BRONXVILLE, LAWRENCE PARK NEW YORK, 1916
Seller ID: 0009190
On offer is a delightful travel journey of a 12 year old girl crossing the North American continent in the early 20th Century. Hester Oakley Meigs was the grand-daughter of William Van Duzer Lawrence. Lawrence was a wealthy businessman who envisaged and then created the planned artist community of Bronxville, NY, about 15 miles north of Manhattan. He also established the liberal arts college Sarah Lawrence College and named it after his wife and Meigs' grand-mother, Sarah Lawrence. The journal is a small 6 inch by 3 1/2 inch notebook of 90 pages. It is about 50% complete, covering the time per... View More...