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Ernest Hunter Wright Collection, 1892-1968, bulk 1924-1968

Series II: Correspondence, 1908-1968

A portion of the personal correspondence contained in this series is between Ernest Hunter Wright and Mary Thomas Branham, a former student who sent also sent him an unpublished manuscript that she wrote about living in Dublin as a disabled woman. There is one letter from his daughter written right before his death, and a few letters from while he was completing his PhD. There is also a group of letters related to an article Wright wrote in Scientific American posing a question about the mechanics of skipping stones on water. Many people responded with ideas, and Wright had an extended correspondence with a young man named Kirtson Koths on the subject.

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Box 3 Folder 1 Branham, Mary Edith, 1962

Box 3 Folder 2 General, 1908-1968

Box 3 Folder 3 Scientific American , 1957-1968

Box 3 Folder 4 Koths, Kirtson, 1966-1968