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Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, the Donald Culross Peattie Letters , MSS 18, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

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Collection Summary:

Two letters written by Donald Culross Peattie, August 22, 1935 and July 20, 1942, to Gladys Olds Anderson of Lansing, Michigan. Both were written in response to Mrs. Anderson’s letters praising Peattie’s books.

Historical Background:

American naturalist and author, Donald Culross Peattie, was born in Chicago, Illinois on 21 June 1898, to Robert Burns Peattie, a journalist, and Elia Wilkinson Peattie, a writer and literary critic for the Chicago Tribune. Peattie's work won him several honors, including election to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1941. He died in Santa Barbara on 16 Nov. 1964. (American National Biography)


Two letters in a folder.

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