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Anna Coleman Ladd papers, 1881-1950

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1895-1937
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Box 1-2

Letters are primarily from family members and friends including Countess Nora Balzani, Dr. Bindo de Vecchio, and painter Gabriella Fabbricotti. There are a few letters each from colleagues Emil Ahlborn, William Aldrich, Frances F. Brundage, Ralph Adams Cram, Willard Cummings, John Ettl, Isabella Stewart Gardner, Charles Grafly, Lilian Westcott Hale, Philip Leslie Hale, Natalie Hays Hammond, J. Scott Hartley, Malvina Hoffman, Anna Vaughn Hyatt, Leila Mechlin, Violet Oakley, Albin Polasek, Bertha Potter, Janet Scudder, Thomas Mott Shaw, Lorado Taft, and Rosamond Tudor. There are also letters from activists Elisabeth Achelis, Florence Peshine Eagleton, and Gabrielle Enthoven, actors Julie Opp Faversham, William Faversham, Frances Starr, and Gilda Varesi, composer Louisa P. Loring, dancers Beate Bolm, Michio Ito, and Anna Pavolva, and writers James Bryce, Maud Howe Elliott, Eirene Mungo-Park, Romain Rolland, Porter Sargent, Jessie Eldridge Southwick, and Riccardo Tramontano.
Researchers should note that some correspondence is unsigned or illegible.
Undated letters are arranged in alphabetical order and are found at the beginning of the series. The bulk of the correspondence is arranged chronologically.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Unidentified Correspondents and Fragments, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names A-B, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names C-G, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names H-L, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names M, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names N, circa 1900-circa 1930
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First Names P-Z, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames A, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames B, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames C, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames D-E, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames F-G, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames H, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames I-K, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames L, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames M, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames N-R, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames S, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Surnames T-Z, circa 1900-circa 1930
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Anna Coleman Watts Ladd, circa 1900-circa 1930
(to her children, husband, and drafts to friends)
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Gabrielle Ladd, circa 1920-circa 1940
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Maynard Ladd, circa 1900-circa 1940
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Vernon Abbott Ladd, circa 1920-circa 1940
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Letters, 1895-1896
  • Brown, Henry Hobart
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Letters, 1897-1898
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw) Trevelyn, Madeline
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Letters, 1899
  • Merrill, George Grenville
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw)
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Letters, 1900
  • Baldwin, Abraham Rosencrans
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1901
  • Greene, Rosalind and Henry Copley
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Letters, 1902
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
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Letters, 1903 Jan-May
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1903 Jun-Dec
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw)
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
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Letters, 1904 Jan-May
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
  • Balzani, Nora
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Letters, 1904 Jun
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
  • Balzani, Nora
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Letters, 1904 Jul
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Watts, John
  • Bryce, James
  • MacMillan, Frederick
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
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Letters, 1904 Aug
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Roosevelt, George
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
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Letters, 1904 Sep
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Girolemo, F.
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Letters, 1904 Oct
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Balzani, Nora
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
  • Balzani, I.
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Letters, 1904 Nov-Dec
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1905 Jan-Apr
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Watts, John
  • Bryce, James
  • MacMillan, Frederick
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
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Letters, 1905 May
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw)
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1905 Jun
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Mungo-Park, Eirene
  • A., Nina
  • de Vecchio, Bindo
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw)
  • Gentili (?), Ida
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Tejan (?), Bianca Bardo
  • Potter, Bertha
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Letters, 1905 Jul-Dec
  • MacMillan, Frederick
  • Perry, Blinn
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • A., Nina
  • de Bellegarde, Nina
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Letters, 1906
  • Balzani, I.
  • Poole, Lavore
  • Leroy, E.
  • Balzani, Nora
  • del Buono, Albert
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
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Letters, 1907
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Holt, Henry
  • Smith, Gertrude Robinson
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Letters, 1908
  • Sargent, Porter
  • Fray, Ronald
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Mechlin, Leila
  • Balzani, Nora
  • French, W.M.R.
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Letters, 1909
  • Taft, Lorado
  • Coolidge, J.R. Jr.
  • Malcolm, Victoria
  • Grafly, Charles
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
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Letters, 1910
  • Holt, Roland
  • Mechlin, Leila
  • Tom (maybe Thomas Mott Shaw)
  • Mungo-Park, Eirene
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Letters, 1911
  • Mechlin, Leila
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Macbeth, Robert Walker
  • Brunetti, Jose
  • Polasek, Albin
  • Trask, John E.D.
  • Borghese, Ann
  • Scudder, Janet
  • Phillips, Caroline Drayton
  • MacMillan, Frederick
  • Aldrich, William
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Letters, 1912
  • Zanelli, Angelo
  • McKay, Helen
  • Mechlin, Leila
  • Ladd, Maynard
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Borghese, Ann
  • Hale, Philip L.
  • Ricker, Nettie M.
  • Hartley, J. Scott
  • Faversham, Julie Opp
  • Faversham, William
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Letters, 1913
  • Tucker, Caroline
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Letters, 1914
  • Howland, Esther
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1915
  • Powell, F.C.
  • Kingston, Gertrude
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Letters, 1916
  • Southwick, Jessie Eldridge
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Boynton Monks
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
  • Heard, Ralph Prescott
  • Eggers, George W.
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Letters, 1917
  • A., Nina
  • Tramontano, Riccardo
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Tarbell, Ida
  • Ladd, Maynard
  • Boynton Monks
  • Bolm, Beate
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Barttell, Mary F.
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Letters, 1918-1919
  • Miller, E. Achelis
  • Bochman, Mrs. Charles
  • Oakley, Violet
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Letters, 1920
  • Brundage, Frances F.
  • Forbes, Allan
  • Gardner, Isabella Stewart
  • Rollins, Mabel
  • Barnard, George Grey
  • Kelsey, Albert
  • Sturgis, R. Clipston
  • Harshe, Robert
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Letters, 1921-1923
  • Blake, William
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Letters, 1924
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Tudor, Rosamond
  • Pavlova, Anna
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Letters, 1925
  • Tudor, Rosamond
  • Hayward, Alfred
  • Megrew, Louise G.
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Letters, 1926
  • Ladd, Maynard
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Letters, 1927
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Letters, 1928
  • Kirk, Henry
  • MacAusland, Andrew
  • Minahan, Katharine
  • Taft, Lorado
  • Angel, John
  • Achelis, Elisabeth
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Scarborough, Dorothy
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Letters, 1929
  • Clough, Clarence
  • Picot, Colonel
  • Balzani, Nora
  • Rollard, Romain
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Letters, 1930-1931
  • Ladd, Maynard
  • de Marco, Etta de Vite
  • Balzani, Nora
  • McKenzie, R. Tait
  • Shaw, Louis
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Letters, 1932
  • Williamson, J.
  • Pollak-Ottendorff, Emil
  • Fiske, Claire
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Letters, 1933
  • Morgan, Emily
  • Frary, William
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Letters, 1934-1935
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
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Letters, 1936-1937
  • Fabbricotti, Gabriella
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