Anne Frances Einselen Papers
SPC MSS LT 120
Anne Frances Einselen Papers
1908-1987, bulk 1935-1970
SPC MSS LT 120
Einselen, Anne Frances, 1900-1988
5.75 linear feet (16 boxes)
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Materials in English
Detailed Collection Information
Anne Frances Einselen was born in Philadelphia in 1900 and was educated at Girl’s High School; not attending college. She developed scoliosis at age 13, untreated with modern medicine, but led an active working life serving first as medical secretary to Dr. Edmund B. Piper at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. (She later wrote a novel based on his career entitled Take These Hands—1939, which became a best seller locally). She began work at Curtis Publishing when in 1943 Graeme Lorimer, an editor at the Ladies Home Journal, asked her to go there as his secretary. Within weeks she was in charge of the “Letters to the Editor” department and eventually she was appointed to head the newly instituted “Story-Discovery” Department, a position she held for almost 19 years. She retired from LHJ in September 1962 when the magazine moved its offices from Philadelphia to New York. She immediately took a position as a senior editor of adult books at Chilton in Philadelphia; continued her own writing and acted as a literary agent for many authors.
Description of Collection
This collection contains correspondence and publication files with more than fifty authors, memoranda and related documents from Curtis Publishing and Ladies Home Journal, manuscripts and ephemera of her own writing, photographs, school memorabilia, and inscribed books from her library from her authors.
A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://library.temple.edu/scrc/anne-frances-einselen-papers
Collection is open for research.
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.
Publication and Copyright Information
The Anne Frances Einselen Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. The creator/donor has not assigned their rights to Temple University Libraries. Other creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Anne Frances Einselen Papers, SPC MSS LT 120, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Acquired by Einselen’s gifts starting in 1969 and continued to her death in 1988. And culminating in additions to her Papers from her estate and through her friend and co-editor at Chilton John Marion.
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Einselen, Anne Frances, 1900-1988
Journalism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Literary agents -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Women and journalism
Series 1: Biographic and Iconographic
1 Lesson book and scrapbook of elementary school art and related subjects 1908.
1 Certificate, Philadelphia, January 1914, board of Public Education, 8th grade completion.
1 Certificate, Philadelphia, January 1914, Saturday classes at Strayer’s Business College.
1 Certificate, Philadelphia, April 1917, International Sunday School Association…
1 Certificate, Philadelphia, February 1, 1919, West Philadelphia High School for Girls Diploma, Commercial course of study.
1 The Record. Yearbook of the West Philadelphia High School for Girls. (Anne Frances Einselen on board of Editors, wrote class poem; picture and write-up on p.27).
1 Typed poem: To My Father, Thanksgiving 1936.
1 Small notebook, and miscellaneous W.W.II certificates from Red Cross and from PA State Council of Defense.
1 Framed and inscribed photograph of author Hugh B. Cave.
1 Framed and inscribed photograph of Bruce Gould and Beatrice Blackmar
Gould, Ladies Home Journal.
1 Watercolor portrait of Einselen dated 1944 signed APG (A.P. Gowan).
1 Framed photograph, unknown subject.
1 Variety of 4” x 4” photographs and negatives of Anne Einselen and staff in offices of Ladies Home Journal, undated.
1 Photograph, 8” x 10”, of Anne Einselen accepting Lincoln University fiction aware to LHJ on April 25th, 1952. Showing Anne and President Scruggs. (Jefferson City, Mo.) With her report to Bruce Gould.
Series 2: Curtis and Ladies Home Journal Files
2 1-2 Comment slips on submitted fiction
2 3-5 Purchase (of fiction) correspondence and lists, 1946-1962
2 6-7 “Contents” pages from ladies Home Journal, clipped and mounted, issues Jan. 1945-Summer 1962.
3 1 Einselen and LHJ. Internal reports, memoranda, lists of publications, forms, etc. 1947-1962. Majority being her annual reports as fiction editor.
