1941 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF A VISIT TO EDUCATOR MARTHA BERRY MERE MONTHS BEFORE HER DEATH AND HANDWRITTEN LITERARY NOTES AND COMMENTS BY A NOTED AUTHOR AND SCHOLAR

By: ALBERT SHAW

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On offer is a very interesting, original manuscript diary handwritten by the noted author Albert Shaw, who did the Review of Reviews, and many other works in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Of the 35 pages of entries including his noteworthy trip to visit American educator and the founder of Berry College in Rome, Georgia Martha Berry at her school in Mt Berry, Georgia in 1941 there are a number of pages of literary and scholarly commentary. It says in part: Dated June 1941 Trip to Mt. Berry - Cincinnati. "Left Winter Park 5:28 PM in Jacksonville for Rome Georgia to spend day at Berry Schools. Sent Carbon Copy by express today to AS Jr which I will probably call Ohio as I remember, will try on this trip to revisualize old scenes and note changes. Arrived Rome 10 AM met by Tracy Byers and Inez Henry, guest rooms in log cluster of buildings, very beautiful…At lunch, Mrs Wright widow of Judge Wright of Rome, Judge W was trustee and adviser, Mrs W is Martha Berry's sister, motored about by Tracy Byers, many improvements since last visit, summer school now on, commencement was about May 25, Boys all at work, harvesting, finest in US built up grad way, as easy to create well as to let things…Now have beef herd too on with more than 100 brood cows, slaughter for school…New dairy plant for Jerseys brick and red brick tile roofs most picturesque, boys made bricks and built one building after and then over a period of seven years, Cooper and Cooper of Atlanta architects nothing haphazard…Today and tomorrow cattle and dairy experts are coming from state and govt to inspect herds and plant note educational feature of construction work…Asked to have catalogue and up to date reports sent to me…Virginia took 3 small kodachrome films about 150 feet altogether. Visited Martha Berry at 5:30 PM in Berry Mansion, ill with bronchitis and heart trouble will improve, we think, with further rest, guest room in look houses quite perfect…Miss Watkins is from Arkansas highly trained and very original in designing rug patterns, carvings…" BIO NOTES: WIKIPEDIA: Albert Shaw (July 23, 1857 - June 25, 1947) was a prominent American journalist and academic of the early 20th century. Born in Shandon, Ohio to the family of Dr. Griffin M. Shaw, Albert Shaw moved to Iowa in the spring of 1875, where he attended Iowa College (now Grinnell College) specializing in constitutional history and economic science and graduated in 1879. While a student, Shaw also worked as a journalist at the Grinnell Herald. In 1881 he entered Johns Hopkins University as a graduate student. Shaw was elected professor of international law and political institutions at Cornell University but resigned the post in 1891 to accept Stead's invitation to establish an American edition of the Review of Reviews. Shaw served as editor-in-chief of this publication until it ceased publication in 1937, ten years before his death at the age of ninety. Shaw married Elizabeth Leonard Bacon of Reading, Pennsylvania on September 5, 1893. Overall VG.

Title: 1941 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY OF A VISIT TO EDUCATOR MARTHA BERRY MERE MONTHS BEFORE HER DEATH AND HANDWRITTEN LITERARY NOTES AND COMMENTS BY A NOTED AUTHOR AND SCHOLAR

Author Name: ALBERT SHAW

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Diary,

Publisher: MT BERRY, ROME GEORGIA, 1941

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall

Seller ID: 0002070

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