Martha Berry: Series II
Subject File Correspondence
Inclusive Dates: 1884 -1941
Size: 5.33 cubic feet
Bulk Dates: 1922-1941
Provenance: Berry Schools and Berry College Office of the Director
Description: The bulk of the letters are appeals for donations of equipment, including machinery and equipment for the farm, kitchens, and the grounds. Some notable items in this series include cards from Miss Berry's funeral, applications for employment at the Berry Schools, letters regarding Miss Berry's attempt to get an exemption for the schools for certain taxes in 1921, and materials pertaining to a student strike orchestrated by Don West.
There is also some correspondence in this series between Miss Berry and Mrs. Inez Henry that reveals more about Miss Berry's personal feelings and concerns than most of her other correspondence.
Arrangement: This series consists of Miss Berry's office correspondence organized by subjects and filed chronologically within each subject.
Location: Boxes 200.1 - 213
Miscellaneous: Completed August 1991 Processed by RAA
Permission to publish must be obtained from the Executive Assistant to the President. Please cite: Item identification, Martha Berry Collection - Subject File Correspondence Series, Berry College Archives, Memorial Library, Berry College.