3 2 Einselen expense reports, 1961-1962. Correspondence with William Dafoe, Inger Bentzon, Marion Benasutti, Helen (Mrs. T.R.) Bell, Margaret Campbell Barnes, John Lenahan, Jack Kramer, Mrs. Natalia M. Belting, Mrs. Ethel Eikel Harvey, and Dorothy Babcock, 1950s-1962.
3 3-4 Book Prospects for LHJ and Discovery Department. Correspondence with authors and editors.
3 5-6 Author correspondence and LHJ memoranda apparently sorted for quoting and example use in projected “Adventure” book by AFE.
7 Post 1962 clippings on Curtis Publishing Company.
Series 3: Literary Authorship – Novels
4 1-4 The Dark Under the Sun. Her Haiti novel. Typescripts and revisions. Other titles: Once Upon an Island, Midget, Take this Child, Turn from Your Idols. With some pertinent correspondence and Notes. Novel, unpublished.
5 1-3 Dark Under the Sun. Cont’d.
6 1-2 Dark Under the Sun. Cont’d.
6 3-4 Discovery (Non-Fiction, unpublished). Typescripts with clippings, notes,
and related correspondence.
6 5 Queen Street Story, by Anne Paterson (pseudo.). Heavily annotated
typescript with notes. (Published 1949, Doubleday).
7 1-3 Queen Street Story. Cont’d. Typescripts, revisions, notes and relevant
7 4-6 Sleepless Candle. A novel. (Published: 1941 Macrae-Smith-Company, Philadelphia). By Anne Paterson (pseudo.). Typescript, carbon, first draft, and notes and correspondence. (Folders 4-6).
8 1 Take These Hands. A novel by Anne Paterson (pseudo.). Published: Macrae-Smith-Company, Philadelphia, 1939. Typescript
8 2 Take These Hands. A novel by Anne Paterson (pseudo.). Published: Macrae-Smith-Company, Philadelphia, 1939. Dummy and deletions (Both donated 1969 Temple).
8 3-4 Scrapbook leaves of photos, letters, documents, etc. relating to writing and sales of TTH..
8 5 Watershed. Novel, unpublished. Clippings, notes.
9 1-3 Watershed. Typescripts: original, carbon, “marketing copy”.
10 1-2 Watershed. Cont’d. Typescripts.
Series 4: Post-Curtis (1962- ) Personal, Editing & Agency Work
10 3-4 Meet Me On the Moon. Novel by Anna Rose Write. (1964) Edited by Einselen. Clean typescript and heavily edited copy.
11 1-4 Correspondence, personal and as editor and agent for literary authors. (Correspondents include but not limited to: Holmes Alexander, Ruth Aley, Allen M. Barrett, Marion Benasutti, Mrs. Dorothy Benedict, Barbara (Mrs. Edward) Benson, Marguerite Bentley, Laura Lou Brookman, Betsy Burke, Naomi Burton, Ruth Cantor, Hugh B. Cave, Mollie Chappell, Lester Cohen, L. Clare Cox, Anne Curtis-Brown, Marien Dreyer, Olive Eckerson, Anthony Fon Eisen, Laurence H. Eldredge, Ann Elmo, Helen (Mrs. C. Raymond) Everitt, Muriel Fuller, Mary Elizabeth Gibson (Vroman), Bruce Gould, Gordeon Leangley Hall, Helen (Mrs. Ralph D.) Harris, Evelyn Johnson Hawes, Justin Herman, Margaret Hickey, Annette Joelson Jacobs, Edie (Mrs. Walter J.) Johnson, Virginia Julier, Mrs. Marty Kelly, Mrs. Aliette Lechaux, Helmut T. Lehmann, Hilda L. Lindley, Fanshawe Lindsley, Barbara Luther, Maureen McGivern, April McKee-Wright, Mrs. J. Dunlap McNair, Donald P. Macrae, John Marion, Virginia Mercer, Ruth Molloy, Ellen (Mrs. Lucius) Ordway, Magaret Otis, L.A. Pogue, Helen Rittell, Letha Ritter, Geraldine E. Rhoads, William Sayers, Evelyn Shaw, Edward Shenton, Sol Silverstein, Joan (Mrs. Kellogg) Smith, John Spanos, Ingrid (Mrs. Bart) Spicer, Larry Sternig, L.M. Sullivan, Sally (Mrs. H.L.) Thompson, Jan Weyl Tripp, Erma & Vera Waltner, and Mary Wright).
