote and edited a number of books and magazine articles throughout his career.

Donated 1977 by Mrs. Thomas Coates.

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