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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; Wright, Wilbur, 1867-1912


MS-700: Katharine Wright Haskell Papers


In this letter, written over three days, Katharine Wright writes to Henry Haskell from Lambert Island, Penetang, Ontario. She updates him about her time at Lambert Island, speaks of her uneasiness in front of a photography camera, her thoughts on marriage as well as her relationships with her brothers. She talks about her relationship with Henry and discusses their hopeful future together as well as his upcoming arrival to Lambert Island. She also discusses her thoughts and philosophy surrounding a William Watson poem, and her thoughts on Henry's travel notes in addition to other aspects of her daily life.


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Letter, July 20 to 22, 1925, Katharine Wright to My Dear, Foolish Boy [Henry J. Haskell]



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