12 1 Billing and some author correspondence as editing work, free-lance, for Chilton Book Co.
12 2 Author/Editing Correspondence: Brinton, Mary Williams (Mrs. Clarence)
12 3 Fortress Press, Philadelphia.
12 4 Fuller, Muriel, agent
12 5 Jacobs, Maurice, Estate.
12 6 Kiddell, John.
12 7 Macrae Smith Co.
12 8 Platt, Kin, author.
12 9 Swan, Oliver G., agent.
13 1 Wilhelm, Douglas.
13 2-3 Wright, Anna (Anna Perrott Rose) (McIntosh & Otis).
13 4-5 Personal Papers – Life, household, etc.
13 5 Membership Directories of Women in Communications, Inc. National and Philadelphia Chapter – listing Einselen (5) 1982-1987.
14 Scrapbook: Sleepless Candle. Anne Paterson (pseudo.). 1940-1943 with a few latter items. Correspondence, congratulatory and sales/publishing on the novel, photographs of window display at Bretano’s and clippings of publicity-publisher’s and booksellers, and notices. Correspondents Alan C. Collins (for Curtis Brown), Bernard De Voto, various Macrae Smith letters, and Holmes Alexander and Graeme Lorimer among others. Scrapbook: Queen Street Story. Anne Paterson (pseudo.) 1946-1954.Photographs, notes, letters, dust jacket, clippings, etc. relating to the publishing, promotion, condensation publication, bookselling, and congratulations of the novel.
15 Ladies’ Home Journal. Issue of January 1955 listing Anne Einselen as an Associate Editor, with a congratulatory telegram laid-in. Ladies’ Home Journal. Issue of September 1957 with note and picture of Anne Einselen on p.53.
15 Saturday Evening Post. Summer 1971 and Summer 1972. Writer’s Digest. September 1957 and October 1957. Containing the first two parts of the article “Man Against White Space” by Aron M. Mathieu. Writer’s Yearbook. 1958 edition. Containing Kir Polking’s article “Curtis” with photograph of Einselen on p.18. Writer’s Yearbook. 1962 edition. Containing Don McKinney’s article “Nonfiction” with photograph of Einselen on p.42. Miscellaneous group of clippings and letters. And, copy of “Anne Einselen: a Literary Light no Longer Shines” by John Francis Marion. From: Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, 19th April 1988. (Book) Sleepless Candle. Anne Paterson. Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith- Company, 1941. With dust-jacket. Clippings of reviews pasted on upper paste-down. Signed: “Anne Paterson Her Book”. (Book) Take These Hands. Anne Paterson. Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith- Company, 1939. Parts of advertisement and dust-jacket pasted on paste- Downs. Inscribed: “To Hilda Einselen, my beloved sister, severest critic and press agent, with gratitude. Anne Paterson”. Additional books received August 1988 with the Einselen Papers: Alexander, Holmes. Selina. A Romantic Novel. N.Y., Harper . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Barnes, Margaret Campbell. My Lady of Cleves. A Novel. Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith, 1946. Inscribed to AFE from the author. With a TLS tipped-in from Oliver G. Swan from Macrae thanking Anne for her part in the production. Benasuuti, Marion. No Steady Job for Papa. New York, Vanguard . Inscribed to AFE from the author. d.j. Booton, Kage. The Troubled House. New York, Dodd, Mead & Co. [1958. Novel]. Inscribed to AFE from the author. N.F. Brinton, Mary Williams. My Cap and My Cape. An autobiography. Philadelphia, Dorrance . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Boween, Catherine Drinker. Miracle at Philadelphia. Boston, Little, Brown . First ed., d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. N.F.
