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History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | United States History | Women's History


Wright family -- History; Wright family; Daily life; Letters; Haskell, Katharine Wright, 1874-1929; Haskell, Henry Joseph, 1874-1952; Wright, Orville, 1871-1948; Smithsonian Institution


MS-700: Katharine Wright Haskell Papers


On the evening of December 13th, Katharine Wright writes to Henry Haskell while waiting for friends to arrive so they may go to the Gridiron Dinner together. She suggests to Henry that they must talk about his home when he visits for Christmas so they can start considering decorations and furniture that would fit. The next day, Katharine recounts the dinner in her letter. She talks of who was in attendance, and some of the discussion at the table. After the dinner, Orville speaks to some of the guests privately about the Smithsonian affair


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Letter, Evening of December 13 to 14, 1925, Katharine Wright to Henry J. Haskell



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