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Papers of the Melcher Family [manuscript] 1785-1987.

Blos, Joan W; Brown, Marcia; Dillon, Diane; Dillon, Leo; Jones, Elizabeth Orton; Lawson, Robert; MacLachlan, Patricia; Melcher, Daniel; Melcher, Frederic Gershom; Melcher, Margaret Fellows; Paterson, Katherine; Raskin, Ellen; Spier, Peter; Taylor, Mildred D; Van Allsburg, Chris; Voigt, Cynthia; Willard, Nancy
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Melcher family papers
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Brotherhood of man.
Double duty dollar.
Public relations planner presents opportunities unlimited.
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Summary
Papers of Daniel Melcher consist of personal and professional correspondence; printed material on publishing and printing; drafting instruments; and photographs and slides of the Melchers and others, and their travels; letters to his parents from the Netherlands, Germany, and England, and from Harvard University; genealogical material of the Melcher, Atkins, Fellows, Flagg and related families, some dating to the 18th century, and personal mementos.
In addition there is a copy of Melcher's thesis "Trade-Unionism as a factor in the decline of New York City book printing industry." There are also copies of the news bulletin "Schools at War," 1942-1946 and related photographs; IAHP instruction kits; honorary memberships and recognitions for Daniel Melcher and Frederic G. Melcher; cassettes; memorabilia; and artwork, including sketch of Robert Frost.
Daniel Melcher's papers also contain cassette tapes of the Newbery and Caldecott acceptance speeches by Joan W. Blos, Marcia Brown, Leo and Diane Dillon, Paul Goble, Elizabeth Orton Jones, Robert Lawson, Patricia MacLachlan, Ellen Raskin, Peter Spier, Mildred D. Taylor, Chris Van Allsburg, Cynthia Voight, and Nancy Willard, as well as a tape of music inspired by the book "Ben's Trumpet.".
Papers of Frederic Gershom Melcher contain diaries, 1897-1898; a Japanese travel journal, 1947; photographs and other material regarding Robert Frost; correspondence including letters from Willa Cather, Mary Ellen Chase, Melvil Dewey, Albert Einstein, Dwight Eisenhower, Langston Hughes, and John Hall Wheelock; papers on printing and bookselling, the Frederic G. Melcher Book Award, the Frederick G. Melcher Scholarship, Wellfleet, Mass., and Melcher's library. There are also awards, honors and mementos.
Frederic G. Melcher's papers also contain correspondence with Frederic and Bertha Goudy and the Village Press, Bruce Rogers, Daniel Berkeley Updike and The Merrymount Press; and letters, 1963, regarding the death of F. G. Melcher.
Papers of Marguerite Fellows Melcher consist of her correspondence, research, and writings. Included are manuscripts of her plays, poems, stories and other writings; material on the New Jersey League of Women Voters; and research on the Shakers.
Her papers also contain an audiotape on Shaker history
There are also four film reels "The double duty dollar," produced by the War Finance Dept. of the U. S. Treasury; "The brotherhood of man" based on "The races of mankind," a pamphlet by Ruth Benedict and Gene Weltfish and published by the Public Affairs Committee of the UAW-CIO; Public relations planner presents opportunities unlimited," and a family home movie.
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10500 items.
8 audiocassettes.
1 audiotape.
4 film reels.
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    a| In addition there is a copy of Melcher's thesis "Trade-Unionism as a factor in the decline of New York City book printing industry." There are also copies of the news bulletin "Schools at War," 1942-1946 and related photographs; IAHP instruction kits; honorary memberships and recognitions for Daniel Melcher and Frederic G. Melcher; cassettes; memorabilia; and artwork, including sketch of Robert Frost.
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    a| World War, 1939-1945 x| Social aspects z| United States.
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    a| Japan x| Description and travel.
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