15 Brookman, Denise Cass. The Tender Time. A story… [Philadelphia] Macrae Smith . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Brookman, Laura Lou. Gorgeous. [Fiction]. N.Y., John Hopkins . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Burton, Naomi. More Than Sentinels. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1964. d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Cave, Hugh B. Black Sun. A novel. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1960. With presentation slip laid-in. Cave, Hugh B. The Cross on the Drum. [Fiction]. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday . d.j. Book Club Edition.Cave, Hugh B. Haiti. Highroad to Adventure. [Non-fiction]. N.Y., Henry Holt . Cave, Hugh B. The Mission. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1960. [Fiction]. Presentation slip laid-in. Chappell, Mollie. Bid Me Live. London, Collins, 1967. d.j. [Fiction]. Inscribed by the author. Chappell, Mollie. The Measure of Love. A Romance. London, Collins, 1961. d.j. Signed by the author. Cohen, Lester. Mom and Pop. A Portrait. Philadelphia and New York, Chilton books . Pasted-in: TLS May 1963 of the author to AFE Thanking her for her editorial work. Cornwell, Dorothea. They Dare Not Go A-Hunting. New York, Grosset & Dunlap . Inscribed to AFE by the author. Culligan, Matthew J. The Curtis-Culligan Story. N.Y., Crown Pub. .d.j. Curtis, Rosemary A. Jennie. The Young Lady Churchill. Phila., N.Y., Chilton Books . Inscribed to AFE by the author. d.j. Daly, Marueen. Seventeenth Summer. N.Y., Dodd, Mead, 1945. [21st printing]. Inscribed to AFE by the author “… remember it’s a ‘first’”. Eckerson, Olive. The Golden Yoke. A novel of the War of the Roses. N.Y., Coward-McCann . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
15 Eckerson, Olive. My Lord Essex. A novel. N.Y., Henry Holt . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Eldredge, Laurence H. Trials of a Philadelphia Lawyer. Phila. & N.Y., Lippincott . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Fineman, Morton. Christmas is Everywhere, Including Asia Minor. N.Y., Norton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Fleischmann, Harriet. The Great Enchantment. Phila. & N.Y., Chilton books . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Funk, Peter V.K. Love and Consequences. Phila. & N.Y., Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Gould. Bruce and Beatrice Blackmar. American Story. Memories and Reflections of… N.Y., Evanston, and London, Harper & Row . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the authors. Hall, Gordon Langley. The Gypsey Condesa. Philadelphia, Macrae Smith . Inscribed to AFE from the author.
Hawes, Evelyn. The Happy Land. N.Y., Harcourt, Brace . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Hawes, Evelyn. Six Nights a Week. N.Y., Harcourt, Brace . D.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Hilliard, Jan. The Salt-Box. N.Y., Norton . D.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Hinchman, Jane. A Talent for Trouble. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1966. d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Household Words. A Weekly Journal. London, Conducted by Charles Dickens. (3 vols.) V.5: 1852 V.10: 1855 V.12: 1856 Joelson, Annette. Courtesan Princess. Catherine Grand, Princesse de Talleyrand. Philadelphia, Chilton [c.1965]. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Julier, Virginia. Always Room for One More. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
15 Kiddell, John. Euloowirree Walkabout. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Koch, Claude. “The Things of Spring” short story. In: Four Quarters, May 1968. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Laue, Gilbert. So Much to Learn. New York, Henry Holt . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Lauer, Stefanie. Home is the Place. N.Y., Knopf, 1957. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
Loening, Grover. The Conquering Wing. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Loening, Grover. Takeoff Into Greatness. How American Aviation grew so big so fast. New York, Putnam’s . D.j. 3rd impression. Inscribed to AFE from the author; re-inscribed by her. McCleery, William. Good House Keeeping. A comedy in three acts. N.Y., Samuel French [1949, 1950] printed wrappers as issued. Inscribed to AFE from the author. McCleery, William. Wolf Story… with illustrations by Warren Chappell. New York, Knopf, 1947. Inscribed to AFE from the author. McGivern, William P. But Death Runs Faster. New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1948. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
Marion, Elizabeth. The Day Will Come. N.Y., Crowell, 1939. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Marion, John. Philadelphia Medica. Being a guide… [Philadelphia] Smith Kline Corp. . Printed wrappers as issued. Two copies, both inscribed by the author. (2) Maxwell, Nicole. Witch Doctor’s Apprentice. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1961. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Otis, Margaret R. Relics Recycled on Cloud Nine. [Newtown Square, Pa., Privately printed, 1981]. Printed wrappers as issued. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Papashvily, George and Helen. Home, And Home Again. N.Y., Harper & Row . D.j. Inscribed to AFE from the authors.
