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Finding Aid for the Ann Cunningham Smith collection of letters from Juanita Harrison to Alice M. Foster, ca. 1919-1936
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Box 1, Folder 1

Lap desk. ca. 1920-1930s.

Scope and Content Note

Lap desk containing pencils, box of Dennison's letter wax, and blotter. Includes 1994 clipping from "Art and Antiques" magazine, "Yesterday's Lap Desks are Today's Treasures," about lap desks, their history and significance.
Box 1, Folder 2

Letters and clippings from Juanita Harrison. ca. 1927-1936.

Scope and Content Note

Envelopes addressed to Alice Foster, handwritten letters to Alice Foster from Juanita Harrison. Clippings from Spanish newspaper re: procession of the "parade of kings" in Seville. Also, clippings re: gala at Hotel Imperator and Josephine Baker's panther.
Envelopes held letters from Juanita Harrison to Alice Foster. Most of the envelopes bear postmarks, including postmarks from Colombo, Nice, Paris, Rome, Naples, Darjeeling and London. Stamps have been removed.
Box 1, Folder 3

Materials related to Vernon Library exhibit on Juanita Harrison's book. 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping regarding the exhibit, includes information about Alice Foster's involvement. Letter from Miriam Matthews of Vernon Library to Alice Foster. Handwritten signage from the exhibit.
Box 1, Folder 4

Honolulu Star Bulletin article re: Juanita Harrison. 1936 March 25.

Scope and Content Note

Includes full edition of the newspaper, as well as photocopies of the article on Juanita Harrison.