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Martha Foster papers, 1925-1986
1990  
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Box 1, Folder 1

Photographs. Undated.

Physical Description: photographs, some black and white, some color of varying standard sizes

Scope and Content Note

Photographs from all points of Martha Foster's life including some childhood portraits, vacation photos, photos of family and friends and some modeling photos.

General note

Some of the color in the photos are fading.
Box 1, Folder 2

Poetry. 1925-No Date.

Physical Description: typewritten paper, onion skin paper, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of, notes for and final versions of poetry by Marth Foster.
Box 1, Folder 3

Drawings. 1966.

Physical Description: photographs

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of two different drawings by Martha Foster.
Box 1, Folder 4

Notebook with Inserts. 1971-1986.

Physical Description: cloth bound notebook with handwritten notes and typed notes inserted

Scope and Content Note

Cloth bound notebook with typed and handwritten poetry. Also included are inserts containing notes and typewritten poetry.
Box 1, Folder 5

Miscellaneous. Undated.

Physical Description: handwritten notes, printed greeting card, photocopies, pages from a published manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes for undetermined creative projects as well as personal notes, a few note cards and greeting cards and some pages that fell out of a book called "Hollywood Bar Music."
Box 1, Folder 6

"Shadow in the Sun". Undated.

Physical Description: typewritten on onion skin paper

Scope and Content Note

Two typewritten drafts of the short story "Shadow in the Sun" by Martha Foster.
Box 1, Folder 7

"Cocktail Hour". Undated.

Physical Description: handwritten on onion skin paper, typewritten on onion skin paper

Scope and Content Note

Five drafts of the short story "Cocktail Hour" by Martha Foster. Includes original handwritten version and typewritten versions.
Box 1, Folder 8

"Delilah Too". Undated.

Physical Description: handwritten on onion skin paper, typewritten on onion skin paper

Scope and Content Note

Four drafts of the short story "Delilah Too" by Martha Foster. Includes handwritten original and typewritten versions.
Box 1, Folder 9

"Manor from Heaven". Undated.

Physical Description: photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of the short story "Manor from Heaven", co-authored by Winifred Aydelotte and Martha Foster. The folder contains two copies.
Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence. 1937-Undated.

Physical Description: typewritten paper, telegram, handwritten notes, envelopes

Scope and Content Note

Letter correspondence between family and friends and Martha Foster. Subject matter ranges but tends to primarily focus on family issues.
Box 1, Folder 11

Poetry. Undated.

Physical Description: typewritten paper, onion skin paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Originals and photocopies of poetry by Martha Foster.