15 Papashvily, George and Helen. Yes and No Stories. N.Y., Harper & Brothers . Inscribed to AFE from the authors. Papashvily, Helen White. All the Happy Endings. N.Y., Harper & Brothers . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Parton, Margaret. The Leaf and the Flame. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1959. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Picker, Lorraine. My Inward Journey. Philadelphia, Westminster Press . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. The Boy Who Could Make Himself Disappear. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. First copy inscribed to AFE from the author, the second copy signed by AFE. (2) Platt, kin. Chloris and the Creeps. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. Chloris and the Freaks. Scarsdale, New York, Bradbury Press . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. Flames Going Out. New York, Methuen . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. Headman. New York, Greenwillow books . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. Hey, Dummy. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. First copy inscribed to AFE from the author; second copy clean. (2) Platt, Kin. Mystery of the Witch Who Wouldn’t. Philadelphia, Chilton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Second copy: worn, without d.j., no inscriptions. (2) Platt, Kin. The Pushbutton Butterfly. New York, Random House . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Platt, Kin. Sinbad and Me. Philadelphia, Chilton book . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author, signed by AFE. Second copy: without d.j. with an inscription in AFE’s hand. Platt, Kin. The Terrible Love Life of Dudley Cornflower. Scarsdale, N.Y., Bradbury Press . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
15 Pleasants, Henry, Jr. A Doctor in the House. Philadelphia and New York, J.B. Lippincott Co. . Inscribed to AFE from the author. Pleasants, Henry, Jr. From Kilts to Pantaloons. [West Chester, Pa., Horace F. Temple, Inc., Printers & Lithographers, c.1945]. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Rawls, Wilson. Where the Red Fern Grows. The story of two dogs and a boy. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1961. Inscribed to AFE from the author.
Rex, Barbara. Vacancy on India Street. New York, Norton . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Rose, Anna Perrott. “The Gentle House”. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Rose, Anna Perrott [Anna Maria Louisa Perrott Rose Wright]. Room for One More. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1950. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Rose, Don. Mr. Wicker’s War. Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith-Company, 1943. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Royde-Smith, Naomi. The Double Heart. A study of Julie de Lespinasse. N.Y. and London, Harper [n.d.]. Shenton, Edward. The Mortal Moment. [verse]. Philadelphia, Dorrance . Stinnett, Caskie. Will Not Run February 22nd. N.Y., Rinehart . d.j. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Struther, Jan. Mrs. Miniver. New York, Harcourt, Brace . Inscribed to Anne Paterson [AFE] from the author. Vroman, Mary Elizabeth. Esther. New York, Bantam Books . Printed wrappers as issued [pb]. Inscribed to AFE from the author. Wallace, Mary. Reason for Gladness. [N.Y.] Avon Books. . Printed wrappers as issued. Signed by the dedicatee Murial Fuller [literary agent]. Watkins, Shirley. The Island of Green Myrtles. Philadelphia, Macrae- Smith-Company, . Inscribed to AFE from the author.
