Emma Speed Sampson letter
One letter and one envelope from Emma Speed Sampson to the recipient Mr. Berkley. The letter describes Sampson's flattery over Berkley's interest in her writing. Typewriting on paper.
- Creation: 1923 October 12
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Biographical / Historical
Emma Speed Sampson was a children's author and columnist for the Richmond Times Dispatch. Sampson was born in Kentucky in 1868 and originally planned to be an artist. She studied in Paris and New York for two years before moving to Richmond, Virginia with her husband, Henry Aylett Sampson. In Richmond, Sampson began her writing career as a newspaper columnist and author of the Miss Minerva juvenile fiction series.
0.1 Linear Feet (One legal folder)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Kelvin Ramsey, class of 1979.
- Guide to the Emma Speed Sampson letter
- Kendall McKinley
- March 2023
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