15 White, Theodore H. The View from the Fortieth Floor. [N.Y.] New American Library, Signet Book [1960, 1961]. Printed wrappers as issued. Wright, Anna Rose [see also above under Rose]. Land of Silence. New York, Friendship Press . d.j.
Series 5: Additions, 890105
Book. Jacob, Frances. STEEL AND STARS. Poems by… New York, Exposition Press . 1st ed., inscribed to A. E. by the Author.
Book. Koch, Claude. THE KITE IN THE SEA. A novel by… Philadelphia And New York, Chilton Books [c1964]. 1st ed., inscribed to A. E. by the author. With autograph poem by Koch pasted in. D. j.
Book. Mather, Melissa. ROUGH ROAD HOME. Philadelphia, New York, Lippincott Company [c1958]. 1st ed., inscribed to A. E. by the Author.
Book. Moray, Helga. TISA. New York, David McKay Company, Inc. [c1952]. 1st ed., inscribed to A. E. by author.
Book. Rolfs, Mary Jane. NO VACANCY. Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1951. 1st ed., inscribed to A. E. by the author.
Book. Smith, Murphy D. OAK FROM AN ACORN: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY, 1770-1803. Wilmington, DE, Scholarly Resources Inc. [c1976]. Inscribed to A. E. from the author.
Book. Thompson, Edward. LISTEN FOR THE LAUGHTER. Philadelphia, Macrae-Smith-Company, 1942. 1st ed., d.j., inscribed to A. E. by the author.
Autographs Book. Blank book for autographs, Anne F. Einselen's. Autographs are dated 1918-1919.
Brookman, Laura Lou. Printed card, no text, showing line drawing of the bookshop in New Hope, PA run by LLB after her retirement from the Ladies Home Journal.
Curtis Publishing Co. Certificate of Service for Anne F. Einselen, Retirement and Pension Plan. September 30, 1962.
Gould, Bruce. Letters, typed, two: 1960 Feb. 8 and 1961 May 16. To: Anne Einselen, on retirement and pension coming up. Passports. Four (4). Issue dates: 1932 June 15 1948 April 19 1965 March 12 and 1972 January 26
TAKE THESE HANDS (Novel). One full and one clipped dust-jacket. And, one envelope of research notes to be added to the TTH Notebook/scrapbook. Vought, Kathryn. Letter, 1982 July 7 as Managing Editor of Avon Books, to Ms. Emilie Jacobson, Curtis Brown. Rejecting Avon publishing A.E.'s THE DARK UNDER THE SUN.Wilhelm, Doug. Letter 21 December . Typed and signed, Envelope, 2pp.
Photograph. Brookman, Laura Lou. Editor, LADIES HOME JOURNAL. (Subject). Studio portrait, in studio mat. Philadelphia, Rembrandt Studios [n.d.].
Photograph. Brookman, Laura Lou. (Subject). Earlier (than above) studio portrait, in studio mat. Baltimore, Cole Studio [n.d.].
Photograph. Brookman, Laura Lou. (Subject). Snapshot, 1940s? "on one of her trips abroad."
Photograph. Brookman, Laura Lou. (Subject). Two sheets of contact prints (clipped) of LLB in her Ladies Home Journal office, some with
Photograph. Anne Einselen. Several negatives.
Photograph. Einselen, Anne F. Portrait on 8"x10" glossy print. 2 copies.
Photograph. Einselen, Anne F. Einselen in her office at the Ladies Home Journal. Oblong glossy print. Photog.: Abbot Mills. Photograph. Einselen, Anne F. Snapshot of A.E. in her office at LHJ.
Photograph. Einselen, Jennie P. (Subject). Snapshot of her outside house at 2 Newfield Way, Cynwyd, PA Nov. 19, 1941.
Photograph. Gould, Bruce and Beatrice. (Subject). Photo Christmas/Happy New Year card. Inscribed, no date.
Photograph. Ostergren, James & Wesley. (Subject). Snapshot in color, 1987 Summer.
Photograph. [Unidentified]. Snapshot, ca. 1940s? Two at garden table.